4 Communication Lessons That Business Leaders Can Take From Donald Trump

Source – Originally Published on Jan 29, 2016 in Huffington Post The hot topic of discussion just about everywhere these days is Donald Trump. Until a few months ago, everyone knew him as a flamboyant billionaire, a successful institution builder, a TV personality. When he decided to enter the US presidential race, no one took him seriously at first. They…

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5 Deadly Habits Of Bosses That Kill The Trust Of Employees

Source – Originally Published on Jan 23, 2016 in Huffington Post Being a boss is never easy. It’s a 24 x7 gig in which you have to be eternally vigilant of what you are doing and how it’s impacting those around you. You are constantly being watched by your team members, colleagues and those you influence. Very often, successful business…

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7 Reasons Why Leaders Shed Tears in Public

Source – Originally Published on Jan 18, 2016 in Huffington Post Two decades or so ago, there was an unsaid rule about showing emotions in public: don’t do it. Crying, especially, was seen as a sign of weakness though there were a few exceptions to the rule. Fast forward to 2016, and the world seems to have embraced emotions like…

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3 Lessons On Change Management From The Stories Of Alan Kurdi, Alexis Tsipras And COP21

[Source – Originally Published on Jan 7, 2016 in Huffingtonpost] The past year was filled with stories and insights on passion, persistence, perseverance, the human spirit, leadership and more. Here, I want to focus on three events that gave us interesting lessons on change management and can serve as powerful examples for business organisations. The image of Alan Kurdi and…

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3 Leadership Lessons From Modi’s Surprise Visit To Lahore

Source – Originally Published on Dec 30, 2015 in Huffingtonpost Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s sudden visit to Lahore is being hailed as an innovation in diplomacy, wherein he has gone out of his way to reset the thorny relationship between two nuclear nations. This is truly a masterstroke and even his fiercest critics will be hard-pressed to find concrete reasons…

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5 Takeaways Lean Leaders can Pick Up from India’s Dynamic Prime Minister – Narendra Modi (Part-1)

Source – Originally Published on Jun 2, 2015 in processexcellencenetwork.com To exemplify what lean lessons can be learnt from top politicians, Debashis Sarkar, author, Phil Crosby Medalist and one of the world’s leading lights in the space of Lean Management, uses a case study of Indian PM Narendra Modi’s first year in office. This is the first of a two-part…

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5 Takeaways Lean Leaders can Pick Up from India’s dynamic Prime Minister, Narendra Modi (Part 2)

Source – Originally Published on Jun 4, 2015 in processexcellencenetwork.com In the second installment of a two-part article, Debashis Sarkar, author, Phil Crosby Medalist and one of the world’s leading lights in the space of Lean Management, details his final takeaways of what lean leaders can learn from top politicians, using a case study of Indian PM Narendra Modi’s first…

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15 Types of Process Excellence Professionals

Source – Originally Published on Jun 27, 2012 in processexcellencenetwork.com How to recognize a Toolophile from a Power–Point Maestro Process excellence professionals come in a variety of shapes and sizes, says PEX Advisor Debashis Sarkar. Here how’s to recognize them and how you can make sure you use their strengths to your advantage. Whether they’re experts in improvement methodologies like…

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Seven Signs Your Process Improvement is Failing

Source – Originally Published on Jul 25, 2011 in processexcellencenetwork.com Many companies start the process excellence journey with a bang, says Debashis Sarkar, but fail to sustain the gains. In this PEX Network interview, Sarkar, author and Asia’s pioneer in Lean for services, looks at the causes of failure, details the seven signs that your process improvement initiative is dying and suggests…

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