Even under normal circumstances, a perfect work schedule is something managers strive for. It’s even more relevant currently with the ongoing pandemic – when everybody is juggling not only with multiple responsibilities but also switching between home responsibilities and work and struggling to achieve a good work-life balance. The following steps will help create an effective workflow suited to your organisation and your teams.
During almost all our Prevention of Sexual Harassment at Workplace training, we observe that there is a lot of anxiety that there could be serious misuse as only women are afforded protection under the PoSH Act. What is important to note is that the law is put in place to offer a mechanism to give redressal to one gender but in itself does not favour only one gender. Let’s understand 7 key aspects of the POSH law and PoSH policy which are important for every employee.
However cliche it may sound, change is in fact, the only constant with varying speeds. It’s a time requiring us to think differently about how we lead others. We must revisit ways to strengthen our workplace culture, engage more authentically with employees and neutralise the impact of uncertainty with clients. Here are a few ways to help your team navigate uncertainty:
The skills a manager needs to hone have always been seen as generic and ambiguous, but in reality, there is a definitive skill set which needs to be practised to excel in the role. Ultimately, the way you choose to manage your team members will have a direct impact on their performance and overall productivity.
At YellowSpark we have seen firsthand that sharing ideas can lead to innovation, and collaboration can build trust that will make achieving business goals much more likely. Having said that, fostering a collaborative team environment is not that simple. It takes a concerted effort to integrate co-operative values throughout your whole company’s ethos. Here are some strategies to give you a head-start:
Emotions are an integral part of who we are. In the context of a leader, emotions are critical to practically everything a leader does and wants to do. Let’s look at 5 emotions which are not only important to drive success in organisations but are also critical given the current turbulent times:
In the last few months during the Covid-19 pandemic, health and well-being have gained centre-stage both professionally and personally. For many decades now the way employers look at corporate wellness programmes has been reactive. But now it is time for business and talent leaders to redefine the purpose of wellness programmes. Here are a few practical ways to reboot your employee wellness programme in a pandemic era…
Even the best technology cannot be implemented without employee motivation. In this article, we examine four popular theories of motivation to draw insights to boost employee morale in current times. None of them alone can contribute towards improving motivation, but if we look at the key takeaways from each of them, one is bound to make headway.
WFH poses additional to challenges from inadequate infrastructure (like ergonomic furniture, good connectivity), a struggle to fix a good time schedule, and the added pressures of juggling home and work. This situation is new for everybody and is just unfolding. But to begin with, here are 8 ways to ease the pressures on you and your team in the WFH scenario…
It goes without saying that it can be difficult to stay focused and productive amid all the chaos, even for the best of the best. We are all facing challenges of juggling the house and work, managing our time, and making sure things are done – not to mention the anxiety and stress the changes are causing. A very pertinent question that arises in all this is – how can we reassess productivity in these challenging times?