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Working hard for the end of the day

Let me share with you 6 keys which could help all of us in sharpening our edges. 1. Surround yourself with people who are smarter than you and move out of their way. If you feel like you know everything, you’re wrong. I know what I don’t know and then I find partners who can teach me. A perfect example is my partnership with Patrick Whitesell, my co-CEO at WME. While we take on different roles at the company and focus on different things, we share the same goals and at the end of the day, we’re working toward the same end. [ ... ]

Leadership lessons from life of Socrates

Building a successful venture means consistently making good decisions. The question is how to become great at making good decisions. The answer is to look to Socrates. This ancient philosopher holds the key to an essential leadership skill: ask great questions. The challenge is that too few leaders, managers and employees ask great questions. This is a big problem. Cultures that embrace a culture of questioning thrive and those that fear it either fail or are doomed to mediocrity. The question is how to nurture this Socratic culture. There are 7 basics ingredients to it. 1. QUEST FOR THE BEST ANSWERS “Remember that [ ... ]

Do not wait for inspiration be the inspiration

Years ago in Scotland, the Clark family had a dream. Clark and his wife worked and saved, making plans for their nine children and themselves to travel to the United States. It had taken years, but they had finally saved enough money and had gotten passports and reservations for the whole family on a new liner to the United States. The entire family was filled with anticipation and excitement about their new life. However, seven days before their departure, the youngest son was bitten by a dog. The doctor sewed up the boy but hung a yellow sheet on the Clarks’ [ ... ]


Intuition is a divine knowledge or super natural gif to mankind. It can be to the people who are at certain stage of grace. Meditation brings you more closely to intuition. Intuition is nothing but to see in your heart without conditioning and desires. There is no reason why people are not listening their inner voice? How often you heard your inner noise before going for major decisions? How many of us have checked our attitude of intuition? I believe very strongly that it is a very capable tool given to mankind but incapable people are still not able to explore or [ ... ]


TOP 10 QUALITIES OF LEADERSHIP   In a recent interview on T.V GTPL  I was interviewed by well known anchor Devang Bhatt to identify the “X Factor” qualities in entrepreneurs and executives who tend to rise above the rest. I narrated following qualities as listed below   1/ Aim the Highest 2/ Change the Speed 3/ Stare down Trouble 4/ Fall in Love 5/ Accept Discomfort 6/ Tap That Intangible 7/ Risk is the business 8/ Take decisions 9/ Courageous actions 10/Money in focus Consider the list in reference to your own approach to life [ ... ]


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 to sustain very well in 2 states. Other 2 state they stand with very minor majority. AAP is shining out with new colours. MORAL:   Go with people. Business man has to go with customers.   DEATH OF NELSON MANDELA: World lost great leader of the 21st century.  Nelson [ ... ]


FIRE! FIRE! FIRE! 21st century is an era of fire. Steve Jobs have fire inside. It is constantly burning. Bill Gates has fire inside to bring Microsoft to new level .Blake Beery is putting 100 percentages to put his place in the world with the inner desire. I- Phone is pursuing to capture global market. Just as a candle cannot burn without fire, men cannot live without a fire inside. My favourite quotation is “PUT FIRE IN TO MIND OR PUT MIND IN TO FIRE.” Leaders love to die with his fire instead of ice. A whole life is live and is so [ ... ]


LEADERSHIP LESSONS FROM LIFE OF MILKHA SINGH: Auto biography of Milkh singh ‘ The race of my life ‘ is most inspirational .Some passages are full of pain and hard work. While seeing his movie and referring his auto biography , i ind out following leadership lessons…  1/  POWER OF STRATEGY : “He emphasised that I must maintain my speed for the first 300 meters, and then give it my all in the last 100 meters. He said that if I ran the first 300 meters at full speed, Spence would do the same, although that was not his running strategy.” 2/  POWER [ ... ]


  Today, India is passing from developmental crisis. GDP is slow down to 4.4 % in current month. Even after huge efforts,  political leadership is fail to built up confidence level in the people .They are taking extra ordinary steps but fail to bring results which are  planned. While, taking my regular morning walk at 6-00 a.m., I was thinking what is the way out? What could be style of leader in such crisis? What could be his state of mind? Should he reveal out factual of nation in the front of people? Even after revealing out, what is the solution? Does [ ... ]


Rather than seeking to maintain the status quo during difficult times, the new book Adaptability by Max McKeown argues that successful organisations understand the value of responding to turbulence. This management-issues book explains that adaptability is ultimately about “looking reality in the face” and responding with experimentation rather than trying to avoid challenges: Nelson MANDELA very profoundly said, “It is better to lead from behind and to put others in front, especially when you celebrate victory when nice things occur. You take the front line when there is danger. Then people will appreciate your leadership. “ If people around you won’t accept as [ ... ]