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Dynasties and Dynamics of Succession

23 Nov , 2017  

Dynamics of Dynasties and Succession

The long-term legacies of people, businesses, political parties, sports teams and media houses have been defined by who succeeds next. But this process of succession has different complexities. Viewed from the outside, it appears that often emotion dictates decisions than any logic. Let’s look at how succession is playing out in Zimbabwe, in the Congress […]

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Sexual Harassment #MeToo Campaign for Corporate

26 Oct , 2017  

Why are corporates not naming and shaming managers who make sexual advances towards their colleagues? Hollywood recently exploded with revelations on sexual predation. The likes of which have never been seen before. Looks like the ill-kept secret of tinsel town got to a precipitative point to burst into a #metoo campaign. Sexual Harassment is about […]

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Leaving us? Let me make it harder for you!

31 Aug , 2017  

The decision to leave an organisation is hard enough for any employee, so why do employers harass the person leaving?  When I resigned from one of the companies I worked with, the acceptance letter, service letter, relieving letter and final cheque came in three tranches. The first two pointed out that for the next one […]

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When Firing becomes a necessary Evil!

19 Aug , 2017  

With the growth in workforce and high demand for talent we introduced Talent Acquisition as a specialization in HR. With increased volatility and economic fluctuations, do organisations need to have specialized teams for Talent Separation?  More than that I am debating if Firing is a necessary skill to be developed? “I don’t know what to […]

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Race horses are NOT for Bootstraps!

3 Aug , 2017  

When I turned entrepreneur, I wrote the first 20 names of my choice whom I wanted to hire, Then I got to a stage where I did all the due deliberations to offer 5 of them, 3 of them eventually rejected the offer for various reasons. That day I gathered a first-hand experience of why […]

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When experience becomes liability!

6 Jul , 2017  

When we faced interviews for some of our first few jobs, we may have got rejected for our lack of experience, then we wished we had more experience. Later, every time we got service anniversary trophies we beamed with pride. But now experience is becoming an enemy? A journalist recently asked me if “Youthification” of […]