Leadership

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.

Summit Fever in Board Rooms

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On May 20, 2014 Chhanda Gayen and two Sherpas were swept away by an avalanche while descending from Mt. Yalung Kang (8505m), the west peak of Kanchenjunga massif. Experts do falter She was a very accomplished mountaineer. In May 2013, she created a world record by climbing Mt. Everest (8848

Betting on your "Your Core Genius"

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"When I talk to people who have a hard time achieving goals, one of the most common excuses I hear is “but I don’t have enough time.” If you can’t find extra time to invest in the pursuit of your goals, it’s time to reprioritize your responsibilities." This

If you don’t have a plan B, you don’t have a plan

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You might have heard about the Chinese proverb that says, “When planning for a year, plant corn.  When planning for a decade, plant trees.  When planning for life, train and educate people.”  And part of that training should be developing a backup plan.   You ma
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January 23, 2014 By Jack and Suzy Welch The best thing that can happen to you as a boss is hiring a person who is smarter, more creative, or in some way more talented than you are. It’s like winning the lottery. Suddenly you’ve got a team member whose talent will very likely improve everyone’s performance and reputation. Including yours. Yes, it’s human nature to feel fearful that a