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Debashis Sarkar

Author, Educator, Management Consultant

Debashis Sarkar writes on customer-centricity, operational excellence and workplace leadership.

He is recognized globally for his thought leadership on Lean Management and Customer-Experience.


To know more about him, visit:
http://www.debashissarkar.com
3 Aspects Of Workplace Culture That CEOs Should Make Their

3 Aspects Of Workplace Culture That CEOs Should Make Their Business

While a CEO must focus on the hard stuff, there are a few "soft" things which they should never take off their radar. These are things that not only strengthen the organizational DNA but also help in employee engagement--this is particularly relevant at a time when millennial employees think nothing of leaving a job for one that takes better care of them.
28/04/2016 8:10 AM IST
The One Value That All CEOs Need To Enshrine In Their

The One Value That All CEOs Need To Enshrine In Their Organization

While it's true that corporate values are determined by the organizational aspiration, the context in which it operates and what the leaders feel very strongly about, I believe that there's one value that every single CEO should adopt. This value is very relevant and has universal application across contexts.
21/04/2016 3:40 PM IST
Do You Feel Incompetent And Shaky At Work? You May Have A Toxic

Do You Feel Incompetent And Shaky At Work? You May Have A Toxic Boss

The self-centredness and obnoxiousness of a toxic leader have an adverse impact on everyone at work. Not only does team performance plummet under their leadership, the organization at large suffers too. One toxic leader is sufficient to kill the vibrancy of a workplace and slowly sully the culture that once made it high performing. So how do you identify a toxic leader in a workplace? Here are some common traits to watch out for.
28/03/2016 8:15 AM IST
3 Fatal Traps That Can Trip Up The Best Leadership

3 Fatal Traps That Can Trip Up The Best Leadership Teams

Are you a part of a leadership team where meetings and discussions are always smooth? Do your meetings run without any opposition? The team always seems to be in unanimity? Watch out, this rosy picture could end in tears.
21/02/2016 9:10 AM IST
4 Communication Lessons That Business Leaders Can Take From Donald

4 Communication Lessons That Business Leaders Can Take From Donald Trump

While some critics say Donald Trump is "incoherent" his message is certainly getting across to large numbers of people. Clearly, one of the reasons for his success so far has been his communication style - right from the facial gymnastics to the verbal punches to speaking like a fourth-grader. Here are some takeaways from his style for business leaders.
29/01/2016 8:20 AM IST
5 Deadly Habits Of Bosses That Kill The Trust Of

5 Deadly Habits Of Bosses That Kill The Trust Of Employees

As a boss and a leader, never take the trust of your teams for granted. You have to continuously work on it despite your achieving success in the organisation. Sometimes it's the small things that can erode trust, so be on the watch.
23/01/2016 12:57 AM IST
7 Reasons Why Leaders Shed Tears in

7 Reasons Why Leaders Shed Tears in Public

Two decades or so ago, there was an unsaid rule about showing emotions in public: don't do it. Crying, especially, was seen as a sign of weakness. Fast forward to 2016, and the world seems to have embraced emotions like never before. Tears are shed freely and sobs are no longer stifled. Modi, Putin, Obama - they've all done it.
18/01/2016 8:22 AM IST
4 Things That Every CEO Should Learn From KV

4 Things That Every CEO Should Learn From KV Kamath

My impressions of KV Kamath are from my stint at ICICI Bank from 2002 to 2010. I was a part of the organisational excellence group which he had set up to drive quality practices across the bank. Here I will focus on the qualities that impressed and inspired me most, and which I think every CEO should inculcate to build a successful institution.
12/01/2016 8:17 AM IST
3 Leadership Lessons From Modi's Surprise Visit To

3 Leadership Lessons From Modi's Surprise Visit To Lahore

Whether or not Modi's visit will thaw the relationship between two nations or not, only time will tell. However, it does provide lessons on leadership which can be adapted to the business context. A life in the world of business is riddled with uncertainties and thorny relationships that must be circumvented to achieve what is right for the stakeholders.
30/12/2015 8:15 AM IST