I had the opportunity of reading the article published in HBR on the subject of having small talks with employees and its (un)importance in building relationships. How important is it to have conversations with employees? with our teams? Of course it is very important. Because conversations build relationships. They give and get us feedback. Help … Read more Small Talk Is an Overrated Way to Build Relationships with Your Employees http://flip.it/JbXP6L
Lot of us lament about the fact that today’s employees are not productive from day one despite the fact that most of them being very well qualified, at least on paper. Am sure that we can recall several interviews and interactions wherein the candidates could not explain even basic concepts related to their subject of … Read more An Experiment in India Shows How Much Companies Have to Gain by Investing in Their Employees http://flip.it/iXTYhz
The most abused word after “leader” in the corporate world is “engagement”. Every team, every firm, every manager is tasked with it and elaborate plans are made each year to get colleagues engaged because all studies by every known, unknown expert says engaged employees are the most productive. And that is the truth. What is … Read more Are you engaged ?
Sushmita was a regular woman married to an army officer. Her son was studying engineering in Assam. She committed suicide at the age of 45 in Oct 2012. Pinki is unable to get her 4 year old son into a good school … Someone was living in a flat that he owned and has moved … Read more Silently guilty – all of us