Eclathoughts

7 Hacks To Reboot Your Company’s Learning Culture

In the current day and age, businesses and organizational functions are in the process of reinvention. The objective being to survive in the present and thrive in the future. Extreme situations also require ingenious measures and strategies to be implemented. Each function within an organization too requires taking a deeper look at its current processes, analyze its goals, […]

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Customer Is King!

It was a pleasant afternoon on Sunday, the 3rd of February 2019. As a part of a year-long part time Harvard Business School program which I was undergoing, I had reached at the Taj Lands End Hotel in Mumbai on that day. Later that evening, the 3rd module of the program was to start. This module required me and my […]

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The Power Of Synergy

Centuries ago, within the rural interiors of China, there was a Buddhist monastery. This monastery housed 99 monks, who were led by a Head Monk. These monks led a life of seclusion, chastity and penance. They sustained themselves by seeking food as alms from people in the neighbouring villages. Other than food, another basic necessity is drinking water. There […]

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Does Coaching Work?

“What are your thoughts on your blind spots and what do you plan to do about it?” probed a gentleman with a powerful voice. He was my Executive Coach and the other person who was asked this question point blank was me. Although this question framed as a statement had been conveyed to me in the past by my […]

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What The Culture!

It was 11 a.m. on a warm Wednesday morning. Here I was at the office of a client, with whom I was working on a consulting assignment. I was scheduled to meet up with key senior level managers within the company. It was my first major meeting as a part of this assignment. The clock struck 11.10, went […]

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Walk The Talk Or Talk The Walk?

In a sales driven organisation with which I was working, I had come across a very special and extremely successful leader. He was not my boss. However, was a peer to my boss, leading another team managing a different product. The reasons as to why I found him unique were: 1.Equality: I observed that he treated each person in […]

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Empathy: Is It Leadership’s X Factor?

Years ago, I had joined an organisation as a middle level executive, a few weeks prior to the festival of Diwali. As is a practice with most organisations in India, this company too provided employees with gifts before the festive season. In this case, it was gift vouchers which were given. The organisation being focused on uniformity, gift […]

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