13Mar
By: Suchitra Mishra On: March 13, 2018 In: Management, Performance Comments: 0

For any business to be successful, it must have three things: a robust overall strategy, exceptional leaders, and engaged employees. This society has moved from an economy driven by the agricultural and manufacturing industries to a service oriented, personally connected economy. One hundred years ago, employees were tasked with...

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08Mar
By: Suchitra Mishra On: March 8, 2018 In: Recruitment, Social Media Comments: 0

Technology has shrunk the world and this is no secret. Social media, a product of technology has ‘connected’ the world like never before. There are very few aspects of life it hasn’t touched and the world of work is no exception. One of the greatest challenges for recruiters today...

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06Feb
By: Suchitra Mishra On: February 6, 2018 In: Career, Communication, Managing Yourself Comments: 1

A great deal of confusion and chaos can be avoided in the world of work, if ‘communication’ could be understood in all its elements, and not just as an isolated concept. Starting from writing emails, to delivering speeches, holding meetings and giving presentations, what is the one thing that...

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25Jan
By: Suchitra Mishra 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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23Jan
By: Suchitra Mishra On: January 23, 2018 In: Mindfulness and Health, Productivity, World of Work Comments: 0

Recently, a newspaper reported that every year around new years time, there is a record increase in gym memberships. It attributed the possible causes for this to people wanting to make a positive difference to their lives, look and feel better, before stepping out of an old year, or...

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15Jan
By: Suchitra Mishra On: January 15, 2018 In: World of Work Comments: 1

Do age old scruples such as loyalty to your employer at your workplace even make sense in the highly globalized and ever evolving world of work, today? To ask a much more basic question, what does loyalty even mean? In an age and world where growth is characterized by...

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10Jan
By: Suchitra Mishra 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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04Jan
By: Suchitra Mishra On: January 4, 2018 In: Life, World of Work Comments: 0

And just like that, in the blink of an eye, another year has come to an end, and a new year has begun. For many of us the past year may not have fulfilled all the hopes we started it with. For many it may have been the ‘fantastic’...

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02Jan
By: Suchitra Mishra On: January 2, 2018 In: Life, World of Work Comments: 0

Come the new year, we find ourselves assessing how the past year was, and how we can be better this year. How we can do more this year – in terms of work, interpersonal relationships, and other things that matter to us. We commit to being better, more productive. ...

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19Dec
By: Suchitra Mishra On: December 19, 2017 In: Productivity, World of Work Comments: 0

It is true that the smart phone today might as well be an extension of one of our limbs. Starting from emails, to food delivery, travel and shopping – and just about anything one may be able to imagine, is achievable on a smart phone. While it is indispensable,...

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