In the works are employment attachment programmes with think tanks from other states, countries, and corporate bodies, as part of IDR’s human capital and capacity development. My hope is that as we grow and build IDR’s worth, the remarkable individuals that make up the organisation will also concomitantly develop their skills and knowledge. It is also in line with the state government’s effort of creating a pool of knowledgeable and skilled individuals for Perak’s advancement.
Mengapa kita melancong? Diandaikan ianya adalah berkaitan kerja, berapa kali kita melihat trip perjalanan untuk tujuan kerja disia-siakan tanpa mereka mendapat apa-apa pengalaman yang berguna. Mereka pulang dengan tingkah laku, sifat dan ketrampilan yang sama seperti sebelumnya.
Often when people face a devastating stumble in life, they will think that it is the end of their journey towards reaching a specific goal. Some people blame themselves, some turn on others, and some become mentally, emotionally and physically affected by the challenge. There is an important philosophy lacking in place and it is called ‘Kintsugi’.
This approaching New Year feels likes a gush of wind in the falls, blowing away dried leaves in shades of yellow, orange and brown, changing the landscape constantly. The sudden touch of cold wakes the body from a walk in slumber that has made life sedentary and complacent without one knowing. Life.
Innovation is also the application of ideas that are novel and useful. Simply put, innovation is about staying relevant. In a time of unprecedented change, what was successful in the past could potentially be the cause of failure in the future. Hence it is essential for organizations to adapt and evolve to meet the ever changing needs of their constituents.
Whoever the more than 234 million eligible-to-vote Americans decide on, he or she would have a daunting task ahead of him/her. The global economy is dwindling, nations are fighting among themselves and peace seems further than reach with every passing year.
Speaking to the media is part and parcel of the responsibilities in my line of work. Even before I take on the responsibility as IDR’s CEO, I had the opportunity to meet and befriend dedicated journalists and editors who are always on the lookout for the next big story.
It was certainly a journey filled with many lessons for IDR and for me, once the COO and currently as the CEO of IDR. The biggest lesson we learnt along the way is the importance of fostering relationships and building trust with key stakeholders in order to achieve the goal.