Chennai to Hyderabad – A Train Journey

In 1996 when we booked a train ticket from Chennai to Hyderabad, we were a “no show” because we had just gone bankrupt ! Since then ofcourse we have travelled to Chennai and Hyderabad separately but never booked a train journey from Chennai to Hyderabad !! This time too we had to change our plans … Read more

Who should be a mentor or coach?

This is a leadership lesson of what not to do rather than what to do. There is a huge surge towards “mentoring” and “coaching” programs in organizations. Two reasons why this is probably happening, people are moving into senior management and leadership roles at a young age, so they need a coach to provide the … Read more

Elections and Leadership Lessons – 5. how not to be a mentor

This is a leadership lesson of what not to do rather than what to do. There is a huge surge towards “mentoring” and “coaching” programs in organizations. Two reason why this is probably happening – people move into senior management and leadership roles at a young age, so need a coach it provide the experience … Read more