Are Soft Skills Important?

May 1st, 2009

I get invitations to speak to people in the corporate world all the time. I smile a little whenever HR people say, “Francis, we feel there is a need for us to train our people on “soft skills.” Others would brand it as “values training.” The question is: “Are soft skills training necessary?” When it […]

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Point of Reference

April 26th, 2009

The 11th Asia Pacific Life Insurance Council (APLIC) Congress was held in Macau 2 weeks ago. Chairperson for the conference Nenette Aseniero of Sunlife Financials did a fantastic job. Thousands of delegates representing different countries assembled in The Venetian Hotel for 3 days of learning and fun. Nenette was able to do pull it off […]

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Is Jackie Chan Right or Wrong? Tell Me What You Think.

April 20th, 2009

My good Email-buddy Philip See gave me this article written by Associate Press writer Annie Huwant in Taipei. The question is: Would too much democracy on a nation of many undisciplined citizenry destroy a society? Would the points tackled in this article be applicable to the Philippines too? Write me your thoughts and opinions in the comments. Please […]

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