Great businesses are measured by their leaders’ purposes in terms of their clarity and consistency. It is the leader’s purpose that draws the big picture for the whole business, its broader contribution, and its final impact. This is the core of leadership. If the impact is positive, the business purpose is sound, if it is […]
The number of leaders who are purposeless and they are consciously aware of this is staggering. The impact on everyone around them is huge. If you do not know what you stand for as a leader, sorry to tell you that you your leadership journey has come to an end before it starts. Shouting your […]
Organizations do not fail by themselves; leaders push them to the edge. A great culture is by design. Who designs or ruins the culture? Leaders do. A great or bad working environment for employees is the leaders making. Meaningful products and outstanding services are the outcomes of great leaders on board. The positive or negative […]
It means you have to say no to a lot of things. It limits your options and focuses your choices. Standing for something makes you visible and vulnerable. You will be challenged on what you believe. You will be criticized. How must does it cost to stand for something? A lot. Standing firmly for something […]
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 […]
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 […]
He or she is very successful. What does success mean here? If the standard is not agreed upon, confusion wins and the conversation about it is a waste of time. Getting a job in Apple for a fresh computer science graduate is a success. Changing the world through technology is a success, Steve Jobs, former Apple […]
Saying yes is easy but saying no entails objection which often does not please the listeners. I am not talking about those who say no for the sake of saying no. This no does not add up and it is not our subject. The “no” that I am taking about is the disruptive one. No […]
As far as great leadership is concerned, there are no power hierarchies. There are no pyramids. There are no knowledge powers. Dismantling power hierarchies eliminates “Us-vs-Them” and the top and the bottom.
In a world which is governed by fear, leadership matters. In a world in which fear becomes the content in mainstream newspapers, media and social media, leadership matters.