Monday, 2 May 2016

A successful Team

यत्र योगेश्वर: कृष्णो यत्र पार्थो धनुर्धर: ।
तत्र श्रीर्विजयो भूतिर्ध्रुवा नीतिर्मतिर्मम ॥ १८.७८॥

The combination of right leader and right achiever, the combination of right path-maker and devoted contributor is the optimal combination which will ensure prosperity, success, right policy and sound growth.

A leader without people has no means to convert his vision into mission and action. people without leadership have no direction. The best is the combination of effective leadership and contributing team. This is the combination of direction and dynamism and vision and mission.

When a leader is visionary, the participant will be a missionary. The responsible leader is like the headlight and contributing achiever is like an engine. The powerful engine along-with bright headlights will make outstanding progress.

The leader and team have to ensure not only success and prosperity but also sound growth and right policy. Sound growth is overall growth including progress development, growth and enrichment of each part and also the whole.

Right policy is the guideline which ensures that all thinking is directed towards the vision and mission through harmony and clarity.
Harmony and clarity are essential elements which will ensure overall well being along-with foresight and insight.

DIRECTION + DYNAMISM = HARMONIOUS PROGRESS.

Assurance n Insurance : the leader way


सर्वधर्मान्परित्यज्य मामेकं शरणं व्रज।
अहं त्वा सर्वपापेभ्यो मोक्षयिष्यामि मा शुचः।।१८.६६।।


A responsible leader gives final confidence to the team members by resolutely assuring that if everything fails he, as a leader of the team, shall not only involve himself in the situation but also shall find the solutions to all problems.
Thus a responsible leader, after giving full love, delegation empowerment and trust to his team members, keeps the ultimate accountability with himself.

He does not abdicate the responsibility and always stands behind to give whatever support is required. This reassurance energises the team members and then they themselves will undertake the mission and complete it facing all the problem and finding optimal solutions.

That is so because the responsible team members fully understand that they can approach the leader only after attempting, endeavouring and working in "all other ways".

The leader's assurance works as an insurance and there is a continuous feeling that even if everything is lost, nothing is lost.
With this assurance and insurance actually nothing will be lost and everything is gained. The courage and conviction  of the responsible leadership and the team is the foundation rock of the victorious team.

WHEN THERE IS NO WAY, THE LEADER IS THE WAY.


Saturday, 30 April 2016

Learning

तद्विद्धि प्रणिपातेन परिप्रश्नेन सेवया।
उपदेक्ष्यन्ति ते ज्ञानं ज्ञानिस्तत्त्वदर्शिनः।।४.३४।।

A responsible leader knows that learning is the process of self-improvement. No amount of teaching will help unless the person learns himself. Whenever a learner is ready to receive he has to find masters who can show him the way. Learning is necessary in case of knowledge gaps and skill deficiencies.

Teachers and Masters will help to fulfil these gaps.

Responsible leader recommends that the learner should approach the Masters with respect and humility and with an open mind. When a learner approaches with respect, the master responds very well and gives whatever he has to the learner.

But who is the Master? The responsible leader knows that the Real Master is the one who is both knowledgeable and experienced.

Theory without practice is like letters without spirit and like area without depth. Practice without theory is doing without knowing. Both theory and practice are essential for complete understanding. Only that person who has passed through the process of  experience and studied the subject in-depth can communicate to others. But what a teacher teaches is only knowledge and the learner cannot depend on a teacher's experience.

The learner with the help of knowledge received has to practice and experience the process. Then learning is complete. The responsible leader is both knowledgeable and experienced in his own areas.

He is also the learner who is ready to receive and put into practice

WITH KNOWLEDGE YOU KNOW THE WORDS.

WITH EXPERIENCE YOU KNOW THE MEANING.