“The Leadership Essentials” is a Workplace Series presentation that focuses on various aspects of success in the corporate domain. The Leadership Essentials identifies a number of important action areas for succeeding in the most critical of business functions – leadership. The book is the distilled wisdom of the authors’ combined professional experience in the pharmaceutical, lifestyle, sports, and education domains. Leadership has many facets and many pitfalls. The important focus areas for successful leadership have been highlighted with examples. The book is divided into 10 chapters, and the reader is taken through a set of workbooks that will help one introspect, examine, and position oneself for leadership roles. The chapter themes have been curated carefully and developed in a conversational manner so that the aspiring leader can maximize the benefits in an easy, step-by-step leadership journey. In every chapter, there are exercises to help the reader practice and synthesize the lessons. This work focuses on ‘Learning by doing’ as the most effective self-improvement technique. Whether it is SMART goal setting, vision development, or situational leadership, this workbook has it all. Interesting vignettes add a unique flavor of relevance to each chapter. This book is intended to be an aspiring leader’s constant companion. Existing leaders too can benefit immensely from this book by reflecting upon and examining their leadership journey in comparison to those mentioned in the chapters inside.
"Partha Pratim Pal - a 30 year veteran in the pharmaceutical industry, MBA, trained at IIM-A, worked his way up from front line business team management to senior leadership positions, believes strongly in developing the next generation of leaders.
Dr Jones Mathew - a 30 year veteran in lifestyle and sports industry, MBA, PhD in Marketing from IIFT, New Delhi, worked in team and vertical leadership roles in industry and in academics led various pedagogical and institution development roles."