Disruptor League

Leadership

Creativity, Compassion & Collaboration Leading a risk-averse culture that promotes ideation and leaves ego at the door

It’s high noon and onlookers gaze in silence as you stand in the middle of the town, staring down your challenger with one hand hovering over your holster. Strangely, a disagreement in conversation often feels like a duel in the Wild West, where one person absolutely has to come out on top and assume control …

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Trust Is a Gamble, a Noble One

Why good leadership is based on trust Trust is, by definition, a gamble. Trusting is about taking risks – for a job to be done, for an agreement in good faith, for sharing information openly, for honesty and integrity in a relationship. It comes with the responsibility to deliver what one has been entrusted to …

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Opportunity to Disrupt the IT and ITES Industry

Premise: As the current crisis unfolds, almost all the countries that have been severely affected would see their governments announce multi-billion relief packages. However, most of these would be for the SME or the MSME sector. Some of the large conglomerates and business houses might still struggle in the short term with cash flow issues, …

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How Transformational Leaders Learn To Overcome Failure

When we think of great leaders their great successes usually come to mind. We picture Washington crossing the Delaware or Gandhi leading massive throngs or Steve Jobs standing triumphantly on stage. It is moments of triumph such as these that make indelible marks on history’s consciousness. While researching my book, Cascades, however, what struck me most …

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Why Innovation Should Be Decentralized In Every Large Organization

I recently met with a very successful company that is seen as a highly innovative global pioneer that others in their industry, which is facing many structural headwinds and inevitable changes, look up to. They understood that even though they are seen as an extremely innovative company now, their current success is actually a result …

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