Leadership as they say is not an easy task but is one of the activities that can allow one make history for their names in the course of their lifetimes. Mostly, characteristics of a leader are qualities inherent from birth. In other words, they are born to do it. That is why most people usually contest for leadership but few are chosen. However, people can always train Continue reading
Drug addiction is one of the most serious problems faced by the people from all over the world today. There are different types of drugs like heroin, cocaine, marijuana and many other drugs that are addictive in nature. One should be very careful not to get addicted to any drugs, because once you become addicted to them, they will become very difficult for you to get off of them. Continue reading
Let’s start with looking at yourself in the mirror. Are we going to be serious about setting a goal and doing what it is going to take to achieve it? Because if you cannot answer this question honestly and without hesitation to yourself, you are not ready. Get fired up about a dream or desire you have been thinking about accomplishing and take ACTION! Success or failure is up to you. Don’t feed your subconscious Continue reading
Imagine that you’re a police officer and the newest member of your department is a practicing Black Muslim. What biases, stereotypes or assumptions might come up for some in your department? What would you do to enhance your knowledge about this person?
This scenario was a focus of discussion during a recent workshop series I had the privilege to deliver to the entire workforce of a municipality. The client Continue reading
What exactly is addiction? Addiction is defined as a physiological dependence on something and its effects are both psychological and physical. An addicted person truly needs to constantly feed their addiction. Most people who are addicted to something don’t realize they have a problem. The addiction has snuck up on them and caught them unawares. They think the problem lies with everyone Continue reading
Much has been written and discussed about the need and significance of effective and meaningful leaders to begin with a dream, that develops a vital and vibrant vision, that motivates them and us to proceed in a relevant and sustainable manner, to make an organization become all that it might be. Organizations can only reach their potential when they move in a focused direction and follow a carefully Continue reading
Emotional intelligence and leadership go hand in hand in many ways. If you want to become an effective leader, then you need to understand that emotional intelligence can help you in leaps and bounds.
These days, becoming a leader is not just about being the best in your field. More importantly, it is about knowing how to handle people as well as yourself.
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In many aspects, effective leadership is often a matter of balancing different traits, actions, and attitudes, and going forward in the correct, effective, meaningful manner. One area that often confuses many in positions of leadership is the balance between behaving in a patient and thoughtful manner, while not becoming a procrastinator. At some point, nearly every leader finds himself Continue reading