Industry Voices

What one thing do you feel makes the biggest impact on company culture? by Ronawati Wongso

Ronawati

The single most impactful factor shaping company culture is the top leadership. Their commitment to embodying and exemplifying the desired values sets the tone and direction for the entire organization. A leader’s dedication to ‘walking the talk’ establishes the foundation for a cohesive and aligned company culture, fostering a top-down …

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What is your fondest memory of something that happened in your business? by Ronawati Wongso

Ronawati

My fondest business memory stems from steering a group of companies through the 1998 Indonesia monetary crisis. Despite completing a financial infrastructure, we faced an unexpected crisis. By making timely decisions to hedge foreign exchange exposure, the group not only survived but thrived, marking a pivotal moment showcasing resilience and …

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What do you wish someone had told you at the beginning of your career? by Michel Haddad

Michel Haddad

Embarking on a career, the cardinal lesson I wish I had known early is the profound impact of writing and publishing. This foundational concept underpins one’s journey, manifesting in various facets. Firstly, it serves as a catalyst for building a diverse network—an expansive tapestry of perspectives and unforeseen opportunities woven …

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