Successful entrepreneurs know that building a business process, leadership skills is not an option, it is a must. As an entrepreneur, develop your leadership skills is all about developing your mindset and the way you handle people or situations. I with you some tips that can help you improve your leadership skills, but before I, [...]
Most people agree that character is important, and it is crucial for a contagious leader. Character must be cultivated, this is, we must make it a habit to make responsible choices about how we do things, not just about what we do. However, most people can identify character, but not define it, and no one [...]
When you think about the millions of dollars organizations spend each year on IT programs of work, wouldn’t it be prudent knowing that employees actually understand and most importantly embrace the reason behind the changes? There is one way of ensuring that employees and their managers have got the message and truly understand the reasons [...]
Intellectual heavyweights John Ralston Saul, Naomi Klein, Margaret MacMillan and Adam Gopnik discuss “A Crisis in Leadership” at the Globe and Mail Open House Festival. The panelists reflect on what constitutes a good leader and why some leaders fail while others thrive. Journalist Carol Off is the moderator.
In 1978 my company was invited to create a management development programme for one of Honda’s overseas subsidiaries, so I set out to learn about the Honda culture. My job was to embed the core culture of Honda into a training and development programme that fitted into the local culture. I found it a fascinating [...]
Introduction No one will ever be able to convince me that the most challenging component of Project Management is the science behind it. The way in which we need to pull people together to be a high performance team over a relatively short period of time is the most challenging part of Project Management. This [...]
In “Pygmalion” George Bernard Shaw wrote “The difference between a lady and a flower girl is not how she behaves. It’s how she’s treated.” Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe based their famous musical “My Fair Lady” around Shaw’s concept. If it’s good enough for Lerner and Loewe and GBS, maybe you should consider the [...]