It was a picture of a 30 year old married man. He worked for a media company at a high position. He worked for 6 days a week, for more than 10 hours. His clients adored him and he was the blue eyed boy of the company. He would leave his house at 8:00 […]Read More The (UN) balanced work life
Long back in the land of a growing company, yes the story starts this way. This is no fairy tale but a real story with a happy ending. I was once talking to an intern who was interning with the company for 6 months. He sounded very lackadaisical. To change the tone of the […]Read More Return of the Prodigal Intern
“We are the masters of the unsaid words, but slaves of those we let slip out.” – Winston Churchill. Employee [em-ploi-ee] A person working for another person or a business firm for pay. Staff [stahf] A group of persons, as employees, charged with carrying out the work […]Read More Don’t call them employees!
Products fail, processes go wrong, only thing that helps a company win is – People and learning is the magic wand that helps develop high performers & loyalists A friend of mine, an engineer by profession decided to change his stream to become an artist. I was worried about how he would make the […]Read More Why learning should be integral to the culture of the company
In a place where work is considered to be just that, disrupting the corporate style can empower companies with a tool that can be a game changer Corporate meetings, long work hours, crazy work schedules, competition, colleagues, in time out time, employee ids etc. pretty much sums up a corporate life. Work life has […]Read More How work transformation can be a game changer for small companies
“I am a fiercely competitive entrepreneur who wants his startup to grow at a fast rate. I want to be covered by magazines, be on the cover page of publications, outwit my competitors and be the best in the market. At the same time I want my team to grow, develop and enjoy the […]Read More Should I let a high performer leave ?
I’ve had some interesting experiences over the last 9 years of my journey. From someone who was forced to talk to employees on the floor as part of a job description to voluntarily speaking to all the team members and listening to their stories, I have come a long way and learnt a lot. I spent […]Read More Work diaries- A peek into what inspires an individual ?
“I have discovered with advancing years that few things are black or white, but more often different shades of grey” There are good things and bad things and I think it’s kind of blindfolded to say one idea is more wonderful, as it may be, but there may be a lot of […]Read More Shades of Grey
Have you ever wondered why at the end of the month all your cash flow is exhausted? Does it ever happen that you are left with no money to pay yourself, as you have salaries to pay? If you are being faced with such scenarios, chances are that you have to face some difficult times ahead if these problems are not […]Read More And the payroll cost led to the death of a company !
“Of all the hardships a person had to face, none was more punishing than the simple act of waiting.” As an entrepreneur you would best relate to this quote. We work our guts out, ignore our families and friends, let go most of our free time to wait for that moment […]Read More The Passion killer – Mistakes you are probably making that kills the passion of your employees