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Traits of eagles that we have learned and that we as human beings can emulate: They keep company of other eagles and hence soar into greater altitudes together. They soar into great heights compared to other birds. Learning: The company we keep can either motivate us or discourage us from achieving greater heights in life. 2.They have strong vision and can see things in the distance. Learning: Using our past

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As yet another year comes to a close, it is a time for self reflection and really in depth look at ones life, no holds barred. Where did one excel? Whey did one fail? Bearing in mind that someone once said that failure is not the opposite of success but part of success. What was the take home from the year? and what can one hope to do better come

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You think goals are something you only do once a year – at New Year. You set New Year’s goals but you don’t achieve them. Without realising it you build up the belief that you are not good at achieving goals. You don’t spend enough time taking stock of how your life currently is so that you can be clear on what you would prefer instead. You don’t take enough

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STEP 1: DECIDE WHAT YOU REALLY WANT All success starts with knowing what it is you want to be, have or do. What is it that YOU want? To lose weight? Travel the world? Write a book? To earn more money? Be happy? Improve your business? Whatever it is, your starting point is to identify it! But what if you are not sure? If you are not sure about what

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Public Speaking

So you are all set to enhance your Public Speaking skills. Awesome! Great Public Speaking skills can enhance your career and reputation, create opportunities and boost your self confidence. On the other hand poor public speaking skills can close doors of opportunity. Consider the following tips when improving your Public Speaking skills: 1. Plan appropriately Research, research and then research some more on the speech that you plan to give

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Today I want to delve into purpose and commitment. The two go hand in hand when it comes to defining leadership. One of the most interesting and thought provoking revelations about commitment to me, is that contrary to how we may imagine it, to be a remote and sometimes untenable attribute, it is indeed the most pervasive in our lives. Whatever we have in our existence around an area of

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More thoughts on Leadership with Andrew Amadi. Today, guest contributor Andrew steers the conversation to matters integrity. The word integrity is very closely connected with leadership. It has two meanings. We mostly associate with the first, which relates to honesty moral uprightness. The second meaning is derived from the Latin origin integritas whose root means intact, whole, complete. A bicycle with just one link missing from its chain may seem

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This month of March 2017, I am glad to be joined by my friend and Energy expert Andrew Amadi in a month dubbed ‘Úongozi Hodari na Akiba Haiozi’ March 2017 focus on Leadership and Retirement Planning. Leadership starts with self. We need to be leaders of ourselves. I honestly believe that we are all capable of leading. Indeed, we all do. This is perhaps the most challenging part. Getting past

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A few tips on Leadership Communication

Leadership Communication is in three levels: – What a leader says to himself or herself.This is normally dependent on one’s attitude and affects ones self esteem and confidence. – What a leader communicates on a one on one with other people. This is normally private communication. This calls for one to be prompt, direct, respectful and honest. – What a leader communicates to a group in public and is normally

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Leadership hurdles

Inspiring others. Developing their teams. Guiding change. Organizational politics. A male athlete jumping over hurdles Pressure to succeed. Leading former peers. Choosing appropriate leadership style. Continually improving oneself. Asking for help. Disciplining errant team members. Balancing expectations between juniors and superiors. Making rational judgements. Personality weaknesses and flaws. Unexpected changes  in the external environment.  What other Leadership challenges can you think of? © Kwambie Nyambane,March 2016.  Source of image: