If you are a leader, what is your purpose?

The number of leaders who are purposeless and they are consciously aware of this is staggering. The impact on everyone around them is huge. If you do not know what you stand for as a leader, sorry to tell you that you your leadership journey has come to an end before it starts. Shouting your […]

The economics of leadership

What is the value created for employees in terms of providing them with an inspiring and an empowering working environment? What is the value created for customers through the meaningful products and services? What is the value and impact created and generated for all stakeholders? What is the overall impact of the whole organization? Is […]

It starts and ends with leadership.

Organizations do not fail by themselves; leaders push them to the edge. A great culture is by design. Who designs or ruins the culture? Leaders do. A great or bad working environment for employees is the leaders making. Meaningful products and outstanding services are the outcomes of great leaders on board. The positive or negative […]

When beliefs are in conflict with actions

Although leadership is a practicable skill that can be developed and nurtured like any other skills, it is largely driven by the set of values, convictions, principles, and beliefs that leaders intrinsically developed and cherished through their lives. I met a banker recently who strived to convince me that he possesses all the great leadership […]

Bad employee experience means poor leadership.

Unfortunately, poor leadership adversely affects the whole organizational performance. It affects culture, employees and particularly customers. Poor leadership debilitates employee experience which negatively impacts customer experience. It is reciprocal. You cannot get loyal customers when your crucial task as a manager or a leader is to make employees feel threatened, unsafe, or unstable, they will […]

You develop the leaders; you develop the whole organization

The most fundamental phase of developing an organization that is much more difficult to comprehend by most executives and managers especially Human Resources and Organizational development is the very nature of the following fact. Developing the organization starts with developing the leaders. Leaders in the organization should be humble enough to understand that they cannot […]

Peer pressure

Conforming with the group and following its rules. This can be positive or negative. If we take religions, political parties, universities, companies, etc, the pressure is always exerted on the nonconformists to adhere to the rules or get alienated. We are programmed and conditioned to conform. Non-conforming, venturing into something new and challenging the established […]

Why is discovering life purpose so important?

All of us have been conditioned and influenced by our parents, friends, schools, teachers, colleagues and the whole society. Therefore, most of us have been pressured to pursue certain things in life which probably did not add any satisfaction and value to our lives. The power of finding purpose is in refocusing, realigning and fulfilling […]

Purpose and profit

Making money out of money and maximizing profits irrespective of the quality of the products and the working conditions for people have characterized the capitalist narrative. A crucial difference exists between the amount of value created by companies and the amount of money they generate. If businesses are judged by the amount of money created, […]

The leader’s mind.

The leader’s mind may be defined in the spirit of upholding unquestionable beliefs about the world and translating those beliefs into action. The power of the leader’s beliefs and action induce and inspire people to cooperate with him or her. An important part of the leader’s mind is that it does not dictate or use […]