Tag: leaders

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,”...

Poland gets new LTTS R&D centre, local engineering talent to be...

Larsen & Toubro Technology Services (LTTS), the global engineering services company, has launched its new engineering, research and development (ER&D) centre in Krakow, Poland....

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ArcelorMittal ropes in Nokia’s Stephanie Werner-Dietz as global head-HR

ArcelorMittal, the global steel-manufacturing firm, has announced the appointment of Stephanie Werner-Dietz as its new EVP and global head of HR. She will join...

Adda247 offers ‘recharge’ leaves, unlimited sick leaves

Adda247, the Indian vernacular test-prep platform, has updated its leave policy, to offer unlimited sick leaves to employees recovering from long illnesses, accidents and...

Will startups slow down hiring this year?

The startup ecosystem in India is in a turbulent state. As experts say, the hiring intent of the company is a direct reflection of...

PrepInsta plans 100% increase in team strength

PrepInsta is gearing for 100 per cent expansion of team. The edtech startups plans to take its present headcount of 50, to at least...

DIALOGUE

“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...

“If CEO is the father of an organisation, CHRO is the mother,” Pankaj Lochan

Q. You have been shuttling between HR and manufacturing roles. Was it a well-thought out strategy or did you just go with the flow...