Leadership is a personal choice

Leadership is a Personal Choice

Become Overcomers

So, ask yourself, “In terms of the challenges that I face today, what do I need to do if I want to be a ‘Master’ and not a ‘Victim’? What is the investment that I need to make to succeed?” Free fall and flight feel the same in the beginning. But it is the end which spells the difference between life and death. Ignoring the law of gravity does not change the result.

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Leadership is a Personal Choice

In defense of YET

To question is indeed a virtue. All progress depends on questioning; on not accepting status quo; on not accepting that change is impossible. The most heroic effort depends on believing that success is possible. I may not know how or why or when. But I know that it can be done. That will happen only when I say to myself, “I have not succeeded YET.”

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Beware of the C-Word

As you work towards a great goal you will become restless, irritated, and impatient and inclined to take shortcuts and cut corners – all for

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Leadership is a Personal Choice

You get what you pay for

A word about writing a life goal for yourself: Only you need to see it. Only you need to be inspired by it. So, write something that is big enough to inspire. “I want to become a leadership trainer.” Ugh! Big deal. Who cares? “I want to become Mickey Mouse.” Now that is something. A name that instantly conjures up an image of a face and makes you smile. That is worth working for. So, in 1983, I wrote “I want to become the best and most powerful leadership trainer the world has ever seen.”

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Leadership is a Personal Choice

‘Tiger’ Goals

I have always looked for challenges. Anything that came easy did not excite me. My learning that it is the extraordinary goal that inspires extraordinary effort is very personal to me. In the plantation industry I constantly focused on setting new records. And over the years I was able to do this in all aspects of tea and rubber planting. I set the record in yield per hectare, in work tasks in various cultivation activities, and in the price of the manufactured product.

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Leadership is a Personal Choice

Work ethic is the best signature

Ancelmo and Nicholas picked up their beautiful work ethic which brings honor to them and their home country. Not only am I happy to have met and hired them, but I have also been telling others to hire Guatemalan people. That is the benefit of a great work ethic. Not only do you add value to your work and yourself, but you also become an ambassador for your people. A good work ethic is the best foundation.

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Leadership is a Personal Choice

Attitude of Gratitude

How many of us are grateful to be reminded of our mortality and that it can and will happen one day, so that we can focus on what is really important in our lives?

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Leadership is a Personal Choice

Gift of a Year

In 1968, Hyderabad was in a state of pandemonium. The city was the bedrock of the infamous Telangana agitation and witnessed both frenzy and fire

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Leadership is a Personal Choice

Third Time Lucky

Listen to Mirza Yawar Baig narrate his story of securing a job at the plantation estate after returning from Guyuna and the lessons he learned

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Leadership is a Personal Choice

Mentoring, Elixir of Life

A lot of people seek out mentor-ship but very few consider actually becoming a mentor. What does it take to be a mentor? How do

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Leadership is a Personal Choice

Teambuilding is about you

Team building while being critical to any organisation, is all about the individual. Listen to Mirza Yawar Baig explain the three major things you as

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Leadership is a Personal Choice

Influences.

Based off the BBC4 “Desert Island Discs” podcast, college student Omar Abdelaal sits down and asks Leadership Consultant Mr. Mirza Yawar Baig to select 8

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Leadership is a Personal Choice

Shift in Education from IA to AI

Covid has brought us face to face with the reality of what is truly important in life. Thanks to the enforced isolation of home quarantine

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