”Christmas doesn’t come from a store, maybe Christmas perhaps means a little bit more” – Dr. Seuss, How the Grinch Stole Christmas!
”Christmas doesn’t come from a store, maybe Christmas perhaps means a little bit more” – Dr. Seuss, How the Grinch Stole Christmas!Dr. Seuss and this children’s classic is an all-time favorite and enjoyed at all ages This time of the year it is natual to reflect, pause and read. My pick for this Christmas weekend… Continue Reading →
Leaders must get comfortable in acknowledging the need for employees to learn how to act strategically. Empowering and enocuraging the employees with personal accountability for they personal well being and careers through leadership support is the way ahead. It is not to be done because it is “nice to do” but as a “must do”… Continue Reading →
Divergence is the process of thinking broadly, generating new ideas. Convergence is the process of coming together, of prioritisation. Both are very important. The ideation process can lead to a tsunami of initiatives which is why Divergence must be followed by Convergence. Convergence is a harder one, it focuses on ruthless prioritisation on the best… Continue Reading →
What would you tell your younger self? It is the most often asked question to anyone who has achieved a moderate level of success in life (subjective to the lens of the person asking the question) Google search results in nearly 500mn+ responses to this question However, when I re-phrase the search to – Why… Continue Reading →
Establish shared understanding and context for ht meeting before deciding to leave if your presence is not needed or can be delegated. Keep the meetings short – it is not about too many cooks spoil the broth, it is more about respective peoples time before we invite for large meetings regardless of seniority. Everyone has… Continue Reading →
Research is backed up that consistency and following through is vital to building trust and reputation According to two experiments published in a 2000 study, researchers found three factors for establishing trust: “It’s the frequency in which the trustee and trustor interact, the competence of the trustee and the consistency of the trustee’s previous behavior.” Another… Continue Reading →
Busyness in the form of tightly scheduled calendars creates a pseudo feeling of productive and importance. It is great to be needed and adding value – therefore allowing the busyness consume you in phases when it is genuinely needed. Continuous self-encouragement for busyness without allowing anytime to read, reflect, process one’s own thoughts, learnings, experiences… Continue Reading →
Hyper sensitive person (HSP) is an official term characterised primarily by heightened sensitivity to external stimuli. It is also considered a disorder and mostly shunned off with responses such as “toughen up”, “don’t overthink”, “don’t be over sensitive” etc. High sensitivity is also associated is with feelings of overwhelm, need for alone time daily like… Continue Reading →
The tennis legend Bill Jean King often said “Pressure is a privilege”. It is for those who seek it, those who earn it and those who endeavour to do what others may not think of it as a possibility. Come to think of it, what is the alternative of no pressure, it is no expectations…. Continue Reading →
Know what you are willing to stand for unabashedly, uncompromisingly As a Marine, General James Mattis’s leadership philosophy was “State your flat-ass rules and stick to them”, In other words, “Know what you will stand for and, more importantly what you won’t stand for” Leaders are Readers and thereby good Learners Harry Truman said leaders… Continue Reading →
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