Boundaries in Business

Personal boundaries are the limits and rules we set for ourselves within a relationship. A person with healthy boundaries can say “no” to others when they want to, but they are also comfortable opening themselves up to intimacy and close relationships. Last week, Mr. Justin Van Zee from Dove encouraged the CCBN members to think…

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December 5, 2020 | by

Creating an Organizational Culture that Drives Performance

Managing your company’s culture brings many benefits: it improves your team’s environment, increases productivity, promotes the engagement of your staff and so on. Last week, Mr. Tou Boon Lim spoke about how to create a culture in your company. He encouraged the members to reflect on the current state of their company’s culture, and how…

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October 27, 2020 | by

CCBN Meeting September 2020

Last week, the members of the CCBN learned that there are four basic human needs which motivate us: security, self worth, significance, and hope. These cannot be filled by ourselves. God should be the One to fill those needs. If we try to fill those needs other than through God, we may do things that…

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September 30, 2020 | by

Clean Business in Cambodia

Last Thursday Mrs. So Dary came to speak to us about “Clean Business in Cambodia”. She first told us about her story and how she became a KPMG Partner in charge of tax and accounting services. She then explained to us the importance of being compliant with the laws and keeping track of the company’s…

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August 30, 2020 | by

Youth Told to Sharpen Skills

As markets are changing, it’s becoming more obvious that the youth of Cambodia need to strengthen and improve their skills. In this article by the Phnom Penh Post, it was pointed out that businesses are moving online and away from brick-and-mortar businesses. This means that the skills need to shift from being labor-intensive to technology-related…

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August 3, 2020 | by

2nd Anniversary of the CCBN

We were pleased to have several special guests speak at the 2nd Anniversary of the CCBN last Saturday. Mr. Ranco Kraaijenbrink spoke to us about the 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, and gave us several good examples of how to be focused and driven business leaders. Mrs. Jacqueline Klamer then presented the background of…

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July 27, 2020 | by

Analyzing Your Environment

Reflecting on how our environment affects our business is essential. Whether in a crisis situation or in more ‘normal’ times, it’s important to look at the different areas (economic, technological, political…etc), to then redirect our efforts. If not, our business may miss out on opportunities or be hurt by threats it did not foresee. Using…

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June 2020: Session on Goals and Mission

Why do you do what you do? What is the purpose of your business? Only few companies are able to answer such questions. People don’t by what you do, they buy why you do it. These were some of the lessons and truths Mrs. Lisa Cheong, Co-Founder and Managing Director of Indradevi Consulting Group, shared…

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June 30, 2020 | by

Communication Strategy

Do you ever feel like you are not able to concentrate on one thing for a while or are annoyed at the way your team expresses the issues it has? It could be because of your communication strategy. At the last CCBN meeting, Mr. Matthias Lendi, Managing Director of ICF Cambodia, spoke about the different…

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