How to Get People to Follow Your Lead

For aspiring leaders, simple changes in the way they speak and behave can help improve relationships with co-workers

Rajesh Srivastava

Episode 5: The New Rules of Business

Is your team willing to be led by you? Despite being competent, many an aspiring leader faces resistance and even animosity from their teams and often get labeled as arrogant, aggressive and assertive. You can solve this problem by becoming more warm in your relationships. Simple changes in the way you speak and your body language can significantly impact how colleagues perceive you.

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Rajesh Srivastava
Rajesh Srivastava

Author and Visiting Faculty

IIM Indore

Rajesh Srivastava has 3 decades of corporate & academic experience. He has reenergised companies, including J K Helene Curtis Ltd., & nurtured brands like, Bagpiper whiskey, Royal Challenge whiskey, Blue Riband gin, Blue Riband Duet, Park Avenue range of deodorant & personal care products. He is part of the Visiting Faculty at IIM Indore. He is an alumnus of IIT Kanpur & IIM Bangalore. He is currently working on his first book.

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