Ask Roshan: What Are Some Of The Lessons From Your First Boss?

By Roshan Thiran|25-07-2017 | 1 Min Read

Question to “Ask Roshan”

What are some of the lessons you learnt from your first boss?

Excerpt from Roshan’s answer

Always take on the hardest job. Learn to get rid of your job the soonest possible so you can move on to take on other jobs. Also, consider the Matthew effect: continuously use your talent and grow it. Else, even those that were given to you will be taken away.

Watch this video for his full response:

 
Missed out our previous episode? Check this out: Ask Roshan: Where Do Great Ideas Come From?
 

How this show came about?
This TV segment called “Ask Roshan” came about when Matt Naylor, Hafiz Hori & Roshan Thiran were travelling to Johor for a gig with Citibank. During the drive over, Matt set up Facebook Live and took questions from everyone via Facebook to Roshan who spontaneously answered them. This resulted in hundreds of questions popping up and getting live answers from Roshan and even some of the Citibank leaders, including their CEO, Lee Lung Nien.

 
Read also: Parable Of The Talents
 

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Roshan is the Founder and CEO of the Leaderonomics Group. He believes that everyone can be a leader and "make a dent in the universe", in their own special ways. He is constantly featured on TV, radio and numerous publications sharing the Science of Building Leaders and on leadership development. Follow him at www.roshanthiran.com
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