7 Life Lessons From A Near Death Experience

Two weeks ago, l nearly died. Not the airy fairy nearly died throw away comments, I’m talking about the 6-day Intensive Care Unit (ICU) stay that the universe had planned for me. I share this not for sympathy but as a wonderful reminder that no matter how well we are traveling, no matter our successes,…

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9 Ways For Leaders To Amplify Their Gratitude

When it comes to creating success, many fall into the trap of not seeing people. Qualities such as kindness, humor or physical appearance are often the first to be identified, yet the most magnetic trait is gratitude. In business, we are drawn to people who acknowledge our contributions. When leaders value gratitude, employees show their…

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10 Ways To Treat Your Career Like An Entrepreneur Would Treat Their Business

Everyone wants a slice of the entrepreneurial cake. Entrepreneurship has become so broad and common, it has permeated the walls of the traditional workplace. It’s the buzzword of the 21st century. Even more than that, it’s a mindset. It’s a belief that you can be the ground breaker like Richard Branson, the sleep revolutionist like Arianna…

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How Leaders Can Break Free From Mediocrity

Have you ever noticed that many people are walking head-down, going through the motions, looking down on their smart phones, mindlessly going about their day? So many of these people are sleeping, even when they’re moving. They’re living mediocre lives. Creating an environment of thinking small, being insignificant and choosing a world of mediocrity has…

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6 ways how leaders slaughter imagination and kill creativity in business

Creativity and creative problem solving are 21st century leadership skills. In today’s VUCA (volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous) world, using collective imagination to develop solutions is more needed than ever. The risk of embracing imaginative responses is heightened as business will miss out on breakthrough ideas that can become innovations if the bar isn’t raised. Research…

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Social Media: The Thief Of Joy

Social media propels a comparison culture where we measure our success, self-worth and happiness through likes, emojis and comments. We measure, liken, contrast and mould our entire lives around comparison. As humans, we all make comparisons. Perhaps more so now than ever. Our world is governed by digital media. Social media constantly shows the highlight…

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9 truths that nobody is teaching women in entrepreneurship

There has never been a better time to be a female entrepreneur than today. Women entrepreneurs represent some of the best business leaders the world has ever seen. The Center for an Urban Future unveiled that women-led companies in US are representing massive potential for job growth nationwide. Women are starting business in every industry, paving the way for…

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Confidence Vs Ego – which do you have?

There is a fine line between confidence and ego. Sometimes the line can be blurred. It can feel thin and and wobbly, requiring one to adopt balancing tricks as if walking along the tight rope without the safety net. Here’s the difference: Ego acts as a repellent, while confidence draws people in like a magnet. Leaders…

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7 Principles to Implement Right Now to Be The Best Leader

Whether you are the class clown or identified geek in the class, why do we automatically assume one cannot lead? There is plenty of research on the introvert and extrovert spectrum but what if it was about how you lead your team, rather than you. I’m not buying the either-or debate. How you tailor your…

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Do You Have Humility? Here Are 8 Signs of a Truly Humble Leader

These days all I hear is how humble l am, how much money I gave to charity, how l have 10,000 followers on Facebook and in the same breath people professing to being humble. As if being humble is a badge of honor. I am tired of the word being thrown around like a rag…

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