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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16Apr
By: suchitra M On: April 16, 2018 In: Recruitment, World of Work Comments: 1

In our last post, we spoke about all the reasons why AI can never replace recruiters. While a complete reliance on technology for a human centered job like recruitment spells disaster, one can combine the best of both worlds to revolutionize recruitment as we know it. Here are some...

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13Dec
By: sudha On: December 13, 2017 In: Recruitment, World of Work Comments: 0

Most recruiters believe that the toughest part of the recruitment process are the steps leading up to finding and hiring an employee. That however, is as far away from truth as can be. The first week after hiring a new employee is the most crucial time for the recruitment...

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08Sep
By: sudha On: September 8, 2017 In: Leadership, Management, Office Etiquette, World of Work Comments: 0

Learning how to effectively and efficiently resolve conflict is one of the most important skills for a leader, and a manager. The work place is representative of a stand alone universe in itself. In which case, it is only obvious that it will have people from diverse backgrounds, with diverse...

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22Mar
By: sudha On: March 22, 2017 In: Career, Communication, Management, Motivation Comments: 0

This is a shout out to all you first time managers out there! You are bound to be attacked by butterflies in your tummy, and the symptoms of having cold feet whenever you set out to do something you’ve never done before. While these voyages might appear terrifying, they...

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30Jul

That mysterious thing called organizational culture – everyone loves discussing this topic. A company is doing well – credit goes to the culture. A company is not doing so well – blame goes to the culture. And it is perhaps true. Culture is critically important to business success, according...

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By: sudha On: November 24, 2013 In: Business, Career, Management, Managing Yourself, Performance, Productivity Comments: 0

It starts with tremors and before you realise what is happening, the ground starts shaking violently under your feet and there you are in the middle of a major seismic activity hanging on for dear life to your seat. Hold on – I am not talking about cyclones, tsunamis...

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17Mar

Do you sometimes look around you at work and think you are in the middle of a role play game with quite a few characters that play the same roles again and again? I do and not being a very patient person, it does take a lot of effort...

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29Nov

You cannot be a good business leader unless you thoroughly understand the business operations in your organization and how it links to its performance. I have noticed one big reason business strategies fail – it is the unbelievable reality that senior leadership many a times doesn’t understand the basics of their...

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10Jun

However beautiful the strategy, you should occasionally look at the results – this famous quote by Sir Winston Churchill often comes to my mind when I participate in strategy presentations. Beautiful slideware beautifully presented for maximum impact – but hey! Wasn’t this the vision a quarter back, a year...

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