Friday 17th September 2021,
Sandeep Mann
Spotlight
  • Being a Diamond : 01

    Most statistics say that corporate recruiters are inundated with candidates applying for various jobs. However, even after lots of screening, they need to assess and

  • Asymmetry

    Alignments & Asymmetries

    Corporate working needs alignment between various layers: the Board, the CXO layer, the VPs et al, managers and supervisors, and workers/ staff in general. Here’s

  • Purposes, Conversations & Stuff…

    Recruiters and HR Professionals, Greetings! Let’s gravitate further towards being a business focused organization. I am commenting on few observations I’ve made. 1. Purpose: Ours

  • A Message from an HR Fraternity Colleague

    Recruiters and HR Professionals, Greetings! In these times of chaos, flux and what not transpiring in companies and on career fronts, how do we find

  • Leadership is all about Distant Follow-ups

    “The best executive is the one who has sense enough to pick good men to do what he wants done, and self-restraint to keep from

  • Meaningful Diversity

    “I don’t care if you’re black, white, straight, bisexual, gay, lesbian, short, tall, fat, skinny, rich or poor. If you’re nice to me, I’ll be

  • Risks & Innovation

    “People who don’t take risks generally make about two big mistakes a year. People who do take risks generally make about two big mistakes a

coming closer

Coming Closer of the Two

Anyone who has tried some hand at meditation or introspection must have felt the deep surge within of almost inexpressible feelings and emotions, besides concomitant physiological effects. The deep reserves inherent in human mind become patent, and one can begin [...]

June 12, 2006 Blog, Life Skills, Spirituality
supreme court

Naive Questions About an Acclaimed Institution

“Remove all hawkers from Delhi’s roads: Supreme Court” screams a front page headline in The Hindu, Delhi edition, May 6, 2006. Tired of just emotionally reacting to such news and actions, we thought of doing some basic thinking and reading. [...]

May 8, 2006 Blog, Politics, Society
coexistence

Co-Existing In Space

I thought let me revise my Economics and so asked my colleague Prof Amit Kapoor to suggest a suitable textbook. He gave me a copy of James D Gwartney & others Economics, private & public choice. Right at the beginning, [...]

March 5, 2006 Blog, Physics, Spirituality
Cisco

Developing a Human Capital Strategy : A Case study of Cisco Systems

Stimuli Jogger nee Essence’s Brief: The idea is to gain competitive advantage when the organizational leaders use human capital; adjusting to changed market conditions for sustained growth and success over time. Herein Cisco stands apart as it invests in nurturing [...]

November 20, 2005 Blog, Board Level, Human Resources, Leadership, Strategy
winning space

Winning Space : Being Reactive Effectively

I get up and wonder what future awaits me. I know it is determined by what I have been doing over past days and years. It is also shaped by what people around me (and afar from me) have been [...]

October 3, 2005 Blog, Board Level, Economy, Leadership, Strategy
managing craetivity

Managing for Creativity

Need we discuss the import of end-result, viz. Are our Creative People performing on their peak. Naturally not; rather what concerns all of us is How To Go About It. And here are some smoothies elicited by Leaders of SAS [...]

September 20, 2005 Blog, Branding-Marketing, Economy, Human Resources
performance

Turning Great Strategy into Great Performance

Eliminate defects and breakdowns in planning and execution; thus not be limited to realizing 60% of potential of your strategy: revealing and troubling findings across 197 giant firms across various product markets and varied geographies. The strategic plan looked wonderful [...]

August 14, 2005 Blog, Board Level, Leadership, Strategy
leadership

Reflections On Leadership : A Seminar at Berkeley

Stimuli Jogger nee Essence’s Brief: What is Laudable Leadership and how it connects with managers was the focus of this seminar: a compelling yet elusive dimension for all management and organization building. Juxtaposed was the import of sustaining creative and [...]

June 10, 2005 Blog, Leadership
Century of Invisible

Century of Invisible

Let this century be dedicated to the invisible. This may not be the panacea of all ills challenging mankind, but shall surely take all mankind to better coping levels. And if the trends are to be seen, will-nilly this is [...]

February 7, 2005 Blog, Board Level, Competitiveness, Human Resources, Leadership, Life Skills, Politics, Society, Sustainability