Simon Sinek can teach you How To Become A Good Presenter! This blog has my notes from his awesome online source hosted on Skillshare.
There is perhaps no better reference point to change the world than by looking at the impact of Gandhi. Here are 11 ways he did it.
My first direct experience with a computer was in using an Apple IIC plus in my dad’s den. I was not even 10 years old, but playing games on that computer would occupy entire weekends! When my neighbor got an Apple IIGS with a color monitor I was really in heaven – wasting even more […]
The most successful people I know don’t act like they are busy. They actually are incredibly busy by most people’s standards, they just don’t come off that way. When you talk with them you have their full attention. They listen to you. They walk in a quick but not hurried fashion. They speak clearly and […]
It doesn’t a lot of words to make a big impact. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=o0FiCxZKuv8] A few powerful words from Dr. Martin Luther King Jr’s final speech.
If you want to lead and wonder what it takes for people to trust you and be willing to follow your direction, demonstrate that you trust them. You’ll be amazed at what people will do to live up to your absolute trust in their capabilities.
Update: A well-informed reader – Mike – let me know that the car in the photo above is highly unqiue – one of the only ones in the country at this time – and it does not have a govenor in it. Also, the use of govenors are primarily for environmental and other reasons, as opposed to […]
Creating a movement is not easy. It requires that you do things that others seem as unnatural and maybe even weird. People will say you should stop doing whatever it is. They may think you are crazy and even laugh a little. Most living things feel safer as a member of a crowd, not out […]
Leadership is one of the most misunderstood and puzzling things. Last week I was with a group of team leaders at work discussing leadership. I felt that this is something we should challenge people do more of. Someone made the comment that “Ravi…you know that we can’t have everyone lead. We don’t have enough stuff […]
One of my favorites sayings (not sure who to attribute it to): “Who you are speaks so loudly, I can hardly hear a word you are saying” When you have nothing to prove and are acting out of sheer joy, interest, kindness and support – you end up making a far bigger impact than you […]
What you (or a customer, or a partner, etc.) do is far more powerful than what you say. We know in marketing that the best form of marketing is a referral from someone who has actually used and can vouch for a product. In family situations, kids learn best not by being told what to […]
Listening to the audio book for How to Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie. Read Part 1 and Part 2 for insights from the earlier portions of the book. Here are some insights from this evening’s listening: See things always from another person’s point of view – always, try as hard as you […]