In both our professional and personal lives, the ability to earn trust and cultivate authority is a fundamental key to leadership and success. Whether you find yourself in the role of a team member, manager, parent, aunt, uncle, coach, or volunteer, the principles of becoming a trusted advisor remain universal.
“No matter who you are or what may be your lifework, you are playing checkers with TIME! It is always your next move. Move with quick DECISION and Time will favor you. Stand still and Time will wipe you off the board. You cannot always make the right move, but
Someone said, “Done fast, even if not perfectly, is better than done perfectly, but much later.” My Aussie friend Willem Flach also operates his business with this philosophy: “Better half done and out the door than perfectly done and in the drawer.” We all strive for perfection in everything we
“It’s just about being you and being cool with that. And I think when you’re authentic, you end up following your heart, and you put yourself in places and situations and conversations that you love and that you enjoy. You meet people that you like talking to. You
If we want to stand out in the marketplace, we must bring a unique offering to our fellow humans. And how do we develop the idea for that special product or service? By looking within, by embracing our talent and gifts, by figuring out our ikigai. Innovation always begins within.
If you desire to be a great leader, it’s crucial that you keep the following two things in mind: 1. Be a doer, not a talker. 2. Share the credit with others, and reserve blame for yourself. In his play Richard III, William Shakespeare wrote, “Talkers are no good
In our culture, making more money is equated to success. And countless people choose their vocations and later navigate their professional lives based on this belief alone. But working just for the sake of making money is a hollow pursuit, and an absolute waste of your precious resources. Let’s
Imagine you are walking down a street at the local park, and you see two homeless people sitting on the bench, each with a piece of paper in hand and a cap for money on the ground. One of them has an empty cap and a piece of paper, stating:
If you’re someone who is planning on getting an MBA from a prestigious business school to improve your future career prospects, and is willing to pay hundreds of thousands of dollars to get this fancy degree, then it’s time to stop yourself in your tracks before it gets
Many people, especially if they’re involved in a family business, tend to hire their immediate family members and blood relatives for important positions in their company. But often in my personal opinion, this just opens Pandora’s box and brings countless troubles both in their work and family life.