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Control v/s Influence- Three levels of Leadership

Control v/s Influence- Three levels of Leadership

“A great man is always willing to be little” – Ralph Waldo Emerson Leaders wish their team members remain loyal, committed and enthused to contribute more. However for most leaders, the painful truth strikes after some time; the followers leave the leader and in worst situations defy or challenge the authority, and may even sabotage […]

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Role v/s Goal – what’s more important?

Role v/s Goal – what’s more important?

“The greatest leader is not someone who is the only leader. The greatest leader is one who inspires others to be leaders.” – Radhanath Swami Most of us grow learning to be ambitious and get what you want at any cost. As we sing praises of individual gold medals and idolize heroes who fight for […]

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Never say ‘No’

Never say ‘No’

“We must be silent before we can listen. We must listen before we can learn. We must learn before we can prepare. We must prepare before we can serve. We must serve before we can lead.” 

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Achieving a ‘Real’ victory over ‘False’ ego

Achieving a ‘Real’ victory over ‘False’ ego

“Talent is God given, be humble. Fame is man-given, be grateful. Egotism is self-given, be careful.”-John Wooden Sustainable leadership calls for emotional fortitude of the leader. A leader’s emotional stability is revealed by his or her ability to face setbacks and failures cheerfully, and by his or her character to handle success and victory justly, […]

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The higher dimension of ‘service’

The higher dimension of ‘service’

“I slept and dreamt that life was joy. I awoke and saw that life was service. I acted and behold, service was joy.”  – Rabindranath Tagore Most personality development workshops speak about developing serving and caring skills, as if these are techniques that can be mastered. If you are internally not convinced of the principle […]

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Do you have it in you?

Do you have it in you?

Walt Disney, arguably one of the exemplary leaders America has produced, in his life, and since his death, did more to touch the hearts and minds of millions of Americans than any other person in the past century. If we study Walt Disney closely, we find how he toiled all through his life to make […]

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Servant, Leader or Both?

Servant, Leader or Both?

Increasingly, leadership gurus graciously accept the close link between leadership and service. New books on leadership drag into spotlight corollaries of a previously ignored simple truth of life—that we can do the most good to ourselves by doing good to others. Back in 2005 when Radhanath Swami was invited by Cornell University to be the […]

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