A marketing army requires a healthy combination of warriors and monks. Similarly, a management army needs stewards and rangers in equal number. Imagine the steward who builds and keeps the sandcastle the way it is, while the ranger protects it from the waves. It is a common misconception and quite a limited worldview to assume that rangers see all the action, while stewards are hired to serve. Thank you Game of Thrones and Jon Snow (though he knows nothing) for these pearls of wisdom.
This article speaks of the things I learnt about startup leadership, cultivation of culture, brand building and transformational leadership by observing this 47 year old organization and its activities.
Out on the wild seas, the uncertainty looms ahead, seeps through my very skin, grabs my bones with its cold hands. I can feel my heart beat, the uncertainty is very real, living in my imagination doesn’t seem like an option right now. Unless I convert it into my reality.
It’s a potentially dangerous balancing act, but one that may also prove to be your ace in the hole.
January 2014 marked the first time in a long while that the number of websites on the Internet actually went down. While there was an increase in domain registrations during the one month period [...]
I recently read this amazing article on the Psychological Price of Entrepreneurship, and could relate to every word written. I shared it with my friend and mentor (Entrepreneur and currently Group MD at a prominent financial services organization) who wrote in with this masterpiece…
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