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Five Leadership Styles to Avoid

1. I Give and I Give… And I Get Nothing Back:  The classic conflict between effort and results. It is called Co-Dependent Envisioning. This kind of leader serves the neurosis in themselves and others. In their world, reality is measured by victimization and blame throwing. 2. I Love You, I Hate You:  In this kind…
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The Big Ask

A politician in a developing country was set to address a large audience of corporate and political leaders, asking for donations, as he had every Christmas. He was proud of this gathering and of his annual call to remember the poor, requesting food baskets and toys. I proposed a different approach – go for the…
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Celebrating 40 Years in Media and What’s to Come

Yogi Akal is a renowned global media personality who has appeared on television, radio, the internet and in print. I was cleaning out my digital files when I came across some old videos of me on air, including appearances on CNN International, The Montel Williams Show in the United States, CBC in Canada, and Channel…
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Nation Building

I had been summoned to offer counsel for a visiting head-of-state. Their schedule was grueling, with interminable back-to-back events. By 2am, when all the demands and minutiae of diplomacy, emergencies and commerce had been met, the head of their military escorted me in. I had been invited to the inner sanctum, the end of the…
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Business Without Intuition Is Doomed

The development project had been announced, a billion dollars, an urban gem, seven stars. The architect held a glitzy press conference. The designer dazzled everyone, having traveled the world to find the latest trends in construction. Yet the developer who initiated the project, the person with the most to gain, lost control of his own…
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Yogi Akal on TV

Yogi Akal broke new ground in television as the first Yogi to appear on CNN. In demand as an entertaining and expert television personality, Yogi Akal has appeared on major television networks in the United States, Canada, Europe, and the Caribbean, including CNN, NBC, Fox, ABC, WGN, INTV, WINTV, and CTV. He has been featured…
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The Eighth Continent

At this moment, wherever you are sitting in the world, the sky above you is the equivalent of a large city. Collect all these cities and air spaces around the world and you have an eighth continent – not one of land or ice, but a magnificent and crowded atmosphere filled with people in airplanes.…
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Intuitive Connections

A high level government official from a developing country called to run an idea by me. We discussed strategy, personalities, timing, consequences and opposing forces, and then agreed to stay in touch. About a month later, I was at my desk and called him, spontaneously. I had nothing specific in mind and frankly was surprised when he…
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Celebrating 10 Years of Innovation Learning Systems Inc. (ILS)

Enlightening Your Life   Incorporated in 2010, Innovation Learning Systems is the force behind all of Yogi Akal’s projects, websites and programs. Over the last decade, Innovation Learning Systems Inc. has expanded with offices in Geneva, Toronto, and Vancouver. It has incubated and developed global projects in business, education, and media, including Yogi Akal’s new…
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Emergency Leadership Summit with Yogi Akal

Time Is of the Essence   Yogi Akal has been inundated with calls from world leaders and influencers, asking him to share his perspective and approach during the global COVID-19 emergency. In response to these urgent requests, he launched a monthly Emergency Leadership Summit series, addressing the crisis, along with related international matters and issues.…
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