Who are you including in your inner-circle?

This question is relevant in general to everyone; and in particular, more relevant for a leader. Why is it relevant to everyone? You are influenced quite a bit by the people that you frequently interact with. Your thoughts, attitudes and general outlook will be shaped by the interactions that we have with those who are close to [...]

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What is wrong if a leader has an inner-circle?

There is a general political connotation for ‘inner-circle’ and ‘outer-circle’ in organizations. Someone who is considered to be in the inner-circle of the boss is perceived as someone who has done some manipulation to become a part of the coterie.  But let us admit; as human beings don’t we take a liking towards some people and feel[...]

Crucial Foundation for Leadership Effectiveness – Quality of Leader-Follower Relationship

It is always known that the leader’s competence has a bearing on the leadership effectiveness in delivering business results. The focus, drive and ability of the leader have a bearing on the overall result. However, at a deeper level, it is interesting to note the impact that a follower can have on a leader’s effectiveness. Yes, follower’s[...]