25Jan
By: suchitra M On: January 25, 2018 In: Management, World of Work Comments: 0

It is always difficult to have a conversation about something someone is not doing well enough, at work. However, without these conversations, and appropriate avenues to facilitate these conversations, getting better would never be an option. Giving negative feedback is something that can get uncomfortable for either of the two...

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08Sep
By: suchitra M On: September 8, 2017 In: Leadership, Management, Office Etiquette, World of Work Comments: 17

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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23Aug
By: suchitra M On: August 23, 2017 In: Leadership, Motivation, Productivity, World of Work Comments: 2

While efforts for mental health awareness in work space has picked up pace, there still is a long way to go. Recent studies and research has shown the direct link between mental health and performance or productivity. To understand why mental health awareness at the workplace is an issue...

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By: suchitra M 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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20Nov
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08Jul

If you like me have worked for a decade or more with or for small or mid-sized companies/clients, it is quite likely that you have experienced that sinking feeling that comes with the announcement of yet another merger or acquisition quite a few times. Whether you are acquiring or getting...

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27Feb
By: suchitra M On: February 27, 2012 In: Business, Career, Life, Managing Yourself, Motivation Comments: 15

The old maxim – Change is the only Constant – has so much of truth and wisdom in it. There is no such state as “settling down” anymore – be it in your personal life, beliefs, career or business. Just when you pause to reflect – O.K, now I...

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