Comparing leadership and management.

Leadership theories want to explain how and why certain folks become leaders. Participative leadership theories imply that the perfect leadership style is one which takes the input of others into consideration. As a very first step, it might be useful to understand more on the topic of emotional intelligence. This is a vital quality for…

Setting the right pace in leadership

The future is continue changing at a fast pace. The world is in motion and moving at a fast speed. Our habits and ways of working need to adapt to this new reality. Responsive Leadership – Doing the right thing at the right time – is an operating principle that leaders will have to understand…

Leadership is the most neglected answer for a fast organization.

Leadership is extremely important for an individual and for an organization. It is a hot topic. Therefore, it should be a vital component of any successful organization today. To me, servant leadership is the sole method to guarantee wonderful relationships and fantastic outcomes. Ironically, in the current interpretation of a leader, an individual would be…

5 principles to de-layering the organization

The current times demand organizations that are lean. People and in particular the younger generations are asking for more empowerment and more flexibility to move between roles. These trends should make more companies to consider removing organizational layers in their organization. A good example of this de-layered approach is Unilever that took the challenge to…

Delivering today while building tomorrow

Most companies are going on some kind of transformation. It seems a ever-changing world where companies, particularly the big ones, have to constantly reinvent themselves. In parallel, these companies have constant pressure from shareholders to ensure operational efficiency and positive returns at every quarter. This pressure is boosted by social media and the fast speed…

The world of hyper focused start-ups

When I visit a startup or a coworking place or even in networking / investment forums, I always come back with a feeling of energy flowing everywhere. It is quite impressive to see the energy that entrepreneurs have and how much of that is passed onto others. But I have seen only in a few…