Wednesday, August 21, 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

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How to draw up your career growth plan

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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

An Ounce of Positivity | Be Happy & Live Happy

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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...

Managing e-mail Overload ? 10 Tips for Success

One of the common challenge employees face is how to manage?e-mails, not be managed by it. Time is a zero sum game. You can...

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...

Leadership

Why Leadership-Development Programs Fail To Deliver Results?

With over 20,000 books and millions of articles about the critical elements of leadership and its overall impact, the issue of leadership really must...

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.

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.

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...

Are You 21st Century Leader

Leadership and its definition have changed over the last few years, as a leader of your team or organisation you have...

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...

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...

The Benefits Of Knowing Oneself

Known weaknesses won?t get you into as much trouble as your blind spot would, for you can loop around and compensate for your known weakness. In case of a blind spot, you are completely unprepared and at your wits to tackle the blizzard as and when it hits you in the face.

Are You On The Leadership Track

Leadership remains an enigma for most of the employees, prescriptions abound ranging from how to dress up, to using Freud?s psychoanalytic tools. Now all...

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...

PERFORMANCE REVIEWS

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,...

Managing Negative Responses By Employees

Shabbily crafted and delivered messages can trigger feelings of self-doubt, anger, shock, or resistance. Secondly, do give space to your employees to vent out their feelings or reaction; don?t choke them with your managerial power.

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

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

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 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...

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...

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...

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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