Tag: global insights

Intelligence and Counter-Intelligence

Deciphering Information   In the third Emergency Leadership Summit, Yogi Akal focused on a specific international incident, its message and the importance of gathering intel and its counterweight.   Read the key points: Intelligence and Counter-Intelligence As a leader, your homework and preparation include intelligence and counter-intelligence. When you use your intelligence and you have…
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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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A Leader’s Barometer

Ask your Self at every turn, at every moment, in every conversation – is this progress?   Do not say or do anything unless it is progress.  Is what I am about to do, or doing now advancing one and all?   If so, lead the way;  if not, don’t do it – period.

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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Practicing Innovation

Whatever you are doing now, Do it differently.   Go past your pre-conceived limits.  When you feel it is too much, when you feel confronted, you have just begun. Then relax and seed what is possible.  One word, one thought, one action, one penny – with the active consciousness of an innovative mind – can change everything.

The Five Pillars of Safety and Security

A Blueprint for Peace and Prosperity   Originally presented in the Caribbean, Yogi Akal’s Safety and Security program created tangible and outstanding results. Following this initial implementation, the program was presented at several key events, including the Countering Transnational Crime Conference in Germany. Now, the five-point program continues to be referred to and used by…
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Agri-Fresh: High Tech Green Solutions

Vertical Farming Systems Invigorating Urban Communities   Imagine a 365-day season without droughts, freezes or infestations; nutritious high-quality produce delivered within hours; near-zero waste; enormous savings of land and water; direct availability to all market sectors from individual consumers to major retailers. In America today, the average tomato travels 1,800 miles on a tractor-trailer from…
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Yogi Akal in Print Media

Yogi Akal is a columnist and contributor for prominent publications around the world. Yogi Akal has written for or has been featured in popular magazines and newspapers, including Elle, Glamour, Beverly Hills Magazine, Globe & Mail, National Post, Montreal Gazette, and Toronto Star. He has often been called upon for expert interviews and references on…
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COVID-19 and International Issues

On April 12, 2020, Yogi Akal held his first Emergency Leadership Summit. During this first summit, Yogi Akal addressed the current global pandemic as well as other pertinent international issues that today’s world leaders and influencers are dealing with. Throughout the summit, he also provided strategies and techniques for global leaders of impact and influence…
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