Entries by THOng

甲午贺新春 Happy New Year

Happy Year of the Yang Wood Horse – A Lesson in Marketing Once again, we are coming up to another Chinese New Year (January 31). This coming year will be the year of the horse in the Chinese lunar calendar. Given our global interconnectivity, it is difficult to imagine anyone who’s not familiar with at […]

Truly Happy Chinese for the New Year

First let me wish my Chinese friends, colleagues and associates, a Xin Nian Kuai Le (in Putonghua) – or Kung Hei Fatt Choy (in Cantonese) – to kick off the Year of the Snake.  May the New Year bring you joy, happiness and prosperity. It is interesting to sit here in Hong Kong watching the […]

Global Matrix Working: Fad or Fact of Life?

During a surface interval between two dives along the shores of a remote eastern Indonesian island is the last spot on earth I expected to be confronted with the question of whether global matrix virtual teams are here to stay.   Yet, it happened.  As we were both letting our nitrogen champagne quietly bubble in our […]

On East Meets West Leadership

Blog post by Global Integration trainer and consultant, Vice President T.H.Ong, written 35,000 feet in the air while cruising at 800 mph from San Francisco towards Hong Kong.  Call it a moment of inspiration or the result of oxygen deprivation due to recirculated cabin air! Of all places to look for professional inspiration, I would not […]