Adding the ingredient of fun to your workplace is a recipe for success. Any existing work environment can implement positive, fun changes, and reap the rewards that engaged employees bring. The idea is not to substitute work for fun but instead make working a fun experience for all.
With an ‘Open Door policy’ being adopted in most organisations, employees can get direct access to their superiors. There will be times where they might approach you with ideas or requests that may not be agreeable to you. However, don’t say ‘no’ just yet. Knowing how to effectively communicate a ‘no’ is an art too. Here are six things you can do instead…
“I’m not surprised that suddenly there is a great emphasis globally, on the intent to hire the most skilled candidate for the role in question. The question though begs to be answered is ‘Did we not hire based on skill earlier?’. Or let’s just say that HR lost focus of the skills for some time and got enamoured by the education qualifications, certifications etc.” shares Nirav Jagad.
Most successful and visionary leaders have been able to find a sweet spot between micromanagement and being completely hands-off. And I feel they were probably able to do so because they could read the indicators of micromanagement. Yes, you read that right, indicators of micromanagement mean those signs that will tell you it’s time to control the micromanagement and do some damage control.
Changing times call for game-changing strategies. Over the recent years, HR leaders have realised the importance of employer branding as being one of the key components of HR strategy.
The parties are over, the festive decorations are finding their way back to storage boxes and the vibe is shifting from the holiday cheer to jump start the New Year. It is time to look forward to setting new targets, creating new plans, new directions and new processes. But are we really ready to dive in yet?
It’s no news that every employee needs to be motivated so they can give their best, as an individual or as a team. Now, motivation, itself is a tricky concept. What motivates my people? We often ask ourselves. What else can I do to ensure they feel more encouraged at this time of the year? With organisational changes and employee evolution, the factors of motivation have also come a long way. Although, it still stands at the top of Maslow’s Hierarchy of needs, the stimulating elements are not what it used to be even a decade ago.
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?
One of the key highlights of Gandhiji was his persistence and diligence. When we approach our work with similar focus, determination and attention, we begin to enjoy the process. Everyone has an innate desire to live a purposeful life. Work helps us…
If your employees need constant supervision, it is a sign that they lack a sense of ownership… The onus of creating the right environment, where an employee proactively takes on responsibility thus lies with the leadership and management. Here’s how…