Think of your pre-Covid typical work day. Think about how busy you were, connecting with your passion, and doing what you love…, whilst navigating through a maze of processes, activities, approvals, complex matrix organizations, metrics and meetings that aren’t the most value added. As the pandemic spread, We had to review what is on our … More In the post-COVID future, will we prioritize better and finally value outcome more than activity?
Over the last 2 weeks, we have seen research and articles on remote workers clocking in 3 extra hours on average, lunch breaks vanishing, increasing expectations and pressure from stakeholders to be available early mornings, late evenings and weekends, and universal Zoom exhaustion. We have to acknowledge the toll this is taking on us. Jeff … More 5 tips to survive meetings during Covid 19
Really? Is that a term? Sometimes I feel like a kid in a candy store with a crazy pick of self-serving terms coined by genius wordsmiths that give it a legitimacy and power beyond anything it should ever be allowed to command! Wow… anecdotal evidence …. Really? Meaning that I can record one instance of … More ANECDOTAL EVIDENCE… Huh??
On an especially mind-numbing day at work… I found my new muse. I came across a training company’s website that offered a variety of programs that were ‘going to change your life’, ‘help you realize your dreams’, ‘give you the edge that would leapfrog your career’… on the whole.. almost everything, short of rewriting your … More The power of RHETORIC
Thank Goodness the coin has 2 sides! There is some divine logic and poetic justice in this fact. It gives the impression that somewhere in universe there is a delicate balance – there is multi-dimensionality, as against polarity. That alone is enough to make me happy… confused… but happy. I like the fact that there … More 2 sides of the coin
Recently I had a very interesting and rather amusing encounter that was so moving that I just had to write about it! Like normal people I tend to enjoy my Sundays and guard them rather zealously against invasion by the ‘weekend warriors’. Recently I was approached by a couple of HR professionals who wanted some … More Hard(ly) working!
In the world today, it is increasingly difficult to find new and meaningful ways to relate to others and build meaningful relationships. Playback theatre is a unique tool to achieve that. … More Playback theatre – a tool for trainers
Corporate life is a great teacher. And the best learning is from the people around you. I plead guilty to being ‘a behaviour junkie’, i.e; I am amazed by, perplexed and fascinated by the people around me. Well, a while back, an interesting incident peaked my interest. I was walking along, minding my business when … More What is it about the crying baby syndrome?
Have you ever wondered why there are so many unfulfilled dreams in the world? Why do some people chase their dreams and others not? … More Existential Crisis – fear of failure v/s having a dream
Are you a new people manager? Where do you start? Here is a survival guide for new managers. … More A first time manager’s nerve wracking experience…