/Tag:Increasing Productivity
23 10, 2012

How to Be Happy @ Work | Stop Doing These 10 Things

October 23rd, 2012|

Happiness--in your business life and your personal life--is often a matter of subtraction, not addition.  Aristotle said "Happiness depends upon ourselves". Consider, for example, what happens when you stop doing the following 10 things: 1. Blaming. People make mistakes. Employees don't meet your expectations. Vendors don't deliver on time.So you blame them for your problems. But you're [...]

18 10, 2012

Are You Effective at Work

October 18th, 2012|

Once a quarter or so, I find it valuable to step back and ask: How am I doing? Otherwise, you can end up consumed by work for years at a time and not be really happy, or not be really getting anywhere. So it’s helpful to take some time to step back and check in with yourself. [...]

24 08, 2012

What Successful People Do In The 1st Hour Of Their Work Day

August 24th, 2012|

How much does the first hour of every day matter? As it turns out, a lot. It can be the hour you see everything clearly, get one real thing done, and focus on the human side of work rather than your task list. Remember when you used to have a period at the beginning of [...]

15 07, 2012

5 Habits Of Highly Productive People

July 15th, 2012|

From the top rungs of the management to the first line worker, everyone across sectors is looking for ways to be more productive at work. There are no magic pills to boost productivity and caffeine only helps so much. The other option of working extra hours to increase your productivity screws up your work life [...]

20 06, 2012

How to Forgive

June 20th, 2012|

It’s hard to forgive. The hardest part is not knowing where to start. We know that we should forgive those who have hurt is. Not necessarily because they deserve to be forgiven but more for our benefit. Forgiveness leaves the past behind and allows us to move on once and for all. This post will [...]

20 06, 2012

Want to stay on track with your New Year resolutions?

June 20th, 2012|

Last week I met up with a former client who I had not seen for some time. He was disappointed with himself because, although he had set himself some career goals for the New Year, everyday stuff had taken over and he had done absolutely nothing about them.  I persuade him that all was not [...]

14 04, 2012

How To Delegate Effectively?

April 14th, 2012|

The biggest limiting factor which hinders growth of successful young managers to middle management is their inability to delegate effectively. There are only so many working hours in a day and you can do only so much all alone. It’s time that you used the power of cloud computing by leveraging the resources available in your [...]

6 04, 2012

Myth of Work-Life Balance

April 6th, 2012|

Work- Life Balance is one of the most debated topic in today’s world. Some believe that this is not being looked at holistically and may not be doable. Jack Welch, former GE CEO says that -“There’s no such thing as Work- Life Balance . There are work- life choices, and you make them, and they have consequences.” [...]

23 03, 2012

Managing e-mail Overload – 10 Tips for Success

March 23rd, 2012|

One of the common challenge employees face is how to manage e-mails, not be managed by it. Time is a zero sum game. You can spend your precious time on an e-mail or spend it on doing something else.  As on date e-mail is the most heavily used mode of business communication. As per a research [...]

30 12, 2011

Redefine Your Limits – Live to your Full Potential

December 30th, 2011|

We are limited by the beliefs we set in our mind, history shows that successful people are able to break these shackles and unleash their potential. The difference is the “ T ” between Can Do and Can’t Do. The “ T ” is your Thought. Achieving your Potential  Steve Jobs was one of the [...]

17 12, 2011

Tips to Make Your Career Development Plan Work

December 17th, 2011|

"Relax— It will all work out, my company loves me" simply isn't true for a career. We have to make things work for ourselves, trying to adopt a positive outlook towards your career without any preparation can backfire. Career plans are created at the start of the year and then put on the back burner [...]

20 11, 2011

Getting Back To Work Painlessly After Long Leave

November 20th, 2011|

Returning to work after a long leave is not always an uplifting experience. The mind and metabolism are likely to have adapted to a more leisurely pace, and one may have taken active steps to dissociate from work pressures during the period of leave. This is especially true if the period of leave has been [...]

1 08, 2011

Tips To Create Time And Harness Energy

August 1st, 2011|

Life for corporate employees has become so hectic these days that if they blink, they may miss something potentially important. It is almost impossible to be fully present in the moment with someone constantly on the phone, the report on the desk and the unanswered email in the inbox. Today, employees’ attention is divided among [...]

25 07, 2011

Tips On Enhancing Team Effectiveness

July 25th, 2011|

Very simply put, a team is nothing but a system of getting people in a company to work together effectively. The idea is that a group of people working together can achieve much more than if the individuals of the team were working on their own. In a team, we bring together people who have [...]

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