Sunday, September 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

Complacency and aspirations don?t go hand in hand. If you want to aspire and grow, you cannot be complacent. We all want to learn...

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

How To Give Yourself A Salary Hike

It?s not certain which way the economy is heading right now, and saving money from your salary may currently figure high on your priority...

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.

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...

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

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...

10 Things Most Successful People Say Every Day

There are many roads to success, however there are some commonalities between what the most successful people say every day. Jeff points out what...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Lessons from TaxiForSure – 200 Million $ Valuation in 4 years

If you have an idea, act on it fast. Think it through, work with friends to grow it, and the rest will follow. Invest in people ? help them grow ? as professionals and individuals - and they will be your biggest equity. During an entrepreneurial journey, you shouldn?t be afraid of making a wrong choice or taking a risk. Once you have taken a decision, don?t regret it, but learn from it and grow. Trust your instincts, if you don't no one else will.

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

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.

PERFORMANCE REVIEWS

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...

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 Reduce The Sting of Appraisals

We are about to enter the month of December and are getting ready for the year-end rituals. One of the biggest annual rituals performed...

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 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.

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...

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...

COMMUNICATION SKILLS

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.

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.

Use Story Telling To Communicate With Your Team

An integral component of being a successful leader is learning how to communicate with your team. And the good news is that storytelling is not an innate talent of a few leaders, but is a skill that can be learned by all leaders in couple of days.

What Is Feedback & How To Give It

Giving feedback is an honest two way dialogue with another person without any intent to show them down or in poor light.?Feedback?is not a...

SETTING GOALS

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...

How To Fast Track Your Career

It is the goal of every young professional starting his or her career to climb the corporate ladder as quickly as possible.However, only a...

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.

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...

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Your Colleague is bad mouthing you- What to do?

While everyone enjoys being a team player and be popular with colleagues, you cannot please everyone. There will be a few you are always...

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

How To Crack The Job Interview

While it's natural for you to be worried and anxious (the term terrified may apply for some too), it is possible to do crack a job interview despite these insecurities. Though conventional, job interviews are a crucial part of getting any dream job. Here’s how you can nail it.

How a Vacation Can Benefit Your Career

Do you feel lethargic getting up in the morning and heading to work? Does it seem that your paid leave is always accumulated and...

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India Job Market in 2014 & What’s Next in 2015

Wait and watch policy kept the hiring market subdued in the first quarter of 2014, thereby limiting the increments and bonuses, which were rolled out in April 2014. The only exception was the Startups market, which saw hordes of dollars flowing in, the sector continued offering larger than usual pay raises and kept the job market warm.

Is It Time For A New Job

If you're considering quitting your job, you may be indecisive about whether it's the right decision or not. On the one hand, you're pretty...

HR Interview Questions That You Must Be Ready For

The HR interviewers tend to review your resume carefully and will notice if you have bee out of work between positions, and this is often seen as a sign that one of your job stints didn't go, as you would have planned for.

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You see a job advertisement and jump into it with a lot of excitement. Energy and speed of response is good when applying to...

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 Handle Telephone Interviews ?

The key to a good interview lies in your ability to research, prepare and rehearse. There are many different styles of interview and understanding...