Wednesday, 19 October 2011

Key questions we need answers for to find the upsides of any downturn

Key questions we need answers for to find the upsides of any downturn is my second newsletter article for this month.

If you are a subscriber to my fortnightly changing what's normal newsletter then please ignore this post.

There are 95 questions in this article. Possibly not all will be applicable to you.
Your answers to the questions that are applicable, and how you act on your answers, may well determine your future, and that of your children, and their children.

You can read the full article by clicking on the title of the article here.
There is a link in the article to the PDF version so that you can keep the questions handy.

Business leads recoveries not governments. More business leaders need to stand up and be counted so that we can put governments back in their place.
Political leadership is an oxymoron.

“Washington's bogged down in games of brinksmanship instead of practicing the art of leadership. Hell-bent on running each other into the ground — instead of running the nation — America's so-called leaders are sending us into what wonks are calling a "policy-induced recession."
so said Umair Haque in a great article Is America Giving Up on the Future? You can read his full article here.

And it is not just America. I am embarrassed everyday by the lack of civility of Australian politicians and their inability to collaborate.
And as for the G20, well give me a break. The economy is supposed to be part of society. Not the other way round.

There is nothing status quo about real leadership. Real leadership is ever-evolving. Go first. Break the shackles. Learn from the corporate and political leaders (so-called) who are living in the dark ages and be a shining light for others. I trust answering my 95 questions will help you. Here is the link again.

If not you, then who?

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Ian
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