Power Mentoring details findings of a Gallup survey on a “great place to work”. These include knowing answers to: Do I know what is expected of me at work? Do I have materials and equipment I need to do my work? Do I have the opportunity to do what is best every day? place where you could unwind, relax, maybe even take a nap ( and not worry about being “caught napping”). He said it was perfectly okay for employees to discuss “emotional issues” with the boss; he also said it is the human resources department’s duty to psychologically map employees — and not be judgemental. In his own ‘ capacity’, he ensured his company practised what he preached: the Grow Talent space embodied the spirit of its ( non- financial) bottomline: “Human capital is the most important asset an organisation has — you need to take care of it.”
Thanks to Anil, the HR sector soon became something I was fascinated by. I used to drop by Grow Talent’s office, on my personal time, and pore over modules of ‘ employee workbooks’, and wonder why we — the rest of the market — had been so skimpy, thus far, in our efforts to understand, really understand, and get to the bottom of human capital.
In 2008, Anil reinvented Grow Talent into the School of Inspired Leadership; his aim is to “build leaders with character, competence and enthusiasm”.