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March 2016

Why You Need To Set High Standards For Yourself

March 24th, 2016|

People, who set low standards, usually don’t realize it because whatever standards they have set, seem normal. Picking up the gauntlet to do anything different is initially uncomfortable, however, you will not achieve your true potential and will continue to operate on a drain basis.

What’s your next gig?

March 23rd, 2016|

Whilst the numbers move northwards, the resources are at best constant or get shaved off by a few percentage points. The front line managers are expected to identify areas of improvement and get the plan delivered. Here are few pointers, which will guide you in selecting action projects.

Blind Hiring Can Reduce Discrimination In Hiring

March 16th, 2016|

A company providing Blind Hiring in the United States conducted 1,200 auditions across 13 companies to study if real change is happening or not. The results were way better than the industry average,

Become A Leader By Learning Continuously

March 12th, 2016|

Knowing that you are weak at something is half battle won because you will work towards supplementing the deficiency by either learning new skills or getting help from others to fill up. The best way to handle development areas is by scripting a development plan, which involves three key milestones

Countering The Male Ego

March 11th, 2016|

Journal of Personality and Social Psychology after a research study in 2013, found that men don’t feel great about themselves, when their wives or girlfriends get successful, with their self-esteem dipping rather than feeling happy about their partners accomplishments. This research found evidence that men automatically interpret a partner's success as their own failure, even [...]

February 2016

Managing The Odd Person In The Meeting

February 2nd, 2016|

You are in a important meeting debriefing the team about how to win the next big contract and here you have a team member who is asking stupid questions or reducing the depth of thought by cracking jokes, what do you do? Throw him out, or continue as it is? And sacking the employee is [...]

January 2016

In 2016 These Four Sectors Will Need One Million New Hires

January 6th, 2016|

As the Indian economy moves northwards, the job market looks very bright. In a survey conducted by Michael Page, an international executive search firm, 76 % of the employers said that they plan to increase their headcount in 2016. Now it is up to you to ride this wave by getting a handsome pay raise and promotion with your current employer or by jumping ship to a place where you are valued rightly for your contribution, remember to tell the company if they give peanuts, they will get monkeys only. Don’t settle for less, jostle for more for you deserve a better lifestyle, avoid getting swarmed and fooled by the company loyalty and emotional drama.

Managing Change For Success

January 1st, 2016|

Change management is an amalgamation of art and science and requires a combination of both people and system-focused skills. Depending on the kind of change being undertaken, different skills will come into play. The key skills needed you will need to be a change master are

December 2015

Use Story Telling To Communicate With Your Team

December 29th, 2015|

An integral component of being a successful leader is learning how to communicate with your team. And the good news is that storytelling is not an innate talent of a few leaders, but is a skill that can be learned by all leaders in couple of days.

How To Make Diversity Recruiting Work?

December 27th, 2015|

Although commitment to diversity must begin with the senior leadership, it must also be disseminated throughout the organization because senior management’s buy in is not sufficient to create the day-to-day atmosphere necessary to promote the retention of diverse employees on an ongoing basis.

Managing Negative Responses By Employees

December 12th, 2015|

Shabbily crafted and delivered messages can trigger feelings of self-doubt, anger, shock, or resistance. Secondly, do give space to your employees to vent out their feelings or reaction; don’t choke them with your managerial power.

November 2015

Are You Sitting To Death?

November 24th, 2015|

Having a corner seat in the office has been one of the most cherished achievements in an employee’s life, a desk, which has a good, view and can comfortably seat the incumbent for eight to ten hours daily. Did you know that, having a permanent seat in the office might be doing more harm to your health than what you have envisaged. The peril of being fixated to the office seat came into limelight after James Levine, a Scientist at the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota, reported in 2006 that sitting down for too long isn't just bad for you, it can also kill you

Sleeping Patterns Of 21 Highly Rich & Famous People

November 23rd, 2015|

Below are the sleep habits of 21 highly successful people throughout history. Not everyone keeps “normal” hours, as is shown, but it’s important to do what feels right for you, tweaking your pattern as needed.

How To Avoid Getting Duped By Your New Employer

November 19th, 2015|

Immediate joining should ring an alarm bell, it a sign that some one just walked out of the job without serving the notice period. In normal circumstances this is rare, people do not like walking away unless the place is making them go mad.

The Secret Recipe To Recognize Office Politics In Advance

November 18th, 2015|

Creating an organization that is free of toxic political behavior is likely an unattainable goal; it is within your reach to mitigate the conditions that allow such activity to thrive. As a manager you need to be aware of the factors that are the primary drivers in creating a consistently effective environment that mitigates political behaviors.

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