Ritu Gupta


Partner, New Global Mind and Founder, Leader’s Block
Core expertise:
  • Helping leaders recognize, acknowledge and overcome Leader’s Block

  • Preparing leaders and teams for future

  • Supporting leaders during transition


Ritu has about 20 years of corporate experience in leading and working with teams across three continents. She ran a multi-million-dollar vertical, and has built and led a global and diverse team of 800+ people across eight countries. During her tenure in operations she has led several change initiatives – culture, systems, organization. Ritu has developed, nurtured and grown client relationships with some of the Fortune 100 companies across the world.

Ritu brings in a broad perspective and pragmatic approach to leadership development in her KeyNote speaking. She brings her coaching mindset to facilitation and speaking; she listens, asks powerful questions, empowers and supports her participants instead of providing them the answers. She provides space for her participants to reflect, gain self-awareness and discover their own potential.

Ritu’s experience includes designing and delivering large scale leadership programs for middle and senior management in large multinational organizations, private listed companies, nonprofit organizations and educational institutes.

Ritu did her Bachelors in Commerce from Delhi University, India and is a Chartered Certified Accountant from UK. She has lived in multiple countries and currently lives in Singapore with her husband and two lovely children.

RITU'S KeyNote:


Leader’s Block: How great leaders recover after they temporarily stumble


Today’s digital and disruptive world is demanding more from leaders than ever before. They are expected to stay on top of the latest innovation, embrace and lead change, innovate, make tough decisions, inspire people and the list goes on.


But what if your leaders are experiencing the LEADER’S BLOCK


Similar to Writer’s block Leader’s block is a condition, in which a leader loses the ability to lead, or experiences a creative slowdown. It’s a phase when the leader is uninspired, demotivated, unsure and is unable to perform to the best of his abilities. 


Ritu will share insightful findings, from her interviews with successful leaders across industries and geographies, to answer...

  • What are the top 5 reasons that trigger Leader’s Block?

  • What are the symptoms?

  • How these leaders overcame the Leader’s Block? 

  • What’s the impact on them, team and organization? 

  • How can leaders and organizations pre-empt it and take preventive measures?

Ritu is on a mission to help organizations and leaders recognize, acknowledge and overcome LEADER’S BLOCK!


Warm, experienced, knowledgeable, connects with audience.

Excellent! Would like to attend such sessions more often.

Terrific articulations, ability to keep the group involved.

Very exciting & captivating.

-Vice Presidents and Senior Vice Presidents – Axis Bank

Ritu has been an extraordinary coach and a great mentor. Her guidance has helped me plan my short term goals and long term goals. 
Thanks Ritu... Keep up the good work!   


- Rutwick Deshmukh, Head of Business Management, JP Morgan

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