My Thoughts

Different, Inspiring, Challenging, Practical, Provocative.

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 decision making...

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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...

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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 Team Leader....

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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...

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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 •...

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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. After we...

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Labels

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...

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Teaching Leadership

Teaching leadership is like trying to teach someone how to cook without knowing the amount of ingredients you need . In order to succeed you must either try to be in command or to cook. Different characters provoke different behavior, which oblige any leader to try...

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Our Mission

We get lost in the pressure of our every day lives even weeks. Our mission however helps us remain on the path towards our aim. Our vision and our aim, help us to avoid losing our direction and to fulfill what is of most importance to us. Our aim, our dream our wish....

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Realistic leadership

A week ago I posted a thought I had about being Realistic or not. Can we honestly be realistic towards someone without thinking about what we will earn economically from them. I received many replies from my readers asking me to be more specific about this issue. The...

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Realistic or Not?

Realistic or Not? There are many people who are occupied in very responsible jobs. Their main goal is to help other people. This is what they are paid for. However the problems they encounter in their every day lives may become obstacles to their success. These may be...

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