Thoughts on Leadership & Management

 

HOLDING THE “HIGH GROUND”!

Recently one of the folks who works in another team barged into my room and in front of everyone in my team cracked a seemingly funny joke and addressed me using a rather derogatory name jokingly (apparently). You see, I could have reacted and cracked a counter joke,...

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“LEGENDARYNESS” – GOING BEYOND GREATNESS !!!

I have challenged myself, the team and everyone who will listen to me to “Legendaryness”. You see mere greatness will not do !!! To be a Legend is to leave behind a Legacy that will be remembered for generations to come and more importantly be emulated. I don’t want...

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WORKING “INSPITE OF” AND NOT “INSTEAD OF” !!!

“Inspite of” and not “Instead of” – This has been one mantra or success slogan for my entire life and career. This has been the reason for the success of the DNOC in R10 too (and every other team I have handled). What does this thing really mean ? Simply put, every...

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ENTITLEMENT ATTITUDE

This is in the context of added responsibilities and promotions. Many of us feel…..since I worked for 2 years in this role, I am “entitled” to a promotion; since I stayed back late in office I am “entitled” to come late tomorrow or take a comp-off; since I did this, I...

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ABSOLUTE POWER CORRUPTS ABSOLUTELY

I lead the DNOC and my Bosses have entrusted the team (People) and the ‘team’ (Operations) into my care. Very often one feels tempted to do “whatever” you want, since through sheer hard work and relentless pursuit of goals over the years, you have earned the trust of...

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“DI” & “VISION” – DIVISION OF VISION

Never lose sight of the Organizational Vision. Never lose sight of what your Boss or Manager exactly wants to fulfill the vision. Always keep an eye out for what hurts or upsets him/her, what is his/her expectation and what normally wins his/her appreciation for you....

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