Globe boss Ernest Cu leads by 'golden rule'

Jan Yumul, ABS-CBN News

Posted at Jul 13 2016 12:42 PM | Updated as of Jul 13 2016 05:43 PM

Globe boss Ernest Cu leads by 'golden rule' 1
Globe Telecom President Ernest Cu on vacation with his family, taking some time off from running one of the country's biggest telecommunications companies.

MANILA - There are bosses who lead and there are those who follow.

Globe Telecom President and CEO Ernest Cu combines both using a "golden rule" -- inspiring employees to do their work and leaving them alone when needed.

Cu says it's important to first agree on a strategy.

"I don't really like looking over people's shoulders because if I do that, I might as well do that myself. I kinda feel that I want to treat people who work for me the same way I want to be if I
was working for someone. And we follow that golden rule here at Globe," he says.

This set-up, Cu says, makes the work place more peaceful and collaborative.

"Culture is just as important as strategy. And so we work hand in hand," he says.

"We think we have a decent strategy because we've been succeeding in the market for the last five years and the two in combination of great people make a great business," he adds.

Catch our full interview with Ernest Cu on The Boss on ANC at 7:30pm Wednesday (July 13). Hit us up on social media by using #TheBossANC.