These are the five necessary ingredients of a JUST CAUSE

A JUST CAUSE is espoused by a visionary leader and acts as a guiding star for motivating more and more followers. In essence a JUST CAUSE has these 5 essential ingredients: It must be FOR SOMETHING , meaning that it must be affirmative and optimistic for something better in the near future It must beContinue reading “These are the five necessary ingredients of a JUST CAUSE”

These are the 5 practices followed by an Infinite Minded Leader

An infinite minded leader who adopts an infinite mindset in order to play the infinite game of business must follow the following 5 practices: Advance a Just CAUSE which acts as a GUIDING STAR for motivating followers. Build Trusting teams where people psychologically safe with each other in order to be high performing Respect ,Continue reading “These are the 5 practices followed by an Infinite Minded Leader”

This saying proves why Wikipedia is so famous

Motivation 3.0 is a term coined by Daniel Pink in his book Drive to state that the modern day knowledge worker needs a different motivational technique than the carrot and stick approach. Motivation 3.0 centers around “Intrinsic Motivation” which is so visible in the rise and rise of Open Source Community , software and forContinue reading “This saying proves why Wikipedia is so famous”

This is a big truth about High Performance teams

High Performance teams are Trusting teams who have trustworthy individuals high on emotional quotient. These are the main components of a trusting team that makes us realize why these are high performing teams: Members fearlessly are open to express vulnerability Members hugely trust each other The group shares the suffering Adopted from Simon Sinek’s bookContinue reading “This is a big truth about High Performance teams”

“Will or Resources” which does a Infinite Minded leader prioritize?

Resources come from outside sources like customers or investors which is the sum of all financial metrics of an organization. Will in contrast is intangible and is harder to measure.When we talk about Will we talk about Human Metrics e.g. feelings with which people come to work. Short term oriented finite minded leaders try toContinue reading ““Will or Resources” which does a Infinite Minded leader prioritize?”

A finite minded leader shows a bias for SCORE

A finite minded leader tends to show a bias for the SCORE. As a result , they often opt for choices that demonstrates results in a short time frame , even if doing do REGRETTABLY and comes at the cost of people. These are leaders who during HARD times look at layoffs as the firstContinue reading “A finite minded leader shows a bias for SCORE”

These are the primary responsibilities for any business

The following are the primary responsibilities of any business. Advancing a Purpose – This offers people a sense of belonging and gets their buy in to the JUST CAUSE Protect People – Operate in such a way that protects the interests of people who buy from us and who work for us Generate profits –Continue reading “These are the primary responsibilities for any business”

Why the combination of CEO with “WHY” and COO with “HOW” is a deadly combo?

Look at the success of companies like Apple , Microsoft , SWA and you realize how the combination of a person who knew WHY and a person who knew HOW resulted in such an iconic organization. Paul Allen had the HOW whereas Bill Gates had the WHY to create a PC industry and Microsoft cameContinue reading “Why the combination of CEO with “WHY” and COO with “HOW” is a deadly combo?”

CEO as Chief Vision Officer

Adopted from Simon Sinek’s book The Infinite Game CEO needs to have a vision and needs to communicate a JUST CAUSE to the employees in an organization. Whereas COO and CFO are more focused on supporting this vision of the CEO. As per Simon Sinek , CEO needs to know WHY the organization exists inContinue reading “CEO as Chief Vision Officer”

Why was Robert Nardelli known as “little jack”?

Robert Nordelli emulated Jack Welch at GE and this was to such an extent that he came to be known as “Little Jack.” Like Jack Welch’s finite mindset centered on performance over trust , he too followed the same principles for getting results. When he was passed over for the CEO of GE he joinedContinue reading “Why was Robert Nardelli known as “little jack”?”