Tag: leaders

How Leaders Decide: Tackling Biases and Risks in Decision-Making

The CEO of HCL Tech is reportedly the highest-paid CEO in India, receiving about Rs 130 crore in compensation. The CEO of Wipro earns...

How leaders without title play a role in transformation

Not everyone in an organisation or a team has a fancy designation to flaunt. However, that doesn’t keep them from commanding respect. In fact,...

28% employees miss informal & social workplace interactions

Techies prefer a hybrid model of work, even though they do value and miss the in-person informal interactions that were the highlight of the...

Do emerging leaders focusing on their personal growth hurt company’s prospects?

In today’s competitive world, it has become really difficult to find the right candidate with the potential to be a leader. But are emerging...

How coaching can support leaders in managing the return to office

The corporate world has been abuzz recently with more organisations mandating that employees return to the office. While some have welcomed the move with...

Coaching partnership as support for leaders

Several years ago, I was invited to deliver a presentation on coaching at a conference for brand managers. I was introduced to a senior...

How Raymond is developing future leaders

Like many other organisations, skilling is an integral part of Raymond, the branded fabric and fashion retailer in India, which has over 20,000 employees...

73% leaders in India admit that open discussions are welcomed in...

Things seem to be definitely looking up in terms of diverse views, trust and transparency in boardrooms across the globe. In India, diversity in...

32% leaders in India compared to 28% globally vote for flexible...

Technology should be used to enable productivity and performance, while the management should focus on enabling culture. This seems to be a key takeaway...

Genuine leaders lead with compassion

‘Compassion’, ‘empathy’, ‘care’, ‘humility’ — Never before have such words received so much attention. Thanks to the troublesome ‘COVID years’ — a period of...

How Reliance, HPE, Newgen & Zivame trained their managers to...

Before COVID came into our lives, organisations, especially in India, were not very open to the work-from-home concept. Now, however, they have realised that...

Dilemmas and decision making – How coaching can help leaders at...

Leaders, especially, talented and competent ones, are critical for organisations. They perform well under pressure and willingly step up when required to shoulder a...

Welspun prepares to build future digital leaders

Welspun, a global conglomerate with diverse businesses in line pipes, home textiles, infrastructure, warehousing, oil & gas, steel, advanced textiles and flooring solutions, has...

How ERGs serve as a testing ground for potential leaders

The concept of ERG, short for employee resource group, is a well-known one. These are groups of like-minded people who represent the under-represented and...

Am I audible?

“Am I audible?” These are, perhaps, the most frequently-heard words in households of employees working from home. All thanks to ‘zooming’ becoming much more...

61% leaders thriving in hybrid mode, while their staff are struggling

Now that the hybrid model of working seems to be here to stay, it is time to look at whether this new approach is...

Even leaders need work-life balance

When we think of a CEO or CFO or any senior leader of an organisation, do we picture them with a cape or wings...

How agile brains give leaders superpowers

Good leadership demands a high level of agility, which is essential to maintain a balance between the needs of the workforce and the business....

A leader’s state of being

Several years ago, I heard a story that had a massive impact on me. It was a story of a golden eagle that moved...

4 reasons why HR approves social media-verified CxOs

It is not just celebrities, politicians and journalists that use social media as their mouthpiece of choice, corporate bigwigs too have rapidly carved a...

How destructive can ‘yes-ministers’ be at the workplace?

‘Yes-Ministers’ are the blue-eyed boys of most bosses. They are loved and even trusted by their managers for their ‘never say no’ attitude. Even during...

Do humble leaders play a part in employee engagement?

Studies have shown that most employees leave jobs because they are not happy with their bosses or with the leadership of the company. Employees...

57% senior executives in India hopeful of job growth in 2019

A survey—2019 BlueSteps Executive Career Outlook—that covered 1,436 senior managers across the globe revealed that after Brazil, senior executives from India are the most...

Why a coaching culture and not any other culture?

“Would you tell me, please, which way I ought to go from here?” “That depends a good deal on where you want to get to,”...

A resume printed on a cake?

A job applicant in the US has taken innovation to another level by sending an edible resume to a prospective employer. Karly Pavlinac Blackburn,...

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National Career Service portal shows over 4 lakh vacancies

The Ministry of Labour & Employment (MoLE) has reported that the Government of India’s National Career Service (NCS) portal has about 4,82,264 active vacancies...

‘Return excess bonus’: Honda to employees

Honda, the Japanese car manufacturing company, realised that it had paid extra bonus to its employees by mistake, at the Ohio unit. Therefore, it...

How does the CEO-CFO-CHRO trio drive a talent-first organisation?

The equation seems to have changed. Among the direct reportees to the CEO, the CFO used to be the closest confidante. The reason being,...

ESOPS worth $500,000 for eligible staff of ExperienialEtc

ExperientialEtc, a five-year old startup, has announced employee stock options (ESOPs) worth $500,000 for its employees. The shares will be distributed free of cost...

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“The big change has been that we have moved from jobs to skills,” Amaresh...

Q. How would you define the culture at GE? A. Having been present in this region since 1902, GE has been around for 120 years....

“Being good to everyone is being unjust to performers,” Mathew Job, CEO, Crompton

Q. In today’s times, what’s more challenging for a CEO like you — profit & business growth, talent & people, diversification, compliance or managing...

“A CEO needs to acknowledge the silent majority who create the company’s fortunes” S...

Q. RPG is a diversified group with businesses spread across sectors and domains. however, its brands have a strong individual identity unlike other business...