Military strategists from times immemorial have agreed on decision making as a key attribute of leadership. Good decisions make good leaders, and vice versa. The Prussian military theorist Von Clausewitz considered three ingredients of sound decision making by a leader or commander -information, intuition and genius. While the first is external, the second and third
People are leaving – whether it’s the US Army or Indian – they are finding greener pastures. Is this a new phenomenon? Not according to Norman Dixon.
Sage advice given by the Pandava’s priest on conduct in the court and towards the king – something that is also applicable in today’s workplace too.
The mentor – mentee relationship between Sri Krishna and Arjun during the Mahabharat carries invaluable lessons for us today too.