The author says that your ability to survive and thrive in new the worlds depends on six “essential aptitudes”:
1. Design (beyond function)
2. Story (beyond argument)
3. Symphony (beyond focus)
4. Empathy (beyond logic)
5. Play (beyond seriousness)
6. Meaning (beyond accumulation) Continue reading Book Giveaway #76: A Whole New Mind
“Every company would like to be best at something, but few actually understand – with piercing insight and egoless clarity – what they actually have the potential to be the best at and, just as important, what they cannot be best at. And, IT IS THIS IS DISTINCTION that stands one of primary contrasts between the good-to-great companies”. Continue reading Book Giveaway #75: Good To Great
EXTRAORDINARY EFFORTS has three components:
1. Actions that move you closer to your ideal results.
2. Actions that will most likely take you out of your comfort zone.
3. Consistent effort over an extended period of time (regardless of your results along the way). Continue reading Book Giveaway #74: The Miracle Equation
“I became intrigued by people who had unearthed their true calling, or at least those who were willing to try. Those who fought with the seduction of money, intensity, and novelty, but overcame their allure. THOSE WHO BROKE AWAY FROM THE CHORUS TO LEARN THE SOUND OF THEIR OWN VOICE.” Continue reading Book Giveaway #73: What Should I Do with My Life?
Some people say that before loudly telling the world that your PASSION is more important than MONEY, you must have amassed huge amounts of wealth. Though, the irony is that it might be too late.
What’s your passion? Social entrepreneur Noeline Kirabo reflects on her work helping out-of-school young people in Uganda turn their passions into profitable businesses — and shares the two questions you can ask yourself to begin doing the same. Continue reading TED Talk of the Day #012: TWO questions to uncover your passion — and turn it into a career
“Once YOU LET THAT CONSCIOUS VOICE take over your life, THAT DEEP WISDOM THAT IS QUITE AWARE and knows what’s right for you, then you will discover your greatness. It’s an invisible force that lies deep within you., the person you know you really are. IT IS THE PERSON that most of us never let the other people see.” Continue reading Book Giveaway #67: Who Says You Can’t Do?
When it comes to achieving goals making committed decisions involves:
1. investing upfront;
2. MAKING IT PUBLIC
3, Setting a timeline
4. installing SEVERAL FORMS OF FEEDBACK / ACCOUNTABILITY; and
5. removing or altering EVERYTHING in your environment that OPPOSES your commitment. Continue reading Book Giveaway #64: Willpower Doesn’t Work
Coaching is a continuous process not an occasional conversation – “Let’s sit down and have a coaching session” – or a single event – “It’s time for you to take the Advanced Leadership class”.
You might compare yourself to an orchestra conductor, so that sometimes you work one-on-one with a player, other times, you direct them from afar, and on some occasions you cut people loose so they can develop in areas completely outside your scope. Continue reading Book Giveaway #45: Leader As Coach
Here is a quick coaching primer for managers. It can be taken as one short exercise per day. With 69 exercises, you can be up and running as a Coach in around 2 months even if you give it only few minutes everyday. Continue reading Book Giveaway #39: Instant Coaching
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