Tag: Leadership Expert

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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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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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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Cooling and Protecting Yourself

Have you ever felt overheated – physically or emotionally? Both feelings can be easily resolved with a powerful breathing technique. Follow these steps and practice this simple breath at any time, anywhere. Breathe through the mouth towards the back of the tongue, feeling the cool air on the back of the tongue and throat. It…
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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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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.

Ruthless Analysis

The primary requisite of a leader is wisdom, which is first determined by the ability to know the consequences of any given action, and its ramifications over time. In every situation or decision, there is a – Set-up Pay-off Pay-back Price When did you set it up? If you can be ruthlessly and very privately…
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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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