In the midst of Asia’s growing presence in the global marketplace and politics, there is a unique opportunity and responsibility to contribute towards fostering global growth and sustainable development. Learn more about how we are committed to the practice of teaching and learning as a means to promote positive change.
Center for Asia Leadership (CAL) in partnership with Kolej Sunway Kuching is bringing the “Harvard experience” of learning and change leadership to Sarawak students next month.
How does change happen and what is needed to sustain it? What forces need to be at work for change leadership to create lasting impact? Responding to the need to break down the science of change-making in the 21st century, the Center for Asia Leadership will be launching on July 22 CAL Online at http://online.asialeadership.org.
“Kids don’t remember what you try to teach them. They remember what you are.” ~ Jim Henson
So your teenager is constantly on their phone, obsesses over their IG feed or Snapchat, and while you know he/she is smart, motivated, and friendly, you wonder whether they have the life skills to succeed in the 21st century workforce.
If we look at government the same way we look at business, and our politicians as managers, then that would make us citizens its shareholders. Sadly, we Filipinos would have to give our country failing, or at best, uneven marks. Despite its mandate to help citizens enjoy better quality of life, the government seems to be perpetuating a broken system that still sees millions stuck in poverty with thousands more preferring to leave the country.
Turning 40 last year certainly put me into deep reflection mode. I realized that it has been some time since I have thought about who I was becoming, where I was, and the work I was doing.
Leadership is said to have a multiplier effect, probably because it’s contagious. What is it that leaders do that creates more leaders? Since leadership is an activity or practice not dependent on title or authority, it can be taught.
While it is a region that boasts 50% of the Fortune 1000 companies and 69% of the world’s natural resources, it also has 8 out of 10 of the most heavily militarized zones in the world and harbors 56% of the world’s poverty-stricken.
For the first time the Center for Asia Leadership (CAL) will be bringing the Asia Leadership Forum (ALF), a venue to explore leading-edge 21st leadership frameworks and ideas, as taught by Harvard professors, to Kuching, the seaside capital city of Sarawak, on May 10 at the Borneo Convention Center.
What kind of leadership does it take to initiate change and thrive in a highly unpredictable and unstable landscape?