From Mediocrity to Happiness

From Mediocrity to Happiness

There are many secrets to becoming effective in what you really wants. But there are few ingredients needed for a recipe to stand out and win the ‘golden hood’. Many times when I have time, usually in the evenings or in the very short “morning”...
Time flies – The Future of Management

Time flies – The Future of Management

The Future of Management in the year 2020 was the title at the meeting which was held at the University of Birmingham. This meeting was organised by the Chartered Management Institute in 2013. This simply is an example of how time flies by so quickly. Seven years...
Hesitation causes Defeat

Hesitation causes Defeat

Last summer I attended a Close Combat Training seminar. In these fascinating hours my instructor used an expression “Hesitation causes defeat”. I was astonished by this simple expression and suddenly my mind started to think how this can be used in...
The Crest of Leadership

The Crest of Leadership

The coat of arms bears the symbols of importance and has a special meaning for me. It contains all of my beliefs on what should govern leadership. Specifically, the lion symbolizes leadership and the power it gives to each individual. The hands symbolise the morality...
Manager to Leader

Manager to Leader

Don’t expect a manager to ”inspire” his colleagues unless he feels like a leader. Inspire is a Leader element. Current situation: To remind him that he is a manager and refer to this on his business card. Next step, Change the title from manager to...
My Mission

My Mission

Despite the harsh conditions prevailing in today’s society, for every professional and every organization there is a mission. I chose to share my mission within my books, and my experience, working for several years in large companies. I believe success is based on...
LEADER IS REQUESTED

LEADER IS REQUESTED

LEADER IS REQUESTED: The candidate should have led a large company with proven successful results. Knowledge and ability to change the culture of the leading people. • Ability to make quick decisions. • Ability to assess human resources • Ability to lead by example •...
How sure do you think you are?

How sure do you think you are?

One lovely morning I was travelling for one of my business trips. It was early in the morning and I decided to have a quick coffee at one of the airport’s coffee shops. Along with me two police officers were waiting in line and they kindly let me order first....
LEADER IS REQUESTED

Negotiation an important aspect to success

At the moment, I am teaching a negotiation course to MBA students, who are attending an English University in Thessaloniki. Apart from the strategies, methods and theories concerning negotiation matters I focus mainly on issues based on developing skills that only an...
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There are many times when we are subjugated to signs which we are characterized by others or by ourselves. Only when we decide to stop caring about this will we be able to set ourselves free and to be who we really are. Along with our weaknesses, our talents, our...