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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]