Sailaja Manacha’s Leadership Blog
Ria is an HR leader in a multinational firm. She had delivered on challenging deadlines, running war room like strategies to scale up. By all counts, she was absolutely impressive. But the gist of Ria’s conversations
My mother is an extrovert. Connecting with her neighbours (her definition of “neighbours” also includes people in the next building — and street) is her natural way of being. One of the things I learned from her is sharing food with neighbours.
In our world that is filled with so many competing entities striving for success and aiming to consistently achieve greater heights, the chaos and repetitiveness of corporate life can get to any of us.
One of the biggest challenges for women today is to be ‘seen’ and ‘heard.’ This simply means putting out there your presence and voice. But most often, we find ourselves unable to be present and voice our opinions.
Do you always find yourself second-guessing your ideas, thoughts and decisions?
Are you afraid to try something new because of the fear of failing?
Presence or ‘being present’ includes several aspects- it means paying attention to ourselves, what arises within us, as well as outside of us, and our capacity to communicate powerfully. A leader who is Present extends a certain quality