Tag Archives: Leadership development

8 Traits of High-Potential Future Leaders

Training and Development in organizations focuses on maximizing employee abilities to contribute to the organization’s success. “Talent” in organizations is equivalent to the Fountain of Youth and identifying this valuable commodity is the 1st task necessary for a competitive advantage. The questions that needs to be addressed are: how do we identify the talent we need before our competitors […]

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Jack Lalanne, 60 Minutes, and the truth about Sugar and Obesity

60 Minutes televised a segment about new research findings concerning the negative effects of sugar. These findings have been claimed as breakthrough and I find this hard to believe. In the U.S., we live in a society that is deemed over 50% obese and our food choices are filled with an abundance of sugar. Do we really need science […]

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Adapt to Thrive and Survive

“Be like water, my friend” – Bruce Lee A radical idea at the time that predated the legend of the dragon and a phrase that ignited the phenomenon of mixed martial arts.  “Be like water, my friend” is a simple, yet complex statement that changed the thinking and behaviors of millions of people. Bruce Lee […]

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80/20 Rule Unmasked

80 percent of everything is created by 20 percent of everything. 80 percent of every situation is controlled by 20 percent of the processes. The Pareto Principle, or better known as the 80/20 rule is the most productive rule known, and using its power as leverage produces extraordinary results. The best part is that the 80/20 […]

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35 Greatest Leadership Quotes of All-Time from the World’s Greatest Leaders

“It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the ones most responsive to change” — Charles Darwin “The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.” — Martin Luther King, Jr. “No […]

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7 Areas of Limitation in Career Development

Limited Self-Belief and Lack of Self-Esteem As career professionals, we generally underestimate our own abilities and attribute a greater degree of efficiency and aptitude to others. This limiting belief holds career development back from achieving its full potential. Professionals who desire career advancement need to understand that their abilities match up competitively with others in […]

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Identifying Visionary Leadership on the 4th of July

The 4th of July, a day in history that presented the U.S. Declaration of Independence and changed the face of the world forever. The magnanimous courage expressed by the founding fathers was simply extraordinary. Opposed by a superior force and committed to an “all or nothing” strategy that yearned for independence. The 4th of July represents […]

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We NEED Ethical Leadership

GlaxoSmithKline to pay 3 billion in fines for bribing MDs to prescribe and illegally promote Paxil, Wellbutrin and Avandia where it was not regulated by the FDA and withheld research showing adverse effects (i.e. stroke). MDs need to be held responsible for prescribing and endangering patients lives when they knew of the consequences. Medical licenses should be […]

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100 Most Influential World Leaders of All Time

This is an incredible Slide Share on Leadership and I had to share it with you – Please enjoy!! 100 most influential world leaders of all time [slideshare id=8758435&w=477&h=510&sc=no] View more documents from bagotech Related articles Downloads The 100 Most Influential Philosophers Of All Time ebook (aerkvbu.typepad.com) Time’s list of 100 most influential people…where’s PhD.Hun […]

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Leadership Essentials: Public Speaking

Public speaking is the #1 feared activity which is why leadership is magnified through the lens of public speaking.  Great leadership is communicated with a superior ability to provide dynamic speeches in public that capture people’s imaginations. The public speaking platform is essential for leadership and developing the ability to communicate effectively to large audiences is […]

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The Future of Leadership

According to Abraham Maslow, Peter Drucker’s management principles accurately apply to the leaders who have evolved and are at the top of human development. These leaders have met all of their requirements in life and their needs are fulfilled. The strategies purported by Peter Drucker neatly fit the lifestyle of the prototypical leader. Applying Peter […]

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Servant-Based Leadership: A Father’s Day Special

On Father’s Day, as a father of five, I am proud to experience all the wonderful moments associated with my role. My kids take pride in doing the right things for themselves and watching how proud I am of their achievements. As a father, I am a servant leader. I meet my kid’s needs in […]

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Leadership Matters

The main prerequisite for leadership is for the aspiring individual to be motivated to be a leader.  A lack of motivation to handle the enormous task of leadership will certainly end in failure. The second prerequisite for leadership is for the leader to have followers.  Without followers there is no leadership. Leadership is relational – […]

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Negotiate like a Pro – Quick List of Negotiating Tips

Most people don’t like to negotiate – studies have shown that negotiation is the main  reason women receive less pay when compared to men in the workplace.  Negotiation does not always have to be sneaky or intimidating – especially if you know certain techniques.  Organizations want to know how well you can negotiate because this ability will serve the organizational […]

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Actionable Takeaways from the book “Rework”

Below are my takeaways from the book “Rework”  http://37signals.com/rework/ Focus on what won’t change: Free Shipping – Great selection – Friendly Return Policies – Affordable Prices – Reliability – Practicality – Speed – Simplicity – Ease of use – Clarity Pick a fight with the best competitor: i.e. Apple vs. Microsoft Under do the competition – […]

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