Roberto Sontani

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Developing A Leadership Pipeline That Works

One lesson that you learn reasonably early in life is that if you need to be somewhere at a specific time, and you know roughly how long it will take to make the trip to your destination, it is important to begin the trip on time. No combination of speeding or looking for shortcuts enables you to …

Connect, Then Lead

<b>Is it better to be loved or feared?</b><p>Niccolò Machiavelli pondered that timeless conundrum 500 years ago and hedged his bets. “It may be answered that one should wish to be both,” he acknowledged, “but because it is difficult to unite them in one person, it is much safer to be feared than loved.”<p>Now …

Five Ways to Innovate Faster

One of the most common complaints senior executives have about disruptive innovation is its seemingly snail-like pace. How is it, they wonder, that it takes us forever to pursue ideas that promise to create new markets when the world seems to be innovating at a dizzying pace?<p>This frustration is …

5 Common Hiring Mistakes (and Their Solutions)

Building a great team is essential, but these hiring missteps can derail you. Here's how to fix them.<p>Selecting the right people is the ultimate pay-me-now or pay-me-later leadership proposition. Do it effectively now and reap the benefits of a high performing team later. Do it fast and cheap now, …

Employment

3 Scientific Secrets to Great Team Chemistry

Psychologists are digging into the mystery of why some teams gel and others don't. Here's some of what they've uncovered.<p>Great teams, like great dates, depend on chemistry. The members can have all the requisite skills on paper, display competent social skills and a willingness to work hard, but …

Psychology

Why leadership-development programs fail

Sidestepping four common mistakes can help companies develop stronger and more capable leaders, save time and money, and boost morale.<p><b>For years,</b> …

4 Things We Have Wrong About Creativity

Think creativity is all blue walls and blue skies? Nope. It’s more about sitting on an airplane and coming up with a lot of bad ideas.<p>“Creativity” may not be the first word that comes to mind when you hear the word “conglomerate.” But Christian Stadil, CEO and co-owner of Denmark-based Thornico, a …

Creativity

9 Simple Things Great Speakers Always Do

If they want to make a real impact on the audience, that is.<p>Some people like to learn from mistakes. Others prefer to learn by finding out what <i>to do</i> instead of what not to do.<p>Case in point: Last month, I shared 10 phrases great speakers never say. A number of people emailed saying, "Great, but what</i> …

Framing

6 Things Really Compelling Leaders Do

Many leaders can inspire, but strong leaders move people to action. Here's what makes them special.<p>Every day you encounter leadership: Some are trying to master it; others are simply trying to be good followers. Examples of leadership both good and bad are all around whether you actually recognize …

Leadership

Leading as a Servant

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We live in a world where the chase for power is increasing. Someone is always getting thrown under the bus so another person can get ahead. The “top of the food chain” philosophy that has infected our workforce and leadership …

Leadership

There's a street in Tokyo where the sushi is amazing, except you can't eat it

Peek into the shop windows on Kappabashi St. in Tokyo and your mouth will start to water. Bowls full of ramen, burgers, the freshest sashimi in Japan -- it’s all there for the taking, except, it’s all fake.<p>Kappabashi St. is the epicenter of the fake food industry in Japan where more than a dozen …

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Must-Do Trip: Dive Caves in the Yucatán

Ultimate Adventure Bucket List: Cave diver Kenny Broad's dream trip is to cave dive the Yucatan, Mexico. See all our Adventure Bucket List trips.<p>Caves are the sunken pirate treasure of diving. They hide untold underwater secrets—wild stalactites and stalagmites, fossils, and otherworldly light …

Katakan 'Wow!' untuk 3 Pantai Ambon yang Indah Ini

D'TRAVELERS STORIES<p>Katakan 'Wow!' untuk 3 Pantai Ambon yang Indah Ini<p><b>detikTravel Community</b> - Sudah bukan rahasia umum lagi bila keindahan laut di …

Bali’s Tropical Paradise Maya Ubud Resort

• 1 |<p>The main villa courtyard can be enjoyed from an outdoor terrace and from inside the restaurant.<p>2 |<p>3 |<p>4 |<p>5 |<p>6 |<p>This lagoon pool’s infinity edge …

Cooling Planet

Komodo Island - Home of the World's Largest Lizard

Vietnam in Photos: Instagramming Saigon

I’m still running around Vietnam taking photos with my micro 4/3ds camera [<b>1</b>] but I find myself frequently relying on my iPhone – an older 3GS, so …

Water Sport In Ha Long Bay

INDONESIA - Raja Ampat Islands - Pulau Gam, Hidden Bay

Raja Ampat is an archipelago off the island of New Guinea, belonging to the Indonesian province of West Papua. North of Pulau Gam (Gam Island), lies …

Koh Phi Phi Ley - Maya Bay

The Lost World / Wat Si Sawai / Sukhothai (Thailand)

Monk and Tiger sharing their meal.

Wat Phra Mahathat or Wat Mahathat

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