Leadership

Filtering

One of the key aspects of being a Leader is making choices, taking decisions. While at that, filtering Signal from the Noise is extremely important. More important than one may think. Bad decisions are often attributed to lack of enough information while taking the decision. Research shows this is not true. It’s about filtering-out bad …

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Next 10 years

While working on Business plans and strategies we frequently ask this question – ‘What’s going to change in next 3 years, 5 years, 10 years’, tuning our business strategy accordingly. Jeff Bezos advocated a counter-intuitive approach to this, by asking his team – ‘What’s not going to change in the next 10 years?’, and crafting …

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Single-reason

One of the key success factors for Leaders is to be able to make choices, take decisions in the face of uncertainty. Clarity is what’s needed to make an appropriate choice. Some decisions at that level may have a complex list of pros and cons. The best way to gain clarity in such contexts is …

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Learning Mindset

Successful Leaders and High-performance Teams learn fast. This is made possible by (consciously) developing and practicing a constant learning mindset – that enables them to experiment, try new things unafraid of failing, focusing on the aspect of learning all the time. It’s further aided by exploring questions such as ‘Is this the best that we …

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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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