Compounding Improvements = Exponential Growth

Image source: Kokorevam ©Instagram I grabbed the above shot from Instagram courtesy of Kokorevam. (Look carefully, and you will see the © source.) If a picture (non-photoshopped) is worth millions of words, then an (appropriate) equation could be worth millions of pictures (or nearly so). The math in this graphic succintly  explains what happens when…

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Leadership in the Face of Challenges – 17 Lessons from the book; On The Edge

Title: On The Edge – The Art of High Impact Leadership Author: Alison Levine ©2014 Hachette Book Group Inc Written by Alison Levine, every page of the book On The Edge – The Art of High Impact Leadership is full of useful insights and lessons that will resonate with all those who are in leadership…

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To Trust or Not to Trust? How to Know Who.

Book Review Title:Trust Rules – How to Tell the Good Guys from the Bad in Work and Life Author: Linda K. Stroh, Ph.D. Publisher: Praeger, 2007  “Thanks so much for that book. I wish I had read this book before now. Acting on its lessons, I think I would have avoided been a victim of so…

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The Power of Knowing When to say No.

Book Title: NO! How One Simple Word Can Transform Your Life Author: Jana Kemp Publisher: AMACOM/American Management Association Year of Publication: 2005 “” I do not know where this song originated, but I can remember singing, rhyming or hearing it sang by kids in lower classes. That was over 40 years ago. Even my kids…

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More Grit to Your Life

Book Review Title: Grit – The Power of Passion & Perseverance Author: ©2016 Angela Duckworth Publisher: Simon & Schuster (Amazon Kindle e-book ) Attaining success and realizing lofty life and society transforming goals are not exclusively reserved for those we may consider naturally gifted trail-blazers. In her book, Professor Angela Duckworth explained that through the dint of…

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The 50 Best Ways to Approach Life

The 50 Best Ways to Approach Life SELF – ESTEEM You understand that you are unique, and that you have a unique contribution to make to this world. You realize that there are no mistakes in life, only lessons. You work daily to improve your skills and self-knowledge. You take pride in doing your best….

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The Measure of A Man’s Life

Professor Clayton Christensen is my favorite business writer. He take business and high sounding economic terms and dissect them to the practical understanding of the layman. Following in the paths of his other best selling and highly elucidating books on innovation and other subjects, this book is to say the least,  not disappointing at all….

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Where are the men (and women)? Step out and get counted.

In the context of what I’m writing here, not only men are needed. The women folk are not sidelined at all. For even in the Holy Bible several women at various times has risen to the challenge of leadership. Without trying to rewrite or reinterpret the Holy Bible, the phrase above most succinctly captures the…

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Book Review: Now It Can Be Told – The Story of The Manhattan Project

Book Review: Now It Can Be Told – The Story of The Manhattan Project By General Leslie Groves ©Da Capo Press, Inc. 1962 I can almost hear some of my friends quipping in unison, “This guy told us he is a man of peace. But, what has an advocate of live-and-let-live got to do with…

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Again and Again: Still on Self-Discipline

Book Title: THE DISCIPLINE MANIFESTO Conquering Procrastination and Harnessing Willpower in 5 Steps. Julio Lara ©2015 Julio Lara. All rights reserved I was fortunate to get this free on Amazon Kindle First some months back. Vital and practical points are succintly set forth and the reader can quickly relate to them and also put them…

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