Monthly Archives: February 2011

Have the tables been turned?

All too often, in the West, we sit in our own comfort zones, basking in a complacent sense of superiority. I have just arrived in Shanghai, China. It’s my first time in this massive metropolis – but first impressions are … Continue reading

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Natural Aristocracy

Thomas Jefferson, the third president of the United States and one of that Nation’s Founding Fathers, wrote: There is a natural aristocracy among men, the grounds of which are virtue and talent. What a powerful statement. It doesn’t matter what … Continue reading

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Have we forgotten the importance of building long term business relationships?

An interesting article from my friend and mentor, Pete Evans, at Altum V. http://altumv.wordpress.com/2011/02/11/have-we-forgotten-the-importance-of-building-long-term-business-relationships/    

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Words of Leadership or Language of Victimhood?

It can be so easy to blame others and persist with grudges and other baggage. Personally, I spent a lot of the early part of 2010 in that place. I read a blog post by Robin Sharma the other day. … Continue reading

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Four Legs of Self-Esteem

I listened to a fascinating talk by Denis Waitley on self esteem, particularly in respect to our children. He suggests there are four elements of self esteem, like four legs on a chair. Remove one leg, and the chair becomes … Continue reading

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Learning Styles

I used to wonder why I hated to see spreadsheets presented in meetings and why some people preferred tables of numbers to graphs. It became obvious the reason why when I studied the VAK learning styles. Visual Someone with a … Continue reading

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