Recently I was asked to take a session for MBA students in a nearby college. I collected a few thoughts from my peers and have jotted down the essence of what I tried to convey to them. On reflection, some of these are applicable to anyone who is starting their career. Understand how the business … Continue reading Top ten tips to get ‘industry ready’
Just like when we are learning something new it feels difficult, when we get a new experience we are excited. Over time, the skill becomes easy and the experience taken for granted. Motivation is like that. A new benefit however shiny looses it's sheen very soon. And not everyone gets excited by the same benefit … Continue reading Motivation is not extrinsic for long
If it brings a smile on your face without insulting someone else, then it is a joke else, it is a shame. I often wonder about all the time people have to make trolls and insults on someone and not having the time to find the good in others. Our constant nit-picking of other people’s … Continue reading Angry Nation?
HR folks are often dubbed as 'cheerful, optimistic fools' living in an idyllic world. We have heard this being said to our face and more often than not have been given smiles that encompass these feelings. But HR folks are stressed. They know that they can do much more if 'well-meaning people' just stopped underestimating … Continue reading What frustrates HR
Specialisation helps in problem identification faster but it disconnects the treatment to a limited scope and discounts the larger connectedness of our systems that can provide a more wholesome and long-term effect. This was what I understood when two doctors discussed another's achievement. A doctor in his mid-forties was introducing his ophthalmologist wife to a … Continue reading Generalist vs. Specialist
When I attended the first training on anti-sexual harassment, I was upset on how the Bill was only women centric and harassment of men was not even considered. Being a woman who has been fortunate to be given strength and confidence I always thought it should not be that difficult. However, more I read about … Continue reading POSH
As a manager you are responsible for your team members’: 1. Selection 2. Induction 3. Performance 4. Performance support 5. Learning and development 6. Growth 7. Recognition and reward 8. Employability 9. Engagement Some of these are easy to measure. The danger is that you are not held accountable for any of this. Nobody can … Continue reading Manager, manager on the wall