Creative Solutioning

When it comes to finding solutions, we humans have always been creative. One of the key aspects of Creative Solutioning involves starting from where we are. Using what we have. The resource constraint in a way fuels Creative Solutioning – starting with what we have, creating a minimum viable product / solution, though it’s not …

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Fun at work

As a leader, is what I do on a daily basis joyful for me?  Does working as a team provide a joyful experience for me and my team members? Fun is one of the most important and underrated ingredients in any successful venture, says Richard Branson. True. It’s important. It looks underrated. What can I …

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Seeking

Your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure – Anonymous. That happens when we ‘seek’ something. And, we get what we seek. What am I seeking? Is my seeking strong enough, am I committed enough in my seeking? We get what we seek.

Priorities

Leadership is about getting the priorities right. It’s easier said than done though. Getting the priorities right necessitates deriving clarity, and drawing insights that are relevant. This requires enhanced Leadership presence. Am I investing enough on enhancing my Leadership presence? #ceo #leadership #scaleup

Drawing insights

Being curious, being open is considered one of the most desired leadership attributes of current times. Invariably this leads to eliciting diverse, complex, conflicting views and information. This calls for leaders being able to interpret what they see and hear. And draw insights. The impactful leaders are those, who can interpret, draw insights from the …

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Consensus

Consensus is considered a valued virtue. Yet, one needs to be aware it tends to lead us to ‘uninspired compromises’, that could adversely impact a Scale-up journey. With smart leaders and managers sitting around the table with own opinions and logical arguments, a consensus may seem a good idea; it may even seem to make …

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10 / 10 / 10 Check

The decisions we take have consequences. Often thinking (over-thinking) about them emotionally makes the decision making process confusing and awfully slow. The fact is that not all of them have long-term consequences. Not all of them are life-changing! One constructive approach while taking decisions is to think of what will be the consequences, what will …

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Inspiring teams

One of the challenges business leaders face is inspiring teams and keeping motivation levels high. One way is to kindle the passion in team members through the larger purpose, meaning in what we do, making it personally important for team members. Another is to work on the Goldilocks Rule while assigning roles – that is, …

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