Drive: The surprising truth about what motivates us

This video is a summary of what the book Drive by Daniel Pink is all about. A good read in preparation for 2016 !! Wish you all a very Happy New Read More …

Years of Experience or What you do in those years !!

“I do not think, sir, you have any right to command me, merely because you are older than I, or because you have seen more of the world than I Read More …

In search of diamonds

Born in a family of diamond merchants, diamonds have always fascinated me. I still remember asking my dad to give me a big one  I could play with, and he Read More …

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The burning platform – Nokia !!

Here is a marvelous narration from a CEO of a global leader pushed on to the back foot by competition trying to gain back its image and market share. Makes Read More …

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Human Values – and how they affect business processes

  What are values ? Values are ever encompassing concepts. Values are those things that really matter to each of us, the ideas and beliefs we hold as special. Milton Read More …

Leadership Transitions

Leadership Transitions – From Buenos Aires to Papacy !

Pope Francis is close to completing his first 45 days as the leader of the worldwide Catholic Church, already half way thru the 90 day ordeal his mettle is passing Read More …

Is it in the nature of leaders to breed followers

For Argument sakes –  “Leader only breed followers, they don’t allow of other leaders to emerge, they like it this way “. Think about it , reflect back at some of the leaders Read More …

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Leadership is a Terminal value

We have two kinds of values – terminal values (big large term goals that we work toward – basically the result we are working toward) – freedom, equality, self respect, Read More …

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When a 74 year old , starts a youth movement.

We generally hear a lot about the generation gap and the different world they live in.  Interestingly there seems to be one theme and conclusions underlying all the studies on Read More …

Gods of management

The British management writer, Charles Handy, classified organisational culture by the power of individuals’ roles and functions within an organisation. He identified four archetypes: 1. ZEUS or Club Culture. Power Read More …