Monday, January 28, 2008

New leader at the helm

new boss can set off a chain reaction! People start jockeying for positions; they compete to be first movers in capturing the boss’ mind space and attention. Comfort zones evaporate...More

Monday, January 21, 2008

The Insider-Outsider

The mentor is by definition a person with a passion for helping people and organisations achieve their potential. Other than that, he has no vested interest.More

Tuesday, January 15, 2008

Is everybody out to get you?

The perpetual victim

V. K. Madhav Mohan

Annual budget meetings are just around the corner. It’s an exciting but stressful time! As part of his preparation Tanmay is garnering every bit of information to ward off the inevitable pressure from the “management”. As vice-president of a division that generates a Rs 400 crore per annum topline with a reasonable EBIDTA, Tanmay is on the frontlines of the corporate battleground.

Sunday, January 6, 2008

Accountability vs motivation

The leader’s dilemma
V. K. Madhav Mohan

Every leader perches precariously on the horns of a dilemma: How can I balance my leadership style between accountability and motivation?Accountability is all about the past; more like a post-mortem of historical performance. Who is ...