Virtual Solutions

Overview Pragati Leadership has aggressively re-configured its key programs for delivery through virtual platforms to ensure that your learning needs are met even in today’s scenario. We have sharpened the skills of our experienced facilitators in the usage of virtual platforms for the delivery of engaging training sessions. We are competent to deliver the programs […]

Culture Of Coaching

Overview Harness the power of change. Rewire your thinking, transform your mindset and make change happen for your organisation. Our Leading Change Leadership training program is designed to inspire leaders to revolutionize their outlook and enable them to create winning businesses. Enquire Now Learning Objectives Appreciate the importance of change for the success of the […]

UNMANAGEMENT – Managing in tune

Managing in tune with the creative intelligence of life Despite life on earth having thrived for nearly 3.8 billion years without man, humans live and works under the illusion they are the masters of the Earth, and that they manage everything! This fallacious core assumption is based on a fictitious self (or ego) which is […]

Why Corporate Communication Training is Important

Communication has always been at the core of human society to the extent that there would be no relationships without communication. Without language, human society itself would cease to exist. Human beings are innately social animals, and how we connect with one another defines us – right from our development as children to our relationships […]

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Organizational alignment to a Singular Vision, Mission and Values

The Need Issue faced by the coachee The Organization faced challenges in evolution of shared vision, reinforcement of brand promise, high attrition at entry level and lack of innovation. Solution created collectivelyBased on pre-program study data, the intervention started with Leadership offsite program with an objective of re-examining and articulating vision and mission and identify […]

Trending to Zero

Building Collabotation and Trust in uncertain Times With the ratio of negative to positive reportings in the media at 21:1, what would a normal person conclude? “Most life is bad. Can’t Trust Anyone These Days!” Coincidentally, as trust on institutions and corporations has taken a severe beating in the last couple of decades, this schema […]

3 Key Roles of a Leader to Support & Manage the Work from Home Virtual Teams

There is little left to dispute the fact that Covid-19 has taken the definition of “work from home” to the next level. While a few employees were already accustomed to working from home, at least part of their times, the new reformation has now extended this (in)convenience of working from home to all of us, […]

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First Time Managers programme in Pune

When an individual contributor’s responsibility is enhanced and involves managing others, it’s a critical transition for both, the organization and the person. Pragati Leadership’s unique program for First Time Managers ensures that you create empowered and engaged managers, and achieve your organizational goals.

Sprint Strategy

The long term strategy is dead, It is the age of the sprint With the unrelenting pace of change and competition today, clear Strategic thinking is more important than ever. We were used to developing long-term business strategies spanning over years and make significant investments in planning long-term. However, the business environment now has become […]

Executive Coaching

Overview Harness the power of change. Rewire your thinking, transform your mindset and make change happen for your organisation. Our Leading Change Leadership training program is designed to inspire leaders to revolutionize their outlook and enable them to create winning businesses. Enquire Now Learning Objectives Appreciate the importance of change for the success of the […]

4 Reasons Your Company Should Invest in Leadership Training in 2020

If you have worked enough in the corporate sector, you must have by now come across the term “leadership training program”. And if you are fortunate, you might have as well been through one of these programs yourself. If you have already been there and done that, there is no need for me to emphasize […]

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Barbarians at the gate

Change has never been this fast, it will be never this slow again We all know that Information Age is coming to an end and we may be entering the “Experience Age.” The old ways are becoming irrelevant. The new ways are not yet fully discovered. This is the messy middle. A period of trial […]

Developing Women Leaders

Overview Women leadership program that nurtures women leaders across industries. Our Developing Women Leaders program empower women representation at senior positions and provide a learning platform Enquire Now Learning Objectives Develop women leaders at various leadership levels to build a gender diverse organisation. Highlights of the ProgrammeChange Management Process Why change is critical for organizational […]

Leadership and Living in the Now

In my brief vacations from conducting leadership development programs and sometimes even as a part of it, I have travelled several tourist destinations in India and across the globe mostly with tourist groups. Time and again I have noticed during these trips, that many of my fellow tourists on reaching a destination will immediately ask […]

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Leading for Success

The Need Issue faced by the coachee The Coachee organization wanted a program for first line managers to address the transition from individual contributor to Manager and managing people. Solution created collectivelyThe intervention process began with profiling of participants with the help of Myers Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) tool. They were then made to understand […]

Who Killed The Customer

It’s a jungle out there, and the fittest will survive. This adage stands true to the business world too except it reads like this” It’s a buyer’s market out there and only the most obsessed about customer success will survive. It is a researched fact that it is already difficult for businesses to keep customers […]

Decision making

Overview Our Decision Making program helps Leaders build/enhance their Decision Making skills through a structured mechanism. Great Leaders are great Decision Makers. When we think of what makes someone a great leader, one characteristic that comes to mind is ‘Decisiveness’ . Enquire Now Learning Objectives Understand the role and importance of Decision making Learn systematic […]

Wholesome Leadership Award

The Wholesome Leadership Award was institutionalized by Pragati Leadership in 2014 to recognize and honour a leader in the business community, who embodies wholesomeness. A Wholesome Leader is one who is leading a profitable business, ensures the well-being of employees and contributes to the community, while striving to bring about a positive change in the […]

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The Agility Imperative

Speculation about what the post-COVID world will look like is on the rise. Will business and life in general go back to normal, with COVID-19 being just another event in human history to be turned into a case study for business and medical schools? Or will the new normal be as different from what was […]

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Executive Leadership

Overview Customized executive leadership program to develop strong leadership skills. Driving organization for success and growth is a challenge for leaders in a disruptive economic environment. It not only requires leaders to energize the organization towards vision, but also provides strategic guidance. Executive Leadership is a unique leadership program which will help executive leaders to […]

Leading at the edge of the chaos

We grow in direct proportion to the amount of chaos we can sustain and dissipate- Ilya Prigogine. The business world today is more complex and highly interconnected then it was ever before. One decision or event in a corner of the world, where you seem to have no stake in, or an industry you don’t […]

What do you react to?

We react at many different levels in our day-to-day interactions. 2 incidences of strong reactions are still etched in my memory. One was about my own reaction. The other incident involved other people driving on the road. In the event of the first incident, I was taken unaware!  I had just come out of a […]

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High Impact Leadership Coaching

The Need Issue faced by the coachee The business challenge of the participants was about adapting to global diversity and tapping real potentials of Senior Managers to achieve goals and focus on opportunities. Solution created collectively14 coaching session were conducted in a span of 3 months. The interventions were done with an objective of enabling […]

Executive Presence

Overview Executive presence training to command authority & leadership There are some people whose presence is noticed in ways even when they don’t speak or act. Executive presence is now counted as one of the essential competencies required for Leaders to successfully influence the Stakeholders. This program will initiate you on the journey of developing […]

First Time Managers programme in Pune on 5th and 6th August

When an individual contributor’s responsibility is enhanced and involves managing others, it’s a critical transition for both, the organization and the person. Pragati Leadership’s unique program for First Time Managers ensures that you create empowered and engaged managers, and achieve your organizational goals.

Wholesome Leadership Development Program

The Need Issue faced by the coachee Need was Top leadership development with the skill-sets to achieve the organizational goals. The coachees lacked strong pipleline of leaders aligned to the organization’s vision. Solution created collectivelyAfter understanding the business needs through strengthscope and 360 assessment, learning needs were identified and IDPs were created. Based on this […]

Influencing skills

Overview Leadership is incomplete without the ability to inspire people towards an exciting aspirational vision. Great leaders have always been strong in their influencing ability. “Without the capacity to influence others, your ability to make what you wnvision a reality remains elusive because, after all, no onw can do it alone”- George Hallenbeck Effective leaders […]

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Manager Development Program

The Need Issue faced by the coachee The group of coachees faced issue in identifying key competencies required to excel at senior and mid management level and also in mapping team’s alignment with organization’s vision. The team also lacked motivation to achieve the goal. Solution created collectivelyThe intervention was a balanced mix of leadership training […]

Leadership Training in India

A global study on leadership by Korn Ferry which takes in consideration the view of investors and experts on leadership of companies states that only 26% of business leaders are equipped to lead future businesses in India.[1] Such study shows the real challenge India is facing while training the next gen leaders. To move up […]

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Leader of Leaders

Overview Great leaders inspire, motivate, and develop future leaders to drive executive excellence Leadership is an art and also a science which needs to be nurtured in a progressive way. Pragati Leadership’s Leader of Leaders program provides experienced Leaders the required incremental inputs in their journey to the next level. Enquire Now Learning Objectives Build […]

Developing Coaching Skills

The Need Issue faced by the coachee The coachee were facing challenges in people development and identifying Leadership essentials for the transition from First Time Managers to Deputy Managers. Solution created collectivelyThree day intervention was used to train the participants on Coaching skills. Based on Coaching Model, importance and relevance of coaching was introduced to […]

Leading in a VUCA World

Overview Construct a leadership culture of change and capable of organizational transformation Business environment today is highly dynamic and complex. Organizations need to not only manage clients, employees and stakeholders but also Political, Social and Environmental factors effectively. To thrive in a VUCA world, organizations must accelerate the development of cognitive readiness in high potential […]

Creating High Potential Leaders

The Need Issue faced by the coachee The participants were facing challenges investing in people development and identifying performance and innovation drivers. Solution created collectivelyThe executive coaching process included one to one coaching as well as group coaching/ module delivery. The modules covered various topics of leadership, emotional awareness to importance of goal setting. The […]

Leading Thyself

Overview Leadership Development starts by leading oneself first. Every individual needs to take charge of their own goals and work towards achieving excellence. This program will help individual contributor to possess the necessary skills and knowledge that can lead to success. Leading Thy Self is a unique Leadership Development program for individual contributors, to unleash […]

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4 Things Every First Time Manager Should do to Become the Best Boss

Congratulations, you are a manager now! That’s great news, isn’t it? That cabin which you’ve always been vying for is finally yours. Is the much-awaited promotion making you feel equal parts happy, overwhelmed as well as anxious? Don’t worry – every first time manager feels this healthy combination of feelings. Your journey until now was […]

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Leading virtual teams

Overview Leading virtual teams training programs for all professionals. The team is virtual, but the people in that team are real. They have real hopes and fears, ambitions and interests; knowledge and skill needs and—maybe most importantly—communications needs. And therefore it is essential to understand importance of Leading Virtual Teams in order to ensure collaboration […]

How to Have an Incredibly Collaborative Team?

When we think of sports, we think of fun and entertainment; we think of energy and performance. But when you take a closer look, sports are one of the best representations of teamwork and collaboration. A group of individuals come together to accomplish a particular goal. Legendary Basketball Coach Phil Jackson once said “For a […]

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Managerial Excellence

Overview Strong Leaders at all levels (first time leader to executive leader) within an organization are critical for achieving business success. Individuals who take up the Leadership role for the first time are as important as those who are experienced. Being promoted to a Management position is exciting but it can be challenging as it […]

Developing Healthy Relationships at the Workplace

The Need Issue faced by the coachee The need was to train the internal trainers and create a ‘Train the Trainer’ module to train the Heads and Section Heads and in turn to equip them to train supervisors and line engineers for meaningful dialogues in the workforce. Solution created collectivelyDiagnostic study was conducted as the […]

Why Health Should be a Priority for Leaders

We grew up learning ‘Early to bed and early to rise makes one healthy, wealthy and wise!”. In the last century though, while we have become wealthier and wiser, we seem to have received a beating on the health front. Many problems like Diabetes, Hypertension, Cholesterol, Thyroid etc. hitting individuals at a very young age. Senior leadership is expressing concern […]

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Strategic Thinking

Overview With the unrelenting pace of change and competition today, developing strategic mindset is vital for leaders to formulate and execute strategies in an organization. To survive and prosper in a globalized market, corporate strategists have to not only formulate the precise strategy, but also understand how to implement it effectively. Strategic Mindset guides the […]

Inspiring Facilitator TM

Overview Harness the power of change. Rewire your thinking, transform your mindset and make change happen for your organisation. Our Leading Change Leadership training program is designed to inspire leaders to revolutionize their outlook and enable them to create winning businesses. Enquire Now Learning Objectives Appreciate the importance of change for the success of the […]

Creating Organizational Culture

Overview Evolution and Enculturation of the Vision, Mission and Values. Co-create or revisit Vision, evolve their Mission and define their Values. Support in the designing of a system that would enable these to be inculcated into the organizational transformation culture. This is based on three pillars: Communication and Training Structures to support the inculcation of […]

Career

Welcome Pragati Leadership gives you the opportunity for personal, professional and wholesome growth Welcome to Pragati Leadership! For close to 30 years, we’ve been a trusted learning & leadership development partner that transforms people, teams and organizations for breakthrough business results. Our work is based on integrating powerful leadership tools with spiritual awareness. Our strength […]

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Enjoying Challenges Together

The Need Issue faced by the coachee Raise the performance bar by improving on quality and delivery standards. Have an approach of looking at issues as opportunities for improvement. To be able to provide timely and quality service to the production team and to improve their self- confidence and motivation. Solution created collectivelyTwo-day team building […]

Diversity and Inclusion

Overview Diversity brings out the best talent at work and helps to create a holistic work-environment. Organizations in the world over are looking at building an inclusive and diverse work-force. Diversity in the workplace is important for employees because it manifests itself in building a great reputation for the company, leading to increased profitability and […]

i-CatalystTM

Overview Change management is no longer about projects with timelines. Transformation needs to be ingrained in the DNA of every sustainable organization. i-Catalyst™ is a program launched by Pragati Leadership™ to identify and nurture transformation catalysts and gears them for transforming ecosystems of organizations. Like catalysts in a chemical reaction, they expedite the change process […]

Leading Change

Overview Leading Change is a critical competency that is required in dealing with and driving changes successfully in the Organization. We are in the midst of rapid and frequent changes – small as well as transformational.Leading Change brings to you the essential elements of the process models for leading change, the skills and the attitudes […]

Navigating Change

Overview Harness the power of change. Rewire your thinking, transform your mindset and make change happen for your organisation. With the unrelenting pace of change and competition today, developing Strategic Mindset is vital for Leaders to formulate and execute strategies in an organization. Enquire Now Learning Objectives Define VUCA world and its implications for Leadership […]

Freedom at Workplace!

While we live in a free, independent country, the question of whether we truly live a free life has always remained in my mind? What does it mean to be truly free and liberated? How do we experience that in our lives? Since we spend most of our awake time at work, freedom at work […]

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Enjoying Challenges TogetherTM

Overview Enjoying Challenges TogetherTM enables individuals to work together to achieve a defined and common business purpose. Pragati Leadership’s highly engaging collaboration program aimed at building cohesive, collaborative and highly effective teams. Enquire Now Learning Objectives To strengthen team working and achieve common goal. Recognize importance of working as a team. Identify key attributes and […]

Why most Leadership Trainings don’t work?

Most organizations realize the importance of leadership development. However, their intention to develop powerful leaders often ends up being a damp squib or an also ran exercise. Clearly, the business leaders have not paid closer attention to the factors which contribute to the success of leadership training programs. Through my own experience as a recipient […]

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Playing a Role and Not Just Becoming a First Time Manager

So you are about to become a “First Time Manager”? Well, let’s get a few things straight right at the start. First about “becoming”: You are not going to become a First Time Manager, you will only start playing a new role. You will be the same. Only the role will change. This is exactly […]

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About

Overview For organizations aspiring to achieve breakthrough results, Pragati Leadership offers powerful learning solutions to accelerate leadership effectiveness and talent performance at all levels. For more than three decades, we have been partnering with our clients to create engaged and productive/effective workplaces through our agile and highly customised solutioning approach. Our belief is that People […]

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Business Communication

Overview Business Communication is a key Leadership training to succeed in today’s wcorporate world. Business Communication will cover all the aspects of communication and the participants will be able to understand the importance of effective business communication and the use of correct mode of business communication. Enquire Now Learning Objectives Demonstrate effective Business Communication at […]

Mistakes to Avoid for a First Time Coach

“Congrats Prakash, on completing your Coaching training and becoming a coach!” Prakash accepted my compliments with a smile on his face. He said,”Hemant, I am happy at the same time a little anxious about starting my first coaching engagement next week. And I don’t want to make any mistakes. Can you guide me?” I readily […]

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Communication Skills

Overview Communication skills training develops leaders who engage their audience Communication Skills help participants to communicate effectively at workplace. Communication plays an important role in any organization as it involves number of people working together. Enquire Now Learning Objectives Develop the essential communication skills required in the workplace and Work more productively and joyfully through […]

Conflict Management

Overview Understand and respond constructively to individual as well as organizational conflicts. Conflict Management will provide you clarity on the concepts related to Conflict and add to your Leadership toolkit a few very powerful approaches for conflict resolution. Enquire Now Learning Objectives Understand how conflicts originate Know the various approaches for Conflict resolution and their […]

Design Thinking

Overview Design Thinking challenges a business to reframe every problem from a customer perspective and leads to solutions that create new opportunities and innovation Design Thinking program gives Leaders in depth understanding of the principles of Design thinking and practicing the principles in simulated environment. Design Thinking can be applied to operational problems, sales strategy, […]

Difference between Coaching and Consulting

Coaching….the first picture that comes to mind is of Pulela Gopichand behind PV Sindhu or Andre Agassi cheering Novak Djokovic from the stands. In the cut throat corporate world however, coaching takes on a new meaning. If you are an executive coach you would be dealing with the top people in an organization – the […]

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Emotional Intelligence

Overview Emotional intelligence training to improve and manage relations in the business world. With globalization, Emotional Intelligence is more significant than ever where teams are cross-cultural and global with complex interactions of emotions and how they are expressed. Essentially, emotional intelligence in the workplace comes down to understanding, expressing and managing good relationships and solving […]

Negotiation Skills

Overview Negotiation skills and strategies training program to grow your career. Being able to Negotiate is one of the valuable skills for Leaders at all levels. The Negotiation situations involve both external and internal stakeholders and therefore are relevant and important for all functions in an Organization. Negotiating is the process of communicating back and […]

First Time Manager – Avoid these Mistakes

Being a First Time Manager (FTM) can be very exciting at first, overwhelming in the middle and enlightening in the latter part 🙂 Are you interested in learning about 7 mistakes FTM’s make? Then read on… Still thinking like an Individual contributor: You are a star performer! Based on your performance and potential you have […]

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Performance Management

Overview Effective performance management is critical to formal and informal business process in aligning employees, resources, and systems to meet their strategic objectives. Performance management is the process of creating a work environment or setting in which people are enabled to perform to the best of their abilities. Organizations get equipped to create a shared […]

Qualities and Characteristics of a Successful Manager

Knowing, Understanding and Managing your stakeholders: According to my understanding of the subject one of the most important and yet neglected areas for a Manager is knowing your stakeholder. Because once you know your stakeholder and ask from them their expectation from you as a manager then & only then you will be able to […]

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Time Management

Overview Time Management & Priortization program is a leadership skill to manage their time through a structured mechanism Time management is the process of planning and exercising conscious control of time spent on specific activities, especially to increase effectiveness, efficiency, and productivity. Enquire Now Learning Objectives Recognize key components of effective goal setting through time […]

Successful traits of a First Time Manager

At a very fast pace, companies churn out FTM’s. Little do the employees know that though the sound of a new designation might sound nice, the title carries a lot more responsibility. It is not easy transforming oneself from an individual contributor to a team manager or leader. The new role differs in skills, competencies […]

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Five Mistakes Most First Time Managers Make at Least Once

Ranjan was slightly nervous since yesterday. His manager has called him for a meeting today. This was his first review meeting after his promotion as a Manager. He could not sleep well yesterday and reached office quite early. He was reviewing the current progress of the projects that he was handling so that he will […]

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5 Tips to Succeed as First Time Manager

1. You are a manager NOW: Believe it and Behave like one! Since you have something special than your colleagues, you have been promoted as a ‘manager’. BELIEVE IT! Let your body language, choice of words, the way you work tell the outside world that the company’s decision was right! 2. Follow ‘70-20-10 rule’ You […]

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Three Lessons Learnt as a First Time Manager

Congratulations, you are a manager now – a ‘First Time Manager’. Wow! Here are three lessons that I learnt many years ago, when I became a manager for the first time. You will be told less; you will be asked more. Life would have been simpler if you were told what to do, when to […]

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Character – An Integral part of Leadership?

Most organizations I have interacted with focus on competence development of Leaders. Make them more competent. Period! Very few focus on the character development of leaders. Why is character important in the first place? And if so, is there any proven method to develop a character? Can it be developed through mere external inputs? These […]

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Silent is an Anagram of Listen

Photo credit: The Brit_2 via Foter.com/ CC BY-NC-ND For some years now, I’ve been practicing chanting, in the presence of a spiritual master, and with a group of fellow seekers, and gained many insights from this practice. Yet I was struck recently, by a deeply profound insight, so simple yet so powerful that it just […]

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The Always of Leadership

How many of you have participated in a 360 degree feedback process at work?   For leaders, receiving feedback from colleagues feels like report-card day! If you think about it, it is surely a report card of behavior perception i.e. how colleagues perceive their behavior and what conclusions they draw from that (as is evident […]

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Carpe Diem Mumbai 2015- Highlights

At Pragati Leadership’s flagship annual event, Carpe Diem, James Brook, Co-Founder and MD, Strengths Partnership spoke on the “Strengths Based Approach to Leadership”. Arun Wakhlu, Founder and Executive Chairman, Pragati Leadership spoke about “Exploring the Core Strength of Wholesome Leadership™”.

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A Journey: From Street Child to Published Author, World Traveler

Miracles do happen – the inspiring and amazing story of Amin Sheikh, a street child who became an entrepreneur and author.

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Wholesome Leadership and Self Mastery

This article explains the concept of a new leadership paradigm which is based on an understanding of our intrinsic “oneness” and “interconnectedness”. This is called “Wholesome Leadership”. Wholesome leaders actively deliver value to all stakeholders. The leaders of today need to be different from the leaders of yesterday. Today, business can no longer see itself as an isolated island dedicated merely to the creation of shareholder wealth. Business Leaders have begun to recognize their larger role in delivering value to all stakeholders and preserving the environment for future generations.

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Branding as a Strategy for SMEs

By Nandakishore Padmanabhan What is a brand? Among the numerous definitions I have come across, the one I like best is this – it is a quality which ensures that consumers ‘desire’ a consumable product or service being offered. Put simply, a brand gives an irresistible IDENTITY to a business. Consumers ‘buy the brand’ and […]

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Synopsis of Carpe Diem Mumbai 2013, August 9

Theme: Wholesome Leadership – A paradigm shift in leading change Venue: Sofitel Hotel, Bandra-Kurla Complex, Mumbai Date and Time: 9th August 2013, 6.30pm onwards Panel: Participant Profile: Top Leadership (Non-HR), Top HR and L&D leaders; Sectors represented included Banking & Finance, Telecom, FMCG, IT/ITES, Manufacturing, Insurance, Realty, Pharma, Engineering, Designing, Real estate etc. with a […]

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On a treasure hunt of Self

Yes….I Know it now….The power of my being resides in myself.    There is nowhere else to go.  I and I alone can access it.   For years I believed that the keys to this treasure were somewhere far, in some distant exotic land and inaccessible unless one crosses the towering mountain cliffs and battles the devilish […]

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Uncomfortable Questions

Many years ago, I was a young manager joining a new organisation. The thing I remember most from that time is the welcome I got from our Vice President. After dispensing with the formalities and getting to know me a little, he moved on to telling me how I could be successful there. He asked […]

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To become a Wholesome Leader, invoke the power of ‘Shakti’ within you!

These are complex times. Uncertainties abound and change has become a veritable norm. We’re swamped with data and analytics and yet, ironically, decision-making and hence leadership has become more complex. And complex times demand complete, Wholesome Leaders, don’t they? Gone are the days when a sharp mind that could access data, crunch numbers and decipher […]

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Creating the GOD Company

There is divinity in every enterprise, Big and Small. I will go so far as saying there is GOD in every enterprise! Did you just raise an eyebrow? Let me explain. Spiritually speaking, if GOD is in each one of us and we’re but HIS manifestation, shouldn’t there be a more powerful version of HIM in a […]

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Agni – Tamaso ma jyotir gamaya

Agni is the light that pulls us out of the abyss of ignorance, from darkness into light. It illuminates the path for the journey within. For the ancient sages the soul was the sacred fire. No philosophy was necessary to explain its self-evident luminosity. They lit its flames on their altars and in their hearts […]

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The Perfectionist Mind-set

I am sometimes accused by colleagues and family of being a perfectionist. Specifically, I am accused of being perennially dissatisfied about training scores. Even though this isn’t wholly accurate, I plead guilty. I do tend to stay focused on what could’ve been done better. I agree that this is an opportunity area for me. I realise that […]

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Managing Teams without Positional Power

As a 24 year old brand manager for a reputed FMCG organization, I encountered many firsts as far as management lessons go – lessons that had easily been left out of the MBA curriculum of the business school that I had spent two years in. One of the hardest hitting lessons was the requirement to […]

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Humble Leadership – the Power of One before the Zero

I remember attending my daughter’s annual drama performance, which was very unique in the sense all the students of the school from the first standard to the tenth standard, were performing and they had spent months practicing for it. It was at a mammoth level with 1000 students performing in their colourful costumes on a […]

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The 3 laws of E-motion

By Vikas Bhatia

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Talk less. Say more.

The fool talks. The wise man listens. So goes the adage. What it tells us is that there is much more to learn by listening and observing than expressing. How many times have we met that one odd person who just listened wholeheartedly and made us feel so nice as we did all the talking? […]

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Exit: Managers Enter: Intrapreneurs

Circa recent past: You’re an efficient Manager at a reputed enterprise. You enter office at 9a.m in full corporate armoury. You fasten your seat belt, focus on deliverables and get cracking. Before you know it, the clock has struck 5p.m. You shut shop and ride back home. This happens sometimes. Most other times, you’re clocking […]

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