I’ve found that sometimes a small saying goes a long way to help someone get motivated. Continue reading →
I love this quote from Teddy Roosevelt, 26th President of the USA:
“It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood; Continue reading →
I love it. Here’s why.
A few days ago I received an email from a friend and regular reader of this website, Tho. She just graduated from university and is in her first leadership position.
Tho’s email made my day and reminded me why I started this website.
Jobs are the same way.
“In AirAsia we consider ourselves basically a dream factory…We deliberately decided that we wanted a company where people can pursue their passion and we wanted to make use of all the talent that we have in-house. The culture that we have stems from the fact that we want openness and we want people to be creative and passionate about what they do. In order to do that, we’ve got to inspire them.”
CEO and Founder
Tony Fernandes is above all things a dreamer.
“I cannot live without books.”
– Thomas Jefferson
More outstanding leadership books that have influenced me.
“If you have a culture that creates an environment where employees can be themselves, where they’re encouraged and inspired to grow, to be creative, to always be learning, you’re going to attract top talent. You’re going to have a lower turnover. You’re going to have inspired and happy employees.”
Senior Human Resources Manager at Zappos.com
Zappos.com is famous for having a unique culture that inspires uncommon loyalty and spirit among team members. I spoke to Christa about what culture means and how Zappos Culture has helped to make Zappos one of the most successful online retailers in the world.
Today I’m introducing a new feature, the “Leadership Minute.” Each Leadership Minute will contain a short learning from my leadership experience. I hope they add value to each of you! Continue reading →