Tag: managing people

Eight (8) Great Things Great Leaders Do

This piece of Jack Welch’s advice on Leadership skills does make sense —- the need for a good team, focus getting to the mission, work with optimism, trust with team members, demonstrate courage, overcoming challenges, inspiration and reward success.

Hiring the best for the insurance industry | Learning from Google

Leadership – in particular emergent leadership as opposed to traditional leadership. Traditional leadership is, were you president of the chess club? Were you vice-president of sales? How quickly did you get there? “We don’t care. What we care about is, when faced with a problem and you’re a member of a team, do you, at the appropriate time, step in and lead. And just as critically, do you step back and stop leading, do you let someone else? “Because what’s critical to be an effective leader in this environment is you have to be willing to relinquish power.”

Motor Insurance Portfolio – A Magical Formula in time for Christmas?

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Today is Christmas Eve and I am staring blank into my notebook’s screen….. and I am on leave currently – taking leave from the hustle and bustle of everyday life only to be inspired working on a Christmas-blog! Stucked along…

Insurance industry, drained out of its best talents….

Over the last two years the insurance industry is finding it tough competing for the “better” brains among the Gen-X and Gen-Y university graduates. Development over the last 8 months was not at all encouraging, especially when the minimum entry…

Operational Processes: Getting the results counts….

  ↑ Grab this Headline Animator The last two weeks were rather hectic, the real fact was, we were not getting our operational efficiency anything nearer to our objectives. My team members were arguing over what ought be the main…

Communication is very important… it is really NOT about language

Over the weekend while having some discussion on the subject of english with my Korean friend, YB Lee from Korean Re, he stressed to me, while having a strong grasp of English Language is important but it is still not…