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

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

Myth of Work-Life Balance

Work- Life Balance is one of the most debated topic in today?s world. Some believe that this is?not being looked at holistically?and may not...

How To Make a Request For Flexible Working Hours

The trend of flexible working hours is picking up everywhere. Across the globe, companies are now encouraging their employees to do remote work and...

Tips To Create Time And Harness Energy

Life for corporate employees has become so hectic these days that if they blink, they may miss something potentially important. It is almost impossible...

How To Tackle Financial Stress

Financial stress can adversely affect a persons? psychological state. This negative psychological state has a tendency to percolate down to the affected person?s workplace...

Leadership

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...

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.

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.

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.

What Can You Learn from Justin Bieber’s Life

Justin Bieber, Justin Bieber, Justin Bieber, Justin Bieber echoes in the hall where he makes an appearance. Justin Bieber has 43 million Facebook fans,...

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...

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.

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...

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...

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...

PERFORMANCE REVIEWS

9 Things That Great Managers Do To Drive High Performance

Widespread changes in the organizational environment have led to fundamental changes in how work gets done. Team members are highly interdependent on each other...

Giving Feedback To Super Stars In Your Team

Over the years I have met scores of senior executives, one question that I would get from them every year would be ? ?...

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...

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.

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.

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

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...

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,...

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...

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