Sailaja Manacha’s Leadership Blog
Showing up is growing up: Superwoman with hidden tears
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
Making an offer — What I learnt from my mother
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.
Developing a growth mindset | Women and Leadership
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.
How to gain confidence and claim your space | Women at workplace
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.
Moving beyond the inner critic | Women Leaders
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?
Leadership presence. What’s that?
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
The ‘Inner Work’ that serves us women leaders
All the messages we have scripted into ourselves from our culture, family of origin and by social conditioning show up in specific ways at work. It is a part of us that can pull
Somatic work for leadership – Why is this relevant?
Have you ever considered that the body is the space where we experience trust, generate meaning and we connect with family, teams or a community?