Sunday, December 15, 2019

Joining a New Company: What Not to Do? 

In this potpourri of anxiety, stress, and excitement, here’s a list of do’s and don’ts to help you sail through the first days of joining a new company.

How to Grow In Your Career

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How to draw up your career growth plan

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How To Become A Top Performer In Your Company?

To become a top performer, the first step is to stretch yourself, go beyond your limits, for limits are set by the human mind and can be reset by you. By setting higher standards, you would place a challenge for yourself and strive hard to achieve it.

How to Turbo Charge Your Career

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Coaching Tips

What Can Entrepreneurs Learn From Warren Buffett

Warren Buffett, born on 30th August 1930 is commonly known as the Wizard of Omaha. After having less than $10,000 in the bank in...

Getting Ready For Developmental Coaching

Developmental coaching, in contrast, is focused on your long-term development as a whole, with an aim to increase your broader human capacities. It is geared towards equipping you to make a smooth transition to a higher level of functioning.

How To Become Good At Motivational Coaching

A motivational coach listens with empathy, really trying hard to imagine what it might be like to be the other person, trying to feel ?as if? they were in the other person?s shoes, communicating this attempt at understanding with reflective listening statements of varying degrees of complexity and summaries.

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Getting Back To Work Painlessly After Long Leave

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Tips To Create Time And Harness Energy

Life for corporate employees has become so hectic these days that if they blink, they may miss something potentially important. It is almost impossible...

How to Forgive

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....

Leadership

How Does Your Company Measure Your Potential?

Sages and researchers from HR define it in the following way ? Potential is not only the skill but also the will to develop or perform at a higher level in future.? As we see it, potential refers to the capability of an individual to perform at a particular level and, as such, it is a prerequisite for performance. It sets the upper limit of the achievable performance level.

Career Tips For Aspiring Women Achievers

We are finally seeing the entry of women in board-level positions at leading multinational companies. However, the numbers are not stacking up as anticipated...

Getting Ready For Developmental Coaching

Developmental coaching, in contrast, is focused on your long-term development as a whole, with an aim to increase your broader human capacities. It is geared towards equipping you to make a smooth transition to a higher level of functioning.

Five Leadership Tips for Women in Organizations

"Careers are a jungle gym, not a ladder," writes Sheryl Sandberg in her new book, "Lean In" which prompts women to take up leadership...

Demystifying Corporate Culture

As a leader have a role in making the cultural change work succeed. You have to make an endeavor to establish the formal conditions for a set of congruent behaviors, attitudes, and policies that enable effective interactions in a cross - cultural framework.

What Can You Learn from Justin Bieber’s Life

Justin Bieber, Justin Bieber, Justin Bieber, Justin Bieber echoes in the hall where he makes an appearance. Justin Bieber has 43 million Facebook fans,...

7 Leadership Lessons from The Sinking of Titanic

Some of you may have watched ?the iconic American Movie?Titanic?starring?Leonardo DiCaprio?and?Kate Winslet?.The Sinking of the Titanic provides invaluable lessons of leadership. ?We have struck iceberg...

Become A Leader By Learning Continuously

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

Giving Feedback To Super Stars In Your Team

Over the years I have met scores of senior executives, one question that I would get from them every year would be ? ?...

Failure is an opinion not Reality – Story of 360 million web hits -Susan Boyle

How long can you dance to someone else?s tune, it?s time that you try dancing to your own tune. Go through the records of...

PERFORMANCE REVIEWS

Why you should not shy away from taking regular performance feedback from your manager?

Taking performance feedback from your manager is like a tool for strengthening your weaknesses and overcoming your shortcomings. In simple terms, it is positive...

How To Do A Good Performance Review

April is the month of action as most of the companies are busy doing performance reviews to assess how the team has stacked up...

How To Do A Good Performance Review

The ingredients of a bad performance review are haste, lack of focus, a non-empathic attitude and a mechanical approach to the process. A good...

HEALTHY LIFESTYLE

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

EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT

How to be your best at an offsite company trip?

Offsite company trips are often organized for business purposes. And while mixing in a bit of leisure is quite tempting, you should know where...

Developing People On The Job

Helping your direct reports or team members learn through experiences, though, is easier said than done. This article is designed to offer tips and guidelines for creating and implementing on-the-job learning experiences for your team members or direct reports.

6 Secrets of High Employee Engagement At Wagepoint

Employee Engagement is a big deal at any company and everybody is trying to figure out the secret sauce to what makes it work...

101 Top Employee Engagement Experts You Can Follow

Kevin Kruse in his new book - ?Employee Engagement for Everyone: 4 Keys to Happiness and Fulfillment at Work?encourages you to follow these 101...

COMMUNICATION SKILLS

You Are Planning To Settle Abroad, Should You Inform Your Manager?

Settling abroad is indeed an opportunity that a lot of people eagerly await. However, while the grass does seem greener on the other side,...

Your Colleague Is Taking All The Credit, What To Do?

The presentation just finished and, your colleague is taking all the credit for the same.not to mention that, you have spent the last few...

Your Company Has Cancelled Your Long-Awaited Vacation – How To Respond?

You get a shock, your company has cancelled your long-awaited vacation. What do you do in such a scenario? A long-awaited vacation involves lots of...

Your team members see you as arrogant; however you are being direct – What to do?

Do your team members see you as arrogant? There’s a very thin line between being direct and being arrogant. Unfortunately, most people don’t realise...

SETTING GOALS

How To Achieve Every Goal You Set

Creating goals is not incredibly difficult; in fact anyone can do it, although unfortunately, not enough people do it.? The real game starts after...

How To Race Ahead In Your Career

Its easy to get cynical and believe that successful people are political or sell out, suck up, stab people in the back, use their contacts and so on. The facts are dramatically different from this;

How To Set Your Goals This Year

George Harrison said it all when he sang ?If you don?t know where you?re going, any road will take you there?? Goal setting is about...

What Are Your Needs In Life?

Needs are a very personal part of our makeup, ranging from a deep desire to be recognized or to be independent. We do not consciously...

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Joining a New Company: What Not to Do? 

In this potpourri of anxiety, stress, and excitement, here’s a list of do’s and don’ts to help you sail through the first days of joining a new company.

Get Out of Your Comfort Zone or Become Obsolete

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.

In 2016 These Four Sectors Will Need One Million New Hires

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.