Transformative Political Leadership – Making a Difference in the Developing World by Robert I. Rotberg

Book Review: Transformative Political Leadership – Making a Difference in the Developing World by Robert I. Rotberg

Despite the insightful analyses and research relating to this subject, leadership theorists and scholars are far from presenting conclusive or concentric leadership models. However, Robert I. Rotberg makes a spirited attempt in this 2012 tome. He suggests that there are core leadership competencies that may be observed in all effective leaders. He reveals five core…

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Why it is perfectly OKAY to work ONLY for money

The popular advice that one should NOT work for money is now common currency. I find it agreeable in a general sense, and with some truth to it; a half-truth though. Truth is, you will be more satisfied and “happier” if you are engaged in purposeful work or employment, for which you are fitted. Luckily,…

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Do you want great change in your own life? Make a [darn] decision!

It has been rightfully said that there are two important emotions that lead to great change; fear and disgust. Enough has been said about fear. Allow me to highlight the second emotion; disgust. You have probably surprised yourself with your incredible capacity for decisive action when you are…pissed off. More than you would care to…

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Crime; let’s cut the supply

If you have been a victim of crime, you have probably wished criminals would get a first-class ticket on a speed train to hell – and you may even offer to pay for the [darn] ticket. It is so frustrating. A hoodlum recently grabbed my smart phone and made a dash for it; into the…