Monday, July 13, 2020

Snacking when working from home? Here’s how to control it.

It’s about 6-7 weeks into the remote working phase. Many professionals have reported new habits creeping into their work-from-home lifestyle – erratic work timings,...

Leading through the pandemic – what can you do?

Whether it is extending the lockdown, offering aid, deciding paycuts, announcing layoffs, or reimagining the work an organization does – leaders around the world,...

Trust-building habits that every manager and team must adopt

"Despite its powerful benefit, trust is the single hardest quality to create in any organization — and it's fragile." John Pepper, CEO of P&G CEOs, managers,...

Make a case for your true self. Don’t shy away.

As a single working parent, how often do you share with your colleagues the challenges you face balancing time/ energy, when it comes...

‘Be yourself at work’ – making it possible

“Be yourself. Everyone else is already taken,” said Oscar Wilde. And this gets a lot of appreciation. But let’s get honest. How far do...

Taking care of your mental health in times of a pandemic

The luxuries of telecommuting may not be apparent right now. Everyone is home, and pretty much the entire world is on a COVID-19 prevention...

Job shadowing – a simple but effective training method

How many times have you seen a young hire, brimming with energy and enthusiasm, suffer from a lack of guidance and feel overwhelmed in...

Balance your inner critic with a measure of compassion

“I’m not good enough.” “I’m not smart enough.” “I messed up again.” Does the voice in your head say this all the time? Studies...

Enmeshed with your career? It’s time to untangle.

In a relationship, two or more people might enter a state where personal boundaries become porous and unclear. Therapist Salvador Minuchin calls it enmeshment...

Dealing with workplace toxicity, no matter your rank

Sarah usually enters the office quietly, hoping to remain unnoticed by her more antagonistic coworkers. At meetings, she is reluctant to voice her ideas...

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The Achille’s Heel of online calls and how to tend to it

Along with terms like ‘social distancing’, ‘shelter-in-place’, and ‘viral load’, another phrase that has picked up popularity now is ‘Zoom Bombing’. What is it? Unwanted...

Too many e-meetings? Here’s how to keep them meaningful.

Dance lessons for kids. Schooling. Weekend happy hours. Game nights. Weddings, and even funerals. Most activities and events are held online now because of...

Make work-from-home work for you

Jason Fried, author of ‘Remote: Office Not Required’, says, “One of the secret benefits of remote working is that the work itself becomes the...