How to practice Impactful Writing

Impactful writing Effective leaders write well. A well-written piece exhibits clear thinking on the part of the author. If your thinking is flawed, muddled or incomplete, this will surely show up in your writing. Therefore it is important for effective leaders to practice impactful writing. A well-written passage possesses the following characteristics: a. It is …

Reading

Develop deep reading habits Effective leaders read.  They read a lot.  If you aspire to become a leader, you should start reading….. a lot.  And I want you to develop what I call “deep reading”. Let me first explain what is NOT deep reading. My dad was an avid collector of books, and would buy …

Leadership skill – Comfort With Ambiguity

Comfort with Ambiguity One of the advanced skills of a leader is the ability to handle ambiguity. Ambiguity is often confused with complexity or vagueness. Some assignments, projects or initiatives are huge, daunting and complex.  Examples are company strategy (where should RIMM, maker of Blackberry phone concentrate and how do they turn the company around) …