Author: Real Leaders

From Financial Success to Significance

As leaders, many of us think that we’ve already succeeded in one or more aspects of our lives. And we have. Many of us have been blessed with the opportunity to create much financial success for ourselves and those around us. Yet, how many of us will be able to say that we’ve achieved significance when we look back on our lives? As you reflect on your life, what do you want to accomplish? Have you achieved some life goals beyond financial success? Most of us have developed business plans but very few of us have life plans. Do...

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Palestine’s first planned city

Rawabi, the first Palestinian planned city, is bringing dignity, pride, economic opportunity and social development to people of the State of Palestine. The city gives Palestinians an outlet for their knowledge and skills that can be channelled towards building their country. It’s doing this in a way that empowers and engages local communities, making sure that Rawabi contributes to Palestinian social, environmental and economic development. Bashar Masri is a Palestinian-American entrepreneur, born and raised in Nablus, and founder and managing director of Bayti Real Estate Investment Company, jointly-owned by Qatari Diar Real Estate Investment Company and Massar International – created to build...

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Healthcare heals the planet

James Skogsbergh COO of Advocate Health Care in the U.S. has taken healthcare beyond patients in hospital beds and established green teams that educate hospitals and physicians on environmental awareness and how to minimize waste. His strategies are nurturing a culture that protects both human and environmental health. The company has an excellent track record for energy management strategies within the hospital industry. The resulting financial savings and the reduction of emissions are a key part of the company’s commitment to the environmental health of the communities it serves. Every staff member is encouraged to embrace ownership of the company’s...

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Beyond financial profit

Careful strategic planning that merges business strategy with corporate social responsibility, results in a monthly check-list of achievements for both the environment and profitability.

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