Tuesday, December 10, 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

By focusing on three skills only, you can turbo charge your career.? While there are numerous competencies and behaviors that one needs to be...

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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How To Set Your Goals This Year

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Lunch at office is something everyone looks forward to — not only in terms of nutrition but for foodies, it is much more than...

Getting Back To Work Painlessly After Long Leave

Returning to work after a long leave is not always an uplifting experience. The mind and metabolism are likely to have adapted to a...

Munnabhai, Gandhism And Corporate India

It is a sad statement on India that in recent times, Gandhi?s teachings only found a contemporary platform in Bollywood?s ?Munnabhai? film series. That...

Leadership

Are You A Manager Or A Leader?

It is a known fact that people who do what they are good at are happier people. As a happy adjunct - happier people...

Munnabhai, Gandhism And Corporate India

It is a sad statement on India that in recent times, Gandhi?s teachings only found a contemporary platform in Bollywood?s ?Munnabhai? film series. That...

Three Things Bill Gates Has Learned From Warren Buffett

Last month, I went to Omaha for the annual?Berkshire Hathaway?shareholders meeting. It?s always a lot of fun, and not just because of the ping-pong...

The Pain of Being In A Matrix Structure

The matrixed employee is also saddled with the additional burden of negotiating among the competing objectives of multiple bosses, some of who may be rarely seen in person. No wonder the matrix is so difficult to make it work and most of the employees call it a nightmare.

How To Design a Great Mentoring Program?

With the rapid changes in the world economy coupled with geopolitical divides, organizations are going through challenging times. The unexpected changes have left employees...

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...

Do You Have What It Takes To Lead?

Don?t let criticism prevent you from taking the lead, however, don?t be blind to the right suggestions. To do this, break the journey into smaller milestones, and after completing a milestone, reflect and see what could have been done better

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.

Gender Diversity ? Women In Leadership Roles

Why is gender diversity at the workplace important? One could cite any number of politically correct reasons. However, those have already been done to...

Managing Change For Success

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

PERFORMANCE REVIEWS

Tips for an Excellent Comeback after a Bad Performance Review

Your performance review is an integral part of your work life and one that you cannot avoid. And there is a good chance that...

Why You May Hate Performance Reviews

Performance feedback and review is part and parcel of the life of someone in a managerial role. Poorly handled reviews lead to low morale...

Your Manager Is a Control Freak, How To Handle It?

If your manager is a control freak, Initially, it will seem that your manager is just trying to keep a tab on things, making...

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

Be Thyself: The Secret to Being Happy and Engaged at Work

??Know thyself? was written over the portal of the antique world. Over the portal of the new world, ?Be thyself? shall be written.? --Oscar...

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.

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

What?s your next gig?

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.

Want to stay on track with your New Year resolutions?

Last week I met up with a former client who I had not seen for some time. He was disappointed with himself because, although...

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...

How To Be Happy In Life And Career – The Zen Way

Can you be happy in life and career at the same time; in today?s world it seems impossible, You are no different than others.?Bronnie?Ware...

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