I served as an NGO diplomat around 2004, under a Catholic Cistercian abbot who was an inspiring German gentleman. We served causes in Cameroon and Burkina Faso, providing supplies and used vehicles. I also raised funds through a Chinese music collection through the help of a Chinese orchestra.
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Empathy is the key to great leadership. Nobody likes dictators or autocrats at the workplace or elsewhere. Can you imagine working for one who only expects you to say "yes"? Can you imagine working for one who won't listen to you? Here is a personal account of a good empathetic manager I have worked with in several jobs. It is in Chinese (traditional scipt).
"I am not happy with the font. I don't like how this chart is illustrated. I need more creativity from you in the photograph you shot for this campaign. I need more vibrance in the colors in this image..."
The recent Lenovo Superfish fiasco shows that marketing technology is no panacea. Some marketers seem persuaded that simply relying on things like "big data", analytics, or third-party advertising platforms, will displace the need for more traditional means of reaching out to customers. Sadly, they are mistaken.
Creative innovation can be abundant in the world today, and I certainly don't mean software. Invention is often found at the deepest of needs amidst a sore lack of resources.
What do the greatest minds such as Leonardo Da Vinci, Dr Albert Einstein, Nikola Tesla, Sir Isaac Newton, and many others, have in common - genius aside?