Leadership Mantra
Follow
Find
935 views | +2 today
Scooped by Ananya Das
onto Leadership Mantra
Scoop.it!

Why I Loved my Lazy Team Member

Why I  Loved my Lazy Team Member | Leadership Mantra | Scoop.it
Today , in Calcutta , India , it was a lazy winter morning. I got up late and  felt very lazy to go for my  routine morning walk. As I sat in my verandah with my morning cuppa,  the warmth of the bright and lovely sunlight made me feel even lazier!
more...
No comment yet.
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by Ananya Das
Scoop.it!

Leadership: Virtually Possible !

Leadership: Virtually Possible ! | Leadership Mantra | Scoop.it
I am a big proponent of flexible timing and telecommuting.

In my two decades of experience, I have seen many failures as well as success stories of centralized as well as decentralized projects.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ananya Das
Scoop.it!

Leadership: The most important skill of a Business Manager

Leadership: The most important skill of a Business Manager | Leadership Mantra | Scoop.it
When approached correctly, persuasion is one of the most important skills in the armour of the business manager.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ananya Das
Scoop.it!

Leadership: The Smart Squirrel

Leadership: The Smart Squirrel | Leadership Mantra | Scoop.it
Do you think Genuinix should have got a better deal since he was sincere, honest and straightforward ?
more...
Milena Bobeva's comment, June 4, 11:23 PM
Thanks for sharing, Ananya.
Scooped by Ananya Das
Scoop.it!

5 Tips to Develop your Confidence

5 Tips to Develop your Confidence | Leadership Mantra | Scoop.it
A lot of people think that being confident means being outspoken or egocentric. Actually the reverse is true...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ananya Das
Scoop.it!

The Lake tales: Valentines Day

The Lake tales: Valentines Day | Leadership Mantra | Scoop.it
Neel worked in SoftWorks Ltd. as a team lead for the last four years. He led a team of 25 people and was an expert in designing software applications. But today … Neel had a plan … his smile was sly . He dialled Doll’s cell number from his new dual sim cell phone.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ananya Das
Scoop.it!

Why does your Team Hate you ?

Why does your Team Hate you ? | Leadership Mantra | Scoop.it
You are the Project Manager or a  Team Leader and you know that your team really hates you. 
"Oh yeah ... " You say to yourself  "They just don't understand my position ...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ananya Das
Scoop.it!

His Dog is the Team's Dog

His Dog is the Team's Dog | Leadership Mantra | Scoop.it
The main disadvantage of Virtual Teaming is the is the lack of personal touch. We miss out on the important aspects of the body language – the smile on the lips, the tweak of the cheeks and the hurt in the eyes. I
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ananya Das
Scoop.it!

Leadership: Triple Filter Test

Leadership: Triple Filter Test | Leadership Mantra | Scoop.it
"Before you talk to me about my friend, it might be good idea to take a moment and filter what you’re going to say. I call it the Triple Filter test.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ananya Das
Scoop.it!

Leadership: Touch your audience by telling Stories

Leadership: Touch your audience by telling Stories | Leadership Mantra | Scoop.it
If you want your audience to remember your content, then find a way to make it relevant and memorable to them. You should try to come up with good, short, interesting stories or examples to support your major points.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ananya Das
Scoop.it!

The Secret of Success

The Secret of  Success | Leadership Mantra | Scoop.it

 As the veteran actor walked into the stage, I was amazed,

Standing tall and erect, he was looking so very handsome.  His face was glowing.  He looked so full of life !  What was his secret ?

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ananya Das
Scoop.it!

Sonya ,George and Alligators

Sonya ,George and Alligators | Leadership Mantra | Scoop.it
This is a famous story named Alligator River Story, which In use in my classes on perception , attribution and learning.
Once upon a time there was a woman named Sonya who was in love with a man named George.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ananya Das
Scoop.it!

Leadership: The Teacher Who had a Gun

Leadership: The Teacher Who had a Gun | Leadership Mantra | Scoop.it
The little boy clutched his father's fingers and hid behind him. He was afraid and ashamed. He had almost failed in Maths and his father , after looking at the report card, was really worried about the future of his son.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ananya Das
Scoop.it!

Recipe for successful leaders - 30 min of walking around

Recipe for successful leaders - 30 min of walking around | Leadership Mantra | Scoop.it
A couple of years back ,  when I had joined a great organization ,  I observed that there was one leader who was unanimously counted as the best by almost the full organization.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ananya Das
Scoop.it!

The strange problem of an efficient team member

The strange problem of  an efficient team member | Leadership Mantra | Scoop.it
My friend was in a fix. 
"I am facing a strange problem .  I have a person in my team who is very efficient.  If he is available in the shift , I do not have to worry at all .
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ananya Das
Scoop.it!

Intelligence of the Unconcious

Intelligence of the Unconcious | Leadership Mantra | Scoop.it
I have always banked on my "gut feel",   that is my intuition. 
Somehow I could not find any reason why sometimes I  recruited not the best but maybe the third or fourth best.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ananya Das
Scoop.it!

Is Distraction robbing you of your very own 86400 ?

Is Distraction robbing you of your very own  86400  ? | Leadership Mantra | Scoop.it
I have a target of writing one blog post every Wednesday. But for the last two weeks I am lagging behind.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ananya Das
Scoop.it!

5 Great Games

5 Great Games | Leadership Mantra | Scoop.it
One of the basic elements of working in a team is to collaborate, communicate, listen and hold on ..... Have fun !!
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ananya Das
Scoop.it!

Name - Heaven - Frog

Name - Heaven - Frog | Leadership Mantra | Scoop.it
I am sharing 3 small stories which I use in my motivational workshops. Enjoy !
What is in a name ?
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ananya Das
Scoop.it!

Interview Questions

Interview Questions | Leadership Mantra | Scoop.it
Recently , during one of my workshops, I was asked by a few people to tell them what were the most common interview questions and how they should go about it . 
This blog post is dedicated to them and all job aspirants preparing for interviews .
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ananya Das
Scoop.it!

The Best Motivator

The Best Motivator | Leadership Mantra | Scoop.it
Money is a great motivator, but middle managers usually do not have much say in changing company policies and monetary aspects, but they do have the power for the real BIG and the BEST motivator - Recognition .
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ananya Das
Scoop.it!

The magic of REVERSE Brainstorming

The magic of REVERSE Brainstorming | Leadership Mantra | Scoop.it
I could feel the vibes of negativity emanating from my team. It was clear that they were not convinced about the success of the project.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ananya Das
Scoop.it!

Leadership: Yes, You can !

Leadership: Yes, You can ! | Leadership Mantra | Scoop.it
"I wish I could fly as high as them ... !" he sighed. The chickens laughed at him . "You cannot fly. You are a chicken and chickens can neither fly nor soar ".,
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ananya Das
Scoop.it!

Leadership: How to get the pay Hike that you want

Leadership: How to get the pay Hike that you want | Leadership Mantra | Scoop.it
Are all of us really prepared for the appraisal discussion and the salary negotiations ? Every year, after the discussion, don't we wish that we had asked for a wee bit more ?
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ananya Das
Scoop.it!

Leadership: My “Gandhi-giri” experiment at Workplace

Leadership: My “Gandhi-giri” experiment at Workplace | Leadership Mantra | Scoop.it
Gandhi-giri or Gandhi- ism – does it really work in our day to day work in office ? What do you think ?
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ananya Das
Scoop.it!

Leadership: 6 Ways to Communicate Effectively

Leadership: 6 Ways to Communicate Effectively | Leadership Mantra | Scoop.it
Communication is a marvelous thing. It is the glue that holds relationships , organization and in fact the whole world together.We share ideas, directions, goals, expectations, emotions, feelings through communication.
more...
No comment yet.