In the last week I have spoken at two conferences regarding the changing mindsets of the global workforce (read: employees everywhere.) The conference last week was for the Hong Kong Institute of Human Resources annual conference, this year entitled "Back to Basics." My speech was entitled "HR Myths in the Asian Century." As part of being a speaker at this event I was interviewed by the South China Morning Post. The journalist did quite a good job at capturing the essence of my ideas and a copy of the article can be downloaded by clicking here. Warning: my speeches are known for being controversial and provocative. The second conference was held this week in Shanghai by HR consultants Mercer. The conference was called "Rethinking HR in the Asian Century." My speech ran along the same lines as the previous week's talk and was entitled "Retaining Top Talent - What HR Needs to Know."