What kind of messages do we send across to the people we interact with on day to day basis — be it customers and employees when we cross our arms or slouch at important professional or social gatherings? We must know that the body language missteps may impact the way…


We must understand that companies don’t fail because of changes in the environment, they fail because their leaders are either unwilling or incapable of dealing with the wind of change. The leadership gets stuck in the glorious past and they are not ready to move on. To be more precise…


Gone are the days when the management was associated with the 5 primitive functions: Planning, Organising, Staffing, Directing, and Controlling. I am truly surprised to learn that these concepts are still being taught in business schools in our part of the world. Management is no longer the same what our…


On July 27th this year, I wrote an article titled The Hidden Strengths of Silence. Within 2 months’ time, we are here to talk about noise that has once again surrounded us at the workplaces. For the past 20 months or so, many of us have gotten a respite from…


Jealousy is one of the very normal yet strong emotions we exhibit in our daily lives when someone has something one desperately wants, but if left unchecked, it can turn into gut-wrenching hostility and hatred. This emotion gets much stronger particularly in the workplace context. …


All of us grapple with self-doubt once in a while in our lives. This happens to even successful men and women both. To me, a little self-doubt is not only normal, it’s healthy. It prevents a leader from crossing the fine line between self-confidence and over confidence. But highly successful…


Modesty and Humility are probably the most used expressions in today’s multinational business environment. Leaders are expected to demonstrate modesty and humility towards their internal and external stakeholders and as a result of the same, organisations are ranked as “most preferred place to work”.

To begin with, modesty and humility…


For some reason, around the globe, the term ‘Boss’ is taken not very positively. People have their own definitions and opinions about their own bosses based on their own experiences. On the other hand, bosses, for some reason, the traditional bosses didn’t do a real good job to improve their…


The idea of a dream job was first conceived by Confucius, the Chinese politician and philosopher, “Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life”, he said.

Before we deliberate on the subject, let’s think through whether such a thing called ‘Dream…


Abraham Lincoln once said: “Give me six hours to chop a tree and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe”.

It goes without saying that most of us have to work for a living. We need money to pay our bills, hopefully with some left over for a…

Muhammad Sajwani

C-Level HR, Transformation Leader, Board Advisor, Writer, Business Coach & Organisational Consultant

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