Berty is called by her CEO early in the morning asking her to draft a quick response to the organizers of some high-level business delegates nominated to visit Italy from her country, where her boss is also an invitee. Berty is Head of HR and has enough on her plate functionally, being head of aContinue reading “Performance is punishing !!! Non-performance is rewarding.”
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Blame games feast on culture!
Chris manages a restaurant chain of 40 restaurants in her country. One of her restaurants was scheduled to go for usual refurbishment works and quite obviously she needs to allocate h er staff to other restaurants which are already running with low staffing. She shifted some staff to a few other restaurants and kept someContinue reading “Blame games feast on culture!”
Listen to the Inner Calling
Mat and Mel were engaged in an intense conversation. They are in a world of their own with no one around. The world is just full of water and they are floating in it, occasionally holding each other’s hands. There is a connection between them and they believe that that’s how the life in theContinue reading “Listen to the Inner Calling”
Look – Your subordinate has a better decision!!!
Your subordinates may have better answers than you. Most of the time managers assume that they have all the solutions and the decisions are always at their end. Most discussions of decision making assume that only leaders and managers make decisions. This is a dangerous mistake as once written by Peter Drucker. As a manager orContinue reading “Look – Your subordinate has a better decision!!!”
Are you an enlightened leader?
We all have come across different types of leaders and CEOs in our lives. Some stay alive in our minds than others. Some have touched our lives powerfully. Some had a high impact on what we are today and some interestingly told us what a leader/CEO should not be. For the purpose of this article,Continue reading “Are you an enlightened leader?”
Business Process Vs Social Process
Last evening at the Church, father John was narrating a story and allow me to reproduce it here to understand the knowing of people well. The story goes like this. Little Tony was asked by his teacher, hey Tony, if your father has given you a dollar and I give you one, how many dollarsContinue reading “Business Process Vs Social Process”
What is searching for discontinuities? Perhaps the title of my write up here would stir curiosity. I know it may sound vague but coming to think of it, do we face discontinuity every day in life? Isn’t there something that we get used to and we keep wanting different things in life every time? IContinue reading “Searching discontinuities”
Excellence is a way of life.
The word excellence has a profound meaning in it and it invites pride enormously. I often find myself reading and re-reading all my notes and emails just to ensure that the same is presented well. Even a simple format that I make for my team goes for several corrections and filter for perfection within myself.Continue reading “Excellence is a way of life.”
Manage People as you Manage Business
In a recent reading, I happen to come across a phrase: “Manage people as you manage business”. It’s quite interesting to contemplate on why many leaders fail in managing their people with the same passion that they have in managing their business results. It’s a fact that, if one manages their money as carelessly as theyContinue reading “Manage People as you Manage Business”
Winning over “Scarcity of Generosity”!!!
Last week I sprawled over this beautiful phrase- “scarcity of generosity”. I have been thinking of this for a while now and it does have a deep meaning entwined in it. Is generosity a scarce gesture that we see around always? We see there is a huge vacuum of this every day, in the people aroundContinue reading “Winning over “Scarcity of Generosity”!!!”