Monday, December 16, 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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What to do and what not to when Asking for a Promotion

Putting in your 100% at work and getting impressive results is what professionals are told to achieve to warrant promotions from time to time.?...

How to draw up your career growth plan

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

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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LIFESTYLE TIPS

Why You Need To Set High Standards For Yourself

People, who set low standards, usually don?t realize it because whatever standards they have set, seem normal. Picking up the gauntlet to do anything different is initially uncomfortable, however, you will not achieve your true potential and will continue to operate on a drain basis.

Four Questions That Haunt Our Life

One of the biggest issues for me over the years has been how to make the mind an ally instead of an enemy. Everyday...

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...

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...

Leadership

How To Be An Effective Leader of A Remote Team

Leading is sophisticated and sometimes difficult task; leading from a distance appears to be even more so because of the extra complexity introduced by the remote context. This is both a good news/ bad news situation.

Four Actions That Prove You Don’t Have Strategic Ability

If you want to be perceived as someone with a strategic mindset, be tolerant of long brainstorming sessions and debate before things start simplifying.

Persistence Is The Key to Success

If you wish to take a page out of the lives of leaders today - be it, Mark Zuckerberg or Oprah...

Redefine Your Limits – Live to your Full Potential

We are limited by the beliefs we set in our mind, history shows that successful people are able to break these shackles and unleash...

What Does Leadership Signify

??A good leader does not become so based on what he says. He becomes so based on what he does. Followers or peers will watch you and make impression about your leadership ability based on your actions and not on your speeches. Any ?saying-doing gap? and the leader will lose credibility. Gandhi will remain as one of the best leaders in world?s history as there was no saying-doing gap.

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...

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

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.

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...

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...

PERFORMANCE REVIEWS

5 Traits Of A Great Performance Management System.

Performance management positively impacts employees? performance and productivity.? Data from Development Dimensions International ? an international major in the field of HR Consulting, shows...

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...

Why 360-degree Feedback Is Better For You

Usage of 360 degree will push you to confront the issues and negative feedback head on, rather than dismissing it as one of the events, additionally it gives you more courage to deal with developmental and critical feedback.

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

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...

How to Keep Motivation Levels High

People come in different shape, sizes and motivation drivers. As a manager you need to be cognizant of the diversity and that the one shoe fits all approach is doomed to fail. You can use these tips and tricks to keep your colleagues motivated.

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...

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

Redefine Your Limits – Live to your Full Potential

We are limited by the beliefs we set in our mind, history shows that successful people are able to break these shackles and unleash...

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 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 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...

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