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Thank you to the 1646 leaders who’ve generously done the 7 questions! I hope reading 7 Questions with

Shiju Babu

helps you in your leadership.

Shiju Babu

Shiju Babu

Name: Shiju Babu

Title: Chairman

Organisation: OBH Group of Companies

Serial Entrepreneur, Global Speaker, Startup Facilitator, Mentor, Educationist

1. What have you found most challenging as a leader?

Handling different perspectives and leading change in the process

2. How did you become a leader? Can you please briefly tell the story?

Started my entrepreneurial journey with a mindset of learning and enhancing my skills and talents by implementing in different heads. Through this journey, I ensured to be a good leader and pave the pathway for many entrepreneurs by giving my experience and networks.

3. How do you structure your work days from waking up to going to sleep?

When I structure my work days I ensure to chart them without creating any hassle and havoc. Prioritizing and giving proper buffer time to engage the day-to-day activities are the basic essentials to chart the workdays.

4. What's a recent leadership lesson you've learned for the first time or been reminded of?

Never compromise on your values on any ground.

5. What's one book that has had a profound impact on your leadership so far? Can you please briefly tell the story of how that book impacted your leadership?

The Infinite Game.
For most people, life is all about winning or losing, successes or failures. This finite way of thinking may drive short-term results but tends to backfire in the long run. In this book, Simon Sinek urges readers to adopt a different mindset—to play the Infinite Game, where it’s possible to create a new reality that concurrently serves individuals, organizations, communities, and the entire humanity.

6. If you could only give one piece of advice to a young leader, what would you say to them?

Try to learn to evaluate your failures and scale up your growth. You are important to yourself. No one can play a better role than you.

7. What is one meaningful story that comes to mind from your time as a leader, so far?

Ensure to engage with meaningful and result-oriented conversations. Never take your time as granted and misuse it. I had a conversation with my Mentor in New York, which has created a huge difference in my career life.

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