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 […]
January 14, 2019

Why Initiative is an Essential Leadership Trait

Anita’s boss is traveling abroad with intermittent access to emails and chat. To make things worse, it snows heavily in the city where her boss is staying, which results in zero connectivity. […]
November 1, 2018

Storytelling and Effective Leadership: How are they linked?

Former President Barack Obama was once quoted in a CBS news article, saying that if he could change one thing about his presidency, it would be to tell more stories, which got […]
September 1, 2018

Why Gandhiji Wouldn’t Be ‘Bapu’ Without His Children

Think of a great Indian leader. Does the name Mahatma Gandhi come to mind? It’s true that one of the most eminent leaders the country has ever seen is our beloved ‘Bapu’ […]
August 16, 2018

This Independence Day, Free Yourself From ME and move to WE

A free India. As the leaders of the country that thousands of those freedom fighters had dreamt of, have we made it the country they had wished for? Can we proudly say […]
July 17, 2018

3 Leadership Lessons from the FIFA World Cup

On July 14th, the world was waiting with bated breath for the climax of the 2018 FIFA World Cup. The final countdown had begun, and the entire world was waiting to see […]
July 9, 2018

How to Manage Multicultural Teams Like a Pro

Have you ever seen a march past? Left, right, left – yes! It just doesn’t happen magically that we see few people walking in perfectly aligned rows matching their footsteps to the […]
May 4, 2017
Caesar’s Wife Must Be Above Suspicion

Caesar’s Wife Must Be Above Suspicion

Pompeia was the wife of the great Julius Caesar. In 62 BC she hosted the festival of the Bona Dea (“good goddess”),  which no man was permitted to attend. However a young […]
April 15, 2017
Poorna- youngest girl to climb Mt.Everest

POORNA: 3 Leadership Lessons

Last Tuesday, I was sitting among handful viewers at a movie theater eager to watch Poorna. This movie wasn’t featuring the Bollywood heartthrob SRK (Shahrukh Khan), or the most famous bhai (Salman […]
April 7, 2017
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Excellent Ownership : Leadership Lessons From A Restaurant Manager

I first met Sunil during my first firewalk seminar in Vizag (Visakhapatnam, India). He was a Senior Manager at a 5-star hotel, where the workshop was held. He was responsible for handling […]