Leadership

What’s age got to do with it?

October 29, 2014

I have a feeling that a lot of people do not get into entrepreneurship because they feel they are quite old to do it. And here I do not mean old as in 70-80 year age range but even in the 30-40 range. This reminds me of the age old cliché that age is just […]

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Six steps to boost office productivity

September 3, 2014

Today’s guest post is from Vaishnavi Kanekal. Most of the entrepreneurs are so busy worrying about the dwindling employee productivity to even look around to see if they have walked into their office! It’s true, employee engagement is one of the big concerns for all the entrepreneurs. A study confirmed that only 13% of the […]

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Upgrade from manager 3.0 to leader 1.0

November 8, 2012

Manager 3.0 is an arbitrary version. One could be at 1.0 , 2.0 or at any level in being a manager. A manager’s task is simple. Just make sure everything you have been assigned is complete within time and budget. The post leadership is different than management explained that in times like today, management may […]

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From a manager to a leader

February 2, 2012

A manager’s job is to manage employees and resource in order to achieve the organization goals. A typical manager has to follow everyday plan,check daily targets and then work towards achieving them.Also he/she needs to set up targets for employees. Once his/her and team’s targets are met he may or may not strive beyond them. […]

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Leadership Lessons from Star Trek Television series

October 13, 2010

I have been a big fan of star trek. I remember as a child, when the Star Trek episodes used to be broadcast over TV set, I glued in at Sunday morning 9:00 AM sharp ( unusual for a late riser) to listen every bit that Kirk, Spock and McCoy ever said. I loved ST […]

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Top five reasons for downfall of a leader

August 27, 2010

There are many reasons why a successful person is most likely to make mistakes and lose his leadership position. It is very difficult to regain reputation and success once lost. If you are a leader, CEO or any other senior manager, it is important to guard yourself against the following habits.

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Lessons on Leadership from Nelson Mandela – Invictus Part 2

August 20, 2010

In continuation of Lessons on leadership from Nelson Mandela, as depicted in Movie ‘Invictus’.

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How to make right choices in life and avoid regret?

August 12, 2010

At every step of life we have to make choices, that will have profound impact on your future and on others.Leaders make choices that have profound impact on thousands of followers. It is often very troublesome when things look equally good( or bad) both sides and we have to make a decision. How do we take such a decision without regretting later on? Let us look at following things

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Lessons about leadership from Nelson Mandela -Invictus

August 2, 2010

Nelson Mandela is an inspiration from the world. He spent twenty seven years of his life in a Jail in South Africa. He is one of the most humble and inspiring leader of the world. Recently a movie called as ‘Invictus’ on Mandela showed what precisely he was made of. I have summarized some of his leadership traits and examples.

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Who is a good manager ?

July 14, 2010

If you have not read Who is a bad manager?, this is a response to that. A good manager has following characteristics He leads from the front i.e. he has leadership skills A good manager is not scared of the crisis. He knows that he has a good team which can handle one. He places […]

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