Tag Archives: Leadership

Life Skills: Learning in a Restaurant

I had to kill some time between my workout and meeting someone last weekend and so I headed to satiate my hunger at an Indian Restaurant. I was alone and had the option of keeping busy and to myself by playing … Continue reading

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Leadership Litany

The world today has lost Nelson Mandela and I write this edition of my blog as a homage to the great departed leader who embodied everything that is required of leadership and more. If there is one overarching lesson to … Continue reading

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Are you goofing off at work?

If you are asked the question, “are you goofing off at work?” what would your answer be? Most or all of us might reply to it as, “no, of course not!” with a certain amount of righteous vehemence. That answer … Continue reading

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Key Performance Indicator

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For a long time this topic has been a ticking time bomb within me and I now need to explode. The immediate provocation is the blog published by Bernard Marr on September 25, 2013 (http://www.linkedin.com/today/post/article/20130925053608-64875646-the-4-kpis-every-manager-has-to-use Key Performance Indicator (KPI) is … Continue reading

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What is Corruption?

Self-righteousness in public gaze has become a way of life as we continue to revel in this reality show – fishbowl syndrome of a world that we have begun living in. The amazing aspect of our social persona is the … Continue reading

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Is Leadership Overrated?

There is so much going on about this subject and yet we see a strong deteriorating trend of this significantly useful human dimension. Are we responsible for overrating it and abusing it like all other things that we tend to … Continue reading

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Chicken or the Egg? What comes First?

Recently I was making a pitch for growth at an Information Technology Solutions company and I was just through my first segment drawing the inference of the External Environment with reference to the trends in macro economic  conditions, Technology, Competitive … Continue reading

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Unraveling the Mystery of Change

The mystery of Change is nothing but the continuum of time. Where Time as we define and understand is expressed in terms of Past, Present and Future. However is time changing? Obviously not. But you and I are changing, the … Continue reading

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Dwelling in the Past: The biggest impediment to Innovation

As Individuals, Organizations and Society, we are we conditioned neurologically to dwell in the past? It appears that this conditioning focuses both on the negatives and the positives of the past; inhibiting the future detrimentally with equal measure in either … Continue reading

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The Future of Indian IT Companies

Finally, the language is beginning to be spoken. About Indian IT companies needing to accelerate their Innovation Strategy and implementation. On the eve of 19th edition of Nasscom India Leadership Summit, there is a buzz  that “The industry believes that … Continue reading

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