Dare to Lead which was first published by SAGE India in 2011 has become a best-seller. Over the years, the stories of successful transformation of Bank of Baroda from a staid public-sector bank to a valuable brand through the use of intangibles like human processes, leadership, culture, governance, rebranding, technology has demonstrated remarkable business results and sustainable performance over the last 15 years. Research studies reveal that over 70% of transformational projects around the globe fail, here is a story of a very successful example of transformation in a large-sized,geographically dispersed organization in public sector in a constrained environment.
The story of BOB’s transformation has captured international attention and finds a mention in the Harvard Business Review, Human Resources Development International and the book The India Way by The Wharton School faculty.READ MORE
Dr. Anil K. Khandelwal is a renowned leadership and management expert, who is credited with the transformation of a large public sector bank into a global brand, during his stint as the Chairman & Managing Director of Bank of Baroda.
He is the recipient of the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award by the Asian Banker, Singapore.
Recognized amongst the top 100 Most Powerful CEOs of India by Economic Times-for every consecutive year of his tenure at the Bank Of Baroda.
Appointed to Head the committee on HR in public sector banks by Government of India, which is popularly known as Khandelwal Committee.
He is the recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award by National HRD Network for excellence in the field of HRD.
Appointed as a member of the first Banks Board Bureau by Government of India to select full-time directors in PSBs READ MORE
Dr. Khandelwal is the founder of Anugyan, a leadership and HR Consulting firm that mentors CEOs, budding CEOs and Entreprenuers. He strongly believes that Leadership is developed in the crucible of challenges and different experiences. His consulting practice is based on his long experience in Leadership roles as CEO, Board Member and Mentor to many.READ MORE
Leaders are always Present in their Absence!
Manage your Intangibles;Tangibles will Follow.
Business of a CEO is Not to do Business.
In some way, Leaders have to be Activists. A champion for employees as well as for customers.
we can never transcend to Leadership roles if we are guided by self-interest only.
Irrespective of cultures, caste, colour and creed, leaders are expected to do what they say.
To be fair even when you have opportunity to favour, is the real test of good leaders.
If people in responsible positions speak lies- the trust and team building are the first casualties.
Managers Optimise,Politicians Compromise and Leaders Harmonise.
Leadership development is like a daily gym requiring walking on tread mill, sweating and testing will power.Leadership is daily practice
Leaders need to exercise self- restraint in enjoying the perquisites of power
Leadership is daily practice of basic principles of integrity and respect for others.
Generating and sustaining passion is the most engaging piece of leadership role.
Leaders main role is to help people beat their complexes and fears.
Leaders are present even in their absence. Such is their influence.
Leadership is not about power and perquisites but about responsibility and accountability.
Even the illiterates can experience the impact of bad leaders