Tag: Leadership

Coca-Cola hires Rashmi Sharma as global leadership & learning director

Unilever’s Rashmi Sharma has decided to join Coca-Cola as the global leadership and learning director for the Company’s Bottling Investment Group, confirms Sharma to...

Powering performance with qualified leadership

In the world of ‘expect the unexpected’, leaders, managers, and thought leaders need to aim for clarity, be agile with ‘emotional intelligence’, and have...

Taking a coaching approach to management

The role of managers in modern-day organisations has changed. They manage in complex environments and highly-competitive markets. These are significant pressures on ongoing peak...

How Volvo India’s ‘ExcelHer’ initiative gives women professionals a second chance

Global automobile manufacturer, Volvo, in a bid to further its diversity and inclusion agenda in India, has announced an initiative to include women restarting...

Your leadership or your life?

Are you a Leadership Coach or a Life Coach? A tantalising question, no doubt. How would you answer? The response could be a simple...

What’s in Piaggio’s robust leadership development programme?

At Piaggio, there is a culture to identify the best of talent at a very young stage and provide them the platform to grow...

WayCool kickstarts its leadership development with LEAP

In partnership with IFMR Graduate School of Business (IFMR GSB) at Krea University, WayCool Foods, an agri-commerce company, has launched a leadership-development programme for...

How leadership qualities change at different levels

All leaders who reach the top of their careers go through many stages of leadership before achieving the top spot. In all these stages...

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...

Team Coaching—A driver for superior performance and collaboration

Amidst the chaos of last year, leadership and culture across businesses transformed rapidly. Staying relevant meant adapting work styles and leadership styles much faster...

Even CXOs can feel stagnated in their career

It's common for mid-level managers to feel stuck and stagnated, when they can’t foresee any further growth path. In some cases, existing jobs are...

Leadership lessons from a tiny virus

Few days back, my manager, a senior colleague and I were randomly discussing how this one tiny virus has turned the world upside down....

Are town halls & webinars effective tools of communication for senior...

Town halls have always been considered as an effective medium for the top leadership to get closer to their employees. It is an ‘open...

Why organisations need human-centred leaders

Businesses are run by human beings. They make operations smooth, create value for the company and its stakeholders and make or break a business. It...

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....

77% startups had less than 20% women in leadership: Report

Gender diversity remains a challenge for startups even today. About 77 per cent startups (compared to 69 per cent in 2019) surveyed by InnoVen...

The influence and impact of beliefs

One story that has left an indelible impact on me is that of a baby elephant, chained to a tree to prevent it from...

Acknowledgement — A positive motivator

In today’s hectic environment, people are working very hard to just keep up. The pandemic made us change the way we do business, and...

Lessons from the Rahane school of leadership

The perception of leadership in popular culture has recently become excessively associated with the flamboyant. The dominant cultural paradigm is that leaders have to...

Surviving & succeeding in times of continuous chaos

When I woke up to the news of battle lines being drawn between two of the world's richest men over India’s lucrative retail market,...

Sandeep Bakhshi completes 2 years as MD & CEO; gives ICICI...

Sandeep Bakhshi, ICICI Bank’s MD and CEO has been spearheading, India’s largest private sector bank, ICICI Bank for the last two years. His able...

How to lead an agile team to success in uncertain times

There is a popular quip doing the rounds on social-media platforms about this whole resetting thing and chances are you may have come across...

Should the next CHRO be internal or external?

As per a survey, around 53 per cent of new CHROs in 2019 were internal successors. While they still represent a majority, there has...

Deloitte plans to hire more women post lockdown

There is an opportunity in every crisis. One only needs to delve deeper and identify that opportunity. Deloitte has seen an opportunity in the lockdown....

When leaders make mistakes

It is human to make mistakes, and leaders are also humans. In any organisation, when a junior makes a mistake, the leaders take control and...

4D Leadership: Why leaders should lead the holistic way

 This COVID-19 crisis is the right time to showcase holistic leadership or 4D leadership as it is commonly referred to. It can play a...

Nuances of effective remote leadership

As the country has shut down to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus, organisations have implemented work from home without much warning or...

Indian Staffing Federation (ISF) announces new leadership

The Indian Staffing Federation, the apex body for India’s fast-growing flexi-staffing space has appointed Lohit Bhatia and Farhan Azmi as the elected president and...

Leading during business un-usual

We have an unprecedented crisis on our hands. Before last week, while reports kept popping up about employees in few organisations contracting the virus,...

Why do organisations need a ‘connector manager’

The primary characteristic of a progressive and growing company is its learning culture. Yes, we need learning interventions, and technological advancement in the learning...

Women form 37% of leadership and 29.2% of workforce at Microsoft

According to Microsoft’s Diversity and Inclusion Report 2019, 29.2 per cent of its global workforce comprises women. The figure has increased by 1.2 percentage...

The vulnerable relationship between a young CEO and Gen X C-suite

Two decades back, the word ‘CEO’ may have conjured up images of a 60-year old person, with professional experience of more than 30 years....

Managers should help employees reattach to work to keep them engaged

While discussing employee well-being, the importance of learning to disconnect and detach from work once the work day is over is a topic that...

Leaders are to blame for underperforming teams

If one or two members of a team are found to be underperforming, it is quite understandable. But what if more than 60 per...

What great HR managers do differently

Great managers are not born that way; they make an effort to create a difference by going the extra mile. We all have heard...

Alkem leverages customised e-learning to train its sales force

Competition is getting tougher, irrespective of the industry. There is a wide variety of products and services on offer, each one trying to outdo...

Six leadership development truths organisations cannot do without in the digital...

Believe it or not, leadership development is growing as a concern for most organisations with every passing day. Traditional leadership rubrics are being ruled...

Cost of being a Senior Leader

Deliberate choices don’t guarantee complete control or satisfaction. Life sometimes takes over, whether it’s parents’ dementia, or a teenager’s car accident or a successful...

Cipla: Nurturing inspirational managers

Managers act as the building blocks of a company. For the long-term survival of the organisation, it is very important to strengthen the capabilities...

Are you suffering from leadership blind spots?

We all know the impact visionary leaders can create on business and people. They have the ability to transform the way a society thinks,...

Is it right for managers to have soft corner for high...

A very good friend of mine shared one of her experiences, where a team member was more favoured by her manager in terms of...

Never a boring day at Titan

Coffee-break conversations can be rather random. Our group went into discussing lifestyle products and brands. One of my colleagues initiated an informal survey of...

Seven ways to avoid being a wishy-washy boss

Being a boss is tough, and being an ideal boss even more so. You are frustrated because every time you try to strike a...

When the ‘heads’ become headaches

Leadership is about mobilising people to extract the best out of them emotionally and intellectually. However, companies often face situations where the function heads...

Godrej India Culture Lab launches 2nd season of Leadership Programme

The team hosted their first session at Ramnarain Ruia College, Matunga, on July 17 where Lab Head, Parmesh Shahani, engaged students in an interactive session pertaining to the Lab and the Programme.

Symphonic C-suite: It’s not lonely at the top anymore

It is the latest leadership model that helps leaders understand, manage, and respond to the new-age, complex social capital issues.

Why leadership should encourage failures within organisations

Failure is not the opposite of success, but a part of it. 

Leadership summit to see HR titans select young leaders for innovation...

Leading From Behind Summit and HR 40Under40 awards to celebrate HR excellence of 650+ young leaders

How inspiring are today’s bosses

Good bosses should be able to motivate the employees to be creative and perform their best.

How coaching leaders through the tumultuous times ahead will make your...

While the last 18 months of the pandemic have been both heart breaking and incredibly challenging, we are about to enter an even more...

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Spotify dissolves Spotify Studios’ team, shuts down podcast studio

Spotify has laid off members of its Studio 4 team, popularly known as Spotify Studios. For the team of 10 to 15 along with...

Shiprocket gets Saumya Khati as SVP-HR

Shiprocket has announced the appointment of Saumya Khati as its new SVP-HR. Khati moved to the Shiprocket — which gives tech-enabled logistics solutions to companies...

Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp staff to submit proof of booster to return to office

Meta Platforms, the parent company of Facebook, has now mandated that all its employees produce proof of having got their booster shot before returning...

Political leader urges protesting MSRTC staff to return to work immediately

As the protest of the Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation employees’ unions continues to hamper public transportation in the state, Sharad Pawar, veteran political...

DIALOGUE

“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...

Binding multi-faceted employees with Titan Values

Titan has different sets of employees for different functions and verticals, ranging from the shopfloor to the retail stores. How do you bring in...