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coaching leadership

On Consistency

Leadership and consistency go hand-in-hand. You can’t have one without the other. And you can’t be a leading at your potential if you aren’t consistent. If you are a developing leader, building that “consistency” muscle will go a long way in your career. And here are a few concrete reasons (adapted from John Maxwell’s Leadershift) […]

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leadership personal growth Random Thoughts

The “C” Word

The one thing we all need the most in tough and uncertain times is courage. Heck, I think we need it during the good times as well! Think about it — we have opportunities to take risks, lead, or perhaps, face the critics even in the good times. If you’re a leader, know that you […]

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Obscurity is the enemy

Do a quick search of consultants, coaches, and trainers on LinkedIn and you’ll find a staggering number of well intentioned folks listed as founders and CEOs of their companies! And if as an HR professional I was asked for look for an executive coach* for my organisation, who would I choose? It’s a difficult question […]

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All transformations begin with this…

The other day a friend asked me about the difference between intentional leadership and transformational leadership. The question got me thinking as I’ve always thought transformations at any scale is intentional. While it still holds true, I also realised that transformations happen because of intentions. Transformational movements require transformational leaders. Jim Collins I think a […]

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leadership Random Thoughts

A different world

A different world cannot be built by indifferent people. Peter Marshall There’s no better way to define a transformation leader — they’re not indifferent. They feel things that others don’t feel. And their passion, energy, and tenacity fires everyone around them to rise up and stand up for a cause. Think of Marcus Aurelius, Abraham […]

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I do it

If you’re not equipping your people, you’re not leading. Nor would you be able to harness your potential as a leader or hope to become a transformational leader. You see, the essence of all transformations is equipping. The alternative is to do what most leaders don’t do often — learn how to equip others. others. […]

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coaching leadership personal growth

Make it easy. Make it just work.

Besides being successful technology companies, what do Apple, Netflix, Zoom, and Amazon have in common? They’ve got the basics right, kept it simple, and they have always “just worked.” Period. But we know simple ain’t easy. It’s so damn hard to create something that seems easy. Yet, that’s exactly what these companies did to grow […]

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Fascinating leadership

The Indispensable Man

It’s quite natural to think of ourselves as “indispensable” at the workplace, in our communities, or in our relationships. We do so much for the people whom we care about after all, right? Just that the thought itself is selfish, arrogant, and implies that we feel “entitled.” Not exactly a great place to operate from. […]

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business leadership

Don’t ever get comfortable

The greatest leaders of all time have one thing in common — they never settle for the comfortable or what felt familiar. Why? Because that’s a recipe for mediocrity. Period. Loved this 2018 ad-copy by American Giant that immaculately defines what being comfortable really means to leaders. Comfortable isn’t comfortable Comfortable never got up before […]

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business leadership

Effective leadership equals doing specific tasks well

As with all things human relations, leadership boils down to mastering the absolute basics as well! Tom Peters recommends the following skills that one must master to be achieve leadership excellence. It’s from his latest book, “Excellence Divided,” that I highly recommend you buy if you’re a student of leadership and excellence. I’ve done my […]