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Leadership 101


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Branding Strategy approach to Career Leadership. From Self-realization to self-actualization. Delivered at Cisco Women's Action Network, Bangalore, July 2008

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Leadership 101

  1. 1. Leadership 101: From Self-Realization to Self Actualization Jessie Paul
  2. 2. Self-Realization
  3. 3. Step 1: Decide who you are <ul><li>“ Life isn't about finding yourself. </li></ul><ul><li>Life is about creating yourself. ” </li></ul><ul><li>- George Bernard Shaw </li></ul>
  4. 4. Step 2: Build on your strengths <ul><li>“ Be more dedicated to making solid achievements than in running after swift but synthetic happiness.” - Abdul Kalam </li></ul>
  5. 5. Step 3: Differentiate or Stagnate <ul><li>“ The middle of the road is a good place to get run over” </li></ul><ul><li>- Mark Kassof </li></ul>
  6. 6. Step 4: Just ask <ul><li>“ Every moment of your life is infinitely creative and the universe is endlessly bountiful. Just put forth a clear enough request, and everything your heart desires must come to you.” </li></ul><ul><li>- Mahatma Gandhi </li></ul>
  7. 7. Step 5: Control the Variables <ul><li>“ The highest manifestation of life consists in this: that a being governs its own actions. A thing which is always subject to the direction of another is somewhat of a dead thing.” </li></ul><ul><li>- St. Thomas Aquinas </li></ul>
  8. 8. Self-Actualization
  9. 9. Step 6: Goal yourself <ul><li>“ If you want to be happy, set a goal that commands your thoughts, liberates your energy and inspires your hopes. ” </li></ul><ul><li>- Andrew Carnegie </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>“ If you want something done, ask a busy person to do it. The more things you do, the more you can do.” </li></ul><ul><li>- Lucille Ball </li></ul>Step 7: Stretch yourself
  11. 11. Step 8: Brand You <ul><li>“ And I'm not an actress. I don't think I am an actress. I think I've created a brand and a business.” - Pamela Anderson </li></ul>
  12. 12. Step 9: Help others <ul><li>“ If each of us hires people who are smaller than we are, we shall become a company of dwarfs. But if each of us hires people who are bigger than we are, we shall become a company of giants. ” </li></ul><ul><li>- David Ogilvy </li></ul>
  13. 13. Step 10: Enjoy Maadi <ul><li>“ True happiness is... to enjoy the present, without anxious dependence upon the future.” - Lucius Annaeus Seneca </li></ul>
  14. 14. I apologize if I have inadvertently used your pictures without credits. This isn’t intentional and this isn’t a commercial deck. Let me know and I will be happy to acknowledge your copyright.