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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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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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Aspire to be a CEO: Avoid travelling with your bosses!

This rule is some what counter-intuitive. Most aspirants to the top jobs, usually jump at the opportunity to travel with the superiors. They think that travelling with bosses gives them that extra time to shine. Don’t do it. Good senior executives judge on results, not on clever conversations. Good top managers are also busy and […]

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#Hiring: The Fallacy of Job Descriptions…

…and how ex-Air Traffic Controller became the best Sales Person in Tech major. #HR #Talent #Human Resources #Hiring #Job Descriptions #Bias #Resume #sales #India This is not a story of rags to riches. This is not even a story about the candidate. This is the story of how strong our biases are in the hiring […]

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#LeadershipLesson: Follow the footsteps of your Boss!

‘Boss Bitching’ is a fad. An entertaining one, at that; though not the right one to take you to the top. All of us have heard people who can just complain and complain about their bosses – just give them an opportunity and they can rattle the worst things about their twenty-seven bosses through career. […]

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Aspire to be a CEO? Make your Boss look a Star and your Boss’s Boss a super Star!

Q: How do you rise up in the organization? A: Take your Boss’s job faster than others.  Having said that, your Boss cannot vacate his job, unless he has a better job! So essentially it means two things1. Make your Boss look good so that he is promotable.2. Make yourself promotable by making your Boss’s […]