Thinking Aloud

Leadership is more about character than competence

Recapture spirit of pioneers who succeeded despite lacking technical expertise

What will the Year of the Rat be like for Singapore?

If I were a geomancer, I might say it will be good if the people can develop the attributes of a good rat in popular Chinese zodiacal mythology: diligent, gregarious, quick to act on social occasions, with good intuition, foresight and business acumen.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on February 02, 2020, with the headline 'Leadership is more about character than competence'. Subscribe