The Prince is set against the backdrop of the Italian Renaissance, a period of intense activity in art, science, and literature. Rich, sophisticated, and cultured, Italy was the center of intellectual achievement in the Western world, and scholars and artists from all over Europe flocked into the country to absorb its heady atmosphere.Read More
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According to strategy expert Richard P. Rumelt, the problem of the world’s businesses today is not simply a lack of a good strategy. Because of misconceptions and leadership dysfunctions, companies are pursuing an explicitly bad strategy. In his book, Good Strategy, Bad Strategy, the author describes the tell-tale signs of bad strategies for which leaders should be on the lookout: fluff, that is “gibberish masquerading as strategic concepts” that uses buzzwords to restate the obvious; failure to face the challenge; mistaking goals for strategies; and bad strategic objectives that fail to address critical issues.Read More
Sometimes the happy endings don’t always start good; good beginnings alone don’t often end well.
As tough as this statement sounds, this is how life really works!
Those we now call our role models often do not tell us that life is not a bed of roses. Many will not reveal those “down times” they experienced along their path to fortune, fame and life success. In other occasions, many still do not like to tell their stories themselves, choosing others to tell it on their behalf instead.Read More