Ideas vs Reality

Posted by tngui79 on July 25, 2012 in Daily Rants, Management Theories |

  An idea is just an idea until it is implemented. Then it takes on form and substance.

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Thermal dynamics

Posted by tngui79 on December 20, 2011 in Daily Rants, Management Theories |

No, this isn’t going to be a physics lesson about the kinetic energy derived from heated water that has evaporated into steam driving huge turbines. In the workplace, picture yourself as a new employee just entering an unknown and unfamiliar environment. The worst thing that could happen is for everyone to leave you alone, look […]

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Salmon Theory

Posted by tngui79 on December 12, 2011 in Daily Rants, Management Theories |

Have you ever sat and watched the National Geographic Channel showing a programme about spawning salmon hopping and swimming upstream to reach their spawning grounds? What makes the millions of salmon want to swim upstream, against the current? Spawning salmon know that in order to ensure the survival of their species, they must fight to […]

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Trust ME!

Posted by tngui79 on October 20, 2011 in Daily Rants, Social Tips |

“Trust is earned“. If I had a dollar for every time I’ve heard someone mention that phrase, I’d probably be a millionaire. While that statement may hold some truth, the reality is that Trust is first given, before it can be reciprocated. Demonstrate that YOU have ENTRUSTED a responsibility to your friend, your colleague, or […]


Smile Your Day Through

Posted by tngui79 on September 28, 2011 in Daily Rants, Social Tips |

Glee fans or “Gleeks” will be happy over this post. As re-popularised by the cast of “Glee”, (a popular TV sing-a-drama), I’ve recently found that the lyrics of “Smile” by the late Charlie Chaplin to be very inspiring. When faced with a difficult customer or situation, just smile and face the challenge with a beaming […]

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Managers that Aren’t!

Posted by tngui79 on August 22, 2011 in Daily Rants |

How many times have we come across the title “Manager” and thought nothing of it? Little thought really goes into the meaning of the title “Manager”. More often than not, Managers are assistants and executives who have risen through the ranks over time; Specialists in their fields who are equipped to handle the tasks assigned. […]


“What they didn’t teach you in School!” – Part 2

Posted by tngui79 on March 5, 2011 in Daily Rants |

“….Is it time to ask for a raise? That promotion you’ve been working towards? Is it time to move on in your career? Or perhaps request a change in responsibility?”


“What they didn’t teach you in School!” – Part 1

Posted by tngui79 on February 24, 2011 in Daily Rants |

“..Did SOMEONE forget to include planning for a revenue stream to finance your budgeted expenditure on a month to month basis?”



Posted by tngui79 on January 1, 2011 in Daily Rants |

2011 is here. What you choose to do with the year ahead, depends very much on what you choose to let yourself get up to.


Vote for ME!

Posted by tngui79 on October 9, 2010 in Daily Rants |

If you believe you need that added attention from your direct superior, drop him or her an e-mail with the subject “We need to talk, NOW”.

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