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10 Mar

One Amongst The Team

  An effective leader should not see herself as different or special from the team she leads. Being part of the team, staying together or being treated the same brings great loyalty from the team....

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09 Mar

When You Accomplish Something Once…..

    You develop a sense of confidence.  Knowing that something was accomplished gives you an idea of surety, a feeling of authority.  This is in total contrast to either someone who has not done...

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06 Mar

Overpreparation – The One Skill That Can Ensure “Extreme Success!”

  When I was 13 or 14 years old, I very badly wanted to make it to the local cricket team as a pitcher. The one thing I learned was that the team needed a...

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04 Mar

Building Lasting Relationships

  A few weeks ago, on my way back home from New York, I happened to stop at the home of one of my friends from 1998.  This friend and I had worked together for...

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24 Feb

Performance vs Maintenance

  As an effective leader you will become responsible for the actions of a number of team-members.  Since each person is unique, you will need to find different ways and styles in dealing with the different...

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21 Feb

How to practice Impactful Writing

  Effective leaders write well. A well-written piece exhibits clear thinking on the part of the author. If your thinking is flawed, muddled or incomplete, this will surely show up in your writing. Therefore it...

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17 Feb

Getting The Right Things Done Right!

  Let me tell you the story of the packing division of a cement packing plant. It consists of ten packing lines, each one staffed with about 20 union workers and their job is to...

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16 Feb


  Effective leaders read.  They read a lot.  If you aspire to become a leader, you should start reading….. a lot.  And I want you to develop what I call “deep reading”. Let me first...

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14 Feb

The Two Horses

  You’ve seen it before.  A bright student gets away with minor misdemeanors.  A driver with a clean track record gets away with the odd violation.  A talented employee gets a longer rope.I call this...

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11 Feb

Leadership skill – Comfort With Ambiguity

  One of the advanced skills of a leader is the ability to handle ambiguity. Ambiguity is often confused with complexity or vagueness. Some assignments, projects or initiatives are huge, daunting and complex.  Examples are...