How to Win Gold at Leadership Olympics

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Based on Wali's Will-Skill Matrix, a tiny guide on How to Win Gold at Leadership Olympics

https://walizahid.com/2014/02/walis-will-skill-matrix/

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How to Win Gold at Leadership Olympics

  1. 1. skillcity.co Readiness. Opportunity. Results. How to Win Gold at Olympics of Leadership Wali Zahid | Skill City 19 August 2016 Rio Olympics
  2. 2. skillcity.co Readiness. Opportunity. Results. Olympian Readiness
  3. 3. skillcity.co Readiness. Opportunity. Results. So you want to be an Olympian leader? Olympics in progress in Rio, Brazil. Did you watch the games?
  4. 4. skillcity.co Readiness. Opportunity. Results. Living legend Usain Bolt makes history again
  5. 5. skillcity.co Readiness. Opportunity. Results. A potential Olympian will only develop a skill if they can have the will… over a long period of time.
  6. 6. skillcity.co Readiness. Opportunity. Results. Will = desire, hunger, purpose, drive, ambition, willingness, your reason for being, mindset
  7. 7. skillcity.co Readiness. Opportunity. Results. Skill = ability, competence, capability, something you are known for, niche, skillset
  8. 8. skillcity.co Readiness. Opportunity. Results. Wali’s Will-Skill Matrix
  9. 9. skillcity.co Readiness. Opportunity. Results.
  10. 10. skillcity.co Readiness. Opportunity. Results. Where are you on this Matrix now? Where will you move first? e.g. HW Where will you move next? e.g. HS
  11. 11. skillcity.co Readiness. Opportunity. Results. Both are important. But an Olympian with ‘high- will’ is likely to grab a Gold than a player with merely ‘high-skill’.
  12. 12. skillcity.co Readiness. Opportunity. Results. Your task is: inch towards high-will and high-skill, one brick, one Olympic prep, one FY win at a time
  13. 13. skillcity.co Readiness. Opportunity. Results. To increase will = find out what really excites you (your obsession). Make it your life’s purpose. Is it a game? Is it making a difference? Is it numbers? Is it impact?
  14. 14. skillcity.co Readiness. Opportunity. Results. To increase Skill = Apply the P word Practice. Practice. Practice. As Gladwell says: 10,000 hours of deliberate practice. That’s 12+ years if you spend 4 hours every workday.
  15. 15. skillcity.co Readiness. Opportunity. Results. If you can, watch a clip on YouTube called Rise & Shine. This will show you how to prepare for and win a Gold at next Olympic.
  16. 16. skillcity.co Readiness. Opportunity. Results. Whether in sports or in business, we in Pakistan, get tired, bored or fatigued quickly. This is one reason we are not an Olympic nation. Don’t get tired.
  17. 17. skillcity.co Readiness. Opportunity. Results. Whatever is the Olympics benchmark in your niche, you are well positioned to grab a Gold if you do not lose the will and keep on building the skill.
  18. 18. skillcity.co Readiness. Opportunity. Results. God willing, see you with the Olympic Gold next summer, or next FY.
  19. 19. skillcity.co Readiness. Opportunity. Results. Thank you Wali Zahid skillcity@live.com skillcity.co walizahid.com fb.com/mywali

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