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3 Outstanding Lessons That Will Help You Lead Like John McCain

There are those who speak about leadership and then, there are those who are leaders. John McCain is the latter. Surviving nearly six years as a Vietnam Prisoner of War, this great American hero went on to serve as Senator of Arizona. Despite his unsuccessful run for President in 2008, McCain's achievements amounted to plenty.

21 days

The Honest Cost of Bad Leadership

I am constantly looking at the world through the lens of leadership and it's hard not to compare nearly every successful business or team to the leaders behind them. But for the last couple years, I have been thinking a lot more about the other side of the coin. What's the cost of being a bad leader? While most of the really bad examples of leadership I have studied always tie back directly to some financial and health-related issues, there are some less obvious reasons you should be aware of.

23 days

5 Reasons Why Eating Clean Can Help You Become More Successful

Life these days is busy. While battling to stay on top of deadlines, emails, meetings and trying to find a balance between work and home, food is just not a priority. When we think of factors that help us in our personal or professional growth, food and that too healthy food is not given much importance. While juggling between multiple tasks throughout the day, it’s easy to focus on the quantity of food to fuel our starving bodies rather than the quality. Over a period of time the food that we eat could either drain all our energy or help us live the life of our dreams.

25 days

Raid on Entebbe - a Tale of Two Leaders

On June 27 1976 Air France flight 139 from Tel-Aviv to Paris was hijacked following a stop at Athens airport. Security at Athens was lax and four terrorists boarded the flight. Two were German, Brigitte Kuhlmann and Wilfried Bose and two were Palestinian. The plane was forced to fly to Benghazi, Libya, for refuelling and then on to Entebbe in Uganda where President Idi Amin showed his full support for the terrorists. Four more terrorists joined the group there. Jewish and Israeli passengers were separated from non-Jews who were released. The Jews were placed under the guard of the terrorists and the Ugandan Army in the airport terminal. The Air France crew courageously agreed to stay with the hostages.

26 days

Inflexion Point, September 2018

Welcome back to Inflexion Point, the monthly on the insights from the domains of creativity, innovation and strategy.

29 days

Seven Verbs describe the actions of Innovative Leaders

Leaders of innovation have a bias for action. They get on with things. No matter how well the business is doing they are not content to settle for what has been achieved so far; they are restless to try new initiatives. These seven verbs describe some of their key actions.

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How to Explain the Future of Artificial Intelligence using only Sci-Fi films

I’ve just finished reading the book Life 3.0 by physicist & AI philosopher Max Tegmark, where he sets out a series of possible scenarios and outcomes for humankind sharing the planet with artificial intelligence.