Insights for Business Leaders GautamManthan

Insights for Business Leaders

Pragmatic and practical insights curated from our original experiences of working with business leaders across various domains and industries.
Some of those experiences have been synthesized into short articles
to help entrepreneurs and business leaders navigate a wide range of business challenges.

Featured Articles


The 4 Types of Businesses | Who Will Survive the Crisis?

The pandemic has led to the emergence of 4 major leadership styles - Mavericks, Specialists, Optimizers and Dinosaurs. We explore each leadership style and define the action plan for businesses to not just survive but embark on a trajectory of long term business growth.

Quick Reads

Mighty Depravity or Great Trait?

Mighty Depravity or Great Trait?

When a leading horse misses to win a race, the fault lies not with the racecourse or the other competitors. Nor are tougher circumstances to blame. Businesses and achievements are only for the good leaders to capture.

What's on your worry-plate?

What's on your worry-plate?

Every leader should have her/his plate filled with worries. An empty worry-plate is indicative of personal stagnation and decline.

Question is what should fill the worry-plate of a great leader!

The business happens outside the organization GautamManthan consulting

The business happens outside the organization

Running an organization is hard work. Sitting in the office it is easy, at any level, to get completely submerged in the internal affairs of one’s organization – optimizing the product mix, tweaking service delivery, streamlining the supply chain, handling teams, analysing and reviewing performance and so on.

It’s feedback, only if it fuels effective actions GautamManthan consulting

It’s feedback, only if it fuels effective actions.

Mirror, mirror, on the wall, who is the most progressive leader of all? Good chances that the mirror shall call your name if you have created environment whereby it can give honest feedback, regularly; its feedback is taken in the right spirit, acted upon diligently; and there are no attempts ever to break the mirror over bitter feedback.

A 'Great'​ Leader at Workplace GautamManthan consulting

A 'Great'​ Leader at Workplace

At a workplace, positivity flows top down. It is a significant responsibility of the leader to spur and nurture optimism. What is the bare minimum that makes for a great leader?

Is it being haughty, condescending or patronizing or something else?