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Leadership presence

Leadership presence is the hallmark of successful leaders. By definition, when I have leadership presence I’m able to exert influence on others beyond that’s conferred by formal authority. Being present, genuine, clear, authentic, trustworthy, consistent, resolute and resilient significantly contributes to building and enhancing leadership presence. The good news is that we can build leadership …

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Future

My interest is in the future because I am going to spend the rest of my life there – Anonymous. By and large the future shapes up based on what we think and do today. We have the power to make choices – as to what to do, what not to do – that shapes …

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Grit, Perseverance

I’m convinced that about half of what separates successful entrepreneurs from the non-successful ones is pure perseverance – Steve Jobs said once. There are such rough moments that most people give up – he continued. As a Business Owner one faces multiple challenges on various fronts. Grit, perseverance comes handy to persist, keep moving. And …

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Flexibility

Due to the heat expansion of the tower’s iron in the summer sun, the Eiffel Tower’s height can grow by up-to 6 inches. As leaders, can we consciously build and keep flexibility in our structures, ways, means, and methods?

Business Fitness

While on a Scaling-up journey, businesses have a tendency to accumulate fat at wrong places – for eg: fat in the belly. One needs to pay attention, needs to be mindful, that we remain fit and healthy as we grow – for eg: Financial fitness, Marketing fitness, Sales fitness, Operations fitness, Talent fitness… Need to …

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Where we’re going to!

What matters is where we are going to! As human beings we have immense possibility to influence our future, change our story, decide, determine and live a new story. In that sense, what’s ‘Now on’ can be different from what’s ‘So far’. What we’ve done so far need not be indicative of what we’re capable …

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Energy

What we have done so far is one story – that’s not indicative of what we are capable of doing going forward. As Humans, we have immense possibility to create a story ‘now on’ that’s significantly different from the one ‘so far’. It is our dreams that energise us more than our abilities – said …

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Focus

We might be seeing opportunities and possibilities floating around us in different types, shapes and sizes. Many of them might even look tempting to go for. Saying yes to them may make us incredibly busy. Whether it would translate in to a successful business outcome is always in question. As Steve Jobs said once, if …

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