7 Ways to Enhance Your Emotional Intelligence
Emotional Intelligence

I am a big fan of emotional intelligence (EQ) and believe it’s a game changer for your life and career. In a previous article, I defined emotional intelligence as: “The ability to understand and manage your own emotions, and those of the people around you”. One of the core principles of EQ is the ability […]

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Leadership In The Digital Era
Digital Leadership

Growing Leaders in the Digital Era In a world that is changing by the minute, a business is disrupting or being disrupted. The wave of digital transformation is affecting entire business models. Whether it is how we communicate, how we perform analysis, how we pay bills or how we recruit. Things are changing at the minute. Just like any other aspect […]

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Leadership: Born or Made?
Is leadership made or born?

ItIntroduction What do Jack Ma (Alibaba), Jeff Bezos (Amazon), Lebron James (Cleveland Cavaliers) and Angela Merkel (German Chancellor) have in common? They are all great leaders and ranked in the Fortune Top 50 World’s Greatest Leaders 2017. Were they born leaders or did they learn their excellent leadership skills along the way? During the last 13 years, I’ve worked […]

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5 Reasons Why Leaders Should Have Clear Goals
Magnifying glass

What Is A Goal? According to Wikipedia the exact definition of a goal is the desired result of a person or system envisions, plans and commits to achieve a personal or organizational desired end-point in some sort of assumed development. In other words, any planning you do for the future regardless of what it is is […]

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How to Build a Strong Marriage, Family and Business
Marriage

Introduction Earlier this year my wife and I celebrated 16 years of togetherness of which we officially spent 10 years as husband and wife. In the meantime, we’ve lived in 4 different cities, 2 continents, were blessed with 2 beautiful children to our little tribe and built multiple businesses of which our latest venture was […]

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Why your Inner Circle matters?
Inner circle

In a world where it’s all about likes, shares, followers and snaps, it’s easy to fall for what I call The Quantity Trap. A constant urge to chase numbers in all aspects of life. More friends, more followers, more cars, more bags, more watches, more shoes and the list continues. It’s a pattern that focuses […]

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Why Servant Leadership is the Best Leadership Style
servant leadership

The verbs “serving” and “leading” might sound weird in one sentence. To serve is submissive while leading is assertive and takes charge. The overall perception is that a servant should serve the leader. But servant leadership is a powerhouse leadership style that is showing impact globally and winning ground in the newest leadership research. The […]

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How Real Leaders should Talk: 4 Key Skills for Speaking like a Leader
words

To speak and to speak well, are two things. A fool may talk, but a wise man speaks. ~ Ben Johnson Often times leaders assume they can talk a certain way because of the title they have. Giving orders and expecting people to do as they say purely based on their title. Sure your title […]

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Millennial Leadership: Lead without a Title
Leadership

The common perception among millennials when you talk about leadership is that people should have a certain title (i.e. manager or director), have people reporting to them or have a certain amount of money in the bank to be called a leader. But the contrary is true. Leadership has nothing to do with the title […]

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