A Myanmar national and an ethnic woman, Kaliar Saw, ’14 DeBoer Fellow, is a triple minority among her peers as she performs her daily work at World Vision International as a Strategy Specialist for the East Asia Region. She has to be assertive and cannot expect anything to come easy. We sat down and asked her about her experience working and leading in a multicultural environment at the regional level.
DeBoer Fellowship (DF) staff: Why are you in this field of work? What motivates you to do what you do?
Kaliar Saw: Before I began working for a development organization,
Podcast Ep. 6 – Don’t Tell Me How Honest You Are…Show Me ရိုးသားတယ်ဆိုတာ ပြောဖို့ လိုတဲ့အရာမဟုတ်၊ လက်တွေ့ လုပ်ပြရမယ့်အရာြဖစ်တယ်။ (with Jack DeBoer)
Having honesty and integrity in the workplace is one of the most important qualities of leadership in business or any organization. Mr. Jack DeBoer, an esteemed entrepreneur and founder of the extended-stay hotel concept within the hospitality industry, share with us his thoughts on the question of honesty and integrity, of leaders and employees.
Throughout this podcast, we bring a collection of experts who share best practices and practical tools to help you become a more effective leader. We focus our insights on leaders in Myanmar. This is Trustworthy, your reliable source for leading with your heart and mind.
In this TED feature of The Way We Work, Patty McCord shares her HR wisdom through quick, direct lessons to build a company people enjoy working for.
McCord is the former chief talent officer of Netflix, an American technology and media services provider. Under her leadership, Netflix adopted a dynamic culture and philosophy based on freedom and responsibility. This organizational culture was routinely assessed and updated and it allowed the organization to thrive.
These eight lessons are intended for managers and HR leaders to adopt in order for their organizations to quickly adapt to the evolving environment.
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to spread, organizations around the world have responded by significantly changing their business models. Drs. Stephen Jeong, Stephen Young, and Cheryl Flink, researchers and evaluators at the Center for Creative Leadership, recommend that now is the time for companies to invest deeply in leadership development. He says that organizations can use advanced analytics to prove the direct impact that leaders have on a company’s bottom line.
While organizations are increasingly using advanced analytics in every other aspect of their business,
While new employees are usually not seen as leaders, young employees can still develop leadership skills. Employees who have just started at a company have not yet earned the respect of their peers. Older employees tend to believe that younger workers are arrogant, and see their attempts to lead as disrespectful. It is important for young employees to take on tasks while acting respectfully, to be able to develop their skills.
Often, lack of confidence is what holds young leaders back the most.