Measuring To Improve
You become a star not because of your
title; you become a star because you are adding star value to the
is not sufficient just to have
great leaders. You need a
mechanism to identify, train,
empower and mentor
successive generations of
leaders. Such leadership
training and mentoring has to
become the responsibility of the
current generation of leaders.
The hope is to pass on the baton
to somebody who will run faster
and run a better marathon.
A plausible impossibility is better
than a convincing possibility.
Your company has to
benchmark itself on a global
scale in every area including
sales, production, human
resources, R&D and finance. It
creates an open and confident
environment where first-raters
decision-making speed and
imagination will thrive as nobody can claim to have a
Every company has to identify
what I call its strategic
resources, and make sure that it
grabs as much of its strategic
resources as possible.
Performance leads to
recognition. Recognition brings
respect. Respect enhances power.
Humility and grace in one’s
moments of power enhances
dignity of an organisation.
In God we trust,
everybody else bring data to the table.
When you are in
business for a long time, you go through good times and bad times.
When you go through bad times, you learn to control costs,
satisfy customers better,
satisfy employees better and become more transparent.
Therefore, you build character in the company.
Growth is painful.
is painful. But, nothing is as
painful as staying stuck where
you do not belong.
Love your job, but never fall in love with
your company because you never know when the company stops loving you.
My passion is
to create a better society for our future citizens.
Leadership is about doing
the right thing, even if it
is going against a vast number of
naysayers and mediocre people.
You do not have to be the son of
a rich man to
Today kids are far more willing
to take risks because they've
seen high rewards.
Often times I have been asked
about the attributes for
success, and I have said that
you need two
for succeeding as an
one, courage, second, luck.
Respect, recognition, and reward
flow out of
walk out of the door each
evening. We have to make sure
come back the next morning.
There is only one ingredient for
and that is
of the human mind.
As long as a company is able to
attract, enable, empower and
retain the best of the
brightest, it will have a play.
As long as the leadership of
companies ensure that the
physically and mentally tired
mind that leaves office at
whatever 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm or
9:00 pm comes back mentally and
physically reenergized and
enthusiastic to add significant
value to the customer next
morning, the job is done.
It is better to underpromise and
overdeliver than vice versa. For this one need not break the law of the
very important to learn quick
lessons from your failures,
very important to recognize symptoms of failure pretty
early, and it is very, very important to not to be attached
too much to the idea – you have to know when to give up an
clear conscience is the softest
pillow in the world.
Character + Chance
Science is about unravelling
When in doubt, disclose.
When you run a part
of the relay and pass on the baton, there is no sense of unfinished
business in your mind. There is just the sense of having
done your part to the best of your ability. That is it.
Hinduism has an enormous capacity to absorb from outside
influences and accept it in a peaceful and steady manner
without perturbing the system.
In the fullness of time, when
it is our turn to give, we must in turn plant gardens that
we may never eat the fruit of, which will benefit the
generations to come.