George T.K. Quek is an accomplished consultant, coach and facilitator who works with leaders and their teams to improve their individual and organisational leadership and management performance. He has trained, coached and consulted for more than 3,000 executives and leaders from over 100 organisations throughout the Asia Pacific in the last 7 years. Prior to that, he had over 15 years of senior leadership experience with Fortune 500 and regional multi-national corporations.
George believes in a holistic approach of Heart, Head and Hand of human performance optimisation. He supports his clients to become authentic leaders who possess, not only the right behaviours (Hand), but also aligned motives/beliefs/values (Heart) and awareness/knowledge (Head).
He is a prolific knowledge contributor to his field. He is the author of the bestselling book “Service Unusual” (2005) which is distributed throughout Asia and published in English, Chinese and Thai. George is one of the contributing authors of “Coaching and Mentoring in the Asia Pacific” (2018) In addition, he has published numerous articles.
George has lived and worked in Singapore, U.S.A., Hong Kong, China, Thailand and Indonesia. As a result, he is proficient in the local languages and conducts coaching, facilitation and consulting in Mandarin, Cantonese and Thai in addition to English.
George’s expertise is in leadership soft skills like Coaching, Mentoring, Influencing, Conflict Management and the practice of Servant Leadership. Besides consulting and facilitating, he also serves as an executive coach to leaders and executives.
He is a recognised authority on Structured Mentoring in Asia having helped implement mentoring initiatives for more than 30 organisations in the last 3 years. In 2004, George launched the first and to-date, the only program on “How to Set Up a Structured Mentoring Programme” for HR professionals throughout Asia.
George is an associate faculty with the Center for Creative Leadership, the world’s leading leadership development provider, where he facilitates training programs and is ranked one of their top coaches in Asia. He is also an adjunct consultant with the world’s top corporate education provider, Duke Corporate Education of Duke University. In addition, George is the founding director of DistincTions Asia, a boutique consulting firm with offices in Singapore, Hong Kong and Thailand.
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