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Never Say Die!

Never Say Die!

‘Would you like me to give you a formula for success? It’s quite simple, really! Double your rate of failure… You’re thinking of failure as the enemy of success. But it isn’t at all… You can be discouraged by failure–or you can learn from it. So go ahead and make mistakes. Make all you can. […]

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Lend me your ear!

Lend me your ear!

“I already know how to listen!” told the executive to an invitation on ‘Active Listening Skill.’ ‘NO ONE LISTENS!’–was the contrasting echo heard in his workgroup. Listening is the most important of all leadership skills. However, the unfortunate truth is that most of us pay little attention to the quality of our listening, leaving a […]

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Leadership element series: ‘Thought’ Leadership

Leadership element series: ‘Thought’ Leadership

Have we ever stopped to think what our mind is? Or rather what our mind is made up of, though we engage it in various activities from dawn to dusk? Our mind is made up of thoughts. Thoughts have different colors to it–good, bad, pleasant, unpleasant and so on. It could be surprising for some […]

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Steve Jobs – His Leadership Legacy

Steve Jobs – His Leadership Legacy

Last week saw the demise of one of the greatest technological visionaries, Steve Jobs. While the world is slowly coming to grips with the fact of his departure, the buzz in the media has been of the leadership legacy that he left behind. In this article we wish to delve into some of the key […]

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Leadership elements series: Patience

Leadership elements series: Patience

To be ‘Faster, faster, faster’ seems to be the mantra today. We have fast cars, fast trains, faster communication means, fast food, fast friendships, fast marriages and fast divorces too! It’s the age of instant gratification and instant karma! We want quick results. The major part of the world that is living in big cities […]

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From Good to Great

From Good to Great

Waste no more time arguing what a good man should be. Be one! — Marcus Aurelius A leader driven by principles of dharma (righteousness) is elevated to the platform of spiritual leadership that enables one to be a visionary. King Yudhisthira, an emperor of the Vedic era, was such an exemplary leader. A saintly king, […]

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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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Seeing the iceberg!

Seeing the iceberg!

Radhanath Swami in his search for love of God in the Himalayas stumbled upon a leper colony where he found an old woman in rags, severely affected by leprosy, her face deformed, lying on the ground in misery. Radhanath swami looked at her and felt in her teary eyes the love of a mother, an affection real and rare. Externally she was repelling but beneath the surface Radhanath Swami saw a mother waiting eagerly to share her love, as she placed her blood stained hand on his head. Radhanath Swami graciously accepted this as her blessings.

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