Published non-fiction author : business, startup, sales and history.
Book : The ascent of startups on the Fortune 500 ranking, displacing some of the more notable companies, raised not only attention but also questions. Fundamentally, startups are built on a very different organizational culture as compared to a traditional Fortune 500. Could these cultural differences be the reason startups are in the forefront of technology innovation, disrupting industries d ominated by more established competitors and thriving in today’s volatile business environment? Department of Startup: Why Every Fortune 500 Should Have One aims to help CEOs, presidents, and human resource practitioners on how they can transform their large corporation to thrive in a fast, social media conscious, and unforgiving market a la startup.
Curated on Medium under History. “A soldier will fight long and hard for a piece of colored ribbon,” a leadership mantra by the famous Napoleon Bonaparte of Corsica on how proper reward and recognition has an astounding effect on the soldiers he led.
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Today, to be a startup founder, the ideas are not the main deciding factor anymore but you as a founder is. We are living in extraordinary times where governments are supporting startups, technology is thriving in the speed unknown to humans and the culture of startup is hero worshipped. Ideas are cheap and a plenty now. Almost any idea that you can think of, I can probably Google someone who is doing it already. Thus, the deciding factor would be your grit in your execution just like the pioneers of the frontier.
Blücher kept his promise to the Duke of Wellington. How about you and the promises you made? In today’s culture of broken promise and trust, we need to reach back to the past and cultivate amongst us that our word is our honor. The business world today needs to build on trust and the popular concept of authentic leadership is in its essence, keeping ones promise. On the fateful Sunday of June 18, 1815, Blücher keeping his promise to Wellington won them Waterloo.
Universally, politicians are known to be rather poor in keeping their promises or a being with a forked tongue, expounding words or promises whenever it serves their purpose, especially during the elections period.
Leadership in a volatile, uncertain, complex & ambigious (VUCA) world.