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‘Leadership Roundtables’ @ Taj Bangalore; 16th Mar 2018

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Achievers or Attainers ?

Normal managers are like normal human beings, as studied and ratified by the one and only Abraham Maslow. Maslow’s normal human being is a simple algorithmic mix of his or her subconscious positioning in what he defined as the pyramid of the Hierarchy of Needs. The normal ‘me’ or ‘I’ is nothing but a Maslow’s … Continue reading

Habits of Thinking & Action – (HaTaCs)

    Individuals are unique not so much because of their biology but more so due to the way they Think and Act in different situations. We think in a certain manner as we are used to think in that way. And that way comes from how our mind has been scripted all through the … Continue reading

Married to Management – II

Management – A Manager’s Profession! What is management all about? I know it could be a huge topic and open up fresh debates for the reader as well as other commentators, if not practitioners. However, being married to management and not daring to define management would be like buying a powerful car only to rev … Continue reading

The Team…

May not be an irony for many but the word ‘Team’ has its origin in classical usage as, ‘a team of draught animals – a team of oxen pulling a cart or the plough or a team of horses pulling a carriage’ (Fig. 1). Industrialisation and urbanization has made us forget that and we think … Continue reading

Married to Management – I

  You just got married. Congratulations dear manager! I must be the last to congratulate you. But you got lots from your ‘nears and dears’ and even from those who might once have jeered or peer-ed. The balloons and festoons, the parties with the smart repartees over, you are off now in this pink car … Continue reading

The 2.5 Buttons of Leadership!

Leadership has come to rule the book shelves of both the sellers and buyers of anything to do with organisational management. Publishers, distributors, E-Sellers, practicing managers, students and teachers are constantly visiting the different watering holes of leadership and wondering what they as individuals should, could or have to do as functioning leaders. Even spiritualism … Continue reading

Introduction to ‘ASCENT…’. A book for Leader – Managers!

‘ASCENT – A Practising Manager’s Growth Mantra’, (published by Random House, Gurgaon, India; 2014; ISBN 978 81 8400 623 0). A book on Growth Management with the onus squarely on Leadership is primarily for practising Managers. Foreword by Jonathan Gosling, Professor of Leadership and Co-founder of IMPM. Available on Amazon, Flipkart, Crossword, etc. Links at the … Continue reading

Relationships & Leadership!

What has Relationships got to do with Leadership? Let me start with the assumption that there is no relationship between the two. Leaders in every arena, be it the professional (organisational), family or social, can function successfully without worrying about having to build on relationships with people they work with, live or interact with. It … Continue reading

‘ASCENT: A Practising Manager’s Growth Mantra’

My first book for Managers, published by Random House with a Foreword by Jonathan Gosling, Professor of Leadership and Co-founder of IMPM is now available on Amazon, Flipkart, Crossword, etc…few links: http://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B00LPJ8T8U/ref=redir_mdp_mobile?tag=bbus-20 flipkart.com/ascent-practising-managers-growth-mantra/p/itmdy2ygpwehcpjc http://www.amazon.in/Ascent-Practising-Managers-Growth-Mantra/dp/8184006233