Let the image of red balloons, of varying size, bobbing up and down or just drifting lazily across, settle in your mind’s eye. Catch yourself smiling? Well, you won’t be the only one. Balloons are symbols of happiness and fun, aren’t they? And that seems to be the backdrop for RedBalloon, a leading online gift retailer in Australia and New Zealand.
10. Bringing out the Best in People (Oct 09)
Q&A with Dr Joel H Muro. An interesting and noble idea – to think that we can actually bring out the best in people. We understand and recognise the impact of our words and actions but perhaps what is not always clearly understood is the extent of that impact and perhaps how deeply actions and words can affect us, whether positively or otherwise.
My Top 3 Books from 2009
1. Execution. The Discipline of Getting Things Done
. By Larry Bossidy and Ram Charan.
2. First, break all the Rules. What the World’s Greatest Managers Do Differently. By Marcus Buckingham and Curt Coffman.
3. The Three Laws of Performance. Rewriting the future of your Organisation and your Life. By Steve Zaffron and Dave Logan.
Merry Christmas and happy holidays to all!