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The Smart Techie was renamed Siliconindia India Edition starting Feb 2012 to continue the nearly two decade track record of excellence of our US edition.

Do you have it in you to be a Great Leader?

Raj Reddy
Associate , Vice President – HR Business Leader & Head – Talent Planning-Infosys BPO
Wednesday, October 31, 2012
Raj Reddy
With 18 years rich experience, Raj Reddy has been instrumental in conceptualization, design and implementation of Talent strategies, to build higher productivity people processes through Corporate & Regional leadership roles.

Basic ingredients of leadership include the ability to have a vision and drive the same passionately with trust and integrity. A leader must also be curious to learn new things and fearlessly implement the same. Excellence in implementation coupled with willingness to take new responsibilities, ability to motivate and win the trust of its workforce is of utmost importance. Personal traits such as Confidence, Adaptability and Flexibility along-with a spirited balanced life that aims towards continuous learning is also important. In a nutshell, a leader is an endless list of qualities. Having said that, some of the key traits according to me can be described as below :

Leaders do not Blame Circumstances:

A leader needs to take responsibility for his/her own behavior, without blaming circumstances, conditions, or conditioning for his behavior. One needs to choose the response to any situation and any person.

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