Performance

Focus

‘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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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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Taking Decisions

Leadership is about being decisive, and taking decisions in-time. A recent survey found, among CEOs fired over issues related to decision making, only a third lost their jobs due to bad decisions; the rest were ousted for being indecisive. Taking decisions and keep moving at the right pace is crucial. #ceo #leadership #scaleup #decision

Flexibility

Due to the heat expansion of the tower’s iron in the summer sun, the Eiffel Tower’s height can grow by up-to 6 inches. As leaders, can we consciously build and keep flexibility in our structures, ways, means, and methods?

Business Fitness

While on a Scaling-up journey, businesses have a tendency to accumulate fat at wrong places – for eg: fat in the belly. One needs to pay attention, needs to be mindful, that we remain fit and healthy as we grow – for eg: Financial fitness, Marketing fitness, Sales fitness, Operations fitness, Talent fitness… Need to …

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Energy

What we have done so far is one story – that’s not indicative of what we are capable of doing going forward. As Humans, we have immense possibility to create a story ‘now on’ that’s significantly different from the one ‘so far’. It is our dreams that energise us more than our abilities – said …

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