Leadership And Management: There IS A Difference

When the longstanding debate on whether management and leadership are different, it is normally in favor of one. It is, most of the times, a way to knock either in exaltation of the other. This post is not to serve that purpose. It is to highlight the differences and perhaps, a little more. Leadership defines […]

Communication | Leading A Frustrated Team [Part 6]

This is post number six in the series on leading frustrated teams. Leaders are proved in times of unrest. Captains are tested by stormy seas and disgruntled crews. You haven’t led until you’ve led in times of unrest. Unrest in the environment your enterprise works and unrest with your team. To effectively lead a frustrated […]

Why You DON’T Get The Feedback You Need | Part 2

Great leaders are like old school mechanics. No computers or other gadgets to connect to the car to get a diagnostic. No disrespect to the mechanics with the fancy toys… Old school mechanics (and some new school ones too ;-) ) can tell you a lot about a car by the way it sounds. Troubleshooting […]

The Benefits of Not Being Agreed With

Only naive leaders think and expect everyone to agree with. When your team or other leaders disagree with you it doesn’t mean there’s no unity. Unity is about believing in the same cause. On careful examination you will see that your disagreements are often centred on execution issues. Herewith are a few benefits of not […]

How To Ask Great Questions for Great Learning (Part 2)

In part one of How To Ask Great Questions for Great Learning and Great Leadership, we explored two things to that help in asking questions. Read the post here. Great questions are the basis for great learning. Consider them as tools. Tools are only as effective as how well they are maintained and used. The more […]