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LEADERSHIP

7 lessons : i live in my life… you can certainly try.

1. Surround yourself with people who are smarter than you and move out of their way. If you feel like you know everything, you’re wrong. I know what I don’t know and then I find partners who can teach me. A perfect example is my partnership with Patrick Whitesell, my co-CEO at WME. While we take on different roles at ...

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WHAT IS YOUR LEGACY GOING TO BE?

I am referring zig Ziglar and love to explain about the chef mentioned Thomas Keller of the iconic California restaurant The French Laundry.  “He would always leave me a list of things to do and a couple of times he would write at the top: ‘What is your legacy going to be?’  I always roll my eyes at the word “legacy,” ...

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Leaders often fall into one of five styles

They include the sports coach, driver director, and mentor and country clubber The best style is dubbed eclectic, a combination of the styles based on circumstances Good leaders are hard to come by. Just ask most people who have bosses or who look to someone to lead their organization. Some of the complaints you hear in company almost every day. ...

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Secrets of Nelson Mandela’s leadership

Time managing editor Richard Stengel once called him “the closest thing the world has to a secular saint.” On the occasion of Mandela’s 90th birthday, Stengel shared eight lessons of leadership from the great anti-apartheid leader’s life that were culled from new and old interviews with the former South African president. (Stengel worked with Mandela on his autobiography, ‘ Long walk ...

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Secrets of Nelson Mandela’s leadership

Time managing editor Richard Stengel once called him “the closest thing the world has to a secular saint.” On the occasion of Mandela’s 90th birthday, Stengel shared eight lessons of leadership from the great anti-apartheid leader’s life that were culled from new and old interviews with the former South African president. (Stengel worked with Mandela on his autobiography, ‘ Long walk ...

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Critics will critic you, no other way left….

Critics will critic you. People will throw stones on your multi actions. People around you will never appreciate you, even after producing results. Remember the rule is that people are around you most of the time under estimate you .Most of the time they are not ready to accept your true level of potentiality. Who is not criticized? Who had ...

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Twitter CEO Dick Costolo: What I've Learned

The captain of the world’s most ubiquitous social media platform talks leadership, disruption, and why he follows Mia Farrow.  There are certain things you’d expect of the CEO of the fastest growing, most disruptive, 140-character communications platform in the world. For starters, you’d expect him to spend a lot of time thinking about the future, much of which his company ...

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What is the difference between self centric and selfishness?

WHAT QUALITIES MAKE LEADER SELFISH? Selfishness is typically defined as “concerned excessively or exclusively with oneself.” If someone hears that the CEO is being selfish, the thought that is likely to come to mind is, “The leader is maximizing personal financial rewards even at the cost of the company’s or anyone’s interests.” If that is the case, it is unfortunate ...

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WISDOM IS KNOWING YOUR SELF NOT THE WORLD.

Wisdom is the application of knowledge to attain a positive goal by receiving instruction in governing oneself. Researchers in the field of positive psychology have defined wisdom as the coordination of “knowledge &  experience” and “its deliberate use to improve well being”. With this definition, wisdom can supposedly be measured using the following criteria A wise person has self- knowledge ...

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Chance : ball bounce back

It is always possible to go on, no matter how impossible it seems. Things could be found full of challenges but way out possible is to seek chance and move forward. I was conducting workshop on managerial effectiveness at Colombo, Shree lanka on 22th June,2012  . Assistant manager asked question seeking guideline. How  do you come to know it is  ...

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