Author Archives: Beyond Horizons

The Pedro Story – Is Pedro Right

The Pedro Story Pedro is a young gentleman from a small coastal village. Fishing, being the primary occupation of the villagers. One fine day, after a busy morning of catching fish, and a good lunch, Pedro goes to this favorite … Read more

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The Hare and the Tortoise Story Retold

The Hare and the Tortoise Story Retold We all have grown up with the Panchatantra stories and Esops Fables. Wonderful stories with a moral at the end. This in one such story of the Hare and the Tortoise with lots … Read more

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The MUST Have Qualities of Leadership

Leadership is an art and not a science. Which leaders do you admire and would like to emulate? The names could vary from Mahatma Gandhi, Anna Hazare, Ratan Tata, Shivaji, Churchill or your parents. How many of you would like … Read more

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Leadership Traits – Developing a Positive Attitude

One of the key attributes of a leader is having a positive attitude. Easier said than done. It’s very easy to say that one must have a positive attitude, but how does one develop a positive attitude? Attitude is an … Read more

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Leadership and Experiential Learning

There has been a lot of news about the unemployability of our graduates, that most people joining the corporate world lack the requisite qualities required of them in an ever complicated and demanding business scenario. That our colleges more often … Read more

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Leadership Lessons at Infosys : Narayan Murthy’s Farewell Letter

NARAYAN MURTHY : A ROLE MODEL FOR GEN Y I rather you hate me for what I am than love me for what I am not. Narayan Murthy : Chairman Infosys Infosys Founder/Chairman Retiring — founded in 1981 by seven … Read more

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Religious Diversity and the Work Force

Globalization has brought together a diverse religious work force and I think they seem to be doing a reasonably good job – I have not heard of too many religious differences being voiced in the workforce. Maybe it is because … Read more

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Leadership & Dereliction of Duty

One question that invariably comes up in our Leadership workshops is about ethics and responsiblity of a Leader towards his/ her team. Does one have to be a saint to be a true leader or are their short cuts to leadership. This story that I have put on my blog may throw some light on this vexing question, especially in today’s tough times.

Leadership Means Doing Ones Duty, Accepting Responsibility & the Consequences that go with it!

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