4 Lessons In Change Leadership From Modi’s ‘Surgical Strike’ On Black Money

Originally published on Nov 22, 2016 in The Huffington Post The recent surgical strike on black money is truly a bold move. Not surprising, industry doyens, economists and even the IMF have given Prime Minister Narendra Modi the thumbs-up. Beyond the benefits that it will bring to India, what’s interesting for me is that it provides great lessons on how…

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7 Reasons Why Donald Trump And Narendra Modi Should Not Be Compared

Originally published in Huffington Post on Nov 11, 2016   There have been reports in the media highlighting how Donald Trump and Narendra Modi have similar traits, ideologies and ascents to power (see, for example, here and here). To me, this looks like a gross oversimplification. My view is that they are two different leaders who came to power under…

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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 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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