Tuesday, September 17, 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 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...

Business Dress Etiquette for Conventional Companies

Here are a few things that should be kept in mind for men and women to adhere to business dress etiquette in a conventional company

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.

Leadership

How To Grow Leaders Effectively

For long the task of developing leaders has been outsourced to the Human Resources department, save a few most of them have spent millions...

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.

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...

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...

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.

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...

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...

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...

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...

PERFORMANCE REVIEWS

Stop Living In The Past During Performance Reviews

Future orientation is the degree to which individuals engage in future-oriented behaviors such as investment and development to prepare the workforce to meet future organizational needs. Now lets look at the three key elements of performance review and how to incorporate future orientation in them.

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

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...

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.

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.

How Leadership Style Impacts Employee Engagement

Employee Engagement & Leadership style go hand in hand . Everyone knows that an inefficient leader produces a dissatisfied, unproductive employee. On the other...

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 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.

Tips to Make Your Career Development Plan Work

"Relax? It will all work out, my company loves me" simply isn't true for a career. We have to make things work for ourselves,...

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...

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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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...

Handling A Multi-Generational Work Force

With retirement age being gradually pushed further ? and Generation Z preferring to start work earlier, most workplaces currently have 5 (almost) different generations...

Tips For Getting Your Sabbatical Approved

In theatrical or traditional terms, a sabbatical involves a break from work. The employer based on a mutually agreed-upon time period usually grants the...

Learn How to Say NO (And when to say NO)

Are you a YES man/woman? Does saying No make you feel guilty or worried about inviting trouble? If your answer to either question is yes,...

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How To Crack Job Interview

You have secured a job interview, great news, but remember so have another several people. The objective ahead is to secure the role and...

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...

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.

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.

How To Handle One-on-One Interviews?

These are by far the most popular style of interview. You meet one-on-one with a representative of the company, more often than not, the...

Will blasting your resume Help or Hurt your job search?

When you first start looking for a job you?re excited ? you jump online and blast your resume off to anything that looks remotely...