Change

Should leaders be allowed to serve notice?

30 Aug , 2016  

On a Friday morning I received a cryptic email from my Vice President’s Executive Assistant. It said that our super boss had resigned in the morning and it was also his last day at work. As this person was instrumental in hiring me, I worriedly called one of my friends who is also my confidant. He […]

Communicate

Is it fashionable to blame our Predecessor?

17 Aug , 2016  

When you take on a new role do you hate your predecessor for what he left you? It was a day filled with euphoria and as I read our annual report, I was elated. There I was leading the winning team in a photograph that screamed of pride and success. I felt great! However, back […]

Emotions

Are you loyal to your Boss or Organisation?

10 Aug , 2016  

Whenever our boss resigns our shoulders drop down, there is a strange sense of helplessness we go through. It’s no surprise as we spend most of our time with our peers discussing about our boss, he or she is our favorite topic and obsession. Some of us proudly say we work for our boss. Is […]

Emotions

Office Politics? Don’t U frown on it anymore!

3 Aug , 2016  

I was on an overseas work trip and being the first time in that country, I asked my local colleague about the dynamics at work.  He said “It’s the same everywhere, office politics is global”.  He concluded by adding that he was not good at it. I am yet to meet a person who says […]