Empathy plays a major role in the workplace that will deal with failures, poor performance and manage employees who genuinely show interest to contribute, improve, and grow. As leaders, your role is simple – deal empathetically with the team and watch them build a strong and prosperous organisation. This understanding will give a better way to manage the challenges ahead. However, most leaders find this hard. It is therefore important to take note of the barriers to empathetic behaviour:
7 Principles to Ensure Your Workplace Committee Is On Track
Workplace committees can be an asset, facilitate debates on important issues and be an equitable collective forum for decision making. They are essential in organisations to keep a tab on necessary goals – that may not directly contribute to business, but are essential to maintain employee satisfaction, build company culture, and in the long run, build the organisation’s reputation. Here are 7 principles to follow in order to set up effective committees…
Part 2: Getting Back On Your Feet After Lockdown Ends
It’s official now that the lockdown has been extended till May 17 in the country. This would mean that all of us would be under lockdown for nearly two months starting from March-end, and we have to adjust to the new normal in the days to come. We don’t know when things will normalise or be as they were before, and the uncertainty is only growing. But we will slowly have to get back to work, and on our feet, and learn to cope with the situation. There are a host of unanswered questions and doubts that crop up. As part of a plan to ensure the smooth transition into back-to-work mode, here are a few more things we can cover…
Be prepared: First steps to getting back on your feet when the lockdown ends
The Coronavirus has indeed created a new world order, and things may never be as they were before. Until the government decides the definitive course of action and comes out with detailed protocols, here are a few things we can begin to think of and do to be prepared.
Making Lemonade out of lemons: What positive takeaways has Coronavirus given us?
Making Lemonade out of lemons: What positive takeaways has Coronavirus given us? Every day we are flooded with negative news about the coronavirus, which is understandable in times of a crisis. After months of lockdown, the criticalness of it is
Being Prepared in the Times of Coronavirus
The World Health Organization officially declared Coronavirus as a pandemic. With the virus continuing to spread, it is important that companies follow best practices to avoid panic, and ensure its employees stay healthy and safe. Here are some broad guidelines which can be followed…
8 Common Mistakes Managers Make
Most new managers learn the basic do’s and don’ts quickly, but some mistakes are subtle and easily overlooked, much less correct. These are the ones that can throw you off before you even get going because they’re so obvious, no one tells you about them. Here are 8 of them that you can easily avoid…
8 Kinds of Toxic Employees That Drag Down Your Company
So-called ‘toxic employees’ are like white ants. They eat into your system long before you even begin to notice them, and the damage is very costly. Good culture depends on mutual respect and constant team effort. Toxic employees undermine these very core values. Here are some traits that can help you spot toxic employees…
5 Simple Strategies for Better Time Management
Poor time management can cost you dearly. On the other hand, efficient management of time can go a long way. It’s usually seen as a personal goal; however, it is definitely a skill that can take the team to the next level. Managing your time better and in turn, helping your team manage their time better, is also a great reflection on your leadership skills. Here are five simple tips to follow to manage your time better and boost your productivity.
6 Red Flags to Watch Out For While Scaling Up Your Team
No matter the size of your company, growing a business has many challenges. Among other challenges building a high-performance team tops the list. If you’re tearing your hair and exhausted there’s every chance that your team managers are facing the same. While there is no one way to go about it, here are some team building mistakes you can avoid while putting your business team together successfully, using tact.