Archive for March, 2012
Everytime I go out to speak about my book “You Don’t Need a Godfather” – the chapter “Slit Chilies on the Rocks” gets a lot of questions. From the exasperated “You must be kidding” to “Oh I get it what can I do”.
Love me or hate me for saying but “YOU is all you’ve got”. This is invaluable and will determine how you will feel, how much you earn, how others treat you, what doors open and what doors are shut! That promotion you missed,the job you made are all products of brand me.
If that is the case are you ready to be CEO of Brand ME?
Hail the emergence of a new kind of manager: ‘The Postman Manager’. Those who are hunched over their laptops forwarding emails. If you belong to the clan that think forwarding Read more ►
A few months back I was inspired by Elango’ s article in “People Matters”( Ref : http://peoplematters.in/articles/focus-areas/an-interviewlogue-no-method-in-the-madness )and since then I have been contemplating jotting down my thoughts & observations on interesting characters I have observed at the work place.
During my introspection I realized that in the corporate world, individuals exhibit certain recurring characteristics. These characteristics happen to be the collective outc Read more ►
We spend 80% of our waking hours in the work place, of which, we spend 60-70% in meetings. A quick back of the mind calculation will reveal we spend half our lives in meetings! How effectively do we utilize this time?
‘Getting Things Done at Offsite Meetings’ is not just about fancy offsites. You can use it to make any team interaction more effective; right from chalking out ‘smart’ agendas to ensuring the goals get executed.After all, priorities sans execution is meaningless!
As always, do send in your thoughts,experiences and comments.
A twitter colleague said she was really upset that her company did not even give her rose on Women’s day! So I promised a blog to help her tide over the despondency! A promise is a promise but making one at 8.30p is not a wise one!
Here is a fantastic way to celebrate women’s day and not get beaten at home for doing so. My wife believes everyday is a woman’s day and this is too commercial. Yet a promise is a promise so I hit upon this idea of featuring somebody who whose story would have an impactful message.