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23 Nov

Fear of Failure – while taking on leadership initiatives

    In our survey analysis, fear of failure came across as the biggest factor in deterring someone from taking up challenging initiatives as a leader.   Generally people tend to settle down into a...

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05 Oct

Leading by Example

  Leading by example is one leadership quality that has different views.  In today’s world of equality for all, this quality has reduced relevance.  In the earlier days of emperors and kings, and rigid hierarchy...

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14 Sep

Leadership Skills Survey Analysis

  On this site I have posted multiple interviews with successful and experienced everyday leaders.  These folks have had the experience of working with and leading successful teams and observing effective leaders.  They have also led...

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24 Aug

Analyses of Leadership interviews

  On this site I have posted multiple interviews with successful and experienced everyday leaders.  These folk have had the experience of working in and leading successful teams, observing effective leaders and led their own...

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17 Aug

Training youth to become entrepreneurs

  Sylvia Watts McKinney is the first executive director of Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE), Philadelphia. As the executive director, Sylvia oversees the program office’s overall management, strategic, external affairs and fundraising efforts; develops working...

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10 Aug

12 Valuable Business Leadership Lessons from Narayana Murthy

  The best way to train oneself to become an effective leader is to follow an effective leader.  One of the most successful entrepreneurs and a truly acclaimed leader has written such a heartfelt and...

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15 Jun

Communication can always be improved

  One of my close friends and a very experienced senior manager (let’s call him Jake) has led teams for a long time.  I picked Jake’s brains on what makes a good leader and sought...

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28 May

Leadership by Example

  A good friend of mine who would prefer to remain anonymous (let’s call him Jim), helped provide a number of insights into leadership.  An accomplished leader and project manager, Jim has led large teams in...

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14 Apr

Effective Leadership Qualities – Overpreparation

    It is my great pleasure to bring you this insightful discussion with Karan Verma.  Very recently, Karan joined Amazon’s strategy group breasting the tape ahead of a lot of very smart and tough...

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13 Apr

Effective Leadership Qualities – Equanimity, Patience

Dr. Vikram Dravid (Vik), is an accomplished doctor and successful novelist. I first met Dr. Dravid in 2005 at a gathering of our cricket team. I found him to be very unassuming and with a...