From the desk of Ram Charan

Combating Inflation

Inflation is raging, the worst of it being in Europe and parts of Asia. People are forecasting at least a 15% cumulative …

Digitization

Digital disruption is a shift caused by new digital technologies and business strategies. These new technologies, such as big data, machine learning, …

Leaders

You must assign people to the tasks they love. One-on-one meetings and people analytics may help you understand personal preferences, identify skills, …

Convergence

Thanks to a special convergence of events, we find ourselves in a tough economic situation not seen for at least two generations. …

Economic War

Every country is now aspiring to be self-sufficient. Self-sufficiency doesn’t mean that countries need to rely on new ideas and import new …

Fathers Day

My business acumen comes from my father, I am endlessly grateful for his humility and guidance. He walked eight miles from a …

Globalization

President Biden’s trip to Asia is real. It is his first trip and a harbinger of what is to come. This space …

Sustainability Practices

The train is leaving the station, it’s time to get on. Change your habits. Then, change the habits of your associates, employees, …

Inflation Rising

The universal truth about Inflation: It eats cash. So, it takes more cash for the same volume of business. Now, Inflation has …

Raw Talent

There’s no such thing as a shortage of talent. You need to reframe your mindset. If your company isn’t gaining enough attraction, …

Legacy

Someone once asked me: “Ram, what would you want to be remembered for?” In my culture, we don’t ask the American question …

Learning

My motive every day is a new opportunity to learn. I get to talk to a business leader every day. I make …