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.
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.… Read more
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… Read more
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… Read more