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10 Things to Do Before You’re 40 – Part 2

In conjunction with my previous two articles, the next or the last five the ten recommended ways to live our thrilling 30s are as follows: Learn to cope with life’s frustrations. When I was growing up, my dream was to be a doctor. Later, I dreamed

Adaptive Leadership

10 Things to Do Before You’re 40 – Part 1

Since founding the Center six years ago right up till the pandemic kicked in early last year, I have embarked on a fascinating and humbling journey to over 80 cities countries around the world. Apart from meeting with local leaders, I have spent most of

10 Things to Do Before You’re 30 – Part 2

By CAL Founding President Samuel Kim In conjunction with the first five of the ’10 Things to Do Before You’re 30’ shared last week, the next set of five are the following:  Develop 5 Most Compelling Stories that Represent You Best. When I was a

What Does a Win-Win Negotiation Look Like?

Whether you are lobbying for more budget for learning and development or getting buy-in for a new employee engagement platform, negotiating in this new normal can be more challenging than before. Learn how to create value through negotiation and get a win-win outcome in this

10 Things to Do Before You’re 30 – Part 1

By CAL Founding President Samuel Kim As I mulled over the accomplishments and challenges, I recalled a journey entry I made in 2006 titled ’10 Things to Do Before I am 30.’ I remember writing it as a late 20s young man stuck in a

What Leading Change Means in Our World Today

By CAL Founding President Samuel Kim The world is facing unprecedented challenges—growing income inequality, economic uncertainties, political instability, the refugee crisis, and climate change, among others. Advances in technology have accelerated globalization, affecting the pace at which we work, live and connect with one another.

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3 Tips to Lead Without Authority

With the shift to agile and project-based teams, exercising leadership through influence rather than authority has become a game-changing skill. Here are some tips to learn this from Genentech Manager and CAL Coach Daria Istrate (Harvard MBA). If you are interested to bring a leadership