Change

When employers waste our talent!

26 Apr , 2016  

There is this famous verse from Sanskrit (Translated to English too) amantramakSharaM nAsti, nAsti moolamanauShdhaM | ayogyaH puruSho nAsti, yojakastatra durlabhaH || There is not a syllable which is not a spell; there is not a plant that is not a medicine; there is no person who is useless… only, the harnesser is hard to […]

Change

OOPS! They changed your boss again?

20 Apr , 2016  

We all know that people do get frustrated with their bosses and leave. But my recent insight has been that more than the boss and his behavior, the changing of the boss is also disruptive. Oh! Yes the musical chair game with bosses comes via an intervention called ‘structural change’. Many organisations are in the […]

Change

Why Performance Improvement Plans don’t work!

12 Apr , 2016  

We know there are different metrics in every organisation, attrition rates, number of people on notice period, % people on bench, number of people above 100% target achievement. You think there would be a measurement of the number of people on Performance Improvement Plan? Ever been subjected to PIP or Performance Improvement Plans? I know […]

Emotions

Late for work again?

5 Apr , 2016  

It was 9.30 am when I reached the office. “Thanks for turning up for work,” said my colleague from our global HQ. I wasn’t amused. He repeated the same to another senior colleague who walked in 30 minutes later; much to the embarrassment of our colleague. I decided to confront him over his chaffing remarks, […]