Friday, November 22, 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

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...

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...

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...

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

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...

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

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...

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...

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.

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.

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.

How Becoming a Leader Can Help You Get a Promotion

Many companies today are looking for leaders, not just managers, to take on greater roles within the organization. As a result, competition for higher-level...

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...

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...

PERFORMANCE REVIEWS

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...

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.

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 ? ?...

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 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...

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...

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 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.

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...

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 Be Your Company’s Next Rising Star

You may often have asked yourself, ?How do I get on my company?s rising star list??. This article gives you practical tips to navigate...

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...

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The interviewer wants assurance on two fronts, one that you are a quick learner and second you have the persistence to stick around even if going gets tough in the new role. Sound off the hiring manager that you understand the new role and plan to stay for the long term in the sector if hired.

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There are many reasons people look for work after they have retired. Perhaps you are feeling the pinch (there is no doubt the cost...

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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...

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