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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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LEADERSHIP SHOULD BE FACING UNCOMFORTABLE REALITY

As humans we seem to have an infinite capacity to live in denial. Whilst denial is a commonly used coping mechanism, it’s deadly for leaders. Surprisingly, it’s not uncommon to find leaders living in denial, failing to face a threatening shift in reality, a changing marketplace or changing customer expectations. Unfortunately many leaders ignore or deny their new reality, hoping ...

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FORGET EVERYTHING : FOLLOW RULE OF GIVING.

LAW OF GIVING: People generally do not forget when they do good to others.  At the same time, the same people acknowledge when others do good to them as it leaves a mark in their lives. Doing something great for someone at some opportune moment in life is an extraordinary act but one has to live by it knowing that ...

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REALISE THE POWER OF 1 HOUR EXTRA.

What is one thing that stops you from truly succeeding today? According to the thousands of business owners and sales professionals for whom I have led training workshops, there has been an all too prevalent theme that inhibits people from bringing them the wealth and results they desire. It really comes down to a few common behaviors that can be ...

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TALE ME YOUR IDEA NOT ABOUT MIND : LEADER SAYS:

Tell Me Your Idea (and Don’t Mind the Silly Putty) By ADAM BRYANT This interview with Laurel J. Richie, president of the W.N.B.A., was conducted and edited by Adam Bryant. Earl Wilson/The New York Times Laurel J. Richie, president of the W.N.B.A., says she’s learned to encourage employees to express their own points of view. At meetings, she says, she ...

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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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WHAT IS YOUR LEADERSHIP SCORECARD ?

Charlotte Beers, former chairwoman and C.E.O. of Ogilvy & Mather Worldwide, now runs seminars called “The X Factor” for female leaders. She says it’s vital to make self-assessments, and to include “the good, the bad and the ugly.” Q. Tell me about your early management roles. A. I was in my early 30s, and I was the first management supervisor ...

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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 THE BODY SHOP BECOME A SUCCESS.

“If you do things well, do them better. Be daring, be first, be different, be just,” says Roddick – a phrase that could very well be her company motto. She has taken her $6,500 loan and turned it into a successful multi-million dollar corporation that continues to not only make popular cosmetic products but also push the boundaries of corporate ...

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SELLING THE IDEA IS MORE DIFFICULT THAN DEVELOPING IDEA ITSLEF.

Idea_bulb Convincing someone that an idea – perhaps your idea – is the best one can sometimes be more difficult than actually developing the idea itself. From my experience, there’s five rules to follow (more or less in order) to make sure your ideas are given the proper attention they deserve as you move from brainstorming to implementation. 1. Link ...

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TOP 20 INNOVATIVE COMPANIES OF THE WORLD.

FastCompany has placed the globe’s brightest companies under the microscope to develop its 2010 list of the world’s most innovative firms. While some usual suspects like Apple and Google made the list, a number of small companies that have made a big impact in the innovation stakes are also included. Here’s the top 20: 1. Facebook 2. Amazon 3. Apple ...

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FOUNDER TRANSFERS BUSINESS TO EMPLOYEES

Moore said he began thinking about succession about nine years ago. He’d heard about employee stock option programs and got much more serious about the idea three years ago. That Moore has now pulled off what few other company owners would even dream about comes as no surprise to longtime acquaintances, such as Glenn Dahl, owner of NatureBake bakery in ...

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MANAGEMENT LESSONS FROM WINTER OLYMPICS

As the Olympics wind up, I find myself reflecting back especially on Shaun White’s amazing performance. When he won his well-deserved half-pipe gold in Vancouver under a blizzard of media coverage, even a sober academic like me was jumping up and down, watching the excitement on television. It strikes me now that the business and academic communities can learn powerful ...

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Green Buildings Increasing Productivity at Work Place

Tenants in green buildings experience increased productivity and fewer sick days, says a survey. According to the study conducted by the University of San Diego and commercial real estate broker CB Richard Ellis Group, Green buildings have lower vacancy rates and higher rents than non-green counterparts, reports Chris Palmeri of Business Week. Respondents of the survey said that an average ...

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COMMUNITY WEB, INTERVIEW, JOB AND TALENT

We know for years that the focus should be on talent and not on jobs. I am always directing people to think of their careers like a business. Even people inside organizations today should view their work and career as if they owe it. How differently would we act if we approach our work with an entrepreneurial spirit? What value-addition ...

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HOW TO SALE NEW IDEA.

It can often be harder to sell a new idea to colleagues or clients than it is to develop a new concept in the first place. There are five golden rules to follow to ensure your idea is given the attention it deserves. In summary these are: 1. Be purposeful - link the idea to an outcome or a way ...

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A PROFESSOR’S LESSON 30 YEARS AGO

On one winter semester, during college in upstate New York, I took an 8 AM history class to fulfill a requirement. It was hard to get up for that class, but about 15 of us met 3 times a week to brave the cold winds and trudge to that lecture in a non-descript classroom. The professor of that class was an ...

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4 MANTRAS OF LEADERSHIP.

The perfect is the enemy of the deadline. When we had to build the hardware for our fourth major design iteration of the Chevy Volt battery, we were working closely with our suppliers and realized we needed a three-month delay to do it. They said, “That’s inconceivable. You can’t do a whole re-design in three months.” There were lot of ...

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SMALL PERSON: SHOWING ALL OF US A WAY TO SUCCESS

By demonstrating sheer grit and determination, Manish Patel who got the job of a Head Peon with a Mumbai-based ad agency is today an award-winning copywriter. When the administrative officer at Ambience Publicis, mentioned that the only vacancy was that of a head peon, Patel took up the offer. In the few seconds it took to make up his mind, ...

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