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Lead without a Title

Some insights from Robin, we can pretty much make them our life principles: Remember that you need no title to be a leader. Leadership has less to do with the size of your title than the depth of your commitment. I’ve seen front-line employees, taxi drivers and carpet installers doing their work like Picasso painted. … Continue reading

Make a Difference

You can tell if someone is indispensable just by the way they walk into the room. They have their head high, they look at you, their shoulders are forward, there is a sparkle in their eye. People who are indispensable make the meanings better just by being in it. They care more about what they … Continue reading

Be a Leader (from Robin)

Act Like a Human As the lights go out on the stage of old-school leadership, acting human is your game-changing solution. Acting human engages people – human engagement facilitates others towards their brilliance. A refreshing burst of humanity at the office outlasts and outshines the paycheck, the office with the view, or driving the company … Continue reading

Leadership – Start Today

Leadership means doing your vision (even if you’re title is janitor – be a visionary janitor and create wow in your work). Leadership means staying true to your self. And leadership means, well, not following. When you get to work every day, it’s showtime. No one cares if you have a cold or if you’re … Continue reading

Robin Sharma on “How to start 2010”

We’re just about done 2009. On January, 1, 2010, you get a fresh 365 days. A new chance.  To create the single best year of your life to date. Most will waste this opportunity and make the new  year a repeat of the one just past. Sad. But true. But a few will wake up … Continue reading

Go Giver

Most people just laugh when the hear that the secret to success is giving. Then again, most people are no where near as successful as they wish they were. Your true worth is determined by how much more you give in value than you take in payment. Your income is determined by how many people … Continue reading

Characteristics of a Leader

Confidence: In yourself, your thoughts, your values, your experience, your abilities, and in others. Ability to Analyze objectively: This means evaluating a problem, a person, a situation – everything. It is not just evaluating, but also doing so without personal interests and feelings. Speaking Skills: They come in a different variety: average joe, teleprompter, off-the-cuff, … Continue reading

On Leadership

“Leaders have no interest in proving themselves, but an abiding interest in expressing themselves” According to Warren Bennis, becoming a leader involves: Continuous learning and never-dying curiosity. A compelling vision: leaders first define their reality (what they believe is possible), then set about “managing their dream.” Developing the ability to communicate that vision and inspire … Continue reading

Getting to the Top

Employees looking to move up to their first management positions should work on these skills: Standardizing processes and procedure both across and within units Improving the quality of products and services To reach mid-level management, managers need to find “stretch assignments” that give them experience: Turning around a struggling unit Building a performing team and … Continue reading

Mind & Success

I recently went through an excellent training conducted by a doctor who is expert in NLP, TLT, Hypnosis, and applied behavioral sciences. It was very enlightening, eye-opener experience. Some of the learnings were: Performance is when a person can utilize his competence at the right time, at the right place. Internal emotional state, and self management is required … Continue reading