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Appreciation at work – just feel good factor or real business sense?

Think about your own workplace.   In last one month, how many times did you receive genuine appreciation, recognition or praise for your work?  How many times were you criticized or scolded or taken to task during the same period?  In several surveys, employees in many organizations mention that they hardly ever  receive acknowledgement for their efforts and are seldom praised for efforts. One of the deepest human needs is to …Read More

Take charge of your business relationships and take charge of your career success

A Vice President at a large company thought that he was working hard and that the management was reasonably happy with his performance.   One fine day, an old friend called him to ask if he had changed companies and moved on.  He retorted – No I am with the same company, why do you ask?  The friend said that he saw a job posting on one of the job portals …Read More

The Highly Engaged Employee-What Drives Employee Engagement ?

The Highly Engaged Employee – What Drives Employee Engagement? On September 11, 2001, terrorists attacked the twin towers of the world trade center in New York, using hijacked airplanes as missiles.  When the twin towers collapsed, the damage to other buildings in the surrounding area of financial district was severe.  On the 32nd floor of the nearby building of World Financial Center, the offices of Barron’s magazine, most of the …Read More

How Great Leaders Bring Out the Best in Others

How Great Leaders Bring Out the Best in Others Most people possess far more potential than they ever get to use in their day to day lives.  A great leader brings out the best in others.  Whether a parent, a manager, school teacher or a CEO, we all need to motivate others to put in their best efforts and bring out the best in them.  As a parent you want …Read More

Part 8 – Are your employees ready to quit? How to recognize early signs and intervene before it is too late

Reason 7 – Loss of trust and confidence in senior leaders This article is a part of my series of articles on “Are your employees ready to quit? How to recognize early signs and intervene before it is too late” – Find Links to the entire series of articles at the bottom …… Here is a quick recap- Attrition rates in India and worldwide have been rising steadily for last …Read More

Part 7 – Are your employees ready to quit? How to recognize early signs and intervene before it is too late

Reason 6 – Work-life imbalance and stress from overwork This article is a part of my series of articles on “Are your employees ready to quit? How to recognize early signs and intervene before it is too late” – Find Links to the entire series of articles at the bottom …… Here is a quick recap- Attrition rates in India and worldwide have been rising steadily for last few years. …Read More

Hiring The Next Steve Jobs

Hiring The Next Steve Jobs  The world is changing faster than ever.  Businesses face new competition, new problems, new challenges every day.  One of the best ways to meet these challenges is to have a staff of highly creative people who will generate and implement enough ideas to keep your company ahead.  But the process of hiring creative people is counter-intuitive and traditional HR and hiring practices would quite likely …Read More

The Learning Organization – How to transform your company into one!

Sustained improvement in performance and profitability requires a commitment to organization wide learning.  Learning helps to manage change, solve problems, improve processes, introduce new products, services or business models, and stay ahead of the competition.  Without continuous learning, companies and people repeat the same patterned thinking and processes, leading to reduced performance, inability to keep up with change and even face closure. “An organization’s ability to learn, and translate that …Read More

Part 6 – Are your employees ready to quit? How to recognize early signs and intervene before it is too late

Reason 5 – Feeling devalued and unrecognized This article is a part of my series of articles on “Are your employees ready to quit? How to recognize early signs and intervene before it is too late” – Find Links to the entire series of articles at the bottom …… Here is a quick recap- Attrition rates in India and worldwide have been rising steadily for last few years. Employee turnover …Read More

Part 5 – Are your employees ready to quit? How to recognize early signs and intervene before it is too late

Part 5 – Limited growth and advancement opportunities. This article is a part of my series of articles on “Are your employees ready to quit? How to recognize early signs and intervene before it is too late”  – Read the entire series of articles link at the end …… Here is a quick recap- Attrition rates in India and worldwide have been rising steadily for last few years.  Employee turnover …Read More