Tag: Leadership

Only 27% organisations attract, retain talent with strong, inspirational leadership

Thanks to the pandemic organisations and employers the world over have been forced to rethink how they can fulfil the changing needs and expectations...

How to deal with leadership burnout?

One of the most common expressions in workplace parlance, ‘burnout’, has acquired greater ubiquity since the COVID-19 pandemic. Affecting both regular employees and those...

Amazon India lets students shadow its senior leaders for a day

In a bid to help develop and nurture future leaders, Amazon India has announced its unique initiative, ‘ADayAtAmazon’. Under this initiative, two selected B-school...

How disengagement at each employee level impacts organisations differently

It is the HR's job to ensure a high level of employee engagement in the organisation. That is why, companies invest heavily on various...

This Company develops underrepresented talent for leadership roles

Many companies show their intent to hire people from diverse and underrepresented backgrounds. In fact, some companies do hire such talent to score in...

Leadership Conversations

There are familiar ways of doing things that have worked for so long that people operate almost on autopilot in many organisations. It’s not...

Why leadership training shouldn’t only be given to high performers

When evaluating their employees for leadership potential, organisations are likely to focus on the employees who have impressed them most with their performance at...

Character: The Elusive Key to Leadership

What does it take to be a tennis player? For starters, we need a certain amount of knowledge and skills. We can’t play tennis...

Coaching for emotionally intelligent leadership

The coronavirus pandemic has highlighted and exacerbated existing gaps in connection and performance among teams for many businesses. Rebuilding stronger teams in the coming...

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,...

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,”...

50,000 employees subscribe to Capgemini’s ESOP

At least 50,000 employees from the 29 participating countries subscribed to Capgemini’s ninth annual employee stock ownership plan or ESOP. With an employee subscription...

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Will Air India hire 100 foreign pilots for Boeing 777 fleet?

Air India (AI) is reported to be looking out for 100 pilots for its Boeing 777 fleet of wide-body planes. The carrier is open...

US rail union workers demand 15 days of paid sick leave

A strike by rail union workers so close to the holiday season will be quite a disaster for the US economy, but it looks...

Jet Airways to impose 50% pay cuts

Employees at Jet Airways may have to face up to 50 per cent pay cut starting 1 December 2022. However, the good news is...

TikTok to hire 3,000 engineers globally

TikTok, the short-form video platform is one of the rare companies that is still hiring at a time when the tech sector is laying...

DIALOGUE

EQ, IQ & empathy define the success of a CEO

Q. You spent 16 years at LIC before moving to a corporate role at ICICI Prudential. Now, 22 years on, I am still curious...

“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...