Melvyn Tan
September 16, 2013

3 Steps to Better Thinking

[blockquote source=”Romans 12:2 (NIV)“]Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God’s will is—his good, pleasing and perfect will.[/blockquote] With a new beginning comes new hopes. With new hopes come new dreams. With new dreams […]

September 15, 2013

Is a leader also a follower?

[blockquote source=”Philippians 4:13 (NIV)“]I can do all this through him who gives me strength.[/blockquote] [divider type=”thin”] To be a leader, one must have followers. That said, it is also my firm believe that in order to lead, one must be a good follower. There’s nothing wrong with being a follower, as unless we can first learn […]

September 14, 2013

How To Make Gratitude A Part Of Your Life

[blockquote source=”Luke 17:11-19 (NIV)“]One of them, when he saw he was healed, came back, praising God in a loud voice.  He threw himself at Jesus’ feet and thanked him—and he was a Samaritan.[/blockquote] One day, when I was about six years old, my cousin brought me to a movie. We decided to hit the snack bar […]

September 13, 2013

Unfailing Love

[blockquote source=”Psalm 94:18-19 (NIV)“]When I said, “My foot is slipping,” your unfailing love, Lord, supported me.  When anxiety was great within me, your consolation brought me joy.[/blockquote] Back in 2001, when the dot-com company I joined went bust, I felt like the world had come down on me. You see. After my graduation, I got […]

September 12, 2013

The Gladness of Heart

[blockquote source=”Ecclesiastes 5:18-20 (NIV)“]This is what I have observed to be good: that it is appropriate for a person to eat, to drink and to find satisfaction in their toilsome labor under the sun during the few days of life God has given them—for this is their lot. Moreover, when God gives someone wealth and […]

September 11, 2013

Hello? Are you too preoccupied?

[blockquote source=”2 Corinthians 12:10“]That is why, for Christ’s sake, I delight in weaknesses, in insults, in hardships, in persecutions, in difficulties. For when I am weak, then I am strong.[/blockquote] For a time I was really getting ahead of myself.  Things were going really well that I began to think that I am invincible; that […]

September 10, 2013

BLT – Believe, live, teach

[blockquote source=”Isaiah 6:9 (NIV)“]He said, “Go and tell this people: “‘Be ever hearing, but never understanding; be ever seeing, but never perceiving.’[/blockquote] I once saw an ad that said “millions more cars will be sold over the next few years”.  My first reaction was “wow”!  At the bottom of the page it said, “if you […]

September 9, 2013

How does your attitude affect your results?

[blockquote source=”Matthew 5:5 (NIV)“]Blessed are the meek, for they will inherit the earth.[/blockquote] In our current culture, we were told that to be successful one has to assertive.  You need to go out there and make it happen.  I did follow that mantra and it worked for a while, but it was not sustainable.  Soon people start […]

September 8, 2013

Giving generously

[blockquote source=”2 Corinthians 9:6“]Remember this: Whoever sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and whoever sows generously will also reap generously.[/blockquote] When we started our consulting practice in 2002, our approach was to give as much value as possible to the schools we were serving.  I must confess that because of that approach, we have been […]