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MY REFLECTIONS:   Taiwo Adepoju
“Dream no small dreams for they have no   power to move the hearts of men.”         Mantra of great men
Breaking records:?  Men have raced against time, men have         altered their generations  In 1899, Charles Duell, commi...
ORVILLE WRIGHT   (August 19, 1871 – January 30, 1948) “The Spirit of Flight”           ~Was hinged on ridicule      WILBUR...
“The Fear of the Sea”                      ~     Archimedes’ Principle of Buoyancy3rd Century BC while having his bath aft...
“Conquering Heights”                        ~            Since the Tower of Babel                   Gen 11: 1-9           ...
SINCE THEN……Even though America has claimed the tallest building since              the 1800s, it no longer does.Willis To...
The Petronas TowersKuala Lumpur, Malaysia          1998    88 Floor above ground
In 2004, the honour shifted once more, but    remained in Asia.   Taiwan’s Taipei 101  skyscraper remained    the world’s ...
Today!!!Confusing the wind
Today!!!Confronting the storm
Standing Out!as a reference to the reality that dreams               come true A true light in the midst of darkness….
Burj Khalifa
The SpiritResides within us
Great things are not done byimpulse, but by a series of smallthings brought together.Vincent Van Gogh
This Spirit:has helped nations move from obscurity
This Spirit:birth great companies
This Spirit:   Started…..
Doubt never wrote a symphony or poemDoubt never won a Nobel PrizeDoubt never negotiated a peace treatyDoubt never cured a ...
HOW THE SPIRIT OPERATES?• Focus on a common vision• Commitment• Long suffering – patience - perseverance• Working the talk...
HOW THE SPIRIT IS SUSTAINED?• TIMELINESS OF ACTION• UNITY OF PURPOSE• EFFECTIVE PLANNING AND STRATEGIC LONG TERM GOAL• DIS...
This Spirit:Can recreate itself….
What Is Your Decision?
My reflections   the spirit
My reflections   the spirit
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  1. 1. MY REFLECTIONS: Taiwo Adepoju
  2. 2. “Dream no small dreams for they have no power to move the hearts of men.” Mantra of great men
  3. 3. Breaking records:? Men have raced against time, men have altered their generations In 1899, Charles Duell, commissioner of the US patents office, in hisresignation letter, said; We have reached the end. Everything that can be invented has been invented - we always fail to set audacious goals - We soon wane and become weary
  4. 4. ORVILLE WRIGHT (August 19, 1871 – January 30, 1948) “The Spirit of Flight” ~Was hinged on ridicule WILBUR WRIGHT (April 16, 1867 – May 30, 1912)
  5. 5. “The Fear of the Sea” ~ Archimedes’ Principle of Buoyancy3rd Century BC while having his bath after an assignment by the king of that time
  6. 6. “Conquering Heights” ~ Since the Tower of Babel Gen 11: 1-9 -From generations to generation the relentless spirit to conquer and reach for greater heights……
  7. 7. SINCE THEN……Even though America has claimed the tallest building since the 1800s, it no longer does.Willis Tower (formerly known as Sears Tower), in Chicago, Illinois, United States. It was the worlds tallest building from 1973 to 1998
  8. 8. The Petronas TowersKuala Lumpur, Malaysia 1998 88 Floor above ground
  9. 9. In 2004, the honour shifted once more, but remained in Asia. Taiwan’s Taipei 101 skyscraper remained the world’s tallestskyscraper at 1,670 feet.
  10. 10. Today!!!Confusing the wind
  11. 11. Today!!!Confronting the storm
  12. 12. Standing Out!as a reference to the reality that dreams come true A true light in the midst of darkness….
  13. 13. Burj Khalifa
  14. 14. The SpiritResides within us
  15. 15. Great things are not done byimpulse, but by a series of smallthings brought together.Vincent Van Gogh
  16. 16. This Spirit:has helped nations move from obscurity
  17. 17. This Spirit:birth great companies
  18. 18. This Spirit: Started…..
  19. 19. Doubt never wrote a symphony or poemDoubt never won a Nobel PrizeDoubt never negotiated a peace treatyDoubt never cured a diseaseDoubt never built a careerFaith Did. Courage Did.
  20. 20. HOW THE SPIRIT OPERATES?• Focus on a common vision• Commitment• Long suffering – patience - perseverance• Working the talk• Running a knowledge and empirical based units• Love for the organisation and the brand• Reinvent Renewal Release• Quality service delivery and profitability drive
  21. 21. HOW THE SPIRIT IS SUSTAINED?• TIMELINESS OF ACTION• UNITY OF PURPOSE• EFFECTIVE PLANNING AND STRATEGIC LONG TERM GOAL• DISCIPLINE• PATIENCE• DOING
  22. 22. This Spirit:Can recreate itself….
  23. 23. What Is Your Decision?
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