Making Leaders by Uppasana Baruah

By Volunteer Uppasana Baruah, FHI Guwahati Leadership is the very act of motivating people to achieve a common goal. A leader is someone who performs this act and must have some particular traits to perform his job efficiently. These sub qualities could be responsible nature, punctuality, impartiality, and honesty. To instill such values in young…

Leadership in Action by Roshni Subramani

By Volunteer Roshni Subramani, FHI Kolkata “Tell me, and I Forget. Teach me and I Remember. Involve me and I Learn.” – Anne with an E. To begin with, I was surprised at the way Google defines Leadership. Google defines Leadership as “the action of leading a group of people or an organization.” But what…

Creating leaders by Kratika Trivedi

By Volunteer Kratika Trivedi, FHI Lucknow I observe, I understand, I learn, I experiment, I lead. Leadership today is not an innate skill but a dynamic one, that can be developed by observing, understanding, learning and experimenting in their surroundings. The firm belief of leaders being born has been subsided by a truism that is…

Hallmarks of a Leader by Raunak Bhandari

By Volunteer Raunak Bhandari, FHI Jodhpur What are the hallmarks of a leader? Perseverance, Uniqueness and Bravery. Dear Children, To become leaders of tomorrow, know a few things about life. It can be tough, It can get ruthless. It will consume you if you’re not tough or brave. Learn to deal with failure. Share it…

Let’s Learn, Let’s Lead, Let’s Learn to Lead! by Mitali Kulkarni

By Volunteer Mitali Kulkarni, FHI Mumbai It is often believed certain people are ‘born leaders’. While their personality traits might be such that leadership comes to them as an instinct, does it imply others cannot lead? It may be true that not everyone might be just as comfortable in handling additional responsibilities or effectively communicating…