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People Centered Forest Policy for Malawi

People Centered Forest Policy for Malawi“My forest, my life” echoes as the theme for the National Forestry Season for 2013/14 in a Malawi, a country reputed to have the highest deforestation rate and land degradation on the African continent. Illegal charcoal production, wanton cutting down of trees and encroachment in protected forests have destroyed the picture of the once lush miombo forests of the country.…
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Givers Build a Better World

Givers Build a Better World“I shall pass this way but once. Therefore any good that I can do, or any kindness that I can show, let me do it now for I shall not pass this way again.” — William Penn

I have a good friend of mine who is an acclaimed American author and an international speaker.…
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Inspire Students to Make a Difference

Inspire Students to Make a Difference“Education is not the filling of a pail but the lighting of a fire”. William Butler Yeats.

Inspiring students is more challenging than imparting knowledge. Any educator can read various books, do research, create their own content, develop own teaching tools and techniques to share knowledge with their students. But what is more important and challenging is inspiring students.…
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Leadership Skills for Indian Students

Leadership Skills for Indian Students“If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader”. John Quincy Adams.

There are mushrooming leadership development programs for students in the developed countries to impart leadership skills and abilities in students. Some prestigious international universities have customized training programs including Harvard Business School offering degrees in the domain of leadership.…
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Revolutionize Indian Education System

Revolutionize Indian Education System“The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires”. William Arthur Ward.

The current observation is that most of the educators don’t add any value to students. On the other hand, it is the students who add value to educators by working very hard for exams to pass out with scores and grades from Indian educational institutions.…
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Corporate Governance and Ethical Leadership

Corporate Governance and Ethical Leadership“There are seven things that will destroy us: Wealth without work; Pleasure without conscience; Knowledge without character; Religion without sacrifice; Politics without principle; Science without humanity; Business without ethics”. Mahatma Gandhi.

When you evaluate the reasons for the collapse of global companies such as Enron, Tyco, Lehman Brothers, WorldCom, Global Crossing, and Indian company Satyam Computers, it is obvious that there was a complete disregard for ethics in their leaders.…
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Build Your Leadership Brand

Build Your Leadership Brand“Your personal brand is a promise to your clients… a promise of quality, consistency, competency, and reliability.”  Jason Hartman.

These are the days of branding to stand out from others. As every individual has a name, you must also have a brand for yourself to stand out from others. It serves as an image and helps you personally, professionally and socially to provide meaning to your life.…
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Build Leadership for Women Leaders

Build Leadership for Women Leaders“A woman is like a tea bag, you can’t tell how strong she is until you put her in hot water.” Eleanor Roosevelt.

International Women’s Day is observed on March 8 every year. I would like to write a few words on building women leaders as a mark of respect to women.…
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Mandela – Mahatma Gandhi of South Africa

Mandela – Mahatma Gandhi of South Africa“It would not be right to compare me to Gandhi. None of us could equal his dedication or his humility. He showed us it’s necessary to brave imprisonment if truth and justice were to triumph over evil.” Nelson Mandela.

With the passing of Nelson Mandela on December 5, 2013, the world has lost one of the towering personalities of the 20th century.…
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