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What Are the Requisite Leadership Competencies (and Leadership Potentials) of an Effective Leader?

The use of behavioral competencies in appraising the skills and potential of leaders is a norm in organizations large and small.  The competency models are omnipresent owing to several reasons—a shared vocabulary to convey the expectations from people, a basis for Performance Management planning, and a means to express the parameters for career advancement.  However, […]

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Change Management: A Glimpse into the “Influence Model”

Business Transformation initiatives are complex undertakings that aren’t easy to manage.  In fact, data suggests most transformation efforts globally to have ended up in failure. That’s predominantly because organizations find it challenging to make their people accept change.  Most of the large-scale change initiatives are typically executed without focusing much on the human element—bolstering the people’s […]

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Are Your Leaders Cognizant of the 10 Principles of Strategic Leadership?

One of the major necessities of this information age involves developing leadership that is capable of guiding organizations through challenging times.  A vast majority of executives at most organizations are exceptional in handling routine operations; however, finding leaders proficient in transforming the ways of doing business and tackling unique problems is not easy. The paucity […]

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Leading the Managers and Managing the Leaders

It’s rare to attend a course about leadership and don’t find a traditional activity about “What are the differences between a leader and a manager?” Then, groups start finding out those differences. So what? While pursuing my MBA, I had two elective modules to go for so I chose Leadership and Entrepreneurship. In the first […]

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Making the Right Decision: Is your Decision Making Style Giving You the Results You Want?

Decision making is the selection of a procedure to weigh alternatives and find a solution to a problem. There is no right or wrong way to making decisions. Yet, decisions can always affect organizations. It is important that organizations understand how Decision Making Styles can affect the ultimate result. The Decision Making Survey A new […]

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Do You Have What It Takes to Be an Effective Leader?

Leadership is the single most important human capital issue that organizations face. In fact, in today’s 21st century business, leadership has become a vital element for companies striving to achieve global competitiveness. However, while Leadership can build a team, a department, or an organization, it can also “un-build” or destroy them. A big responsibility has […]

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Being Disrupted by Digital Natives? Empower Small Teams Using Agile Techniques to Remain Competitive

Digital natives are threatening the way traditional organizations do business.  The dated authoritative structures and imposing mindsets of the executives of traditional companies are in stark contrast to today’s technology-savvy startups and digital-native companies. Traditional firms are running out of time to revisit their strategies and promptly transform in accordance with the rapidly evolving markets […]

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Conquering Competition by Storm: Master the 6 Core Skills of the Social Leader

Social Media has taken business with a strong hand of thunder. Companies are now recognizing Social Media as a disruptive force that gathers strength rather than attenuate. In fact, having a good grasp of Organizational Social Media Literacy has become a company’s source of competitive advantage. Social Media literacy is not yet an element of leadership […]

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Time Management 101: Core Principles of Executive Time Management

Time Management is a critical capability for individuals as well as senior leaders.  Leaders are often under pressure to allocate adequate time on strategic priorities. There isn’t a one-size-fits-all formula designed for appropriate time management that works for all executives.  However, research on the practices utilized by the leaders effectively managing their time reveals that […]

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What Type of POOR Time Manager Are You?

What do you think are the symptoms of Poor Time Management? Time management is a challenge for almost every individual.  Executives have been found to be complaining more about the scarcity of time. The advent of 24/7 communications, increasing sophistication, intense rivalry, and financial insecurities have complicated the situation for the executives.  Overloaded executives are […]

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What’s the Toughest Issue with Talent Management?

Do you know what’s the toughest issue with Talent Management?  A large majority of leaders confront significant impediments trying to bring their talent and business priorities in line.  Are you one of them? The typical approach employed to accomplish this often contains several gaps—starting with recognizing critical roles in the company where leaders tend to fail […]

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How Can We Turnaround Dysfunctional Teams?

Assuming a new position in a Company is never easy. Everyone in the Company knows that Leadership (and extended) Team is vital to achieving success Yet, this is not always the case. Often, new executives get to face dysfunctional, non-performing, and poorly organized “team inheritances.” This can be a challenging dilemma when management is increasingly […]

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