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Meera Seth

Latest Articles By Meera Seth

Case Study: Good Leaders Don’t Abuse

Meera Seth

“A leader without a clear vision and plans only abuses his/[her] power [ … ] And where power is abused, there is manipulation instead of inspiration” — Israelmore Ayivor

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Case Study: A Coach Or A Manager

Meera Seth

“Never allow someone to be your priority while allowing yourself to be their option” — Mark Twain

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Case Study: Managing The ‘Manager’ Brand

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“Great leaders are willing to sacrifice the numbers to save people; Poor leaders sacrifice the people to save the numbers” — Simon Sinek, British/American author and marketing consultant

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HR: Fuelling Business

Meera Seth

“Trouble results when the speed of growth exceeds the speed of nurturing human resources. To use the analogy of growth rings in a tree, when unusually rapid growth caused the rings to grow abnormally thick, the tree trunk weakens and is easily broken” — Akiyo Toyoda, President Toyota Motor Corporation

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Case Study: An Order Gone Wrong

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“Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning” — Bill Gates

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Case Study: A Culture Of Punishment

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“Crime? What crime? ...My killing a loathsome, harmful louse, a filthy old moneylender woman ... and you call that a crime?” — Fyodor Dostoyevsky in Crime & Punishment

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Case Study: Earn That Right!

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“What, at root, is justice? When I speak to children about the Preamble to our Constitution, I explain justice as ‘being fair’. But how can one be fair if the laws are not adequate and the interpreters of the law not sensitive? ...Over the years,women have been treated as second-class citizens despite constituting half the human race. They are particularly vulnerable because of the patriarchal mindset that affects every aspect of their lives...” — Justice Leila Seth in author's note in her book Talking of Justice: People’s Rights in Modern India

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Case Study: Branded For Life

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“Leadership is about taking extreme ownership. It means you alone are responsible for all mishaps. You cannot pass the blame” — Parag Kar VP, Government Affairs, India and South Asia at Qualcomm

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Case Study: From Mill To Mall To Sprawl

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“Somewhere along the way America became a giant mall with a country attached” — Ben Fountain, Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk

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Case Study: To Be Or Not To Be In A Mall

Meera Seth

“Your premium brand had better be delivering something special, or it’s not going to get the business” — Warren Buffett

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