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Behind The Scenes at the Falak Executive Retreat

As mentioned in a previous post, we recently concluded the annual Falak executive retreat.  Below the video that shows some of the highlights.  You’ll notice us talking about creating Falak Consulting’s new charity initiative, which will be launched officially next year.  We decided to put BD 100 (USD 265) aside from every assignment into a special […]

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Six Things You Need to Know About Leadership.

1) More than anything, leadership is about empathy: Empathy means “the ability to understand and share the feelings of another.”  If you look at some of history’s most successful leaders, they had the ability to empathise with their followers.  They made them feel that they understood their pain and their suffering.  See what I wrote here about Gandhi and […]

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Are Leaders Born Or Made?

About a month and a half ago I gave a key note speech at a leadership conference. And inevitably, during the Q&A session the “are leaders born or made?” question came up.  Some members of the audience felt adamant that leaders were born, while others felt it was obvious that they were made. Personally, I dislike […]

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