Are we listening (enough) to the feedbacks our actions generate? As a leader everything we do (and don’t do) creates feedback. Effective leaders listen. Do more of what goes well; and stop doing / do less of that goes badly. Are we listening (enough)? #ceo #scaleup #leadership #business

Blind spots

Uncovering our blind spots helps us work on them consciously. Blind spots may exist for (all of) us, in multiple forms – such as unconscious biases, confirmation bias, similarity bias, stereotyping and so on. It manifests in different ways – in our thinking, being and actions. The key issue with the blind spots is that …

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What we focus on, expands. What we focus on is where our energy flows. What we focus on influences our decisions. Often good decisions arise out of focusing on the right areas, areas that are relevant, areas that really matter. And the bad ones result out of focusing on wrong areas, that are less relevant, …

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Leadership Impact

Leadership plays a crucial role in Scaling-up a business. It involves enhancing one’s Leadership impact. It also involves consciously building and developing Leadership at multiple levels within the business. To Scale-up the business, we need to Scale-up the people operating it. Leaders could significantly enhance their Leadership impact, and nurture Leadership within the business, working …

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We have heard ‘speed to market’ is critical. Possibly yes. What we also need to consider is ‘Pacing’ – Pacing oneself and one’s business to the speed that’s safe and smooth. Smooth is fast. Calibrating one’s pace while Scaling-up is supremely important. It’s strategic, it’s dynamic; and more importantly a conscious choice to make in …

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10:10:10 Rule

Happened to read about the 10:10:10 rule on decision making – that brings a perspective while seeking clarity on options available; especially when the solutions are not going to make everyone happy. It’s asking – how will we feel about it in 10 minutes from now? Would it (really) matter and how. How about 10 …

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