Leadership

Are Selfish Organisations Altruistic?

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Recently a relative fell ill and needed immediate platelet transfusion from a live blood donor. I posted a request for a B+ donor on the mail group of our residential community. In just a couple of hours I was swamped by calls, messages, and mails from prospective donors.
From: fistfuloftalent.com By Tim Sackett
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I am more afraid of an army of 100 sheep led by a lion than an army of 100 lions led by a sheep.” – Charles Maurice de Talleyrand-Perigord, French diplomat
“I am more afraid of an army of 100 sheep led by a lion than an army of 100 lions led by a sheep.”   – Charles Maurice de Talleyrand-Perigord, French diplomat I saw that quote on my

Small is the new BIG - Good practices Corporates can imbibe from SME’s

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  Small is the new BIG - Did you read that right? Yes, that’s right! This is the new buzz word of the 21st century. First it was the turn of technology companies dreamt up by buzzing entrepreneurs who built up huge valuations out of translating their ideas into big bucks.
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Devdutt Patnaik lucidly draws from Hindu Mythology, subtle differences between western management thought and possibly forgotten Indian Management Thought. Change happens first in the mind, points out Devdutt Patnaik, so instead of focusing more on the tasks, tools and techniques or what he calls "Institutions and action points." One needs to focus more on thought. As he puts it, "When the thoughts of entrepreneur change then everything

A good leader strategises and always leads from the front - Hindustan Times

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Rana Kapoor, founder managing director and CEO of Yes Bank, has steered the bank since its inception to a height of glory at a time when the going has been tough. As the chief of the bank, he along with his team, decided to invest in the media and advertise at a difficult time.

Increase Your Team's Motivation Five-Fold

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In a famous experiment, researchers ran a lottery with a twist. Half the participants were randomly assigned a lottery number. The remaining half were given a blank piece of paper and a pen and asked to write down any number they would like as their lottery number. Just before drawing the win
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​When Jim Carrey gives a speech what would you expect? Lots of humour, surprises and entertainment: That is what one gets in this Convocation Address, however it is loaded with inspiration. In a way only Jim Carrey can pull it off. A must watch, amazing video for students and businessmen. ​
Maharishi University of Management (http://www.mum.edu) granted degrees to 285 students representing 54 countries. Jim Carrey

Do you have Waigaya meetings?

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Honda does. They have an established practice of spontaneous, agenda-free meetings in which people discuss problems, share facts, express opinions, challenge each other including senior colleagues, and attempt to find effective solutions.

The Top 5 Leadership Stories, June 23-27

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Who doesn't like to navel gaze just a little bit?   At the very least it's become one of society's favorite pastimes to examine the habits, traits, tricks, and mistakes that make people who they are, and this week was no different.