The Second Commandment Of Highly Effective Leadership: Know Why You Do What You Do.

Do you know why you do what you do? What impact do you want to have, and why is it important to you? If you’re not familiar with the “why” question, it was introduced by Simon Sinek in his famous TED Talk based on his book Start With Why. He explains that all companies know what they do, and most know how they do it, but very few know why they do it. I believe that the same goes for individuals, including most leaders. Many have asked me, "Why am I so passionate about helping others succeed?" The answer to such a question really requires you to think very carefully about what drives you and what impact you want to have. I believe effective leadership requires you to be able to answer this ki

13 Mind-Blowing Things Artificial Intelligence Can Already Do Today

By now, most of us are aware of artificial intelligence (AI) being an increasingly present part of our everyday lives. But, many of us would be quite surprised to learn of some of the skills AI already knows how to do. Here are 13 mind-blowing skills artificial intelligence can already do today. 1. Read Is one of your wishes to save time by only having to pay attention to the salient points of communication? Your wish has come true with artificial intelligence-powered SummarizeBot. Whether it’s news articles, weblinks, books, emails, legal documents, audio and image files, and more, automatic text summarization by artificial intelligence and machine learning reads communication and

The First Commandment Of Highly Effective Leadership: Set Employees Up For Success

Why do leaders struggle? Many leaders I work with, if not most, struggle with how to take great ideas that they either read about or heard at a seminar and create a great company culture. Their senior employees seem to fear the idea of changes that come once a week, month or year because of what some call "project ADD," meaning leaders jump from one idea to another and never really fully implement anything. I've found that organizational change is incremental, but it must start at the top with a leadership mindset change. I believe that leaders must acknowledge that everyone wants to be successful and that they need to make sure they're setting their people up for success. In a great book ca

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