IS QUIET QUITTING REAL? Well, YES and NO… So, it doesn’t really involve quitting your job, but you quit going above and beyond the call of duty – so technically you draw a line. As with other trends, there are different approaches to this one also. For decades, workplace performance was associated with […]
What is the 80/20 rule? The 80/20 rule is basically The Pareto Principle. An Italian economist named Vilfredo Pareto coined this – one day, strolling through his garden, Pareto noticed that every year, 20% of the pea plants in his garden produced approximately 80% of the peas. This got him thinking about economic output on […]
As we move into the month of July now, it is also a good time to assess our annual goals on the personal front. A mid year review in any organization enables the opportunity to make adjustments to the actions that will keep it in line with its business goals. While an organization analyses […]
My client was discussing her thoughts as we worked on her career development plan. In her 5-year plan time graph, she put a spot after 2 years with a legend stating ‘job change’. When I enquired about this, pat came the reply ‘jobs need to be switched within 2 years’. It seems that promotions, salary […]
Globally, the pandemic became a springboard for people to carve out a new life for themselves. Covid-19 ended up becoming a catalyst for change for the workplace – it forced many to shift their priorities, spurring them to look for better opportunities and also focus on families and their own well-being. The initial phase […]
What is a personal brand? Jeff Bezos defined it aptly by stating that ‘Your personal brand is what people say about you when you are not in the room’. So you want to have a positive connotation when your name comes up in the room when you are not present, it’s […]
Bidding adieu is never easy, and as we transition from Year 2021 to New Year 2022 it is with sense of nostalgia – we let go of something familiar and comfortable to embark upon a new journey. It was not an easy year, and certainly for most the shock of the 2nd corona wave is […]
NETWORKING MAKES A COMEBACK What exactly is networking? A network is a connected community of professionals with related business interests as far as definition goes. It can include your colleagues – past and current, your school and college alumni, your clients or partners or people you meet at work functions or conferences. And pre-Covid you […]
Let’s meet Mira
I have a friend Mira who is a successful Executive Director with a leading corporate organization and heads a team of 30 at age 42.
When I asked her the secret of staying focussed on her goals and career progress, she tells me that she has a life coach and a woman mentor. She takes regular sessions with both who help her through different aspects of her life.