Leadership

A good leader strategises and always leads from the front - Hindustan Times

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Rana Kapoor, founder managing director and CEO of Yes Bank, has steered the bank since its inception to a height of glory at a time when the going has been tough. As the chief of the bank, he along with his team, decided to invest in the media and advertise at a difficult time.

Increase Your Team's Motivation Five-Fold

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In a famous experiment, researchers ran a lottery with a twist. Half the participants were randomly assigned a lottery number. The remaining half were given a blank piece of paper and a pen and asked to write down any number they would like as their lottery number. Just before drawing the win
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​When Jim Carrey gives a speech what would you expect? Lots of humour, surprises and entertainment: That is what one gets in this Convocation Address, however it is loaded with inspiration. In a way only Jim Carrey can pull it off. A must watch, amazing video for students and businessmen. ​
Maharishi University of Management (http://www.mum.edu) granted degrees to 285 students representing 54 countries. Jim Carrey

Do you have Waigaya meetings?

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Honda does. They have an established practice of spontaneous, agenda-free meetings in which people discuss problems, share facts, express opinions, challenge each other including senior colleagues, and attempt to find effective solutions.

The Top 5 Leadership Stories, June 23-27

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Who doesn't like to navel gaze just a little bit?   At the very least it's become one of society's favorite pastimes to examine the habits, traits, tricks, and mistakes that make people who they are, and this week was no different.

Alibaba – The Biggest Tech IPO – Worth over $200 Billion

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This week, Jack Ma, the son of Chinese performers, is making history with the biggest tech IPO ever seen. Google’s worth at IPO was just over $50 billion. Facebook’s was just over $100 billion. Jack’s Alibaba will be over $200 billion. What can we learn from Jack? Jack’s who

Summit Fever in Board Rooms

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On May 20, 2014 Chhanda Gayen and two Sherpas were swept away by an avalanche while descending from Mt. Yalung Kang (8505m), the west peak of Kanchenjunga massif. Experts do falter She was a very accomplished mountaineer. In May 2013, she created a world record by climbing Mt. Everest (8848

Rethinking the review calendar

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Add to My PageFor many corporations, employee performance appraisal is another annual ritual that must be performed. For the bulk of the employees it boils down to salary hikes and promotions. The 'performance' side of the programme get short shrift in the process.

Betting on your "Your Core Genius"

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"When I talk to people who have a hard time achieving goals, one of the most common excuses I hear is “but I don’t have enough time.” If you can’t find extra time to invest in the pursuit of your goals, it’s time to reprioritize your responsibilities." This