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5 LESSONS FROM THE LAST 5 EVENTS OF THE WORLD

INDIA- SOUTH AFRICA ONE DAY MATCH: India lose series very badly. Winning is never permanent. India was winning hopefully all the series  in this year. AT the end they lose the series. Winning is never permanent. MORAL:   Sustaining at top is always difficult for long time. 4 STATE ELECTION RESULTS: Congress lose in all the 4 states. BJP is able ...

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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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It's Not The CEO, It's The Leadership

Let’s face it.  CEOs come and go. But leadership, if developed in a comprehensive way, endures. In the last few years we’ve seen new CEO’s at Yahoo, HP, Apple, and other prominent companies, and in each case we watch to see if the CEO can “pull it off.” Well, while the CEO is a very important person, our research shows ...

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The Goal to Accomplishment lies in Discipline

I’ve written what and when I want to. It’s been about expressing myself. But with the degree, I had to learn to do everything in a very specific, disciplined way. I am very disciplined, but this demanded a totally different kind of discipline. A real challenge — Joan Armatrading To enjoy good health, to bring true happiness to one’s family, ...

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Where fellow feeling rules jealousy lies quiet

Bob Marley said, “Life is one big road with lots of signs. So when you riding through the ruts, don’t complicate your mind. Flee from hate, mischief and jealousy. Don’t bury your thoughts; put your vision to reality. Wake Up and Live!” The worst part of success is finding someone who is happy with your achievement. What I have seen ...

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What 5 Things The Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast

  Mornings are a great time for getting things done. You’re less likely to be interrupted than you are later in the day. Your supply of willpower is fresh after a good night’s sleep. That makes it possible to turn personal priorities like exercise or strategic thinking into reality. But if you’ve got big goals–and a chaotic a.m. schedule–how can ...

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LEADERS NEED WISDOM OR MORE INTELLIGENCE

Edie Weiner: I actually think that the women who are the most successful in rising to executive ranks and then ultimately being able to populate boards are women who know how to be wise.  And there’s a big difference between being smart and being wise, and also being intelligent, frankly. Smart is the ability to learn a lot of things and then ...

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TAKE THESE 4 STEPS IF YOU NEED TO BRING BIG BUSINESS CHANGE

 In today’s accelerated business environment, the ability to anticipate and actively lead change on a daily basis is essential for leaders. John Kotter wrote the books (literally) on how to lead change. He laid out six important areas for effecting change: creating a sense of urgency, creating a compelling vision, forming a guiding coalition, communicating widely to gain alignment, gaining ...

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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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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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CANCER WON'T KEEP ME DOWN . says Warren Buffet

Despite his folksy manner, Warren Buffett is not a man who likes to share intimate details of his life. So that makes his April 17 announcement that he has early-stage prostate cancer all the more intriguing. After all, as the chairman and chief executive officer of Berkshire Hathaway (BRK/B) stated, his doctors say the condition is “not remotely life-threatening or ...

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THE MAGIC OF DOING NEW THING AT ONE TIME.

Why is it that between 25% and 50% of people report feeling overwhelmed or burned out at work?   It’s not just the number of hours we’re working, but also the fact that we spend too many continuous hours juggling too many things at the same time. What we’ve lost, above all, are stopping points, finish lines and boundaries. Technology ...

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HOW TO CHANGE THINGS WHEN CHANGE IS REALLY HARD.

I read an awesome book by Chip and Dan Heath called Switch – How To Change Things When Change is Hard. I really enjoyed their previous book Made to Stick. What I like about Chip and Dan’s books are that they are founded on real research and have some depth to them. Although I love reading business books, I am ...

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10 people i hate at my office

People come across different friends at work place. These 10 people are  moving around the work place. Have you ever come acorss such people? 10. Stop Sign I want to slap him every time he dumps on my great new ideas. 9. FlimFlam How does he keep tricking me into doing his work? Damn you, Flimflam! 8. Bulldozer If only ...

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10 THINGS SCIENCE SAYS WILL MAKE YOU HAPPY

In the last few years, psychologists and researchers have been digging up hard data on a question previously left to philosophers: What makes us happy? Researchers like the father-son team Ed Diener and Robert Biswas-Diener, Stanford psychologist Sonja Lyubomirsky, and ethicist Stephen Post have studied people all over the world to find out how things like money, attitude, culture, memory, ...

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TRANSFORMING LEADERSHIP IS EVERYTHING.

The activity of leading; the position of office of a leader; an act or instance of leading, guidance, direction; ability to lead; the function of a leader. Before you assume that this information does not apply to you because you think you are not a leader, let me suggest that everyone is a leader at some level. From CEO of ...

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HOW TO HELP YOUR TO GIVE YOU PROMOTION.

During my last review I asked my manager, who is a senior vice president, about a promotion. He indicated that he would begin to think about what a promotion for me would look like and discuss it with HR. At the end of our conversation he stated that due to a possible acquisition, I might expect a promotion in the ...

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10 MOST POPULAR HR PRACTICES OF TOP COMPANIES.

Manini Dubey, a software engineer at one of the top Indian IT firms, feels it is high time she starts looking for a new job. Having worked in her current firm for nearly three years, she wants to move over to a new firm, just for the change. But, here is what holds employees like Manini from moving to a ...

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TATA GROUP GESTURE ON 26/11 .YOU MUST READ.

Tata Group have shown gesture for the 26/11 accident . YES! IT IS WORTH READING FOR HR GUYS. All category of employees including those who had completed even 1 day as casuals were treated on duty during the time the hotel was closed Ø   Relief and assistance to all those who were injured and killed Ø   The relief and assistance ...

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SHOULD LEADER RELY ON INTUITION FOR DECISION MAKING?

WHAT IS THE RIGHT WAY FOR DECISION MAKING? A recent Harvard Working Knowledge blog post ( What is the right mix between intuition and analysis? Several clear themes characterized responses to this month’s column. Dominant among these was that the best way to reach a decision depends on a number of factors, including the nature of the decision, the nature ...

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