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The Ultimate Formula to become an Iconic Corporate Leader

As I was winding up a career webinar three months ago, a curious college student asked, “Is there a formula to be recognized as an iconic leader?”

“You have to exercise your choice to be formulaic or iconic”, I responded to her resolutely.

Of course, there are recommended and established traits to be a good corporate leader. Corporate Icons who garner a huge fan following have been different. Their actions did not conform to an established equation.
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12 Handy Tips for your Leadership Resilience

Several researches conducted in the last decade suggest that Resilience is one of the key attributes of successful leaders. Resilience can help you face challenges, navigate obstacles, and thrive in your role. What more? It can also aid you lead your team and your business to superlative results.
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The First Secret to a Spellbinding speech

Standing Ovation – Packed Halls – Frenzied Admirers – Charismatic speakers!

If asked to list the most influential speakers transcending latitudes and longitudes, you will get them right. Think about them for a moment.

What makes them a roaring success on the stage? Humor, tone, gestures, charisma, language, wisdom- The reasons extend longer than your monthly shopping bill printed at the neighborhood supermarket
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The A-Z Guide on becoming the Rock star of every Webinar

Let’s face it. The winds of change can be felt through an emerging communication medium, that’s hard to ignore. Webinars have become the flavor of the season. Do you know that the ON24 survey revealed that 75% use webinars to build their brand?

How speakers mastermind a webinar will dictate whether brands create a history or become history.

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Freddie, how to get job satisfaction?

Dear Reader,

Satisfaction doesn’t come from a job. Intriguing? Satisfaction is a natural outcome of service.

How did you feel when you have helped someone beyond their wildest dreams? You are sure to get satisfaction with your job once you decide to find moments of service. ‘Service’ by Ron Kaufman’s definition is ‘taking action to create value for someone else’.

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Freddie, How to bring cognitive automation solution as culture?

I like the question of linking an initiative to the organization culture. 

If an important initiative is not yet part of the culture, here are 2 questions for your self-diagnosis.

  1. How many in your organization are cognitive of the need for the cognitive automation solution?
  2. Were previous executions well-planned, right teams involved, and communicated, regardless of the solution being successful?

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How a rural women leader can handle a crisis using the Father Manager approach?

Dear Reader,

I learned from your profile that you are committed to the noble initiative of rural revival and the author of a best-seller on Microfinance. 

I have come across rural woman leaders being loved and trusted for creating opportunities and reshaping lives. They infuse confidence and pride in their teams by imparting skills for sustenance. They command a high level of allegiance as the team is grateful for their life transformation. Relating to the Eight Natural Stages of leadership defined in ‘Father Of Your Team’, the team is expected to be in ‘Stage 5- The Entitlement Stage’ or higher. 

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Hi Freddie, This is a question my friend has told me to ask you. Do the principles in ‘Father Of Your Team’ apply to domestic help employees such as security guards and chauffeurs too?

Dearest reader,

I am overjoyed to see this offbeat and inquisitive question. Let your friend know that I appreciated it.

Security guards, maintenance staff, and chauffeurs have a workplace too. They have their customers, and they work with their teams. Leadership is not anointed. Yet, it is easily noticed when consistently displayed. A security guard who voluntarily takes quick strides to the parking, the moment he spots an employee or a chauffeur struggling to find a space is noticed for his leadership.
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