Saturday, August 17, 2019

What is innovation really about?

Most people say that innovation stems from ideation. Unique ideas are the ones that pave the way for a company’s success. But hear this...

A lesson in accountability from Apple

Steve Jobs, Co-founder and CEO of Apple was the first person to imbue accountability in Apple through the concept of Directly Responsible Individuals (DRIs)....

Three lessons from top businesses to inspire trust within your team

This year, communications marketing firm Edelman, found out that while people were losing trust in institutions like the government and the media, they were...

Five ideas to save conversations that go sour

Said John Steinbeck, “All war is a symptom of man's failure as a thinking animal.” Though he refers to war, there is wisdom here...

An action plan for gender diversity

Gender diversity has transcended from being a nice-to-have initiative to a boardroom essential. Inclusive workspaces have been linked to higher productivity, better talent acquisition,...

Should you consider your team as your family?

We spend over 2000 hours a year at work with our colleagues. We celebrate our successes and failures. We learn to navigate conflict and...

Handling the discomfort of saying ‘no’

You’re a day away from your vacation, and your manager asks you to assist on a project that’s going live in the same week...

Lessons from business leaders on building your personal reputation

No matter your role in your company, your personal reputation is gold. Built painstakingly, it opens doors for you on account of your past...

Overwhelmed by your digital life? Here’s how to manage it.

One in five Americans is clinically depressed. Tens of millions more suffer from mild to moderate anxiety. This wave of mental health challenges is...

Your new teammate’s best chance for success is yours too, and...

As they navigate company onboarding processes, new employees can find themselves at sea in their first few weeks at work. In this, their teams...

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Why do we make ineffective decisions?

We make about 2000 decisions every waking hour! Surprised? Think about it and you’ll realize that pretty much everything is a matter of choice....

Had an anger outburst? Here’s how to make repairs.

As much as we want to remain calm, consistent, and focused at work, it is not easy. We are all humans who react to...

Two daily rituals for better productivity and performance

In 2018, leadership coach and performance expert Robin Sharma published a book titled, ‘The 5AM Club’ based on his own experience with private clients....

Why are we addicted to emails?

Recent studies show that office workers spend almost a third of their total workday reading and responding to messages. Yet, only about 10% of...

Build familiarity and safety to build stronger teams     

Most organizations host team-building events now and then. Karaoke sessions, paint-ball outings, outdoor games, etc. are the norm. While these activities are fun, do...