Business development is simply a broad term that is used in the process of reinforcing ties with existing customers/clients as well as luring clients in various areas of the consumer market. To accomplish this objective, professional development usually crosses conventional barriers between marketing, sales, operations, management and customer care in order to ensure that this process Continue reading
How do you ensure that your New Year’s resolutions become a source of inspiration and progress, instead of fodder for your inner critic?
There’s an insightful quote by Oscar Wilde on this topic – he wrote: “A New Year’s resolution is something that goes in one year and out the other.” Sadly, it’s all too true. Some statistics show that almost 97 percent of New Year’s resolutions Continue reading
Being extraordinary as a leader would mean consciously deciding not to be ordinary. The extraordinary leader consciously chooses to lead in a way that’s fair, consistent and genuine; in – integrity, dependable, and also positive. They are individuals who have the courage to express themselves in a way to inspire those around them.
Leading by self-expression is not just about speaking Continue reading
The parable of the Good Shepherd in John Chapter 10 in the New Testament has so many simple and also profound lessons to teach us.
At night a shepherd brings all his sheep to an enclosure, into an enclosed area, and a wall surrounds the sheep, and an old wooden gate would be used as the door.
Jesus Christ is recounting this amazing parable.
He speaks Continue reading
Leadership competencies are actually skills as well behaviors which contribute hugely to superior performance. Organizations that take leadership competencies into account show development and progress, thus building future generation of leaders. These competencies are applicable to every organization. Few of them have adopted these skills, but still many others need to adapt Continue reading
Being a freelance writer requires you to hustle, empathize, manage your time, and exude self-confidence. And then there’s the writing. From giving speeches to selling your services, the skill-set goes beyond the printed word. So, what’s the best way to manage the rollercoaster ride of feelings most writers go through to make a living? And how can you deal with one of the biggest Continue reading
I train a large number of leaders from different organizations in the region, and most of them are in mid to senior level leadership positions. Most organizations will need to have better quality leaders, and as a result, new skills need to be taught. One particular skill that stands out is neuro-linguistic programming.
We know that communication is an essential skill in the leadership toolbox. Continue reading