February 28, 2020


Your mind is a continuous evaluation factory. Sub-consciously, on some self identified parameters or cohorts, it identifies a comparative group. This group then behaves like a community or a tribe for all purposes. 


Success, failures, progress ... everything is measur...

February 28, 2020

No 'Mysterious Strange Man' lives within us

 The people that you deal with for years, suddenly sometimes behave so differently. It makes you feel as if you are dealing with a rank stranger. There must be another man living there. This unnerves you. 

The fact is, the...

February 19, 2020

Focus disproportionately more on insights of your client partner.  Your ability to manage people effectively, is an outcome of your ability to understand their insights better. Your effective communication skills may help in getting better attention but real success co...

February 12, 2020

The Rosenthal Effect - Your narratives make you a Winner !

Our narratives directly influence our behaviours. Whenever we experience our committment & actions not contributing to our wins, we need to substitute existing narratives with new positive narratives.

Rosenthal c...

February 7, 2020


It is not necessarily correct to always seek a safe refuge under the old familiar narrative - 'The Boss Is Toxic'. Sometimes, we may be wrong, we procrastinate, we are non- supportive, out-right political or maybe even be incompetent for certain higher assignments.

Ho...

February 6, 2020

Often I am asked by confused senior Managers - How do I know it is time for me to move on ???

Let me share this lovely short poem of Lilburn Townsend . As you finish reading it, you will know ...

ANOTHER TACK

When you suspect you're going wrong,
Or lack the strength to mo...

February 5, 2020



There is nothing wrong with change if it is in the right direction. The unfortunate problem is that till quite late, the right direction does not look like the right direction to the mediocre and this creates doubts. 


To protect their shortcoming, the mediocre label the...

February 4, 2020

Your cut-throat business ways may earn you millions and may get you a few cover-stories & articles in primier business megazines.


 But that will never win you the long-term silent admiration of your people. Unless you are humble,  respectful and emotionally connecting,...

January 28, 2020


Flattery is like an artificial sweetener -saccharine that seems great at first, but leaves an unpleasant aftertaste. Someone starving for corporate acknowledgement  may eat up flattery and be a willing victim.
Leadership is often a victim of flattery if the leader opera...

January 28, 2020



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About Adil

A seasoned business professional having led companies at the Board level in diverse industries like Manufacturing, Services, FMCG, Infrastructure and Retail, I grew through the ranks of different organizations…performing diverse roles in the areas of Business Management, Law, Human Resources, Marketing and Employee Relations.

Contact: adiljmalia@gmail.com

Mumbai, India

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