It?s the start of a new year, and by integrating your job with the goals of your life, you can make this year meaningful and holistic. Like a compass, purpose offers direction for individuals when making decisions and formulating goals. Employees with a purpose in life have a sense of direction. They feel there is [...]
The crying baby gets the milk; the irony starts from our childhood only to intensify when you move to the corporate world. Culturally, In India, we are not very outright about demanding a pay raise. Though we secretly wish and crib, how badly we need a pay raise, when it comes to asking for it, [...]
Having a career mentor is no longer enough, without a business mentor you will struggle to scale up your career. Most of the organisations loose sheen as they become big, they get lost in processes and power struggle. In today world, newer players armed with technology and smaller overheads are toppling the giants. Any employee [...]
Leadership and its definition have changed over the last few years, as a leader of your team or organisation you have to deal with multiple paradoxes at the same time. Most of the leaders that have grown through the rank became successful by being strong, competitive, individualistic, and single-minded. This worked very well in the [...]
When an employee plans to leave an organisation, he or she needs to serve a notice period, the duration of which depends on the joining norms and conditions of the company. Typically, the length of a notice period varies from one company to another, and it?s from fifteen days to three months and even more [...]
If you wish to take a page out of the lives of leaders today - be it, Mark Zuckerberg or Oprah Winfrey or Steve Jobs, let that be of the persistence they have shown in their lives to reach where they are. The praises of those who have stayed persistent in the personal and professional [...]
Showcasing one?s individuality and uniqueness at the work place is extremely important to get noticed. However, doing so by being an excellent team player is even better. Teamwork in achieving different goals at work helps in bringing out the best ideas and accomplishing much more than you could alone. Being a team player means being [...]
The career growth plan creates a spirit of accountability by documenting your responsibility in making the future happen. You can take these steps to develop your career growth plan
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.
Mostly we mistake this ability as a sign of weakness, nothing can be further from the truth. Ability to receive feedback constructively is a sign of courage and mighty.
April is the month of action as most of the companies are busy doing performance reviews to assess how the team has stacked up against their deliverables. This month stirs up anxiety, and it is common to see disillusioned and disengaged employees after the performance review sessions. The ingredients of a bad performance review are [...]
By focusing on three skills only, you can turbo charge your career.? While there are numerous competencies and behaviors that one needs to be a high flier in the corporate race, mastering these behaviors will give you an edge over the others. Active Listening Active listening is the building block of leadership skills; the other [...]
The world is flat, boundaries are left in the physical realm only, and the internet has connected the world like never before. Social media platforms like Facebook, microchannels like tweeter connect all and sundry on one platform. Welcome to the era of global thinking. Welcome to the new ear of the hyper-connected genuinely globalized world. [...]
You need to be ready to take benefit of the mentoring, here are few tips to help you in becoming a good mentee'.
By far, the most significant risk of underperformance occurs during the transition into first line management, most of the new incumbents struggle to gain traction for their new roles.