February 9th, 2012 Posted by admin
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"The most important persuasion tool you have in your entire arsenal is integrity." - Zig Ziglar

Many persons look to the executive level of organizations for leadership on issues of integrity. The acceptable and expected behaviours of [...]

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February 6th, 2012 Posted by admin

"The tongue has the power of life and death." - Proverbs 18:21a

Have you ever noticed that listening to some people raises your spirit, while listening to others incites within you very negative emotions such as [...]

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February 3rd, 2012 Posted by admin

"Nobody can go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can start today and make a new ending"  -  Maria Robinson

Jiri Maley, a principal in the Toronto office of McKinsey & Co., identifies three [...]

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February 3rd, 2012 Posted by admin

"Leaders honor their core values, but they are flexible in how they execute them."  -  Colin Powell

In a recent dialogue with leaders across several disciplines and nations, the issue of context or environment became the [...]

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February 3rd, 2012 Posted by admin

“We've always treated the historical context of a particular time as a kind of sidebar to any discussion about business leadership. But we've found that context is far more salient than we ever imagined.” - Nitin Nohria (Dean, [...]

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February 3rd, 2012 Posted by admin

"The strongest influences in my life and my work are always whomever I love."  -  Tennessee Williams

A part of relationship-building is understanding people’s motivations.  This is a necessary skill especially when addressing entrenched habits.  The [...]

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February 3rd, 2012 Posted by admin

"Leadership is getting people to work for you when they are not obligated" - Fred Smith, CEO of FedEx

The second level of leadership is Building Relationships. This is the foundation of leadership. At this level of [...]

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February 3rd, 2012 Posted by admin

"What we call the beginning is often the end. And to make an end is to make a beginning. The end is where we start from."  -  T.S. Eliot

'Vision', 'big picture', 'dream' ... Whatever the [...]

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February 3rd, 2012 Posted by admin

"The beginning is the most important part of the work"  -  Plato

January is always viewed as a beginning.  For some, it is the beginning of the last quarter of the fiscal year and the time [...]

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January 30th, 2012 Posted by admin

"Standing on the mountain, if you aim for less than the stars, you won't reach the sky."  -  SNR

"What's the bottom line?" A question that we have heard repeatedly and in many different contexts. In [...]

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