08Mar

~A company can seize extra-ordinary opportunities only if it is very good at the ordinary operations. – Marcel Telles~ Top-line (Revenue) and bottom-line (Profit) growth are the two priorities that consistently show up in all reports on 2012 business trends. So, how do you ensure that your profits are growing...

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18Jan
By: suchitra M On: January 18, 2018 In: Management, World of Work Comments: 2

Employee engagement is not just another buzzword or a metric that your organization needs to keep track of. It is all about creating a work space, where your employees can get up in the mornings and say, “Great, I’m going to work. I know what I’m going to do...

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10Jan
By: suchitra M On: January 10, 2018 In: Career, World of Work Comments: 0

Whether you are a journalist, an entrepreneur or an architect, there are certain basic technology skills that every employee needs to be familiar with. Basic technology skills are a hit not just with recruiters, but also a necessity as per industry standards. Also, spending some time to acquire these tech...

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13Jul
By: sudha On: July 13, 2017 In: Business Operations, Communication, Management, Performance Comments: 1

The world that we inhabit today, is characterized most frequently by the relationship between consumers and service providers. The reason being, a majority of our actions are defined by either consumption or provision of services. We could be at the receiving end or at the end of delivery, whether...

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14Jan
By: sudha On: January 14, 2016 In: Business, Career, Management, Performance, Productivity, Writing Comments: 8

A Business Proposal or Sales Proposal is often the first strong knock on the doors of a prospective client. Whether it is in the form of a word document or presentation, it has to be impressive and paint such a compelling picture that the customer just can’t wait to...

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04Dec

Whether it is a strategic goal or an operational mandate, the success of every business objective ultimately depends on one and only one factor – How good is your team? The best visionaries and managers can achieve very little if they don’t have a motivated, energized and effective team...

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By: sudha On: March 31, 2014 In: Business, Business Operations, Management, Performance, Productivity Comments: 0

For the past year, I have been experimenting quite successfully in running my business through the cloud. I am no techie and this was not a planned model initially. However, I was clear that I needed to enable a flexible working environment for my team and ensure that my...

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08Sep
By: sudha On: September 8, 2013 In: Business, Business Operations, Leadership, Management, Startups, World of Work Comments: 8

Very few people have the ability to capture their thoughts into a few words – words that leave a lasting impact, words that continue to inspire over decades or centuries and words that speak to you and give you your personal “eureka” moments.  Think about it, Aristotle lived between...

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By: sudha On: August 7, 2013 In: Business, Business Operations, Management, Performance, Productivity Comments: 0

Without improvements in the quality and completeness of data captured at source, changing the processes and systems will have little impact. Good data is the lifeblood of any business and requires effective management like all other assets – Excerpts from the PWC report: Put data first. There is a...

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21Jul
By: sudha On: July 21, 2013 In: Business, Career, Life, Managing Yourself Comments: 0

It has been a year since I went solo. Fifteen years into my career and I would rate this past year as the most satisfying and fulfilling year of my life. Hard work has been a common theme through all the years but nothing beats the satisfaction levels and...

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