1000 MALES CAMPAIGN

KECTIL MALE PROMISE LEADERS PLEDGE To celebrate International Women’s Day on Friday, March 8th, The Kectil Program is pleased to announce it will host a Twitter event at 2:00 pm GMT to launch its new initiative “The 1000 Males Campaign”. We are challenging males in developing countries to take the Kectil Pledge to be a Kectil Male Promise Leader. Many …

LESSONS ON LEADERSHIP- USA AND NORTH KOREA SUMMIT

THE COURAGE TO BEFRIEND AN ENEMY We are watching a major lesson on leadership unfold this week on the world stage. President Trump has traveled to Hanoi, Vietnam to meet with the Supreme Leader of North Korea, Kim Jong Un, with the hope of making progress on nuclear disarmament and a peace process with South Korea.  This Summit follows the …

LEADERSHIP THROUGH WRITING

AYN RAND One can act as a leader in many different ways, including through non-violent social activism, acts of kindness, intellectual creativity, and by learning to using your voice to say something important. This week we focus on another aspect of leadership, writing. Writing is a skill set that can be developed with practice to open the minds of others. …

KECTIL SHARES TRAITS OF INTELECTUALLY CURIOUS LEADERS

We came across a post on” 7 Traits of intellectually curious leaders” by Vivek Bapat and thought we would share it with you. Intellectual curiosity is loosely defined as curiosity that leads to an acquisition of general knowledge. It can include curiosity about such things as: what objects are composed of, the underlying mechanisms of systems, mathematical relationships, languages, social …

KECTIL FOCUSES ON INTELLECTUAL ASPECTS OF LEADERSHIP

This week we focus on the intellectual aspects of leadership. True leadership requires reading, researching and thinking about issues of concern to you on a continual basis, so that when the time comes, you can speak from a foundation of knowledge. This was illustrated at the highest level by Dr Martin Luther King Jr in his Letter from Birmingham Jail. …

LESSONS IN LEADERSHIP: SUSAN B. ANTHONY

As we continue to examine lessons of leadership, we focus on the life of Susan B. Anthony, a social reformer and activist in the 1800’s in the United States. She is largely credited with leading the movement that earned women the right to vote, which resulted in an Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. She also started her own movements to …

KECTIL FOCUSES ON SERVANT LEADERSHIP

As we continue to examine lessons of leadership, we focus on the life of Abdul Sattar Edhi. Edhi is an excellent example of servant leadership and the selfless concern for others. Abdul Sattar Edhi was a Pakistani philanthropist and humanitarian who was born in 1928 in Bantva, India and died in 2016 in Karachi, Pakistan. He considered Pakistan his home. …

KECTIL FOCUSES ON LESSONS ON LEADERSHIP

Dear Kectil Family For the month of February, The Kectil Program is focusing on the lessons on leadership from Dr. Martin Luther King and other transformational change makers. We will post quotes everyday on our social media pages. Be sure to follow our pages, comment, give your insights and share some of your favorite leaders and their quotes with us …

Sherry Knowles will be a featured speaker at the World Intellectual Property Forum in Delhi, India next week!

      We are delighted to announce that Sherry M. Knowles, the Founder and Chair of the Kectil Program will be speaking at the 2018 World Intellectual Property Forum on November 14, 2018 in Delhi, India. The World Intellectual Property Forum (www.worldipforum.com) is one of the biggest global events highlighting intellectual property in developing countries. The Kectil Delhi Conference …