Are you failing enough at work?

Are you failing enough at work? If you have not been failing enough, it probably means that you have not been improving much.   I was clearing out some of my old videos and I realized that I’d come a long way with my team.   Failed with the wrong tool My videos, in the […]

Top 10 things business leaders want

What do leaders want?

If you speak to any business leader, there are many things that are always in their minds. They are usually thinking about many things that even their staff may not be thinking. If you want to get their attention, you need to think FOR the business. I’ve spoken to many business leaders over the years […]

7 Ways To Stay Motivated In Your Life

Philippine HR Congress Howell Malabut interviews Kenneth Kwan - "How do you stay motivated in life?"

“How do you motivate yourself and keep it up?” This was posted to me when Howell Mabalot interviewed me after my speech to over 1500 people in the recent Philippines HR Congress 2019. Honestly, there are times where I don’t feel exactly highly motivated, but my response to it is extremely important. This is not […]

Setting big goals can actually do more harm than good

Setting big goals BHAG

This is a sensitive topic but I felt strongly about this. Most people teach about setting big goals or stretch goals. Some even say that if it ain’t big enough, it’s not worth doing. I find it disturbing. Most of the time, teams or individuals can’t achieve big goals. Their spirits get crushed and they […]

Forget New Year’s Resolutions

ForgetNewYrResolution

…But here’s the thing: most people tend to give up on doing it. They get excited easily but they drop it when they get too busy.

So, I suggest to you, forget New Year’s Resolutions.

The New Book Unveiled: Small Steps To Big Changes

Small Steps To Big Changes Cover

My new book is finally here! Have you ever planned for something but didn’t achieve it? That change within your team and organisation seems impossible? You’ve tried that diet for the tenth time and failed. Your team enrolled in a communications workshop but after it, isn’t communicating any much better. In Small Steps To Big […]

How to create more possibilities with your team?

Create possibilities with the miracle question

I have worked with many leaders and one of their greatest desires for their teams to have is the ability to think and create more possibilities. They do not want to keep hearing their team members say what they cannot do. Instead, they want their people to share what can be possible. This article is […]

6 ways to succeed more in life

Everyone wants more success in life but it doesn’t mean that they want to do something about it. In most articles, they claim that the first step you need to do is to set SMART goals. After all, if you don’t know what you want, how can you possibly succeed? Well, my answer is a […]

The magic of winning small so that you can win big

winning small

I recently spoke in a regional business meeting in Thailand about how small steps in the right direction leads to larger changes. Many organisations or people tend to set big goals and look out for big steps that will make all the difference. A lot of times most people will fail with big steps or […]