Standing for something

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 […]

Ready to get started?

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 […]

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 […]

Let’s agree on the definition and criteria first

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 […]

Leaders do not panic people.

Waves of panic are orchestrated every day by the media featuring world leaders updating their nations on corona virus. Panicking people and telling them do not panic is ridiculous. It is irresponsible. The most critical task for the world leaders is to assure their people that they are doing everything to protect them. Addressing the risks […]

Purpose speaks louder than words

What really matters in creating, building and achieving something great are the actions not the words. Purpose is an action not contemplating statement. Most companies envision building a better world, but their actions contradict their words. They lack the fuel to do that. Vision entices the imagination, purpose propels action. In other words, actions speak […]

The memorization phenomenon

What is the longest river in the world? Who is the 12th president of the United States? Who invented television? Who invented telephone first? Where is the tallest building in the world? What is the point of memorizing the answers for such questions? Does it measure intelligence? Certainly, no. Google provides all the answers in […]