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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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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.

Economic Grace

Money is not a personal domain. Dynasties have been created and destroyed due to this one misunderstanding. Money is what money does. It is never an issue unto itself. Create it. Ask for it. Use it. Receive it. Manage it. Grow it. Enjoy it. Share it. Whether it is a pound of gold, or a…
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Bringing New Trade to Transportation Networks

 Supply Chain Reliability   With industry leaders, Yogi Akal has been exploring new approaches to global transportation networks in developing countries. The goal is to establish import/export hubs and distribution centres in harbour ports and regional airports. This would create the best direct access to markets through delivery innovations and improvements, and assure just-in-time service,…
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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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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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