Year: 2021

  • Recognition

    Recognition

    One of the hardest questions for me to answer, is when people ask how long have I been in Red Crescent Society. The right answer is since standard 4 of non-stop service. But that story is too long so officially it is around 20 years, when I came back from KL and joined back the […]

  • Refresh and Rejuvenating

    Refresh and Rejuvenating

    Over the past few months, it just feels that I am getting hit with bad things at work. I had asked for a project assignment but was asked to wait. I have one of my manager leaving the team for an individual contributor role in another department. Like me, he did ask for another assignment […]

  • 3 Key Criteria To Consider for Your Career

    Tips from a successful general manager As part of the business unit leadership development program, they bring in successful leaders in the organisation to share specific topics. There is a General Manager for a growing segment that came in to share in career journey. He is no stranger to us, we meet up with him […]

  • The one principle to remember when transitioned into a manager

    Bring the people along Speaking from an engineering world, most managers are promoted from talented individual contributors because there’s a need for managers to be understand the technical nuances in the team. One of the key challenge is that a talented individual may not be the best manager. There are new skillsets and knowledge that […]

  • The one thing I want to achieve as a leader

    It has been 18 months since I took over leadership of the group. Since then, I’ve learned a lot but there has been drastic changes to project roadmap, which impact the future direction of the business unit. It is taking a while for us to get clear direction from the top on where this business […]

  • Movement Control Order 3.0x

    It’s 1st June, 2021. this is the third time that we have gone into a serious lockdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic. All started in Mid March 2020, with the various levels of movement control order, lockdown seems to have been stretching for more than a year already. This story really makes a good post-doomsday […]

  • 3 Important Steps When Starting As A Leader In Engineering

    Made Software Engineering Director in Jan 2020 when my manager left for another organisation, mainly because there’s a huge restructuring in the organisaton involving new leadership and teams coming on board. Prior to this, I was an individual contributor managing the platform software deliverables of Intel’s next generation Vision Processor Unit. Very exciting job that […]