Not exactly the best illustration of leadership (courtesy of Joe Lafferty)
What is true leadership all about? How should a real leader distinguish herself from the rest?
While there are plenty of leadership models around (including some which I have previously blogged about), it may be useful for us to think of true leadership as a list of vital traits which such a person should exemplify.
“Everyone wants to succeed at sales. Most people don’t. It’s not that they can’t. It’s just that they don’t know how.”
How do Asian women experience leadership? What challenges do they face?
More importantly, how can organisations recognise, nurture and celebrate Asian women leaders?
The first guys to scale Mount Everest (courtesy of National Geographic)
Imagine for a moment that you’ve set yourself a momentous quest. Like scaling the highest mountain in the world, trekking across the Antarctic on a dog sled, or venturing into the deepest darkest forest of the Amazon.
In the same breath, consider something less physically formidable but perhaps no less challenging. Like undertaking a major project at work, starting a new job, or building a business.
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Leadership is something that many aspire to have but few truly achieve.
It is a long and winding road that requires special qualities which sets these extraordinary human beings from mere mortals. Often, being a leader requires courage, sacrifice and that extra “oomph”.
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I just read an interesting HBR blog post by Hemant Taneja on The Economies of Unscale. In the post, Taneja claimed that the advent of global manufacturing, trade, and the Internet have created a new playing field for small businesses.
Quoting from the post:
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With an estimated net worth of US$4.6 billion, Branson is financially successful beyond anybody’s wildest dreams.