“Lonely at the top” resonates with CEOs

Interesting results of a study conducted by Stanford Graduate School of Busines. CEOs are the ones looking to be coached – When asked “Whose decision was it for you to receive coaching?” 78% of CEOs said it was their… Read More

Why CEOs Don’t Want Executive Coaching?

Most CEOS omit or misconstrue the core coaching element that they need to grow their skills and effectiveness: Increased self-awareness, honest self-knowledge, about one’s motives, personality capacities and values. The consequences of this absence play out in ways… Read More

The negative effects of criticism

Criticism does not just have a negative and lasting impact when it comes to reviews of actors. The same impact is felt in the business world as well. How can leaders expect to get the best out of… Read More

Get the most out of executive coaching

Well thought out tips for someone considering hiring an executive coach. The process is very participative. It’s not a cakewalk but the rewards could be the difference between success and mediocrity. Get The Most Out of Executive Coaching… Read More

What is executive coaching about?

Coaching is about “partnering with clients in a thought-provoking and creative process that inspires them to maximize their personal and professional potential.”  This is the essence of the relationship.   I feel strongly that everyone has the answers… Read More

Wise Leaders vs. Dumb Leaders

Wikipedia defines wisdom as: “a deep understanding and realization of people, things, events or situations, resulting in the ability to apply perceptions, judgements and actions in keeping with this understanding. It often requires control of one’s emotional reactions… Read More

5 Management Lessons From , Yup, Gardening!!!

It never ceases to amaze me where and how lesson are learned. In this article, the author compares growing plants with growing a successful business through people and gives pointers on how to do it!!! Source: Forbes

The Gupta Case – An embarrassment not only for the executives at McKinsey

The insider trading scandal convicting Rajat Gupta of conspiracy and securities fraud is not just an embarrassment for the executives of McKinsey. We, as management consulting professionals, pride ourselves in maintaining the highest of professional standards in all… Read More

Entrepreneurs Recognize And Pursue Opportunity, Even In The Toughest Markets

“Great entrepreneurs know how to recognize an opportunity and aggressively pursue it. They know how to attack a need in the marketplace with real, valuable solutions, even in the toughest markets.”   Source: Forbes

7 Future Forces Not to be Ignored

From futurist Bob Johansen….. Two new forces — what Johansen calls “known unknowns” — will play out in the next 10 years: digital natives and cloud-served supercomputing. Both are obvious and yet “wildly unpredictable.” Digital natives — those 16-years-old or younger… Read More