Advanced leadership qualities – Acceptance of facts

Over the past few days, I had the pleasure of reading interviews of two highly accomplished and successful individuals and leaders in their own right.  While both interviews had an ample sprinkling of tips for self-development and leadership, I was surprised at how both celebrities admitted, publicly, a negative quality about themselves.  This “acceptance of …

Sending powerful and influential leadership messages

Step It is possible for leaders to send out high potential, powerful and influential leadership messages without much fanfare.  In an earlier post, I had written about how one can alter someone else’s actions by changing one’s own. Similarly, by putting in an irreversible action or by taking an un-retractable step, you can send out …

Six Activities that develop effective leadership qualities

Jungfrau, Switzerland The best way to learn is by doing and one can develop effective leadership qualities by taking on certain activities.  Activities that need you to step out of your comfort zone, work with people, put a plan together and then executive systematically are ones that help develop effective leadership qualities.  These activities must …

Personal Development Framework – based on business framework

Personal Development Framework For an effective personal development framework, one can just take what works for successful corporations.  Similar to competitive advantage and performance management, what works well for a business also works wells for individuals. Just as businesses need to grow to fulfill their potential and promise, so also at a personal level we …

Lack of confidence as a leadership deterrent

  Self-confidence Continuing with the responses to our survey analysis, lack of confidence is another big factor that was pointed out as a deterrent to someone taking up challenging leadership initiatives. Lack of confidence is very closely related to fear of failure. In this post, we look at confidence from a different viewpoint, and that …