At some point in our lives, all of us have fallen prey to the fear of other people’s opinions (FOPO), which is a constant worry about what others are thinking about you. Though it helps you fit in the masses, it limits you from treading new paths and making bold decisions. As the National Director of CorporateConnections UAE and 25 years in the leadership role of several businesses, I offer advice to budding leaders grappling with FOPO and ways to overcome it.
Most leaders look for people who can work with the same dedication and ownership as them. Isn't it nice that even in your absence work goes on just the way you want it to be? But finding someone as good as you isn’t always possible, so as a leader you need to train and help your people grow. Ultimately leadership is all about creating new leaders.
In our fast-paced world of business, networking has evolved from an occasional activity to an absolute necessity. Advancements in technology, changes in social norms and shifts in business practices have propelled the wheels of networking. Despite this, "How does networking benefit us?” echoes from executives and professionals who haven’t realized its potential.
Connecting the dots is to spot interconnections between past events and current issues in life, which initially appear unrelated on the surface. The way we deal with inevitable challenges on day-to-day basis is what turns adversity into adventure. This testing phase determines whether we remain at the mercy of situations or emerge victorious.
In the relentless hustle and bustle of the business world, the word 'boredom' often carries a negative connotation. We tend to associate it with wasted time, decreased productivity and a lack of motivation. However, emerging research suggests that boredom, when understood and managed correctly, can serve as a powerful catalyst for creativity and innovation in the workplace. Read to know more.
Life is a journey filled with twists and turns. Along the way, we encounter setbacks, disappointments, and challenges that can leave us feeling defeated and demoralized. But what if you view these setbacks as not roadblocks but opportunities in disguise? Just as alchemists sought to turn base metals into gold, emotional alchemy aims to transform the leaden weight of setbacks into the golden wisdom of progress and resilience. In this article I explain how the formula of alchemy works and the varied areas in our life where its power can be put to play.
In the world of modern business, it's easy to get caught up in the latest trends, strategies and technologies. However, beneath the surface of our ever-changing business landscape lies timeless wisdom from ancient philosophers that can offer valuable insights for today's entrepreneurs and business leaders.