Book Summary: Ubuntu! – An Inspiring Story About an African Tradition of Teamwork and Collaboration

  What's it about? This is one of those books that teaches lessons by telling a story of characters who learn them. In this story, a manager is placed at the head of a department that is not performing well and he finds himself overloaded with work that he decides he must do himself. One day, one of his employees,…

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The World Needs More Revolutionary Leaders

In the not too distant past, I held a callous and shallow definition of a leader, which did not distinguish between normal and revolutionary ones. Over the years though, I have come to question every aspect of what a leader must endure and exhibit to understand both the technical and emotional aspects of any organization. My new understanding has allowed…

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Book Summary: The Ideal Team Player

  What's it about? We've all worked with people who lack a certain something that would make them such a better teammate. We have also (hopefully) all worked with people that just amaze us. This book aims to put those scenarios into measurable qualities. The first part of the book is an introduction to the problem of inconsistent performance across…

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Four Reasons Leaders Don’t Need a Position of Leadership

Just recently someone asked me how learning about leadership or adopting leadership skills would help them, as they were not in a leadership position. First of all, this is a great line of thinking because it really shows that an individual is considering themselves and their development in the bigger picture. Secondly, it's perfectly reasonable to ask a question like…

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