What Does it Take to Build a Strong Employer Brand?
It is important for organizations to invest in building a credible employer brand that employees can identify with. When you watch Meryl Streep’s iconic performance in The Devil Wears Pr...READ MORE>
When Personal Aspirations don’t Align with Organizational Goals (Part 1)
At the start of their careers, most people only have a vague idea of what they want out of their careers. It is only when they progress in their job and gain hands-on experience that they be...READ MORE>
When Executive Leadership is Not Aligned
Indigo Airlines, the most successful airline in India currently, has recently been in the news for all the wrong reasons. READ MORE>
How Do you Scale Culture During Growth Phases?
Each organisation has its own unique culture that defines and differentiates it, even at the start-up stage. It could be the camaraderie among team members or a strong family culture or a ce...READ MORE>
How to Keep Pace with Rapid Growth
Sustaining growth isn’t easy, especially when it happens rapidly. During the course of its existence, every organisation goes through different phases of evolution. Each phase, in turn, b...READ MORE>
What Does it Take to Drive a Successful Transformation?
We live in a competitive, dynamic age where change is the only constant. All around us, we see organisations that are in the race to transform so that they are prepared to survive and thrive...READ MORE>
How do we Challenge the Norm?
A few days ago, India watched with bated breath as the spirited quartet of Hima Das, M R Poovamma, Saritaben Gayakwad and Vismaya Velluva Koroth sprinted their way to a gold medal in the 4x4...READ MORE>
The Bane of ‘Business as Usual’
Consider this: the Indian arm of a software MNC was a few years old in India. The company had seen phenomenal success during the first few years – sales growth was through the roof, attritio...READ MORE>
Employee Motivations Evolve as they Progress in their Careers
People management is one of the primary concerns for companies in the knowledge economy. Hiring the right people is only the first piece of the puzzle. The bigger challenge is around creatin...READ MORE>
Diverse Minds, But Shared Values
Often, when we think of diversity, we tend to view it through the extremely narrow lens of gender, race, language. While these are certainly valid, the kind of diversity that truly matters f...READ MORE>
What Will it Take to be a Successful Leader in 2018?
As the countdown to 2018 begins, we can look back at 2017 as a year of some fairly dramatic trends, especially around technology. We saw some strong strides made in automation, robotics, mac...READ MORE>
Leadership in the Age of Automation
To say that we live in uncertain times is an understatement. From Artificial Intelligence (AI) to robotics to Supercomputing to the ubiquity of the Internet, technology has been revolutionis...READ MORE>
Diversity beyond metrics
A few interactions I have had over the last month: Interaction 1: My daughter plays football (soccer). She started going for football classes about a month ago and is one...READ MORE>
Investor-Founder Relationship – Finding the Right Balance
For a start-up, getting an investor is an important milestone. It gives founders some reprieve from the persistent cash-flow issues that start-ups seem to struggle with, and provide the impe...READ MORE>
Structured Change Management Aligned with Business Goals is Crucial for Success
A couple of years ago, Adobe made a major corporate shift from perpetual licensing to a subscription-based model. To make this transition successful, the company made several strategic struc...READ MORE>