Tag: Leadership

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...

Does Amazon time its employees’ toilet breaks?

Amazon is grabbing headlines for the wrong reasons yet again. During a protest by its warehouse employees in Britain, some employees have made certain...

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DA hike for employees approved: Telangana government 

On January 23, 2023, the government of Telangana approved the release of a single installment of dearness allowance (DA) for all government employees and...

Uber Freight to sack 3% of its workforce

Uber Freight announced on Tuesday that it will be cutting around 150 jobs, which is roughly 3 per cent of its total workforce. As...

Geetika Mehta is Ananta Capital’s new group CHRO

Ananta Capital has roped in Geetika Mehta as group chief human resource officer. An alumna of XLRI, Jamshedpur, Mehta began her HR journey with Mondelez...

CFO highest paid CXO amongst BSE 100 companies

The chief technical officer (CTO) is the second highest paid CXO amongst BSE 100 companies. So, who earns more than a CTO? It is...

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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...