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Skill	City:	Asian	Answers…	to	Asian	Questions skillcity.co
Working	with	Chinese	executives
Turning	bicultural	anxiety	into...
Skill	City:	Asian	Answers…	to	Asian	Questions skillcity.co
Why	this	talk?
§ Executive	leadership	styles	- rooted	in	two	
d...
Skill	City:	Asian	Answers…	to	Asian	Questions skillcity.co
Who’s	Wali	Zahid?
§ Asian	businesses	have	known	Wali	for	25-plu...
Skill	City:	Asian	Answers…	to	Asian	Questions skillcity.co
Leads	CEO	leadership	workshop
Skill	City:	Asian	Answers…	to	Asian	Questions skillcity.co
Leadership	of	Muhammad	(SAW)
Skill	City:	Asian	Answers…	to	Asian	Questions skillcity.co
World’s	first	paperless	TrainTheTrainer
Skill	City:	Asian	Answers…	to	Asian	Questions skillcity.co
2050	interview	– Urdu	Digest
Skill	City:	Asian	Answers…	to	Asian	Questions skillcity.co
V2025
Skill	City:	Asian	Answers…	to	Asian	Questions skillcity.co
Pakistan	of	future
§ Wali on
Pakistan of
future: The
News
§ 14 ...
Skill	City:	Asian	Answers…	to	Asian	Questions skillcity.co
‘16
Skill	City:	Asian	Answers…	to	Asian	Questions skillcity.co
That’s	us	on	web	|	skillcity.co
Skill	City:	Asian	Answers…	to	Asian	Questions skillcity.co
That’s	me	on						/mywali
Skill	City:	Asian	Answers…	to	Asian	Questions skillcity.co
That’s	us	on						/skillcity
Skill	City:	Asian	Answers…	to	Asian	Questions skillcity.co
That’s	me	on
Skill	City:	Asian	Answers…	to	Asian	Questions skillcity.co
author	page
Skill	City:	Asian	Answers…	to	Asian	Questions skillcity.co
HumanizeMed
Skill	City:	Asian	Answers…	to	Asian	Questions skillcity.co
Certificate	in	Green	Pro
Skill	City:	Asian	Answers…	to	Asian	Questions skillcity.co
A	bit	of	health	warning
§ Being	a	Pakistani	thinker,	and	usuall...
Skill	City:	Asian	Answers…	to	Asian	Questions skillcity.co
1
First,	understanding	both
Skill	City:	Asian	Answers…	to	Asian	Questions skillcity.co
Four	windows
1. Cultural	variations
2. Individual	differences
3...
Skill	City:	Asian	Answers…	to	Asian	Questions skillcity.co
But	first,	there’s	not	one China
§ Hans	Rosling BBC	clip:	200	y...
Skill	City:	Asian	Answers…	to	Asian	Questions skillcity.co
Cultural	variations:	Edward	T	Hall
§ High	context	vs low	contex...
Skill	City:	Asian	Answers…	to	Asian	Questions skillcity.co
High	vs low	context	culture
Skill	City:	Asian	Answers…	to	Asian	Questions skillcity.co
Contrasting	communication	styles
Traditional	Asian	High	context...
Skill	City:	Asian	Answers…	to	Asian	Questions skillcity.co
Vary
Skill	City:	Asian	Answers…	to	Asian	Questions skillcity.co
Leaders	from	7	regions
Skill	City:	Asian	Answers…	to	Asian	Questions skillcity.co
Cultural	variations:	Geert-Hofstede
See	China’s	118	LTO	(Long	
...
Skill	City:	Asian	Answers…	to	Asian	Questions skillcity.co
Future	Orientation	Index	2013
1	The	Guardian
2	http://geert-hof...
Skill	City:	Asian	Answers…	to	Asian	Questions skillcity.co
Low- vs high-trust	societies
Pakistan	is	
several	points	
behin...
Skill	City:	Asian	Answers…	to	Asian	Questions skillcity.co
At	Communist	Party	meetings,	leaders	take	
pains	to	blend	in	wi...
Skill	City:	Asian	Answers…	to	Asian	Questions skillcity.co
Pakistan	parliament:	individualism
Skill	City:	Asian	Answers…	to	Asian	Questions skillcity.co
Employee	engagement:	China	6%
No	country	data	
on	Pakistan.	
Co...
Skill	City:	Asian	Answers…	to	Asian	Questions skillcity.co
Context:	Global	configuration
§ China	becoming	a	leading	superp...
Skill	City:	Asian	Answers…	to	Asian	Questions skillcity.co
World	in	2010
Skill	City:	Asian	Answers…	to	Asian	Questions skillcity.co
Compare:	In	2005,	the	world	was...
Skill	City:	Asian	Answers…	to	Asian	Questions skillcity.co
World	in	2050
Goldman	Sachs: Jan	2012	report
Skill	City:	Asian	Answers…	to	Asian	Questions skillcity.co
PK	bordering	2	giants	- China	&	India
Skill	City:	Asian	Answers…	to	Asian	Questions skillcity.co
And	it’s	not	just	future…
§ Even	today’s	competence	lies	with	C...
Skill	City:	Asian	Answers…	to	Asian	Questions skillcity.co
Who	has	1	billion	users	and	is	about	to	
overtake	Facebook?	QQ
Skill	City:	Asian	Answers…	to	Asian	Questions skillcity.co
§ UK	tops	
countries	
positive	that	
China	is	next	
superpower:...
Skill	City:	Asian	Answers…	to	Asian	Questions skillcity.co
Individual	view:	Locus	of	control
§ Is	the	power	to	command	som...
Skill	City:	Asian	Answers…	to	Asian	Questions skillcity.co
Executive	work	preferences:	RIDO
Skill	City:	Asian	Answers…	to	Asian	Questions skillcity.co
RIDO	scale:	mark	yourself
Skill	City:	Asian	Answers…	to	Asian	Questions skillcity.co
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F
SB
A
P
C
I
Skill	City:	Asian	Answers…	to	Asian	Questions skillcity.co
The	16-fold	model	of	TMP
Skill	City:	Asian	Answers…	to	Asian	Questions skillcity.co
Team	Management	Wheel
What	role	are	you?
What	colour are	you?
Skill	City:	Asian	Answers…	to	Asian	Questions skillcity.co
RIDO/TMP
Skill	City:	Asian	Answers…	to	Asian	Questions skillcity.co
Pacing	skills	case	study
§ Two	volunteers	for	role	play
1. Mumt...
Skill	City:	Asian	Answers…	to	Asian	Questions skillcity.co
Trust	critical	to	communication
§ If	No trust,	
communication	w...
Skill	City:	Asian	Answers…	to	Asian	Questions skillcity.co
Task	vs relationship?	Fiedler
Task-oriented vs Relationship-ori...
Skill	City:	Asian	Answers…	to	Asian	Questions skillcity.co
(Wali	on	defining	leadership)
§ It’s	helping	people	achieve	the...
Skill	City:	Asian	Answers…	to	Asian	Questions skillcity.co
Context	variations:	local	vs expat
Different	sets	of	behaviour:...
Skill	City:	Asian	Answers…	to	Asian	Questions skillcity.co
Focus-energy	matrix
ENERGY																																		Hig...
Skill	City:	Asian	Answers…	to	Asian	Questions skillcity.co
How	people	are	promoted
§ Research:	What	takes	you	ahead	at	job...
Skill	City:	Asian	Answers…	to	Asian	Questions skillcity.co
4	styles	of	political	behaviour
To	be	effective,	
you	need	to	
...
Skill	City:	Asian	Answers…	to	Asian	Questions skillcity.co
Leader	mindsets	in	networks
McKinsey:	Leadership	and	innovation
Skill	City:	Asian	Answers…	to	Asian	Questions skillcity.co
So…	collision	or	convergence?
What	do	we	do	with	conflicting	st...
Skill	City:	Asian	Answers…	to	Asian	Questions skillcity.co
2
The	change	and	its	issues
Skill	City:	Asian	Answers…	to	Asian	Questions skillcity.co
Response	to	change	initiatives
§ Our	responses	to	any	change	in...
Skill	City:	Asian	Answers…	to	Asian	Questions skillcity.co
Negative	response
§ A	negative response	to	change	is	to	be	expe...
Skill	City:	Asian	Answers…	to	Asian	Questions skillcity.co
Positive	response
§ Even	those	in	favour of	change	will	need	ma...
Skill	City:	Asian	Answers…	to	Asian	Questions skillcity.co
Gaining	acceptance
§ Gaining	acceptance	goes	through	the	proces...
Skill	City:	Asian	Answers…	to	Asian	Questions skillcity.co
3
7	steps	to	take	to	build	synergy	&	
improved	performance
Skill	City:	Asian	Answers…	to	Asian	Questions skillcity.co
1.	Use	pacing	skills
1. Appreciating	that	different	people	pref...
Skill	City:	Asian	Answers…	to	Asian	Questions skillcity.co
2.	Learn	from	each	other
§ What	can	you	learn	from	Chinese	lead...
Skill	City:	Asian	Answers…	to	Asian	Questions skillcity.co
2a.	Learning	opportunity…1
There’s	plenty	to	learn	from	Chinese...
Skill	City:	Asian	Answers…	to	Asian	Questions skillcity.co
2b.	Learning	opportunity…2
There’s	plenty	to	learn	from	Pakista...
Skill	City:	Asian	Answers…	to	Asian	Questions skillcity.co
3	Both	sides	need	not	to	be	afraid	of
§ Stress
§ Conflict
Skill	City:	Asian	Answers…	to	Asian	Questions skillcity.co
3a.	Dealing	with	stress
§ Watch	Kelly	McGonigal - How	to	make	s...
Skill	City:	Asian	Answers…	to	Asian	Questions skillcity.co
3b.	Conflict:	avoid	or	manage?
§ Do	not	avoid;	manage	it
§ Beca...
Skill	City:	Asian	Answers…	to	Asian	Questions skillcity.co
4.	Build	mutual	trust,	inclusivity
§ In-group	and	out-group	is	...
Skill	City:	Asian	Answers…	to	Asian	Questions skillcity.co
5a	Line	managers	meet	expectations
Setting	expectations	for	oth...
Skill	City:	Asian	Answers…	to	Asian	Questions skillcity.co
5b	Move	towards	followers’	wants
Four	basic	needs:
1. Trust
2. ...
Skill	City:	Asian	Answers…	to	Asian	Questions skillcity.co
6.	HumanSigma
The	financial	effect
Skill	City:	Asian	Answers…	to	Asian	Questions skillcity.co
7.	Press	for	improved	performance
§ How	many	‘P	hours’	to	put	i...
Skill	City:	Asian	Answers…	to	Asian	Questions skillcity.co
2012	Olympics:	China	bags	38	gold
China’s	16-year-old	swimming	...
Skill	City:	Asian	Answers…	to	Asian	Questions skillcity.co
2016:	Will	China	be	top	gold-taker?
§ With	superpower	status	co...
Skill	City:	Asian	Answers…	to	Asian	Questions skillcity.co
And	behold:	I	get	gold	medal	replicas
Skill	City:	Asian	Answers…	to	Asian	Questions skillcity.co
…	and	a	1-on-1	meet	with	Zong ceo
Skill	City:	Asian	Answers…	to	Asian	Questions skillcity.co
Thank	you!
Wali Zahid
skillcity@live.com
skillcity.co
walizahid...
Skill	City:	Asian	Answers…	to	Asian	Questions skillcity.co
Follow	me	on						/mywali
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  1. 1. Skill City: Asian Answers… to Asian Questions skillcity.co Working with Chinese executives Turning bicultural anxiety into synergy Wali Zahid, ceo Skill City CMPak Forum | Zong Islamabad | Pakistan | 2016
  2. 2. Skill City: Asian Answers… to Asian Questions skillcity.co Why this talk? § Executive leadership styles - rooted in two different cultures - can cause anxiety for employees from China and Pakistan § Is there a way we can convert this bicultural anxiety into synergy?
  3. 3. Skill City: Asian Answers… to Asian Questions skillcity.co Who’s Wali Zahid? § Asian businesses have known Wali for 25-plus-year work on business leadership and executive coaching § Wali leads the longest-running Train-The-Trainerworkshop | 16th year | 16+ Asian locations | 1,000+ trainers trained § MBA courses at IBA, ZABIST, CBM, UMT, IIU, Dow § Disruptor, future-trends watcher, blogger, social media strategist § Past: Team Leader, Prime Minister Quality Award, Pakistan | V2025 § Past: Member, BoG PSTD | advisory at LCWU, Indus Valley § Past: Member, Board of Studies, CBM and advisory IBA § Now: Member, BoG PIM (Pakistan Institute of Management)
  4. 4. Skill City: Asian Answers… to Asian Questions skillcity.co Leads CEO leadership workshop
  5. 5. Skill City: Asian Answers… to Asian Questions skillcity.co Leadership of Muhammad (SAW)
  6. 6. Skill City: Asian Answers… to Asian Questions skillcity.co World’s first paperless TrainTheTrainer
  7. 7. Skill City: Asian Answers… to Asian Questions skillcity.co 2050 interview – Urdu Digest
  8. 8. Skill City: Asian Answers… to Asian Questions skillcity.co V2025
  9. 9. Skill City: Asian Answers… to Asian Questions skillcity.co Pakistan of future § Wali on Pakistan of future: The News § 14 August 2014
  10. 10. Skill City: Asian Answers… to Asian Questions skillcity.co ‘16
  11. 11. Skill City: Asian Answers… to Asian Questions skillcity.co That’s us on web | skillcity.co
  12. 12. Skill City: Asian Answers… to Asian Questions skillcity.co That’s me on /mywali
  13. 13. Skill City: Asian Answers… to Asian Questions skillcity.co That’s us on /skillcity
  14. 14. Skill City: Asian Answers… to Asian Questions skillcity.co That’s me on
  15. 15. Skill City: Asian Answers… to Asian Questions skillcity.co author page
  16. 16. Skill City: Asian Answers… to Asian Questions skillcity.co HumanizeMed
  17. 17. Skill City: Asian Answers… to Asian Questions skillcity.co Certificate in Green Pro
  18. 18. Skill City: Asian Answers… to Asian Questions skillcity.co A bit of health warning § Being a Pakistani thinker, and usually self-critical, I may sometimes be overly unfair to the Pakistani executives… with a tilt towards the Chinese, but hope that I can be forgiven for this ‘crime’ 😛
  19. 19. Skill City: Asian Answers… to Asian Questions skillcity.co 1 First, understanding both
  20. 20. Skill City: Asian Answers… to Asian Questions skillcity.co Four windows 1. Cultural variations 2. Individual differences 3. Executive work preferences 4. Context variations: local vs expat leader
  21. 21. Skill City: Asian Answers… to Asian Questions skillcity.co But first, there’s not one China § Hans Rosling BBC clip: 200 years/200 countries § If you dig deeper, there are as many Chinas as you can think of
  22. 22. Skill City: Asian Answers… to Asian Questions skillcity.co Cultural variations: Edward T Hall § High context vs low context culture § China is a high context society
  23. 23. Skill City: Asian Answers… to Asian Questions skillcity.co High vs low context culture
  24. 24. Skill City: Asian Answers… to Asian Questions skillcity.co Contrasting communication styles Traditional Asian High context Cultures 1. Establish social trust first 2. Value personal relations and goodwill 3. Negotiations slow and ritualistic 4. Agreement by general trust 5. Motives indirectly expressed 6. Communication is implicit, non-verbal 7. Formal 8. Goal-oriented 9. Emotionally controlled 10. Self-effacing and modest 11. Long-term and asymmetrical reciprocity 12. Personal and public relationships often overlap US/Australian Low context Cultures 1. Get down to business first 2. Value expertise and performance 3. Negotiations as efficient as possible 4. Agreement by specific, legalistic contract 5. Motives directly expressed 6. Communication is explicit, verbal 7. Informal 8. Spontaneous 9. Emotionally expressive 10. Self-promoting and ego-centric 11. Short-term and symmetrical reciprocity 12. Personal & public relationships often separate
  25. 25. Skill City: Asian Answers… to Asian Questions skillcity.co Vary
  26. 26. Skill City: Asian Answers… to Asian Questions skillcity.co Leaders from 7 regions
  27. 27. Skill City: Asian Answers… to Asian Questions skillcity.co Cultural variations: Geert-Hofstede See China’s 118 LTO (Long Term Orientation) and compare this with Pakistan (0)
  28. 28. Skill City: Asian Answers… to Asian Questions skillcity.co Future Orientation Index 2013 1 The Guardian 2 http://geert-hofstede.com
  29. 29. Skill City: Asian Answers… to Asian Questions skillcity.co Low- vs high-trust societies Pakistan is several points behind China on Trust Index
  30. 30. Skill City: Asian Answers… to Asian Questions skillcity.co At Communist Party meetings, leaders take pains to blend in with one another BBC
  31. 31. Skill City: Asian Answers… to Asian Questions skillcity.co Pakistan parliament: individualism
  32. 32. Skill City: Asian Answers… to Asian Questions skillcity.co Employee engagement: China 6% No country data on Pakistan. Compare with India: 8%; global average: 11%
  33. 33. Skill City: Asian Answers… to Asian Questions skillcity.co Context: Global configuration § China becoming a leading superpower real soon § Pakistan becoming one of the top 20 economies in the world in 2050 (Goldman Sachs)
  34. 34. Skill City: Asian Answers… to Asian Questions skillcity.co World in 2010
  35. 35. Skill City: Asian Answers… to Asian Questions skillcity.co Compare: In 2005, the world was...
  36. 36. Skill City: Asian Answers… to Asian Questions skillcity.co World in 2050 Goldman Sachs: Jan 2012 report
  37. 37. Skill City: Asian Answers… to Asian Questions skillcity.co PK bordering 2 giants - China & India
  38. 38. Skill City: Asian Answers… to Asian Questions skillcity.co And it’s not just future… § Even today’s competence lies with China § Bill Gates TED 2013 clip § Shanghai tops the student scoring/ranking in the world – USA 15th
  39. 39. Skill City: Asian Answers… to Asian Questions skillcity.co Who has 1 billion users and is about to overtake Facebook? QQ
  40. 40. Skill City: Asian Answers… to Asian Questions skillcity.co § UK tops countries positive that China is next superpower: Pew 2014
  41. 41. Skill City: Asian Answers… to Asian Questions skillcity.co Individual view: Locus of control § Is the power to command something within oneself or seeking external support for that result § Control varies from situation to situation and person to person depending on the maturity of conduct 1. Internal locus (taking personal responsibility for your outcomes) 2. External locus (giving credit to & blame others for your outcomes) § (Wali’s Revised Internal Locus)
  42. 42. Skill City: Asian Answers… to Asian Questions skillcity.co Executive work preferences: RIDO
  43. 43. Skill City: Asian Answers… to Asian Questions skillcity.co RIDO scale: mark yourself
  44. 44. Skill City: Asian Answers… to Asian Questions skillcity.co E F SB A P C I
  45. 45. Skill City: Asian Answers… to Asian Questions skillcity.co The 16-fold model of TMP
  46. 46. Skill City: Asian Answers… to Asian Questions skillcity.co Team Management Wheel What role are you? What colour are you?
  47. 47. Skill City: Asian Answers… to Asian Questions skillcity.co RIDO/TMP
  48. 48. Skill City: Asian Answers… to Asian Questions skillcity.co Pacing skills case study § Two volunteers for role play 1. Mumtaz 2. Noor
  49. 49. Skill City: Asian Answers… to Asian Questions skillcity.co Trust critical to communication § If No trust, communication will be: § Lengthy § Complex § If trust there, communication will be: § Brief § Simple Key: Develop trust at both work and social level
  50. 50. Skill City: Asian Answers… to Asian Questions skillcity.co Task vs relationship? Fiedler Task-oriented vs Relationship-oriented • Directive • Distant • Non-directive • Supportive Highest priority: Getting results Which culture more? Highest priority: Good interpersonal relations Which culture has more?
  51. 51. Skill City: Asian Answers… to Asian Questions skillcity.co (Wali on defining leadership) § It’s helping people achieve their objectives and (in that process) yours § It’s not about you anymore… it’s about them!
  52. 52. Skill City: Asian Answers… to Asian Questions skillcity.co Context variations: local vs expat Different sets of behaviour: § Home ground § Overseas positions This also adds to a stressful working scenario
  53. 53. Skill City: Asian Answers… to Asian Questions skillcity.co Focus-energy matrix ENERGY High Distraction 40% Procrastination 30% Purposefulness 10% Disengagement 20% High FOCUS Low Source: Bruch and Ghoshal, HBR
  54. 54. Skill City: Asian Answers… to Asian Questions skillcity.co How people are promoted § Research: What takes you ahead at job? § Learning: What does this tell you? (Ashridge, UK) Performance (work) Image (reputation) Exposure (visibility) 10% 30% 60%
  55. 55. Skill City: Asian Answers… to Asian Questions skillcity.co 4 styles of political behaviour To be effective, you need to move into ‘Wise’ quadrant!
  56. 56. Skill City: Asian Answers… to Asian Questions skillcity.co Leader mindsets in networks McKinsey: Leadership and innovation
  57. 57. Skill City: Asian Answers… to Asian Questions skillcity.co So… collision or convergence? What do we do with conflicting styles? § Give in? Agonise? Blame? Fight, Bitch about? Create defense walls? Or § Synergise? Establish trust? Develop common ground?
  58. 58. Skill City: Asian Answers… to Asian Questions skillcity.co 2 The change and its issues
  59. 59. Skill City: Asian Answers… to Asian Questions skillcity.co Response to change initiatives § Our responses to any change initiatives over time are likely to be: either § negative or § positive
  60. 60. Skill City: Asian Answers… to Asian Questions skillcity.co Negative response § A negative response to change is to be expected. Change is different and many people will be against it on principle
  61. 61. Skill City: Asian Answers… to Asian Questions skillcity.co Positive response § Even those in favour of change will need managing to ensure they do not succumb to pessimism as they go through different phases
  62. 62. Skill City: Asian Answers… to Asian Questions skillcity.co Gaining acceptance § Gaining acceptance goes through the process below, starting with innovators - until the laggards are won over - or leave § Use the innovators as Ambassadors of Progress
  63. 63. Skill City: Asian Answers… to Asian Questions skillcity.co 3 7 steps to take to build synergy & improved performance
  64. 64. Skill City: Asian Answers… to Asian Questions skillcity.co 1. Use pacing skills 1. Appreciating that different people prefer different ways of communicating 2. Altering your style to match the person you are communicating with
  65. 65. Skill City: Asian Answers… to Asian Questions skillcity.co 2. Learn from each other § What can you learn from Chinese leaders? § What can you learn from Pakistani leaders?
  66. 66. Skill City: Asian Answers… to Asian Questions skillcity.co 2a. Learning opportunity…1 There’s plenty to learn from Chinese leadership style to achieve: § Ambition § Unparalleled growth § A secure future role
  67. 67. Skill City: Asian Answers… to Asian Questions skillcity.co 2b. Learning opportunity…2 There’s plenty to learn from Pakistani leadership style to achieve: § Compassion § Relationships § Brand value
  68. 68. Skill City: Asian Answers… to Asian Questions skillcity.co 3 Both sides need not to be afraid of § Stress § Conflict
  69. 69. Skill City: Asian Answers… to Asian Questions skillcity.co 3a. Dealing with stress § Watch Kelly McGonigal - How to make stress your friend - TED 2013 clip § A new window to stress § Stress is not harmful until you believe so § Develop a self security-orientation (.e. not operating from insecurity)
  70. 70. Skill City: Asian Answers… to Asian Questions skillcity.co 3b. Conflict: avoid or manage? § Do not avoid; manage it § Because wherever there are people there is conflict. § Avoidance is elusive. Take up early. § Accept it as part of the process (do not take it personally). § Do not let it reach boiling point (loud, violent, bloody) 12 Angry Men?
  71. 71. Skill City: Asian Answers… to Asian Questions skillcity.co 4. Build mutual trust, inclusivity § In-group and out-group is past § We are usually oblivious of our own blind spots § Diversity and inclusivity is in
  72. 72. Skill City: Asian Answers… to Asian Questions skillcity.co 5a Line managers meet expectations Setting expectations for others – work, standards, behaviour 0%_____________________________________________________100% Using their fullest potential 0%_____________________________________________________100% Giving feedback on how they are doing in current job 0%_____________________________________________________100% Providing them learning and growing opportunities 0%_____________________________________________________100% Providing a sense of caring to team members 0%_____________________________________________________100%
  73. 73. Skill City: Asian Answers… to Asian Questions skillcity.co 5b Move towards followers’ wants Four basic needs: 1. Trust 2. Compassion 3. Stability 4. Hope Strengths-Based Leadership
  74. 74. Skill City: Asian Answers… to Asian Questions skillcity.co 6. HumanSigma The financial effect
  75. 75. Skill City: Asian Answers… to Asian Questions skillcity.co 7. Press for improved performance § How many ‘P hours’ to put in? § Rise and shine clip of Nike 1. What’s the Chinese behaviour? 2. What’s the Pakistani behaviour (so far)?
  76. 76. Skill City: Asian Answers… to Asian Questions skillcity.co 2012 Olympics: China bags 38 gold China’s 16-year-old swimming sensation, Ye Shiwen, with 2nd Gold
  77. 77. Skill City: Asian Answers… to Asian Questions skillcity.co 2016: Will China be top gold-taker? § With superpower status comes greater number of gold medals 😊 § Let us wait for 2016 Rio medal count
  78. 78. Skill City: Asian Answers… to Asian Questions skillcity.co And behold: I get gold medal replicas
  79. 79. Skill City: Asian Answers… to Asian Questions skillcity.co … and a 1-on-1 meet with Zong ceo
  80. 80. Skill City: Asian Answers… to Asian Questions skillcity.co Thank you! Wali Zahid skillcity@live.com skillcity.co walizahid.com
  81. 81. Skill City: Asian Answers… to Asian Questions skillcity.co Follow me on /mywali

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