Command the Room and Speak with Style and Sophistication

Command the Room and Speak with Style and Sophistication​ Challenge As CIO of a Fortune 100 company in the consulting space, Ajith predominantly needed help in connecting with the executive business leaders. His role demanded him to deal with the board, speak to large teams, media, and deliver talks at industry conferences. Ajith had a […]

Balancing Technical and People Skills for Leadership Credibility

Balancing Technical and People Skills for Leadership Credibility Challenge Nishit was a talented vice-president in a large, global engineering company. He had been selected to participate in the company’s high-potential leadership development program. All of his team members appreciated that he was willing to roll up his sleeves and get down in the trenches with […]

The Missing Link between Merit and Success

The Missing Link between Merit and Success Challenge In spite of his talent and accomplishments at one of the world’s largest accounting firms, Aditya had trouble communicating at the C-Suite level with his clients and felt unnoticed. His persona came across as “nice”, soft spoken yet completely forgettable. His seniors thought he lacked confidence to […]

Connecting with Warmth

Connecting with Warmth Challenge Lisa was a partner at a leading management consulting firm. She was masterful at managing up but when working with her team and junior staff her presence came across as authoritative and overbearing. She had a habit of discrediting the ideas of others while claiming to have superior ideas. She reacted […]

Closing the Mindset Gap to Step into the Executive Leadership Role

Closing the Mindset Gap to Step into the Executive Leadership Role Challenge An MBA from an ivy league by education, Mohit has quickly risen through the ranks to his new position as a SVP of a global technology firm. Along the way, he had been rewarded for revamping the business and realizing explosive growth. However, […]

Importance of Expressiveness to be a Global Leader

Importance of Expressiveness to be a Global Leader Challenge The senior management found the new CIO, Leo demonstrated high intelligence, strong analytic abilities, and a drive for execution. However, the management found that his shyness and lack of initiative in interpersonal and networking skills negatively affected his leadership abilities to smoothly transition into the new […]

Becoming Presidential – Not Just in Title but Also in Substance

Becoming Presidential – Not Just in Title but Also in Substance Challenge Annie worked in a publicly traded global technology company that is a male-dominated industry and earned a great promotion to CXO level. But soon after her executive appointment she was delicately informed that her overall presence did not communicate a distinctly CXO demeanour. […]

Relationship Building for Influential Leadership

Relationship Building for Influential Leadership Challenge In spite of his astute intelligence and 23 years of leadership experience, Shishir was never considered to be an influential leader. Nobody wanted to be a part of his projects and he was considered to be a bad boss who sapped motivation, killed ideas, and made one want to […]

Gravitas for Senior Leadership Role

Gravitas for Senior Leadership Role Challenge For the last 4 years, Raunak was not promoted to senior group level leadership at a Fortune 100 Technology company. As the regional head of Sales, he was leading a group of 35 mid-level leaders. Raunak was unable to connect with his internal stakeholders, his focus was disintegrated with […]