Tag: Leadership

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.

What is success?

Is success achieving certain results, targets and goals?

AI will allow hyper-customisation of trainings: Jonathan Vehar

Jonathan Vehar, global VP-products, Dale Carnegie & Associates was in town. Vehar has worked with organisations to develop leadership and innovation solutions necessary for growth. He is considered to be an innovation thought leader. In an exclusive interview with Lipi Agrawal of HRKatha, he, along with his colleague Pallavi Jha, chairperson & managing director - ?Dale Carnegie Training India, share the future of training and the role technology will play in making training a measurable exercise. Excerpts…

The connection between ‘sleep’ and ‘leadership’

A survey of 196 business leaders found that nearly half did not get enough sleep at least four nights of the week, while two- thirds were generally dissatisfied with how much sleep they got.

9 leadership capabilities required to succeed at future workplace

Disruptive envisioning will be the most critical leadership capability in the future workplace of India.

Six key aspects of workplace culture that need attention

Purpose, opportunity, success, appreciation, wellbeing and leadership are crucial in attracting and retaining talent.

What employees think of their top management

15% of the employees surveyed feel the leadership style at the top level needs change.

Lend Me Thy Ears

Deep listening skills are the foundation of strong relationships, respectful communication and responsive leadership. 

DDI releases new futuristic leadership acceleration platform

A new digital learning portal catapults leadership development into the future with on-demand insight tools, personalised learning and increased connectivity.

How leaders can create time for reflection

Ambitious people often discount the need for sleep and physical rest but it’s important to consciously slow down at regular intervals.

United We Fall

Every incident is a learning and at the same time an opportunity to prove oneself. Following the United Airlines fiasco, the carrier had a golden opportunity to display the right leadership attitude, which it unfortunately failed to take advantage of. So what was the missed opportunity?

Building presence: The aim of human existence

Some time ago, I visited a popular hole-in-the-wall Konkani restaurant in Mumbai to gorge on its delicious THALI. On an adjoining table was a...

Ten key skills required in an age of digital transformation

As a growing number of organisations integrate digital technologies into all aspects of their business, digital transformation has come to be regarded as the...

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TCS hired 40,185 in FY21, outlook seems bright

With the pandemic raising the demand for techies, Tata Consultancy Services experienced an all-time low attrition rate of 7.2 per cent for FY21. Its...

Lenovo India ropes in PepsiCo’s HR director Bhavya Misra as CHRO

Lenovo India has today announced the appointment of Bhavya Misra, HR director, Pepsico, as the CHRO. Misra will be based out of Bengaluru and...

Wage revision for LIC staff?

More than a lakh employees of Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) may finally have some reason to celebrate. If all goes well at...

Express Stores looking to hire and expand

Express Stores, which recently raised seed funding of Rs 8 Crores, led by venture capital firm Venture Highway - founded by Neeraj Arora ex-Whatsapp,...

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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...

The right people policy for startups – Madan Nagaldinne

You happen to have worked mostly with large organisations. How different is it working for a startup now? When you have worked for big...
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“Archaic HR processes force millennials to switch jobs often,” Niti Khosla, lead people analytics...

Friendly and jolly Niti Khosla, lead-people analytics and business impact, Novartis International, is a true HR leader with the ability to understand people and...