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Leadership With Heart

May 21, 2019

In this episode, Heather Younger, speaks with Giridhar Akkineni, CEO of AkkenCloud about his leadership style. His anything but smooth journey to leadership, his hyper focus on all things customers and the ways that he helps his people find meaning in their work.

Key takeaways:
Make it your focus to give your people something to be excited about every Monday morning
Be open and personally connected to your people
Customer success can be a driver for a bonded culture
Set clear goals so that everyone can know how what they do connects to the bigger picture
Never assume anything; ask the right questions
Rely on your team at work and home
Connect at a personal level with your team
Always be a learner
Focus on time management

Giridhar provides a very transparent path from which we can all learn.