The cost of poor communication in organizations is very high. In a 2008 whitepaper by IDC, the cost of employee misunderstanding and poor communication in US and UK businesses was estimated at US$37 billion! Another whitepaper from Project Management Institute’s…Read Full Post..
We live in a world of work that requires creativity. In a creative economy, success largely depends on new ideas, new ways to think and do the work. In this world of work, creativity is not confined to just those…Read Full Post..
Conflicts are inevitable at workplace because of various factors including personal differences, conflicting goals, uncertainty and lack of clarity. If not handled well, these conflicts can prove costly and damage the social fabric of a team or organization. When confronted…Read Full Post..
A few years back, I was interviewing a candidate for a senior technical position. During our interaction, all his responses were tied to how things were done in the organization he was currently working with. He was so immersed in…Read Full Post..
When presenting the case for critical thinking, we often hear a contrarian view about emotional intelligence – that critical thinking is important but we also need leaders to be emotionally intelligent. There is no doubt that in a highly knowledge…Read Full Post..
Ability to think rationally and critically is one of the most important leadership skills and for the leader, thinking objectively is not just a skill, but also an obligation to the people they lead. People rely on a leader’s judgment…Read Full Post..