As we hope for Nelson Mandela's health, we can also look a back and admire his incredible experience as an activist and leader. Here are some lessons from his life that ever leader should know, via TIME magazine.
One of the activities I often do with students when introducing the idea of positive psychology in leadership is to ask them to select their favourite leadership quotation and explain it in terms of psychology theory and evidence.
Being positive psychologists, popular choices include:
A leader is a dealer in hope (attrib. Napoleon Bonaparte) – optimism, hope, inspiration, the broaden & build theory It is absurd that a man should rule others, who cannot rule himself (proverb) – emotional intelligence, strengths, self-regulation Anyone can hold the helm when the sea is calm (attrib. Publilius Syrus) – resilience, strengths/unrealised strengths, self-efficacy
Via The Learning Factor
New York Post World's largest building open for business in China — has a 6000 person ... New York Post The "New Century Global Centre" building reflected in an artificial lake in Chengdu, in southwest China's Sichuan province.
Economic Times India Inc wants participative, adaptable, global leaders: Experts Economic Times Their style of handling complex business situations, people and managing the whole show can make the critical difference between losing and winning in...
You're actually not teaching them a lesson, because the people who most need to learn a lesson haven't, and won't. What you're actually doing is diverting yourself from your path as well as ruining your day in a quixotic quest...
In China’s remarkable rise on the global economic stage, one key element of the country’s economy has trailed far behind. The renminbi (RMB) or yuan remains an exotic instrument, rarely used outside the Chinese borders and barely understood.
The world’s second-largest economy has a currency that ranks 14th most used in the world, just ahead of the Danish krone, behind the Russian rouble and miles away from the euro and US dollar, No. 1 and No. 2, respectively.
But that is quickly changing. The internationalization of the RMB, as engineered by the Chinese government, is happening at warp speed. At the start of 2012, the RMB ranked 20th among international currencies, according to SWIFT (Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication). It leaped six spots in nine months. ...
Asian Leaders' Tough Talk Hides Failure of Leadership Bloomberg I was recently reminded of these contrasting responses, as Chinese and Korean leaders protested high-profile Japanese visits to Tokyo's Yasukuni Shrine, which commemorates, among...
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