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Quality Management

Both in service and product, every one who is about to get something, they need it in good quality. Without that a company cannot stand here for a long time. 
Quality not only creates you market but also they provide you a permanent place in this volatile market environment. Ensuring quality is the primary concern for every leaders. Managing and delievering quality is the only task that people will become history.
How does a leader ensures quality?  What role does a leader have in quality?
Ensuring the quality is the only thing that everyone will talk till the end. The success of the product depends on the amount of quality which in turn depends on the leaders ability to pull the people and align them.
It is not only leaders responsibility to ensure quality. Every one should work towards it. You cannot do a 100 percent bug free product but you can always have a product in which bugs are well captured, which shows your product with more quality.
With a simple example, there are many companie…

Manage the time - Time Management

Time - Resource that runs. It is an inevitable part of every project. Managing and maintaining time is always a night mare for leaders. 

For Customers [Clients], time is money. For leaders, time is effort. As a leader, learning time management is tough.

In initial planning phase, we will estimate timeline based on ideal scenarios and add few bufferto that.

The resultof this estimation, should not be very low or high, former will be tighter while latter will make you out of competition.

Optimal effort has to be estimated because that will project the project in better way.
So time comes into picture even before you start estimating your project. 
Punctuality also a factor in time management.Being punctual, in most cases will be used to increase the quality of project.

Time when utilized in proper way is an unlimited quantity but it will be a wasted entity when it is not utilized properly.
Time runs and runs it never stops and turn back. Missed seconds would have been history, which you can not…

Leaders of current age

In today's organization, schedules are tight and higher quality. Maintainingthis is like balancing scales, you need to be sure on where you add weight. Your capacity has nothing to when you cannot show success.

Margin for error is inversely proportional to your company's status.
In this start up world, consumers have variety of options and producers should be cautious in their deliverables.

Managers or leaders are under copious amount of stress. 

Steering a ship in stromy climate is tough but it is not impossible. Every problem that you tackle has a solution. Solve them so that you can sign off in style. Things get simpler, when you follow these management techniques.
1. Time management
2. Quality management
3. Crisis management
4. Risk management
5. Reuse management
6. Stress management
7. Simplicity management 

The role of leaders in every project is important. They should stand behind on success and lead from front on failure. A perfect team is one where leader will be the first one t…

Communication Management

The purpose of a Leader is to convey information, that will steer the team to achieve its goals.
Your success is determined by your clear vision.

But for your team, they need to have clear communication.

You will be a point of source. The information flows to you and you will cascade them to others. So as a leader,you need to deliver information. You will not only track project but also connect with people[ either team or client or both]. You have to be clearin your thoughts that will be reflected in your communication.
Historically, People believegood orators are great leaders. Leaders andspeakers go hand in hand.

As a leader, center stage is yours to take many times. You should a source of inspiration, when things fail and source of motivationwhen things succeed.

Mastering communication is not easy.But it will alone transform you from nothing to great leader.

Express your thoughts. Make people to transform your ideas into actions. On failure you should motivate and on success you should gu…

Conflict Management

Conflicts are essential part that comes when a team work towards a goal. Without a goal,  it will be like school. Conflicts opens new possibility and shift peoples' way of thinking. But people are not always open minded. They have ego which prevents them from accepting others' thoughts. One way or other conflicts arise daily and leaders face hard time in preventing, solving and amending their after effects.
Conflicts may be hidden or open.
Managing conflicts will be a night mare for leaders. Managing conflicts and maintaining equilibrium in group makes you real leaders.
To avoid conflicts, a leader has to make sure, there should not be any discrimination based on age,sex, religion, region and experience at any point of time. All bigger organizations dream is to balance the cultural varieties and motivating them towards that common goal [vision].Find and compensate the personal clashes, because they will be the major case.
A person who drives the team despite the conflicts and clash…

Self Management - Conquer yourself

Managing yourself is an important step to be a successful leader. A leader who can manage himself, will know how to manage others.

Leaders should have [unbelievable] dreams and [unrealistic] victories with a relasitic vision.

Leaders should be a dream realization factory, wheredreams are converted into reality.Only when a leader knows how to control themselves, they can control and navigate the team. Few key self management tips for leaders are 

Tailored Attire
People always look at you for inspiration. Be it how you look and what you wear.  You need to be perfect. 
Be formal Be casual Soft spoken Clearly communicate Express gratitude Be Friendly Smile often Manage time
Have a smiling face and point out the mistakes in a soft manner people change their actions rather than rebel against you.
What Freedom is for Gandhiji and what i-phone is for Steve Jobs and what slave abolition is for Nelson Mandela. Leaders are essentially known for driving millions sleepless on their achievements. They actuall…

People Management

People Management :

Leader - as dictionary defines  "the person who leads or commands a group, organization, or country".
A leader is one who leads people.  Every book, blog or leader you follow will show various methods for leading people.
Resource management require precise planning and practical experience. 
Leaders' potential will be measured on how you march your troops even in adversity. How you keep your A-players, happy and interested, How you propel other group of players to next level.
Leaders will have powers and they should seldom use it. Leaders should have empathy and extreme patience. You should be a launching medium for your resource [in particular]. 

The Success companies, need to keep their employees  happy and push their limits. The success of employees depend on their leaders.
Leaders are those who deliver results at any conditions.

Train your employees, keep them engaged, track them, guide them and propel them. 
Powers vested in you were only for driv…

Components of a Leader

The Journey of thousand miles begins with one stepYou want to be a leader, start from basics.

Opportunities are higher nowadays to become leader.To be a successful one,you have to learn basics [then you can stand firm longer and stronger]. 
Its mandatory for you to start from hello world,when you want to learn coding.
If you considerLeadership asan art, you can design it in any way. If Leadership is science, then it can be studied, analyzed, processed and modeled. 

Leaders have to be psychologically strong, to emotionally connect with team and motivate them even in adverse conditions.
Leaders require certain qualities that form the baseof leadership. 

Those basic qualities are
1. People Management "You don't build business, you build People who will in turn build business for you." "Make your top managers rich and they will make you rich." Leaders ar

Leadership Designing - Design the leader in you

There are three types of leaders. They either make you discover or forget your leadership qualities. They are

follow traditionstick to rulesare straight forwardare obedientfollowersare more commonbelong to teacher's categorypreach what they learnt and believe that is correct.They willexpect everyone to beobedient followers [just like them]. They are good for traditional organizations, which expects top to bottom information flow. They are good conductors.

2.TIDE TEASERS:This group of leaders show off as if they were against everything,but in real they follow things quite str