One of the highlights of my year has been meeting John C. Maxwell, the world-renowned author and leadership speaker. I had no idea he was coming to Dubai. A friend who I had met at an earlier event of Brian Tracy (another superstar A-list speaker and author of self-development and business topics) happened to forward […]Read more "The Master of Leadership: Meeting John Maxwell"
Book Review New Presidents of a country normally get tested in their first 100 days, and according to the writer of ‘The First 90 Days’, business executives get 90 days. I’m not sure what the significance of the days are but the fact remains that new leaders – whether in business or politics – are […]Read more "The First 90 Days by Michael Watkins"
Book Review Ever walked into an office and seen everybody busy but not sure what they’re busy on? Over the years, just about every business book I’ve read keeps repeating the same concept in many different ways. One of the major concepts being that of time management. The book ‘Essentialism’ is about managing your priorities […]Read more "Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less by Greg McKeown"
Book Review From personal life to professional life, we are all bound to find ourselves having a ‘fierce conversation’ with someone at some stage. By calling it ‘fierce conversation’, Susan Scott doesn’t mean having a rude or obnoxious discussion that leads to unproductive heated arguments, but rather a healthy and honest discussion about subjects that […]Read more "Fierce Conversations: Achieving Success at Work & in Life, One Conversation at a Time by Susan Scott"
If you’ve been kissed by a rogue, count your teeth. – Hebrew Proverb Ever taken a job and later realized that it was a big mistake? People get lured into new jobs because of better pay, attraction to a brand name or a recognized organization that would look good on their resumes, or simply because […]Read more "3 Ways to Avoid Joining a Toxic Work Environment"
From the man who brought the billion-dollar online shoe store – Zappos – to the world, comes his story of success in his own words. ‘Delivering Happiness’ is read by the author, Tony Hsieh, and he makes it clear from the start of the book that he has not used any editor because he wanted […]Read more "Delivering Happiness: A Path to Profits, Passion, and Purpose by Tony Hsieh"
Ever heard of anyone making this statement, ‘I live to serve’? This book is about living to serve others and as a result, building your influence and authority as a leader. One of the first statements the author makes is how in our world today, people “do not quit their jobs, they quit their managers” […]Read more "‘The Servant Leadership Training Course’ by James C. Hunter"