Monday, February 24, 2020

The costs of connectedness: juggling real and virtual interactions

Our previous blog looked at one of the costs of connectedness. Here, we examine two other consequences of being always connected. Effect 2: It creates...

Micro-moments that count: making the transition from peer to boss

Micro-moments are found all the time at the workplace, but we don’t realize how they shape our relationships. Earlier, we explored the micro-moments that...

Micro-moments that count: leveraging digital interactions to make new recruits feel...

Think back to the last time you wondered about a company you hadn’t heard of, your next doctor’s appointment, or the best holiday gift...

Stamp out ‘cover your back’ moves with accountability

A mindset that affects communication, processes, and work ethics, ‘Covering your back’ (or CYA in popular usage) is all about safeguarding oneself from the...

#sorrynotsorry: Moving beyond apologies at the workplace

Open your email inbox and search for the term “sorry”. How many emails did the search throw up? Quite a lot, if workplace behaviour...

Three ways to get creative with your teams

Predictions about work in the next 10 years reveal that higher cognitive skills (particularly creative problem solving) will be a key ask. In an...

Inviting leaders to attend to the ‘duty of care’

Research by Aaron Hurst, author of The Purpose Economy, suggests that 28% of the 150 million-member U.S. workforce defines the role of work in...

Creating a greener workplace – from the top!     

Across the globe, companies and even nations are prioritizing environmental sustainability by enforcing policies such as zero waste manufacturing, product recycling, and carbon footprint...

To keep your work relationships healthy, make the right micromoves

When we think of work relationships, we often view them in binaries – good or bad, healthy or unhealthy, happy or sad. We are...

Get rid of mental clutter through two simple circles

Stephen Covey, author of the best-selling book ‘7 Habits of Highly Effective People’, has a complete toolkit on how to become more effective as...

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