The best way to keep a company going is not just by being a great leader, but by inspiring and motivating the employees of the company to work towards the betterment of the company. SMRT CEO and Group President, Desmond Kuek explains the importance of building a strong team.
Leadership is not just about leading with the head. Leading with the heart in an empathetic manner, understanding the effort put by the workforce as well as the situation of the end customer goes a long way in building the right rapport with people. SMRT CEO Desmond Kuek believes in a similar motto. Here’s what he quotes:
‘Leadership’ and ‘Leader’ are two buzzwords which are strong determinants of success – be it at home, school, workplace or even a nation. Leading the right way with integrity and determination is they key to overcoming obstacles and achieving success. Here is what SMRT CEO, Desmond Kuek has to say:
Often we try to take shortcuts to achieve quicker success. But does the easiest route really keep us up there?
In yet another wisdom pearl, Desmond Kuek, SMRT CEO mentions that leaders should have a vision and be steadfast in their approach in order to accomplishing that vision.
Enriched with a variety of experiences from his career and life, Group President and CEO of SMRT – Desmond Kuek is a thought leader in many ways. On January, 11th 2016, Mr. Kuek gave a stirring speech at the opening lecture of the iMagination Week, held at ESSEC Asia Pacific in Singapore. Here’s the inspiring line he opened his speech with: