Introduction to Leadership Podcasts

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A new perspective to Company Budget

Time : 24:28

This podcast draws the lessons from history to view company budgets from a new perspective. Through examples of Hitler and the Battle of the Bulge, this audio aims to extract the learning from real-life situations into business. This audio highlights the key takeaways, from life experiences and crisis, relevant for a business person.

Lessons on Leadership Paradox

Time : 19

'Achievement of one's leadership ambition is difficult without power pooling'. In this podcast on leadership paradox, Mr K Ramkumar believes that ambition is the fuel and power is the engine the moves the vehicle of leadership.Also learn the righteous choice when it comes to leadership and know the various pragmatic power pooling arrangements to achieve the many ambitions. Power pooling is the force multiplied and basic necessity for leveraging diverse resources.Understand the need of trade offs while pooling power. Is power the means to leadership ? or is leadership the means to power ?

The magic potion to Inspiration

Time : 19

Inspiration- the one reason that lead to a revolution through many courses in history. In this podcast, understand the reasons that help leaders like Napolean, Gandhi and Winston Churchill go on and lead from the front.Napolean said that courage, is not the strength to go on. Infact, courage is going on when you do not have strength. Mr K Ramkumar believes that Inspiration the quality that matters, when the outcome looks improbable and beyond our abilities when self doubts plauges the people.Inspiration is rooted in both thought and emotions. This podcast will help understand that a leader needs to articulate the ambitions of the collective. Inspiration is driven by belief of success.

The world and beyond innovation - Transformational Potential

Time : 12

In this podcast, Mr K Ramkumar talks about his perspective of the 'new' and about the power of observation. He goes on to talk about the thought process of a conventionalist versus that of an innovator.Through this podcast one can understand how a conventionalist is limited in the 'How trap' and finds the braoder perspective of 'what else' threatening.Whereas the innovator is someone who is willing to trace back to the source and move mountains. it is all about moving beyond and going deeper into innovation.

Summit Fever- The quest for achievement

Time : 6

With reference to the book 'Into Thin Air', Mr K Ramkumar in this podcast speaking about the quest for achievement and the human debris we leave behind.He believes that the 'summit fever' numbs people's ethical compass. Learn to understand where ambition begins and where ambition ends and when does ambition become summit fever.