An Interview with Anju Jain

I recently wrote a foreword for Anju Jain’s book, “Step Up: How Women Can Perform Better for Success.” As the HR lead for Caterpillar in India and the founder of Chai Pe, an organization that focuses on developing women professionals, Anju has a fascinating perspective on women’s issues.

Don’t Come to Me with a Problem!

Most of us have difficulty articulating our struggles in a public forum, especially in the presence of our boss and peers.

One Thing Great Leaders Never Do!

One thing great leaders don’t do is pretend to be an expert!

The Best Of 2016!

How to Lead People Who Know More Than You Do!

Historically, “leadership” has largely been considered a top-down function. Leaders were masters of their crafts that doled out their knowledge over time to eager apprentices aspiring to gain wisdom. Enter the “Knowledge Worker.”

7 Ways to Leverage Power

Power is not always just as it appears on the organizational chart!

How to Motivate Someone Who Has No Interest in Changing

Every once in a while, I run across someone who doesn’t want to change.

Learn to Respond, Not React!

One of my favorite stories is a lesson about taking responsibility for our own lives.

Disastrous at Delegating? 4 Tips to Become a Pro!

If you delegate to someone who isn’t ready for the task or to someone who doesn’t want the responsibility, you will have a disaster on your hands.

5 Ways to Become a Better Leader

It’s an age-old question: Are we influenced more by nature or nurture? Applied to leadership, the question becomes: Are great leaders born or made?