In our lives at least once, if we’re lucky, we experience the opportunity to work for a cause bigger than ourselves, to achieve a goal we never thought possible, or change the lives of those around us. If we’re lucky. We think an experience like this is out of reach, but the truth is that […]
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“Our ability to reach unity in diversity will be the beauty and the test of our civilization.” – Mahatma Ghandi My great interest for cultural diversity was one step among others towards personal growth and fulfillment.Diversity is a great opportunity for all of us to rise curiosity and get exposed to different people and cultures. […]
“The only person you are destined to become is the person you decide to be.” - Ralph Waldo Emerson A leader is neither about a title nor about a powerful status; it can emerge from any educational level. Leadership is a complete ART as it handles mostly the invisible. What you see in a leader […]
Nostalgia has a way of carrying us back into our memories and reminding us of special moments, like Friday nights spent fighting over new releases, standing indecisively in front of DVD covers, and arguing about Indiana Jones’ relevance in Raiders of the Lost Ark. Oh, come on, we have all seen that episode of the Big Bang […]
The call for change and innovation is everywhere – and rightly so. Business environments seem to be getting slammed by a multitude of market, technology and competitive threats impacting how you do business. It’s often called “disruption”. There is much written about transformational leadership. They fill our book shelves, article after article and book after […]
“To me, photography is an art of observation. It’s about finding something interesting in an ordinary place….I have found it has little to do with the things you see and everything to do with the way you see them.” – Elliott Erwitt I took a class of photography few months ago, and I realized how […]
“When we strive to become better than we are, everything around us becomes better too.” - Paulo Coelho. Personal development and coaching practices have become recently major subjects and even challenges for many companies and institutions. Many leaders, motivation speakers, authors, lecturers, politicians and many others wrote about this field of activity and shared their own […]
Value Based Management (VBM) is a management philosophy that states management should foremost consider the interests of shareholders in its business actions. This framework encompasses the processes for creating, managing, and measuring value. It is important to note VBM differs from a profit-focused way of managing business. Specifically, VBM means that the decisions that you […]
Unless you have ever started a business of any kind, you may be among millions of Americans who simply have misconceptions about what a ‘non-profit’ really is. Most of us understand the term to mean that a not-for-profit organization isn’t supposed to make a profit, any kind of profit whatsoever. That just isn’t true! The […]
FlevyPro is our subscription service for consulting frameworks and business templates. We recently surveyed our subscribers and learned our biggest fans are essentially all independent consultants or owners of boutique consulting firms. We wondered, Why is this the case? The reason, we found, is simple. A core competitive advantage of global consulting firms is they have access […]
In their book In Search of Excellence, McKinsey consultants Tom Peters and Robert Waterman found 8 common themes which they argued were responsible for the success of 14 identified companies of “excellence.” The framework is known as the 8 Attributes of Management Excellence. The research and theorizing of this framework was based on the McKinsey […]
If you are hoping to launch your own business, you’re probably aware that there are no official educational requirements in order to do so, much unlike other careers in the business industry. However, with the business world becoming much more competitive and starting a business becoming more attainable for many people, many entrepreneurs are finding […]
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