Why should appraisal only be top down?

People join or leave an organisation for its own sake or due to a boss. What do you think? There is no right or wrong here. Each experience is unique. To generalise would be a fallacy. The overall work culture in the company, how it looks after its employees, plays a big role in shapingContinue reading “Why should appraisal only be top down?”

A Leader should know when to let go

‘Hello Boss, when is a good time to speak to you for a few minutes?’ Most exit conversations start like this. Leaders are often tested when a subordinate broaches the issue of leaving the team. In such cases, there could be two types of exit. One, when a team member decides to quit. And two,Continue reading “A Leader should know when to let go”

Strict or Liberal Boss: Who is more Effective?

Bosses come in all shapes, sizes and styles. But the majority fall in two categories – strict or liberal. The demeanour of the boss determines how the team conducts itself in the presence or absence of the boss. It also impacts the state of mind of the team and how it approaches its work. Last,Continue reading “Strict or Liberal Boss: Who is more Effective?”

True Test of Leadership

Make yourself redundant. This is the foremost mantra a leader can choose to follow and perhaps the biggest service one can do to one’s organisation. While some may not fully understand why anyone would do this, those who practice this mantra have come to reap huge benefits for their organisation. Those uncomfortable with this approachContinue reading “True Test of Leadership”