March 15, 2019

Re-defining Leadership: Situation, Environment & People Play a Crucial Role

We have often come across this phrase – “Great leaders are born, not made“. This phrase beautifully sums up the basic tenant of the Great Man Theory of leadership. What is the […]
March 1, 2019

Why Compassion Is Key to Being a Great Leader

“Look for a way to lift someone up. And if that’s all you do, that’s enough”. Elizabeth Lesser. There have been numerous discussions and viewpoints about the must-have traits in a leader. […]
February 22, 2019

Powerful Persistence: A Leadership Lesson We Can Learn from Abraham Lincoln

“Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other.” – Abraham Lincoln Abraham Lincoln, the 16th President of the United States, is well known for […]
January 30, 2019

Stimulating Innovation through Visionary Leadership

Very often, when we ask organizations what is essential to bring organizational effectiveness and gain competitive advantage, the common replies are associated with the organizational structure, culture, technology, and management practices. However, […]
January 28, 2019

5 Challenges for a First Time Manager

Let’s imagine two scenarios. Scenario 1. Hi Ritu! I want this work to be finished by today evening. No excuses! Do you get that? Scenario 2. Hi Mohan! Could you please finish this work […]
January 23, 2019

Leaders: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Marcus Buckingham and Curt Coffman wrote, “People leave managers not companies. So much money has been thrown at the challenge of keeping good people – in the form of better pay, better […]