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The absence of great leadership has caused major problems. Confusing management with leadership is the most overlooked problem of our time. To kick off and embark on the right leadership journey, it is worth answering the questions below. What is your purpose as a leader? Have you actioned your purpose? if yes, how? How has […]

Why did you create the company?

Most companies’ CEOs, executives, and managers spend long hours behind closed doors to steer and advance the ship. Many complicated graphs, presentations, and a thick pile of papers are employed to invent the competitive advantage that will make them different and unique. They want to unravel the secret recipe that will transform their business to […]

As-Is and To-Be

The “as-is” in business is the present situation without making any changes and adjustments. To-be is the future state. As Is mapping reveals how the business is operating today. To-be indicates how the business will operate in the future. If we take this at the personal not the business level, as-is and to-be mechanism teaches […]

Me-too companies

The problem with me-too companies is that they lack the problem-solving capacity. Quality is not an objective. They exist to produce similar products and deliver unneeded services. They confuse customers. When problems arise, they do not deal and ignore the following key fact: How a company disintegrates tells us much about why it was structured […]

Healthy competition inspires innovation

When Google introduced Gmail and YouTube, they knew that their data storage system was not adequate. They had to figure out what to do about this situation. The head of the infrastructure group at that time was a man named Bill Coughran. Bill allowed two teams to work differently, one team to build on the […]

What determines the calibre of leadership in the business?

It starts with the leaders being humble enough to understand that they cannot move an inch in developing and advancing their organizations unless they develop themselves first by articulating and actioning their purpose. No one can flood the world from an empty cup. No one can be a leader and he or she is leaderless namely, […]

Do not over persuade them

Whether in business or when having a causal conversation with someone, over persuasion belittles the value you are trying to add or create. Be bold, clear and quick to the point when you voice your ideas, insights and offerings, if yours are similar and correspond with theirs, the real conversation starts. If over doubters are […]

The power of shared beliefs

Have you ever asked yourself why armies are vastly cooperative groups? Why are religious groups so coherent? Why are gangs so well organized? The answer lies in the beliefs and ideologies that people share. Ideological beliefs (i.e., culture) are what reduce conflicts of interests among the same group of individuals. The more you share the […]

Who fails the business?

Bad design and a weak foundation are the contributing factors to the collapse of any building. In these cases, certainly, the architects and the civil engineers are at fault, not the workers who build the building. Even a well-designed building will not stand on a bad foundation. The engineers’ top priority is to ensure the […]

Two different kings

In chessboard, the army moves to capture the opponent’s pieces. When the opponent’s king is checkmated, the game is over. The ranks from the lowest to the highest in the army die to protect the king. This contradicts the rules of true leadership where the king, namely the leader should frontline the battle and strive to face […]