Introduction Decision making is crucial to the functioning of an organization or any life for that matter. As managers or leaders, your team and organization
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Is a debt-free company a sign of achievement for a company? Should all businesses become debt-free? Or does debt actually have a benefit?
Srinivasa Addepalli provides a perspective on this question that has a personal finance application too. Should you take a loan to buy a house? Or repay your loan from your savings?
To build a learning culture, leaders have to change the dialogue they have with their teams.
Yamini Gupta shares five questions that leaders can include in their meetings and reviews to make learning part of the business language.
How do I quit my job, is an oft-asked question. Everyone wants to quit their jobs and be on their own, or start a new venture.
These fantasies remain as such because they are not backed up with sufficient intent and preparation. Srinivasa Addepalli describes three steps that could get you ready.
Steve Jobs is the platinum standard for presentations. He has inspired many leaders and books have been written about Jobs’ presentation secrets.
In this post, Srinivasa Addepalli shares 3 lessons from Steve Jobs that we can all apply in our business presentations.
Often, we let ourselves be defined by labels, either imposed by others or by ourselves.
Labels can be helpful, but can also limit our potential. How do we ensure that we benefit from the labels without letting them constrain us?
Usha Rangarajan delves into this topic.
Most managers confuse customer value with price, resulting in price becoming the primary attribute for selling.
The confusion between value, price and cost causes us to lose money. Srinivasa Addepalli offers a simple framework to understand these three terms and also determine customer value.
Our school system is designed for linearity and mediocrity, an assembly line over spread over 12 years.
Can we use the Covid disruption to reimagine a different system, one that solves the problems of inadequate teachers and lack of choice?
Srinivasa Addepalli takes inspiration from the traditional Gurukul system to offer some suggestions.
Business decisions, particularly those involving investments, require managers to build financial models and evaluate the attractiveness of the investment. As we go about this process, there are three financial concepts of decision making that are crucial.
Why are large organizations often unable to handle sales or customer service issues at the operating level? Why does escalation become the norm?
When I look back at over 20 years of my professional life and think about the work tool that I have used the most and also been exposed to most frequently, it has to be PowerPoint.
Srinivasa Addepalli, CEO – GlobalGyan Academy, is currently reading ‘Stand Out’ by Dorie Clark.
It would not be an overstatement if I said that during the three months of lockdown, I have spent more time with food than ever before. Not only has its consumption increased, but also my involvement in its preparation (and the aftermath) has not been insignificant. So, it is safe to say that I have given food a lot of thought!
Future Conversations is a series of discussions with business leaders, academics and entrepreneurs by GlobalGyan.
Ajay Nanavati is the former Chairman, Syndicate Bank and MD, 3M India. He is an innovation evangelist and a Director on the boards of several companies.
How do we create differentiation in low-engagement, mature product categories?
Now is a tough time for all leaders, faced with choices that are all bad, and outcomes that they have to live with forever. It is important for us to think of the role each of us plays in supporting or derailing leadership. In particular, there are two member types in every organisation that we must be wary of.
Google Maps in 2016 announced that their ubiquitous app map service would now be updated with offline functionalities. Basically someone can download directions while online