Reflections on My First 80 Years
Reading Time: 2 minutes Today, I am 80 years old, and the following is a compilation of my thoughts and reflections on my first 80 years. I’ve learned so much along the way, and I hope these lessons will help you live a life filled with love, joy, and peace.
Leadership Qualities: What It Takes to Be an Executive Leader
Reading Time: 4 minutes The value of scarcity has been praised by poets, philosophers, and storytellers for thousands of years. They correctly point out that sometimes having nothing at all is preferable. Yet, it seems to me that few people think about the risks, challenges, and setbacks—all of which are equally important. We need
Executive Success: When The Best Factors Fit
Reading Time: 4 minutes Leadership is extremely dependent on the interrelationships between other critical success factors. In short, you cannot lead in a vacuum. That would defeat the whole point of leadership. Moreover, the more established a business becomes, the more important it is to master its management. After all, certain success factors are necessary for effective leadership and executive success. Knowing this, is it invaluable for us to understand what is really necessary for executive development to bring results to the organization.
Success Factors: The Basis of Executive Leadership
Reading Time: 3 minutes Success factors are necessary for effective executive leadership. They constitute the various forces (internal and external) affecting executives and business operations. After all, executive leadership depends as much on success factors like well-developed and goal-oriented strategies, proper procedures, and qualified staff as it does on managing interactions with the surrounding “system.” The end result is a systemic model that, when properly applied, has the potential to enhance effective leadership.
Organizational Development: Personalized Executive Support
Reading Time: 4 minutes An organization would be nothing without its people. Even the best organizations need skilled leaders at all levels to stay motivated, supported, and guided in finding creative solutions to challenging problems. Leaders do not simply arise out of nowhere. Rather, organizations develop such roles for people to advance into executive leadership and assist firms in developing other leaders with company-based values, visions, and overall goals.
Positive Intelligence: The Beginning of Emotional Intelligence
Reading Time: 4 minutes Positive intelligence (PQ) is a measurement of how well your thinking can benefit you in the workplace. Essential players are on the frontlines of this never-ending mental battle: The destructive “Saboteur” and the wise “Sage”. Different regions and muscle powers of the brain fuel the Saboteurs and Sage. Both are crucial to improving one’s PQ — then, subsequently, one’s emotional intelligence (EQ). It’s all about understanding how to navigate them.
Leadership Mindset Matters: The Development of Emotional Intelligence
Reading Time: 3 minutes EQ involves processing emotions that influence our decisions. Effective leadership consists of strategy and long-term solutions. To become such a leader, you must improve the development of your EQ.
Key Advice for Leadership Development
Reading Time: 4 minutes Leaders’ essential habits to be effective are ingrained in good leadership practices and leadership development.
The 3 Leadership Habits You Need to Grow as an Executive
Reading Time: 4 minutes Every great leader you know has leadership habits that have allowed them to evolve from a good leader, to one that makes an impact on the people and organizations they work lead.
How to Combat Your Saboteurs and Eliminate Self-Doubt
Reading Time: 4 minutes We’ll be looking at your saboteurs in the final part of this series. The most crucial aspect of Positive Intelligence® is identifying and managing these saboteurs to prevent yourself from falling into the same cycle of negative thinking.