Tuesday, July 7, 2009

Diamonds Are Created Under Pressure

Have you ever wondered why great leaders seem to arise in emergency situations and in times of war? It is because the situation demands it. The enormous pressure calls for hard choices and quick decision making. The leaders just have to rise up and perform. I heard an interview with one of Mandela's prison mates during the anti-apartheid struggle, talking about all the good that came out of twenty six years of imprisonment. When you are struggling remember that diamonds are created under pressure.

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Urban Gavelin a native Swede with more than twenty five years of business experience. He has held positions as director of sales- marketing- and business development on Nordic, European and World Wide levels. Urban has lived and worked in Stockholm, London and New York, now works primarily with leadership development and sales training and is a credentialed coach. He has studied Executive Management at Lausanne Business School and Stockholm School of Economics.

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