Anand Pillai is the Managing Director of Leadership Matters, a company focused on building intrapreneurial culture in organizations. He was the Senior Chief Learning Officer at Reliance Industries Limited and before that SVP HR & Global Head-Talent Transformation at HCL Technologies Ltd. With more than 35 years of rich experience in the corporate world, he has handled challenging assignments in general management and as head of operations in Fortune 500 companies. In addition, he is a Leadership Coach and Organization Transformation Guru.
He is certified to conduct Leadership & Sales management courses from various international bodies and is also a Certified Behavioural Analyst. Anand has specialized in advanced applications of Psychometric instruments in areas of Leadership, Communication, Sales, Customer relationship, negotiating for Value, and Team building. Anand has been a much sought-after speaker in many national and international forums; He has coached CXOs, senior and middle managers across the IT, Finance, Banking, and Insurance, Manufacturing, Government, and Hospitality sectors. He focuses on ensuring that clients lift their performance skills and behaviors, applying the world’s best management practices.
He has been a guest lecturer in leading B Schools and has been featured in the book Leading with Wisdom, along with 30 other leaders (Steven Covey, Abdul Kalam to name a few) in the world. He has done extensive research on cross-cultural relationships, Intrapreneurship & Innovation (Blue Ocean Strategy) and is widely consulted on these subjects across the globe.
Sun Tzu is widely acknowledged as the father of the blue ocean business strategy. He believed that war should be avoided and that victory could be achieved without lengthy campaigns through cunning and diplomacy, which rings true absolutely for business strategy too. If you want to learn some of the best strategies to help leverage your business, then Sun Tzu may be the best strategist that you can learn from.
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