Work, Workmanship and Winning


Young minds join corporate career, filled with energy, enthusiasm and motivation. They put their heart and soul into work. Slowly with time, they move up the ladder and get to the next level and keep going. After spending time at this level, they move to leadership level. The book views corporate career as a ladder and breaks down the journey into three ladder steps – apprentice, master craftsman and leadership phase. Apprentice phase is at the start of one’s career when one is fresh into corporate life. He is eager to learn new skills and looks at getting better at it. The next phase is the master craftsman phase, where he is known for certain skills and competencies and is now ready to lead teams and deliver company projects and initiatives. The third phase is the leadership phase where the person is entrusted with bigger responsibilities such as giving direction and executing the company’s vision while leading and mentoring people.