Good Leadership Is Entrusting Employees With Responsibilities To Help Them Grow, says LBS Group MD
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Nov. 2, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Good leaders are trailblazers, shaping a path for others to follow. Meanwhile, great leaders inspire their people to reach higher, dream bigger, and achieve greater. This is the essence of property developer, LBS Bina Group Berhad (LBS) Group Managing Director, Tan Sri Lim Hock San's, leadership style which gained him recognition as an Outstanding Leader In Asia at the recent Asia Corporate Excellence & Sustainability Awards (ACES) held in Singapore.
Tan Sri Lim was chosen as this year's recipient from a total of 180 nominated leaders from across Asia. Honouring leaders with a solid set of values, the ACES panel was impressed with Tan Sri Lim's ability to communicate his vision to LBS employees, evident through the sustainable growth of the Group over the years.
"The road to success is filled with challenges. At LBS, we believe the secret to overcoming our challenges is to set a goal and work together to achieve it. This includes exploring different strategies and including employees in the problem solving process. I personally believe it is important to be open to new ideas and be bold in entrusting employees with responsibilities to help them grow. This creates a fulfilling workplace, and is also demonstrates appreciation towards the contribution of our employees. At the end of the day, the point is to be the best at what we do and to keep progressing," explained Tan Sri Lim.
Tan Sri Lim, who received his First Class Honours Degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Wales, United Kingdom, cited his father and founder of LBS, Dato' Seri Lim Bock Seng, as his role model. A father's perseverance in building the business, determination to provide his children opportunity to pursue a formal education, and emphasis on family values serves as a testament to the leadership role Dato' Seri Lim Bock Seng played in Tan Sri Lim's life. Inspired by his father's nurturing approach, Tan Sri Lim is equally passionate about providing an inclusive environment which encourages the younger generation to express fresh ideas which have the potential to benefit the organisation.