Can You Create Sustainability?

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What is sustainability? This hot topic continues to capture attention in the world of business as it is about building longevity in a world full of change. According to Dow Jones Sustainability Index., “corporate sustainability is a business approach that creates long-term shareholder value by embracing opportunities and managing risks deriving from economic, environmental and social developments”.

However the Financial Times believes the definition of business sustainability is managing the triple bottom line – a process by which companies manage their ...

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Logic and Vision aren’t enough to Achieve

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Logic and vision aren’t enough; you need passion and ambition to be a great leader according to Leonard Lauder, Chairman Emeritus of The Estee Lauder Companies, Inc.

His mother, Estee Lauder had passion and ambition. She took risks and her philosophy on life was “beauty is an attitude, there is no secret.” She was a woman with a mission, single-minded in the pursuit of her dream and believed that new generations want to buy their own brands … they don’t necessarily ...

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Yesterday’s Leadership Road Map Needs Remodeling

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It isn’t working. Almost nothing about the way a leader led in the Nineties works today. If you need proof, just look around. Businesses are gone that should be thriving, new businesses are sprouting that weren’t even a dream back then.

Yesterday’s roadmap for success doesn’t work for today’s entrepreneur and business strategist any more than a 1931 Ford Model A could successfully race in the Daytona 500. Yet leaders continue to employ the same set of “old” traditional rules — ...

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Self-control Increases Leadership’s Accomplishments

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Self-control and focus go hand in hand. Focus is the answer to all accomplishment but only if you have mastered self-control.

For leaders, the key to accomplishment and staying focused is self-control. They get dragged and pulled in so many directions that it is easy for them to lose focus and run from one urgent issue or catastrophe to another.

Numerous psychology research studies indicate that self-control can make a profound beneficial difference in the lives of ordinary people. For example, Roy ...

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Three Leadership Strategies Fuel Personal Energy

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In today’s workplace, leaders have much to manage: inspire managers, motivate employees, connect with customers and keep profits coming. Unfortunately, with so much on their plates, leaders can sometimes feel overwhelmed, overworked, overstressed and just plain burned out.

Taking time to unplug, recharge and re-energize is of the utmost importance to those in a leadership position. Taking time for oneself is imperative to being a great leader.

But how can you let go of those workplace distractions to focus on attracting new, ...

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