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8 Essential Leadership Lessons from the Toughest Teams on Earth,

  Taking a team from ordinary to extraordinary means understanding and embracing the difference between management and leadership. According to writer and consultant Peter Drucker, “Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things.” Manager and leader are two completely different roles, although we often use the terms interchangeably. Managers are facilitators of their team members’ success. They ...

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LEADERS CHECK 2 LISTS EVERY MORNING.

I was late for my meeting with the CEO of a technology company and I was emailing him from my iPhone as I walked onto the elevator in his company’s office building. I stayed focused on the screen as I rode to the sixth floor. I was still typing with my thumbs when the elevator doors opened and I walked ...

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LIVE 100 YEARS WITH FOLLOWING 5 ATTITUDE

243 people of more than 100 years were watched and found with pleasant and positive attitude in the one of the research projects carries out by the Albert Einstein College of medicine. People more than of 95 years were involved in the research. People who passed 100 years, out of those 243, out of them 75 percentage were woman. Their ...

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5 LEADERSHIP LESSONS FROM DABBAWALA

It is this very simplicity and the zeal to work hard that has made the Nutan Mumbai Tiffin-box Supplier Trust, one of the most efficient services across the world.   It does not just stop there. Top notch universities like Harvard and leading companies like Microsoft, Accenture and SAP have invited the members of this association and done detailed case ...

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How To Lead In A Crisis LEARN FROM LBJ

Since 1982, historian Robert Caro has been chronicling the life of the 36th President of the United States, Lyndon B. Johnson. The first three volumes of the Years of Lyndon Johnson series were met with wide acclaim. The third volume, Master of the Senate, won the Pulitzer Prize in 2003. Now, Caro has released volume four: The Passage of Power, ...

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HOW MANY CEOs company need to lead better ?

It’s a classic management consultant’s nightmare. Conventional wisdom insists there can only be one person truly in charge of a team, department, or company. But the five CEOs who run both MOBI Wireless Management and Bluefish Wireless Management have proven that idea wrong.   MOBI is a three-year-old company that provides wireless device and plan management for enterprises. Bluefish provides ...

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So what’s Sony’s new CEO to do?

Today’s guest post is from Bob Herbold, the long-time Chief Operating Officer of Microsoft Corporation and author of What’s Holding You Back: 10 Bold Steps that Define Gutsy Leaders (CLICK HERE to buy your copy). You can read more about Bob at the end of this post. The stories we’ve been reading these past few weeks about Kazuo Hirai, Sony’s ...

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THE 6 ENEMIES OF HAPPINESS

The Six Enemies of Greatness (and Happiness) These six factors can erode the grandest of plans and the noblest of intentions. They can turn visionaries into paper-pushers and wide-eyed dreamers into shivering, weeping balls of regret. Beware!    1) Availability We often settle for what’s available, and what’s available isn’t always great. “Because it was there,” is an okay reason ...

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The language of successful marketing

The best marketing messages have six make-or-break characteristics in common, according to a recent post by Alex Goldfayn Goldfayn’s list suggests marketers should pay careful attention to both what they say and how they say it. In summary, his key insights on successful marketing language include: Simplicity – if you think your current messages are easy to understand, aim to ...

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