The HR dilemma

Carrying out a huge leadership transformation in the organization is no longer the HR key job. The HR fleet in most organizations are service administrators not transformers. I know many HR and OD people who have a strong desire to change, but they are stuck between senior management old mentality and their relentless desire to […]

What determines the calibre of leadership in the business?

It starts with the leaders being humble enough to understand that they cannot move an inch in developing and advancing their organizations unless they develop themselves first by articulating and actioning their purpose. No one can flood the world from an empty cup. No one can be a leader and he or she is leaderless namely, […]

Purpose speaks louder than words

What really matters in creating, building and achieving something great are the actions not the words. Purpose is an action not contemplating statement. Most companies envision building a better world, but their actions contradict their words. They lack the fuel to do that. Vision entices the imagination, purpose propels action. In other words, actions speak […]

A great culture is visible

A culture is not the sum of polices and procedures that the business sets and follows. It is not an HR policy that stipulates the organisational norms. A culture is not also the guiding document that determines how the business operates and behaves corporately. A culture is not aspirational slogans and goals. A culture is […]

The blind spot of organisational development

You cannot move an inch in developing any organisation on the surface of this planet unless there is a hearty consent from its leaders to develop themselves first. The idea of developing organisations through developing the whole ship and its crew without developing the captains’ ability to navigate through has retarded businesses for a long […]

How to spot a leaderless organisation?

It does not need a PHD in business to unravel the hallmarks of a leaderless organisation. Whether in private and public sectors, the symptoms are similar, easily diagnosable, but sometimes disguisable. By saying leaderless, the organisation is certainly purposeless. The most common things among such organisations are that: They are a ‘Me Too business’ and […]

Most executives and CEOs have become fear mongers.

Today, downsizings, redundancies, performance appraisals and layoffs are the leading causes of fear in organizations. Most managers influence and control their people’s behavior with fear. They are accused of causing massive and real health problems to people across the globe. They are the contributors to the world enemy number one for people which is “stress.” […]