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LEADERSHIP LESSONS FROM CRICKET

Put Your Team’s Success Ahead of Your Own Ego We are all familiar with Virat Kohli; confident committed and focused. We are also familiar with his leadership style; aggressive and in your face, to a point where he “seems” domineering and egoistic. The operative word here is “seems”. An article titled “My Way and Mahi…

IS IT SMART TO ACKNOWLEDGE ONE’S IGNORANCE?

What you can learn from a fellow professional manager? A recent issue of The Economic Times (ET) carries the story titled “This interview question helped Sundar Pichai land a job in Google” (https://www.timesnownews.com/business-economy/companies/article/this-interview-question-helped-sundar-pichai-land-a-job-in-google/362800). According to ET, he (Sundar) recalled “how in his first three interviews he was asked about what he thought about Gmail, and…

IF YOU CANT COUNT IT YOU CANNOT MANAGE IT

The importance of setting measurable targets Peter Drucker the guru of management-gurus said, “You can’t manage what you can’t measure”. Simple words but profound truth. How did so many Japanese companies, with modest beginnings become so successful? Systematic measurement of every parameter at every step of the design, manufacture and delivery process. How did Gates…

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