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 […]

Set the destination in your navigation.

If you do not clearly set your destination, your ship will ultimately lose its navigation. This is a serious matter. If you are undecided about the destination, anything distracts you. Failure is probably a guaranteed outcome. Imagine a pilot taking off a plane, but he or she is clueless about the landing airport. There is […]

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 […]

Confusing purpose with vision

Purpose is a DNA? It is the difference that you are making in the world. Vision is how the world would look like when you achieve your purpose. Vision is about envisioning. Purpose is who you truly are. It is your identity. Vision is about envisioning and plainly describing the picture of the future.

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, […]

Burn the ships. We win-or we perish!

I love to share this story from Napoleon Hill’s book, Think and Grow Rich. The point is that plan B or C always makes people unenergized enough to win. People often resort to their comfort zones when they face problems on the way. Cutting all roads to retreat is essential to success. “A long while […]

Trust is not a training program

When trust is low, time is wasted with people second-guessing, doubting, and investigating each other to stay safe. They double-check and micromanage everything. Companies that make money an empowering vision, competition, greed, and selfishness govern people’s behavior; therefore, playing the cooperative game is impossible. Trust is the denominator that brings people together to make something […]

The million causes of failure in leadership

In fact, there are more than 1,000,000 causes, but we can boil them down into the major ones. A lack of understanding, misunderstanding and misapplying leadership are enough to fail any organization or business irrespective of the sector, size and industry. Unwillingness and inability to ditch the managerial brain and brace the purposeful and humane […]

Can you answer this question?

What is your purpose? If you cannot answer this question, you are essentially undermining your passion, defocusing your energy, limiting your potential and not getting closer to the core of who you are. Unravelling your true DNA is must do not a luxury thing that you choose to do or not. It is the core […]