I believe, just like you are responsible for the success of your organisation, similarly, the onus of making your vacation worthwhile is also on you. Here are 5 ways to truly unwind on holidays, while ensuring that your work or your teams are not affected by your absence.
Becoming a manager for the first time is challenging and a big step along the corporate ladder. The role is challenging, because their success is completely tied to the performance of other people. While this is a tricky path to walk, it is the beginning of upward movement in an organisation.
Even after so many years, the principles that governed the life of the father of our nation stand strong and lead the way; be it in our personal lives or professional. So how can we implement the wisdom of the 3 Wise Monkeys, that Gandhiji always believed in, at our workplace?
While there are multiple pitfalls of un-resolved conflict issues, performance gap is one of the primary and almost predictable one. Despite knowing this, many people managers and leaders avoid confrontation, conversations and action at the right time – thus creating non-performance as an outcome.
Hyperactive people are also sometimes referred to as ‘perfectionists’ who will settle for nothing but the best. However, the downside – this may lead to some chaos in office and at times result in conflicts.
Traditionally organisations have seen conflict as harmful because they cause unnecessary delays and hence something that must be avoided. However, the new school thinking is that ‘group think’ and lack of diversity almost guarantee a sub-optimal solution. I would say this sort of promotes conflicts. And I think I agree with it. Do you?
For most employees, an ‘unsatisfied workplace’ becomes an easy escape route for low performance. For the employer, this under-performance then becomes a reason for poor growth, low revenues or at times a reason for layoffs. What they fail to realise is that employee satisfaction is a two-way street.
We all strive for satisfaction in our lives; be it at a personal front and our work life. Often employees transition to entrepreneurs to seek job satisfaction. And entrepreneurs would agree that the quest continues. Unless you take responsibility, it will be a sheer stroke of luck if you are satisfied at your workplace…
The HR function is like that of the gatekeeper of a company. It can be your strongest pillar if you invest in it. Moreover, directly or indirectly (depending on the responsibilities), HR is a spokesperson of the company’s values and leadership…
We put a shelf life on everything but our roles and responsibilities in the company… We believe we are the ones entitled to keep that position, and sometimes forever. But a mindset of success planning is more realistic if your company needs to grow in the future too. Here’s how you can start thinking about it…