Why Money Doesn’t Motivate Higher Performance

This is a really attractive video from RSA Animate. If you have 11 minutes to spare, do look at it. It’s actually based on a fascinating lecture by Dan Pink about The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us. What RSA Animate had done was to incorporate an artist animating the talk on a giant whiteboard … Continue reading

Simon Sinek’s model of leadership – Why we do what we do determines our leadership style

There are leaders, and there are those who lead.  Leaders hold a position of power, or authority, but those who lead inspire us. In 2009, Simon Sinek released the book “Start With Why” — a synopsis of the theory he has begun using to teach others how to become effective leaders and inspire change Sinek … Continue reading

Old Model of Leadership: Command and Control

When I was an  undergraduate, I remembered being introduced to this real-time strategy game, Command & Conquer: Generals by my younger brother. Command and Conquer Generals, like most other real-time strategy games, was quite interesting as I recalled fighting against time to set up a base, acquire resources, build various combat and support units, and … Continue reading

branson’s rules of business, happiness and adventure

Sir Richard Branson is one of my favourite business leaders because he is one who truly walks the talk. His work ethics of building relationships first, then business, makes him one for the friendliest leaders I’ve ever known. Not to forget his hunger for pushing beyond normal boundaries, such as building record companies, mobile phone … Continue reading