On Leadership, Robert Iger

Robert Iger is executive chairman of Walt Disney and was formally CEO of the company. In his book: The Ride of his Lifetime, he talks about his leadership principles.   Robert’s shared his leadership principles in the book’s prologue.  Optimism  Courage Focus Decisiveness Curiosity  Fairness Thoughtfulness Authenticity  Integrity The relentless pursuit of perfection  I let you […]

Aging

Started reading lifespan by David A. Sinclair. The book talks about aging and argues it to be treated like any other disease. Excerpt from the book.  These are the multiple hallmarks of aging.  Genomic instability caused by DNA damage. Attrition of the protective chromosomal endcaps Alterations to the epigenome that controls which genes are turned […]

Attributes of a negotiator

These are some of the important attributes of a successful negotiator: Patience Communication skills Flexibility Tact  Open-Mindedness Subject knowledge  Willingness to take risks Physical stamina Self-confidence Decisiveness Creativity Willingness to listen Self-control Long-range outlook Persistence Sensitivity to interests and needs of others Form the excerpts of The Global Negotiator

communication

I am halfway through the book: The Global Negotiator where the author speaks about communication categories based upon purpose.  These are: Phatic: This type of communication consists of the preliminary discussions that are intended to build a binding personal relationship. It helps in creating a personal bond before coming to the negotiation table. Informational: The […]