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  • Barack Obama
    Obama’s incompetence isn’t news
    Somebody tell Washington Post’s Chris Cillizza that Obama’s incompetence isn’t news. (I just did.) That has been reported by the Politics Examiner since 2010. First, it was a gentle offer of advice about how to improve his...
  • Your entire competence does not get converted into full performance
    Convert your perceived competence into real-world performance
    In my last article I wrote about 5 rules to get your knowledge and skills noticed at workplace. You can review the article here: http://www.examiner.com/article/5-simple-rules-to-make-your-knowledge-and-skills-visible-at-workplace. The key...
  • Foundations of Leadership Development
    Developing leaders: A process that works
    I was working with a business leader recently when I asked him what his process was for developing leaders in his business. That question was followed by some crickets and then, well, more crickets loosely disguised as an answer.It's ironic...
  • Make Yourself Visible in Competitive Workplace
    5 Simple rules to make your knowledge and skills visible at workplace
    Have you wondered in spite of your best knowledge and skills you do not make a cut into front line leaders? Maybe along the way you started doubting your competence. And you probably started thinking that you need to go for a leadership course....
  • Be Still and Know
    Be STILL And KNOW!
    MODE of Cosmic Therapy:What IT is We, Can Not Say and, What We Say, IT Can Not BeCompetence and Confidence; how are they related? Or, are they? If we consider ourselves to be competent, does this so-called confidence arise naturally from the...
  • Bill Gates, former CEO of Microsoft and co-chair of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, speaks to the Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities June 26, 2012 in Washington, DC
    Success is the sum of details
    Harvey Firestone (Firestone Tire) stated, “success is the sum of details.” The great leaders uniformly paid extraordinary close attention to details.Throughout this book it is frequently referenced, since it is an important attribute...
  • Ross Perot
    The dynamic nature of credibility
    When leaders are selected to lead, a reservoir of trust, confidence and credibility is automatically established, similar to an opening balance when one creates a bank account. The factors that contribute to this include:ExpectationsPrior to their...
  • 3 essential non-verbal communication skills for confidence and competence
    3 body language secrets to give you competitive edge
    A glance is about as much as it takes for most people to make up their minds about you. Your eye contact, posture and voice – aptly enacted – will send a positive message about who you are. Whether you’re seeking employment,...