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The Sculptor – Story on pursuit of excellence

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Larks Insight: This story can be used by corporate trainers to discuss pursuit of excellence & intrinsic vs. extrinsic motivation . “A gentleman once visited a temple under construction where he saw a sculptor making an idol of God. Suddenly he noticed a similar idol lying nearby. Surprised, he asked the sculptor, “Do you need […]

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Story on Leadership : The Emperor’s New Clothes

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Larks Insight: Stories that we have heard in our childhood have a strong impact on our minds. When we revisit them with a different perspective our learning can be immense. This story can be used by Corporate Trainers to discuss leadership, communication between employees and leaders. “Many years ago there was an Emperor so exceedingly […]

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My Network, My Mentor

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The dictionary.com defines mentor as 1. a wise and trusted counselor or teacher. 2. an influential senior sponsor or supporter. #Mentoring traditionally implied a one way interaction from the wise counselor/guide to a naïve follower. However, the world we are living in is metamorphosing so rapidly, the pace of increase in knowledge is mindboggling, as is […]

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5 tips to present to senior leaders

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How to Present to Senior Executives by Nancy Duarte Senior executives are one of the toughest crowds you’ll face as a presenter. They’re incredibly impatient because their schedules are jam-packed — and they have to make lots of high-stakes decisions, often with little time to weigh options. So they won’t sit still for a long […]