Dilip Saraf: Engineers and Leadership Part-1By kamla bhatt • Nov 24th, 2007
Category: Books and Authors, Business & Tech, Diaspora, Featured, People, San Francisco/Silicon Valley, USA
Do engineers make good leaders? Do engineers possess the required leadership skills and traits? What is the difference between a leader and a manager?
To answer these questions I turned to Dilip Saraf, a life and career coach located in Silicon Valley.
In Part-1 of our conversation Dilip talks about the leadership qualities and leadership traits and the difference between a leader and a manager. He cautions that the two words we need to watch out for making any kind of change are failure and fear. These “two F” words can put a damper in your thinking and deter you from making changes.
Dilip has written five books and they The 7 Keys to a Dream Job; Reinvention Through Messaging, Pathways to Career Nirvana; Rehired, not Retired; and Conquering Your Workplace.
Dilip is an engineer by training with degrees from IIT, Mumbai and Stanford.
If you missed our previous interview you might want to listen to it where Dilip talked about what a life and career coach does.