Is this a good title to begin your blog? I'm not too sure. But, I intensely feel that in the midst of mounds of sermons about Leadership of all hues and especially those arm chair thinkers who have never practiced Leadership, I need to share some hard truths about Leadership. . After about forty years of experience of work organizations and at least 15 years in leadership roles as CEO of large and complex organisations, Board chair and Board ....

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Meetings normally invite cynicism, yawns and sometimes curse. I have been no exception to my own cynicism and dreadful boredom.

In my long career, I attended scores of meetings convened by my superiors. Some meetings were informative, some others were entertaining...

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It may sound strange, but it is true. In this competitive environment, most CEOs are driven by performance alone and this performance anxiety is percolated down to the lowest in the hierarchy.  Today’s workplaces are full of tension caused by performance deadlines which are monitored, sometimes...

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We come across two shades of managers: one type who are tender minded and are always hesitant to communicate any feelings of displeasure to their subordinates; the other type who are quite business-like, bordering on rudeness, who simply dictate their agenda without consideration ...

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Someone has rightly said that in order to get success it has to be planned otherwise we unconsciously plan for the failure. How True!!

As the one who piloted major transformation in two large public sector Banks in India having multiple constraints, ...

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A decade back, we only wished that CEOs take more interest in HR and now in 2015, I believe that HR has become the main plank of CEOs work. The reasons are not far to seek. Today’s competition demands new ideas, innovations, out of the box thinking and it all boils down to having the right kind of people who are fired with curiosity, spirit of experimentation, ...

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