Relationships: Is it underplayed in our success?

22 Dec , 2017  

Career Success is often attributed to talent, performance, academic pedigree, and luck. How often do we give credit to the ability to build relationships? Are you the type who reflects on your professional journey every year-end? If so, how would you evaluate 2017? Is it a great year because you earned a promotion, got an […]


Bosses! Can we put an end to blackmailing them?

7 Nov , 2017  

Blackmailing our Bosses

Oh! You have never done that? think carefully for 2 more minutes, allow some flashback of your conversations with bosses to refresh you. Even now if you are pleading innocent, I will take you through your memory lane in detail. If the following is true, then I contend that you have blackmailed your boss one […]


Culture @ StartUps, Founders Bane?

12 Oct , 2017  

What’s your imagination of startups & their Culture? Couple of orange green bean bags as work stations, smiling faces posing with Coffee Mugs on Social Media, Overenthusiastic Founders in Jeans, High Five High decibel all around, Well-lit open office spaces, A touchy story as to why the founders started the venture. Or Few friends working […]


Compliment ? When somebody calls you a pretty face?

14 Sep , 2017  

“You look very pretty Rita” exclaimed our prospective customer. Embarrassed by his compliment I hurriedly looked at my colleague. Rita grinned at me and told him, “My husband was the first to compliment on this today”. The guy almost froze to the spontaneous reaction. The stunned customer never said a thing till we walked off […]


Reference Check-The Fault in our Systems!

4 May , 2017  

Our referees are usually friends, past bosses who will swear by our name. They could be people who are committed to us about a positive feedback. So how can you be sure about the reference check of your next hire when this nexus is at work. Even the LinkedIn recommendations are a cozy club of […]


Grapevine – The best medium for organizational communication!

28 Sep , 2016  

You disagree? If your experience is anything like mine you might actually agree, I have got some of the most important information through rumours/grapevine/gossip, whichever name you might want to give it, whether it was a new structure coming into play, a senior executive joining, a major strategy announcement or if it was regarding some […]