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

Execution matters

When it comes to Scaling-up, Strategy matters; Execution matters even more. Excellence in Execution is critical in a Scale-up journey. And any strategy is only as good as its execution. Even the best of strategies, if not executed well, flunks. Even moderate strategies, if executed well, works. Are we focusing (enough) on Execution? #ceo #scaleup …

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Cultural Fitness

Scaling up businesses recruit talent, at multiple levels. Cultural fitness is one of the critical aspects to consider while hiring. Creating, nurturing a healthy culture in the Organisation is important alongside building and scaling-up the business. Hiring for competence is no brainer. But an appropriate hire would be the one who is functionally fit and …

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‘You shouldn’t focus on why you can’t do something, which is what most people do. You should focus on why perhaps you can, and be one of the exceptions’ – Steve Case. What we focus on expands. When we focus on why we can’t do something, we find excuses. When we focus on why perhaps …

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Rule Of Thirds

How much of my potential am using right now? If we’re not terrified a third of the time, we’re probably not pushing ourselves hard enough to reach our full potential; Rule of thirds, propounded by Nandita Bakhshi encourages us to spend ‘one third time in my comfort zone, one third a stretch, and one third …

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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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