Jack Welch’s life is the standard American Dream – son of a Railroad conductor, born into poverty, worked his way through school and college. Then worked for General Electric – probably the most admired company ever – for 41 years starting 1960 and was CEO for 20 years from 1981 to 2001. Continue reading Book Giveaway #50: Winning
Ever faced such a situation? How does a leader go about inspiring to team to begin collaboration with urgency and focus? How to create a compelling vision? How to build trust? Continue reading Book Giveaway #47: The Tools of Leadership
… I employ the creative opportunities innate in the three ordinary realms around you – the visual material space, the theater of relationships and the vibrational environment. Now, you are part of all of them at all moments. But do you relate them with awareness? When you look at any place or thing, do you look deep enough, close enough and care enough to wonder and ask questions? Continue reading Book Giveaway #44: Creative Living
What does it take to be the “father of electronic gaming”? What does it take to be the first boss of Steve Jobs? Maybe a lot – could be being the right person at the right time.
Or, maybe, that is retrospective wisdom? Certainly, the same opportunity was available to many, but only Nolan Bushnell though “think through” and “act upon” his instincts?
Bushnell is here to help – he offers 51 things to know – especially if you wish to bring out and nourish the genius in yourself and others. Continue reading Book Giveaway #40: Finding the Next Steve Jobs
Today’s Book: The Inspirational Trainer: Making Your Training Flexible, Spontaneous And Creative by Paul Z Jackson As was shared in the post “What Got You Here Won’t Get You There”, Coaching is an essential skill for everyone. Training comes close. … Continue reading Book Giveaway #38:The Inspirational Trainer
… from well-known names like Mike Lawrie, Azim Premji and Mother Teresa to a chef, a masseuse and a service boy, with whom he has had meaningful interactions and who have inspired him. He includes people from a broad professional spectrum; CEOs, doctors, the director general of police, realtors, an attorney, a chartered accountant, a consultant and a sports coach are among those who make his list. ” Continue reading Book Giveaway #37: Unusual People Do Things Differently
Coaching is as essential skill these days. We need people in command to be more of a coach than simply being a manager or leader. This book includes author’s own story of how he got the opportunity to start one-to-one coaching. Continue reading Book Giveaway #36: What Got You Here Won’t Get You There
Today’s Book: 23 Reasons why Businesses Fail and what you can do about it by Barry Thomsen As per a recent report in Forbes: 20% of small businesses fail in their first year, 30% in their second year, 50% by … Continue reading Book Giveaway #35: 23 Reasons why Businesses Fail and what you can do about it
If words come of out of the heart,
they will enter the heart.
If they are spoken just from the mouth,
they will not even reach the ears. [Al Suhrawardi] Continue reading Book Giveaway #031: The One-Minute Sufi
Let us dive in with a radical provocative thought: Does having good reputation help? But, what if your “great” reputation trapped your business into fixed behavior (you can’t risk your reputation, right?) not allowing you the flexibility and agility that are so essential these days? Continue reading Book Giveaway #29: Secrets of the Moneylab