04Jan
By: suchitra M On: January 4, 2019 In: Communication, Office Etiquette, World of Work Comments: 72

Consider the following situation: Peter is a freelance writer writes to an organization with a well known blog, requesting them to carry his blog on their website. The organization responds with enthusiasm, and wants to take the collaboration ahead. There is no response from Peter for a month. A month...

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10Jul
By: suchitra M On: July 10, 2018 In: Motivation, World of Work Comments: 7

An inspiring work space goes a long way in keeping you motivated and productive. Given that we all spend at least 7-8 hours at our work spaces, it is important to have one which gives you good vibes. And if you don’t have a very inspiring work space, you can make...

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03Jul
By: suchitra M On: July 3, 2018 In: Mindfulness and Health, World of Work Comments: 1

While ideally the private and the professional life need to be kept distinct from each other, in reality it is a very thin, and porous line dividing the two. The line is especially blurred and porous when your mental health is suffering, and you are not at a great...

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11May
By: suchitra M On: May 11, 2018 In: Social Media, World of Work Comments: 2

Social media today has become intertwined with our very existence in ways more than one. It is really no longer a joke that everything we are doing – what food we’re eating, what music we’re listening to, what our coordinates are, it is all on social media. So how...

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08May
By: suchitra M On: May 8, 2018 In: Productivity, World of Work Comments: 21

Focus and concentration are probably the two most scarce resources in the world of work. Well, the good news is, while they might be scarce resources, they are not in short supply. Because how we harness them depends entirely on us. If you are someone who works in a very...

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27Apr
By: suchitra M On: April 27, 2018 In: Artificial Intelligence, World of Work Comments: 40

In the last two weeks, we have taken a deep dive into Artificial Intelligence (AI) backed technology, and its role in the world of work. Having spoken about the role of AI in recruitment, the reasons why it can never really replace human recruiters, and how AI can be...

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25Apr
By: suchitra M On: April 25, 2018 In: Artificial Intelligence, World of Work Comments: 2

Some of the biggest challenges in the field of recruitment stem from HR (Human Resources) bias, which impact the crucial aspects of diversity, inclusiveness and equality in the world of work. These issues can be hard to resolve since a lot of times certain prejudices or biases are so...

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04Apr
By: suchitra M On: April 4, 2018 In: Leadership, World of Work Comments: 0

2nd of April is marked as World Autism Awareness week. In solidarity with the movement, this week, we want to speak about the value of workspaces practising the virtue of being inclusive. The only effective way to speak about this is by offering examples of workspaces which are making...

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28Mar
By: suchitra M On: March 28, 2018 In: Mindfulness and Health, Productivity Comments: 14

In our previous post on Social Media and Screen Addiction, we spoke about just how big the problem of screen addiction is, and how it is related to “propinquity” (the fact that the things that are closest to us in physical space have the biggest effect on our psychological...

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26Mar
By: suchitra M On: March 26, 2018 In: Mindfulness and Health, World of Work Comments: 0

When Twenty Four Hours isn’t Enough Never enough time to do everything you plan to do in a day? Have you ever wondered that your phone and social media usage might have something to do with this problem? The pull of screens and social media has never been more...

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