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FOCUS ON THE DEVELOPING NEW LEADERS IN THE COMPANY

That is a key finding of a new study by the Hay Group, a talent management consulting firm, that identified the best-managed U.S. companies for 2011. The top 20 highest-rated companies for leadership development included corporate stalwarts such as General Electric (GE), Procter & Gamble (PG), IBM (IBM) and Microsoft (MSFT). One common ingredient — these businesses all place a ...

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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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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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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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WHEN TIGER WOOD WILL BOUNCE BACK. HE NEEDS" Auletta."

We all have our opinions of Tiger Woods’ reading his typed, 14-minute apology. I know I do, but I wanted to hear what a professional crisis manager had to say. So, here goes, both an earful and an education in what not to do if you ever feel compelled to face the media for sexual indiscretions. “First of all, he ...

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ART GURU MAVEN MICHAEL SAY " SORRY"

Arts management maven Michael Kaiser has used his ample résumé and his nine-year perch as president of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts to promote his ideas about how to keep the nonprofit arts solvent. A year ago, he launched the Kennedy Center’s “Arts in Crisis” initiative, offering himself and his brain trust at the Washington, D.C., ...

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NATURE = HAPPENING

LEADERSHIP IS HAPPENING NOT DOING How nature works? You will see that least effort is expended. Sunlight comes automatically, sun never tries. Food is digested automatically, no one tries. Vision is automatic, no one develops. Trying is not a nature. Nature is happening. Grass doesn’t try to grow, it just grows. Fishes don’t try to swim, they just swim. Flowers ...

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THE HABIT OF NOTICING

Can I notice the way of people’s communication? Can I watch dress code of professionals? Can I feel the taste of coffee? Can I see mirror image of mine in the world? Can I see what changes have taken place in me in the last 5 years? Can I focus on the sunset or sunrise? Can I have experience of ...

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SMALL PEOPLE – BIG VALUE

Recently, I had visited one of the government offices in India. I was just sitting outside the CEO’s cabin waiting to meet him. Incidentally, I came across the conversation between two service boys who were laughing heartily on some incident. By their talks, I got to know that one of the boys had spitted in the glass of water and ...

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BE CLEAR – BE SPECIFIC

For most of us, the first thing we must do is to work — to have a roof over our head, bread in our mouth, fire in our chimney — for ourselves and for those who are dependent on us.  Work chosen and loved by a few, accepted and hated by most. Then, there is the joy we give to those ...

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Add value to become Valuable

“What has made you the Vice-President of the MNC?” Dr. Shailesh Thaker had asked this question, when he was conducting Management Training Program in Dubai during the year 2008 for the high potential leaders. In addition, he also asked this question, “What has made you a senior leader?” One of the participants replied, “Every year value addition.” He further added, ...

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