SATURDAY SOAPBOX

Volunteer now to make a difference

I REMEMBER vividly a friend passing a comment that I had probably made a bad decision in joining the Rotary Movement some 18 years ago. It was shortly after I had started my entrepreneurship journey. His comment was well intended. I might not have had the energy or time to be an active Rotarian...

Cultural intelligence - a skill critical for SME leaders

FRANCOIS (not his real name) was parachuted into Singapore some years ago. He had performed well in a Swiss-owned pharmaceutical firm in Basel and when the opportunity arose, he was posted to Singapore to undertake the role of managing the Asia-Pacific business.