By: Suchitra Mishra On: November 28, 2017 In: Managing Yourself, World of Work Comments: 0

Being able to say ‘No’ at work, without sounding rude, or unenthusiastic, or lazy, isn’t always the easiest thing to do. But saying ‘yes’ to everything you are asked to do, even when you are already crumbling under work pressure isn’t the wisest thing to do either. It is...

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By: Suchitra Mishra On: August 29, 2017 In: Leadership, Management Comments: 0

The learning never ends. No matter what level you are at in your profession, there will always be a skill that will help you do what you do better. To be able to continually better oneself, by working on your skill set and garnering skills is the secret to...

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By: Suchitra Mishra On: March 4, 2017 In: Management, World of Work Comments: 0

How you grow as a professional is directly proportional to your conduct and the set of ethics you subscribe to. While it is true that there are quite a few gray areas even in the professional sphere – where nothing is really right or wrong, there are some things...

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By: Suchitra Mishra On: January 14, 2017 In: Managing Yourself, Office Etiquette, World of Work Comments: 1

The one occupational hazard you will have to deal with, no matter what your occupation is, is – office politics. Some look forward to it, consciously or subconsciously, as a form of entertainment, while some prefer to stay miles away from it. This post comes as help for those who...

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With the work from home culture gaining popular acceptance, we thought it is a good idea to talk about the guiding principles and ethics for working from home. While this option does guarantee a great deal of flexibility and comes with a promise of increased productivity, it also comes...

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By: Suchitra Mishra On: January 3, 2017 In: Motivation, Office Etiquette, World of Work Comments: 0

Caught in a rush of deadlines and projects, the conferences and the appraisals, every day is a struggle at work, and every sent document a sigh of relief. We are often so caught up in our busy work lives that we forget people who work tirelessly, round the clock, putting...

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By: Suchitra Mishra On: December 22, 2016 In: Job Offers, Managing Yourself, Resignation Comments: 1

As professionals, it is only natural that we may want to quit the job we currently have, in order to move on and progress – for whatever reason we may have. There could be many reasons for us wanting to quit and we could be quite distracted/disturbed when the...

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Disagreements and conflict are only a very natural part of your work space. What makes a difference is, how you deal with them. Conflict resolution is a way for two or more parties to find a peaceful solution to a disagreement among them. How you manage conflict therefore, signifies a...

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By: Suchitra Mishra On: September 19, 2016 In: Career, Managing Yourself, Office Etiquette, World of Work Comments: 1

Every so often, one gets to hear this word in our fast paced corporate lives – “unprofessional.”  There has been, and continues to be a whole lot of debates and discussions about what qualifies as professional and what qualifies as unprofessional behaviour in the workplace. However, no matter what side...

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Companies have slowly come to realize that working from home is the most in-demand type of work flexibility benefit that job seekers are interested in, and more and more companies have started offering remote working options.  It is a trend that is here to stay. With working from home gaining increasing...

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