Posts Tagged: Soft skil

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GREATNESS: NATURE OR NURTURE
November 17, 2009
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What makes Tiger Woods great? What made Berkshire Hathaway (Charts) Chairman Warren Buffett the world’s premier investor? What has help Sachin Tendulkar to play cricket for 20 years? Why Lata Mangeskar is matchless and able to perform still just after 60 years of her career also? We think we know: Each was a natural who came […]
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AN ENGINEER OF 76 YEARS …..LEARN LEADERSHIP LESSONS
November 2, 2009
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A retired Indian engineer, Chewang Norphel, 76, has built 12 new glaciers already and is racing to create five more before he dies, and by then he hopes to train enough new ‘icemen’ to continue the work he is doing to save the world’s ‘third icecap’ from being transformed into rivers, reports Telegraph. His race […]
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DISTURB ME, PLEASE!
October 27, 2009
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In graduate school, I had one professor who encouraged us to notice what surprised or disturbed us. If we were surprised by some statement, it indicated we were assuming that something else was true. If we were disturbed by a comment, it indicated we held a belief contrary to that. Noticing what disturbs me has […]
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AIM FOR EXCELLENCE, NOT FOR PERFECTION
October 26, 2009
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Recently, one afternoon I went to a pottery shop on the outskirts of Tokyo and happened to meet the head potter who had stopped by to check on her staff. After looking around the shop, I asked the potter if she had a few minutes to chat and explain her work to me. The first […]