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Small Actions Make Great Leaders

Harvard Business Review Online

Leadership has traditionally been taught as a set of larger actions, but in reality, it is an integrated activity in which one is doing many things simultaneously. This article by Mentora’s Founder, Hitendra Wadhwa, shows us how each of these small steps can become a big leap in expanding your behavioral repertoire.

The Missing Core of Employee Well-Being

Many organizational leaders recognize that well-being was a challenge in the pandemic and will be in the post-pandemic world. In this webinar, we discussed how we can define and approach leadership in the right way, and how every employee can take up the mantle of leadership and help improve both their own and others’ well-being.

Three Shifts of Leadership Mastery


Social sciences – like psychology and sociology – have traditionally focused on understanding who we are, rather than who we can be. Our research into the science of human nature and great leaders from history has identified three shifts you can shine in today’s arena by realizing a powerful new path to leadership mastery.

In recent times, we’ve become acutely aware of what’s wrong in America. In this personal piece from Mentora’s founder, Hitendra Wadhwa, he invites us to focus on what’s right and what’s possible moving forward. America has always had a special place in the world, as a nation that did not judge you for failure, but encouraged you to keep going – and growing. Now we must help America do the same.

Change Your Mindset, Transform Your Life

Self-Realization Magazine

Six mindsets that are particularly important for us to cultivate in today’s rapidly changing world – Growth, Inside-Out, Transformation, Collaborative, Resilient, and Leadership mindsets.

Building a Culture of Wisdom

Experts tell us that in order to harness the collective intelligence of organizations, we need to create environments of Psychological Safety – where everyone feels safe and invited to speak up, engage, and contribute. Mentora’s research on collective intelligence has revealed that Psychological Safety won’t get us there on it’s own…

Most people now work on multiple teams and some report to multiple managers. In this way of working, it is rare to have the authority to simply mandate that others get on board. Instead, people across the organization must find a way to influence without a uthority. In this webinar, we shared some of the principles of influencing without authority. These principles enable anyone to influence in a way that is authentic to them and helps to awaken true commitment from the other party.

What Anne Frank's Diary Can Teach Us about Living in the Eye of a Storm — and Finding Our True Self

We can learn so much about our own selves from the diary of a thirteen-year-old, not simply from the suffering she bore but the happiness she cultivated, not simply from her outer chaos but her inner clarity, and not simply from her tempestuous relationships but her tranquil heart.

Employers Take Note: The Important Distinction Between Wellness Solutions and Employee Well-being

We’ve noticed an undeniable trend in many of our recent client conversations. While seeking viable ways to boost morale and performance in the throes of a pandemic, companies are investing more than ever on their employees’ well-being. But in many cases, those employees are reporting back that they’re still not doing that well. In this article, Mentora Senior Faculty, Raghu Krishnamoorthy, shares his insights on where the disconnect is happening between these investments and their intended outcome.

How a Leader Engages with Adversaries


Inspiring your own self and your people to deliver their best is one thing. But how can you inspire your opponents as well to deliver their best? Mentora founder Hitendra Wadhwa pens down how the late U.S. Congressman Elijah Cummings demonstrated such greatness in the middle of a debate with President Trump.