Your comfort zone is a dangerous place to be, it is where everything is wonderful, everything is familiar, and things are working well. So why is it dangerous? Because it keeps you inside the box where the world you know is familiar and there are no risks, as everything is tried and tested.
As paradoxical as it may sound, success many a times poses a serious threat to team innovation. A team that experiences long period of success uninterrupted by difficult challenges is likely to find that its members are firmly nested within their collective comfort zone. Team members may grow complement and strive for marginal efforts towards […]
Most of the modern organizations suffer from the pandemic of low motivation and the level gets worse off, if you are in a virtual team. Virtual team leaders face substantial challenges when it comes to motivating from a distance. Lets look at the top challenge manager’s face when they have to keep the virtual team […]
For long the task of developing leaders has been outsourced to the Human Resources department, save a few most of them have spent millions of dollars without any fruitful results. Leadership is an experience and it would be naïve to assume that by attending classroom lectures one can master it, as many researchers say, leadership […]
Elizabeth Holmes dropped out of Stanford University at 19 with a plan to start her own company, Theranos. To fund Theranos, she dipped into the pot her parents had saved for the tuition, for she believed that her tuition money could be better used in transforming healthcare. Holmes has developed a method to draw and […]
Future orientation is the degree to which individuals engage in future-oriented behaviors such as investment and development to prepare the workforce to meet future organizational needs. Now lets look at the three key elements of performance review and how to incorporate future orientation in them.
Perseverance is easier said than done, standing up like the Great Wall of China in the face of adversity requires stamina and conviction. Lets look at some of the ways to develop perseverance. As Thomas Alva Edison said, “Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time.”
Impatient people interrupt, finish other people's sentences when they hesitate, ask people to hurry, urge people to finish and get to the point. All these behaviors of impatient people intimidate, irritate and demotivate others.
To get ahead in career, you need to be one step ahead , having a decent enough performance or meeting the targets is only a qualifying criterion. To successfully move ahead in your career, you need to take on additional responsibilities, especially the ones that cut through different departments.
Leadership remains an enigma for most of the employees, prescriptions abound ranging from how to dress up, to using Freud’s psychoanalytic tools. Now all these look good on the paper, but falter while being implemented by the employee on the ground. So what can you do in day-to-day work and still be on the leadership […]