Tag: Leadership

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?

Leadership Lessons from M.S .Dhoni

The author had the good fortune of playing a couple of matches against Dhoni in the dusty bylanes of Ranchi.

Corporate lessons from the world of cinema

A few well-known movies viewed from a corporate lens to bring forth what they have in offer for the HR enthusiasts.

Can we rebuild the house while staying in it?

We are being called upon to deliver an innovative product, a game changing service and at the same time are expected to keep our business intact. A tall task for sure!

How Indian companies fare against G2000 companies

India Inc. should focus on inclusion, diversity and strengthening of core talent-management practices.

Engagement without purpose is a futile exercise

Socially responsible organisations are more attractive and engaging workplaces for employees across hierarchies 

 

Leadership development: The new rule book

Companies across the globe are now realising the difference between managers and leaders, and also looking at different ways to groom leaders.  

The perils of mother-in-law leadership syndrome

The real pleasure for a corporate mother-in-law leader is to stress out others by the virtue of their authority. Negotiating employee happiness with unrealistic and impatient demands is at the core of their leadership. They convert an organisation into a dungeon.

How to decode your boss’s ‘World Cup’ hangover

The Cricket World Cup has thrown up some very interesting stimuli when it comes to leadership role models for bosses.

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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India ranks 3rd in list of top 10 countries for solar PV jobs

According to the ninth edition of the International Renewable Energy Agency’s (IRENA) ‘Renewable energy and jobs’ annual review series, the top 10 countries that...

Boeing to outsource jobs to TCS

In a virtual meeting, Boeing has conveyed to its non-unionised corporate employees that it is all set to outsource its finance and accounting jobs...

Employment basis false info can be terminated: SC

Employees who produce false information regarding their suitability for a job or get appointed basis their suppression of their past records or history, such...

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,...

DIALOGUE

“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...