Hugh Ballou was an orchestra conductor for many years. Today he uses his music experience to teach those interested in becoming good leaders, including those who work in the best companies in the world.
My grandfather likes to send this mail to all of his employees, and it touches them deeply and inspires them for the better. And today I am spreading his message to the entire world.
One day all the employees reached the office and they saw a big advice on the door on which it was written:
Yesterday the person who has been hindering your growth in this company passed away. We invite you to join the funeral in the room that has been prepared in the gym.
In the beginning, they all got sad for the death of one of their colleagues, but after a while they started getting curious to know who was that man who hindered the growth of his colleagues and Continue reading
“TELL me a story about when you were a great soldier. Tell me about one of the battles you won,” said a little boy to his grandfather.
The old man had been a colonel in the Austrian army for many years and could recount fierce tales of conquest by his troops. But today he shook his head as he took the boy upon his knee.
“I will tell you, instead,” he said, “of the greatest battle I ever lost, which was won by braver men than mine.” Continue reading