As I have been travelling around the world, I see there are 7 driving trends emerging regardless of which country you are in.
In the past information was controlled by a very few people whether be it an organisation, or be academic, or elite class, the editors of newspapers or the staff of these firms dictated what would or would not be said on TV.
Because of this, it is even more important for leaders of the 21st century to have a unique perspective and ensure that their…
Technical skills for any top talent is an assumed competency, however, to be a game changer in the 21st century where there is no room for second best and to attract, retain and grow your top talent, one also needs the adaptive skills.
They have to be known for knowing something, and not just knowing something and become the game changers where they go onto drive innovation from within.
The rate of change we are experiencing is unprecedented. The nature of how we work is evolving with the impact of technology. …
One of the most common questions we are asked in both business and social settings is, “So, what do you do?” Answering this question well depends on your ability to quickly assess the situation and the person you are addressing.
For your response to have the right impact, it should be framed in such a way that it suits the audience, the situation and the energy levels in the room.
It must also quickly and succinctly highlight your expertise in a way that ensures your audience (whether it be an audience of one or many) understands and, most importantly, values…
When we talk about engagement here, we are referring to people engaging with people (one-to-many) and not the product.
While engaged with an audience, you should be clear about what are you addressing to whom rather than the outcome.
The phrase ‘people buy from people’ doesn’t just refer to the buying of goods. It equally refers to the sharing of knowledge, wisdom, thoughts and ideas.
This is our primary role as a leader, entrepreneur and/or subject matter expert. In a world that’s wired 24/7 it is becoming increasingly challenging to make ourselves heard let alone stand out from the competition.
Have you ever heard a person speak and felt immediately drawn to them? Most of you may hate politics, but the moment the U.S. President Barack Obama starts speaking, you are most likely to tune in.
Another great orator that the world loves is Oprah Winfrey. In fact, she made her way to success based on her ability to speak. And there is the Prime Minister of India- Narendra Modi, who captivates everyone with his powerful speeches.
Late Jawaharlal Nehru’s ‘Tryst with Destiny’ still fills everyone’s heart with emotions of pride and respect for the country. There have been multiple…
Looking forward to an awesome 2021 for all of us.
It’s never ever too late to set our goals and go achieve them.
Every morning, all over the world, people wake up early whilst it’s still dark, get dressed, get into their vehicles driving through heavy traffic to get to work.
They sit down at uninspiring desks and get told what they have to do for the next 8 to 10 hours a day whether they like it or not.
They make just enough money to pay their bills, conversations with other people in coffee shops are all about their…
Before the 19th Century, humans were predominantly driven by a basic need to survive. In harnessing the world’s natural resources during the 19th Century’s Industrial Age, we saw the living standards of the working class steadily grow.
This trend continued into the 20th Century and the advent of the Information Age..
But while ready access to information from around the globe has democratised knowledge, we are faced with a new challenge of being surrounded by an overabundance of choice. …
A primary limit of human greatness is fear. Well, in fact that we are human, we have fear. You have to admit that the perfect human being doesn’t fear.
My own personal life, when I have experienced fear, I work on having growth in that area so that fear no longer dictates that area. Life changed me the next series of fear to deal with so it’s been an on-going challenge every time.
It’s like you climb one mountain then you come down then there’s another one that you have to climb so it’s time to talk about mountain is…