Gregory Phua

Gregory Phua

Lesson Learned From Cave Exploration

Cave Rescue is a leadership exercise that some global performance consultants use in their behavior-based or game-play workshops. The exercise may be used in planning & organizing, assertiveness, problem solving & decision making, and a whole host of other behavior-based approaches. In this exercise, there are a handful of people and not all will survive. Some perish; die. And this brings us to 2018 incident that garnered global attention – the Tham Luang cave rescue of 12 schoolboys and their coach of the Wild Boars football team.

From Breath To Breath

A few days ago, I asked my son about his breathing technique when he plays football. “How do you breathe when playing?” He replied, “Just as it happens”. That prompted me to ask, “How do you know if you are breathing effectively?” He paused, and replied, “Well, I can run when I play”. His replies had me thinking about breathing. We arrived in this world breathing, and paid little attention to how our respiratory system worked.

How Do You Know You’re A Good Hiker?

Heard of the movie The Good Doctor? He mysteriously knows how to attend to almost every complication of an injury with an uncanny knack in providing a solution for the patients or accident victim. But hey, this is only a movie. We don’t have doctors in this world with supernatural powers.

But let’s ask, “What makes a good hiker”? Good hiking shoes? Going with others that love walking? Many reasons make a good hiker. We briefly cover seven points in this article and welcome you sharing with the community your tips and experiences in what makes a good hiker. Have fun reading!

Getting Away From Hiking III - The Social "Notworking"

Emotion, mental well-being, and in the 3rd and final article of Getting Away From Hiking, we look into ‘social notworking’ in hiking. This is a terminology first being used here in Hiking Malaysia since networking largely associates with a purpose of why we engage in a network, and many a time that has to do with working outcomes eg business. The article will explore the formation of social groups, its social cohesion and how those ‘social notworks’ can serve as a lasting measure of emotional and mental stability and health.

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Lesson Learned From Cave Exploration

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Cave Rescue is a leadership exercise that some global performance consultants use in their behavior-based or game-play workshops. The exercise may be used in planning & organizing, assertiveness, problem solving...

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From Breath To Breath

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A few days ago, I asked my son about his breathing technique when he plays football. “How do you breathe when playing?” He replied, “Just as it happens”. That prompted...

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