Excellence in Action

Posted: October 30, 2014 in Uncategorized

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Tom Peters pointed out eight basics for excellence, which can guide a manager to practice management excellence. I really stick with the first basic: Bias for Action.

There is no way that an organization can succeed without having managers who search for excellence and execute operations with excellence (Action). Managers are accountable for leading and improving organizational excellence at the time that inspire their team members to deliver excellence in their operations (Action).

Are you a manager in search for excellence? As manager, do you have a bias for action?

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The 4 P’s of Presentation Effectiveness

Posted: April 5, 2011 in Uncategorized

This is a basic explanation of  the four stages to make a perfect presentation. It is crucial keep it simple and direct to the point. I prefer presentations where one to three relevant points are discussed and keep the audience interested on what the closing will be. The opening and the closing will put the remarkability of a presentation.

Joining an organization such as Toastmasters  to improve your presentation skills  can boost your effectiveness. I want to stop now and give you the freedom to click on the link below and enjoy the article.

Dale Carnegie Training Engaging Ideas Newsletter: The 4 P’s of Presentation Effectiveness.

Fast Money

Posted: March 15, 2011 in Uncategorized

Thinking about improving my speed in martial arts, money came to my mind; that is why I added the link to connect you to fast money. I hope we can improve the speed how money comes into our pockets.

Have a prosperous day.

Fast Money.

9 new rules for YouTube marketing – iMediaConnection.com

Posted: January 26, 2011 in Uncategorized
“Video marketing is an effective communication media. Actually, You Tube is the best channel to reach a large audience. The challenge is to innovate our videos constantly to be remarkable and memorable.”
The guidelines you once followed for YouTube have been changed, amended, or flat-out deleted. Let’s get up to speed, shall we?

When Management Fails

Posted: January 7, 2011 in Uncategorized

Geoffrey James wrote about the five dumbest management concepts in BNET’s blog. Downsizing is one of them and he remarks that downsizing is a failure of management to be, in other words, effective and proactive.

I agree with him in terms that MBA students are taught to be leaders, to inspire employees, to use modern management techniques to make better decisions. The truth is at what extent all these techniques are effective or efficient in the real world of the operations on a daily basis.

MBA schools have to provide a more realistic approach and put more emphasis on tactics than strategies. All the researches about management, statistics, market analysis and new tools or techniques are nice, and don’t get me wrong, I like them; but, they are really effective, efficient, down to earth, aren’t they?

Click and read Geoffrey’s post, you will have fun.

http://www.bnet.com/blog/salesmachine/the-5-dumbest-management-concepts-of-all-time/13630?promo=713&tag=nl.e713

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Looking For Inspiration?

Posted: December 20, 2010 in General Thoughts

We have moments when we need to be inspired. We look for people, messages or quotes to revive our souls. We can look for them from different sources. I want to refer now to martial arts’ quotes to re-think about our lives and how we live.

“The only time we fail is when we stop trying.”

Chuck Norris

He who conquers himself has won a greater victory than he who conquers a city.

 Proverbs

The athlete who is building muscles though weight training should be very sure to work adequately on speed and flexibility at the same time. In combat, without the prior attributes, a strong man will be like the bull with its colossal strength futilely pursuing the matador or like a low-geared truck chasing a rabbit.

Bruce Lee

I fear not the man who has practiced 10,000 kicks once, but I fear the man who has practiced one kick 10,000 times.

Bruce Lee

Simplicity is the key to brilliance.

Bruce Lee

Without knowledge action is useless and knowledge without action is futile.
Abu Bakr

Vision without action is merely a dream. Action without vision just passes the time. Vision with action can change the world.
Joel A. Barker

 

 

The Art Of War

Posted: December 17, 2010 in General Thoughts

We have learned some strategies and tactics from wars to apply to business management. Some have been more effective than others. The art of war should be used to learn how to compete within a win-win environment where everyone involves in the process has benefits.

However, I want to refer another art of war: Karate. I am pretty sure that most mixed martial artists wonder how a fight against a karateka would be. There is not an answer. As I stated in a before post, it is about the spirit and the fighter.

Anyway, I want to share with you the following video and let me know what you think:

http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=5871918076119406473#docid=490418397922216082

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