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“Why do you want to do what you want to do?

“Why do you want to do what you want to do? In my interactions with clients, they come with an absolutely ‘clear ask’ on the requirement and want us to fulfil that ‘immediately’. It is most comfortable for me to give them what they asked. However, I almost always pose this question. “Why do you […]

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Why Making Mistakes is Important in Life

I have written about Of learning, failure and my perspective. I had also spoken about it on Prodcast on Leadership Lessons – Learning to Fail and Preparing for a Fail . There was so much interest that I have tried summarising the same with 9 reasons on why making mistakes is okay, and 6 ways […]

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Timeless Time Management Hacks

Time Management has become more crucial than ever before. With Work from Home options, employees and managers alike are more stressed and more time strapped than ever before. How can you master this – here are the Time management hacks.

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Writing meaningful performance appraisals

Writing performance feedback is one of the most demanding tasks for many, but then with these simple tips, you can make it enjoyable for yourself and the employee.

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What does ’being fair’ really mean?

What does being ’fair’ really mean? How can you ever be fair to both sides? It will always be an eternal argument. Here I’ll share two life stories, 25 years apart and how fairness can be achieved. When we were young, my sibling and I used to fight for the larger piece of the cake. […]

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Leadership Lesson on Apple Prodcasts

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A new baby – Prodcast Channel on Anchor

I seem to be loving this medium and talking to you on leadership lessons from life. What is your feedback on this? I would like to hear from you. Please hear, subscribe and give me your feedback.

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Of learning, failure and my perspective.

I was recently engaged in a heated debate on ‘learning’ and ‘failure’, and how failing in public is the mark of weakness in professional and social situations. For one’s own good, it was argued that it is best avoided to even talk about failures in public. A logical extension is that one avoids asking questions […]

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How can you have fun running, on that corporate treadmill?

*Watch this 40 second and your life will never be the same again. * I always quote in my talks on how most people have a corporate career that seems like running in a treadmill. You start running, and you cannot stop. You keep running, often faster, sometimes slowing down, yet you realize that you […]

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The Upside of Situational Leadership That Everyone Is Talking About

Leadership differs from management in a very fundamental way. Management doesn’t have to involve inspiring or motivating others. Situational leadership is a specific style of leadership, where your leadership style is dependent on the situation. You could be leading b either delegating, supporting, coaching o directing depending on the team and complexity of the task.  […]

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3 Steps towards Building an Amoeba Organization*

Is your organization structured like an Amoeba? Successful businesses can continually alter its organizational structure to meet the changing demands of the environment in which they are operating. Each of that change helps them propel forward to achieving the goals the organization has set for itself. And finally, it is not bound the rigid boundaries […]

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Six Things to Remember While Writing Feedback

Over the two decades in the many leadership roles, giving/writing feedback was one of the most arduous of all jobs — across dozens of roles, organizations, countries, and cultures. If you are a manager or a team leader — you are solely responsible for the feedback you are giving your team, both on content and method. So, what is […]

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6 things that I learnt from a devastating accident

I share here about my experiences from a devastating accident in which I almost lost three fingers, and what I have learned from this miracle ordeal. Three years ago, it was late Sunday evening of January, when I met with a freak yet devastating accident. As I was working on a 12,000 RPM rotary metal […]

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Ask Me Anything: 10 Answers Before You Turn Entrepreneur

In my article in 2016, I had written “Turn Entrepreneur in 2016 (8 Reasons)”. 2 years later, I revisit those reasons and see if it is still valid and see what has changed? 1.   Entrepreneurs Are The New Black – $100bn In VC Investments Despite all the uncertainties in the global markets, entrepreneurship continues to […]

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