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Who is your favourite boss?

21 Sep , 2016  

Now how long did you take to come up with a name? If this is your first job, read no further. Oh! you come up with a name in no time? Did I hear you say that this is a question for which we all have answers instantaneously? I believe we are always ready to […]

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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 […]

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Time To Let Go Matrix Reporting?

27 Jul , 2016  

How many bosses do you have? If the clear answer is one, then you are a blessed soul! Some of you may think hard and say, “Oh sorry, I have a dotted line to ‘X’ too.” Dual reporting, matrix reporting or dotted line reporting as some organisations refer to it, have become an accepted form […]

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Sarcasm is my middle name

23 Feb , 2016  

What is your favorite topic of discussion at work? I am sure one of them, if not the most talked about, must be your boss. We observe and comment on everything our bosses do.  What they wear, how they speak and their personality, whom they talk to frequently, who their favorite people are and whom […]

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Why Appraisals fail to impress me!

1 Feb , 2016  

It’s that time of the year when we and our bosses remember each other. Not that bosses ever go out of fashion/season.  Our employers force us to get together for a particular ‘activity’ called Appraisals. As much as we meet our bosses for a variety of reasons throughout the year, some conversations are not to […]

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Are Townhalls boring?

5 Jan , 2016  

First week of any new year is like a movie release, we all have expectations about what’s new in our organisation for the year. You must have already received emails from your CEOs or attended townhalls/ all hands to hear about how 2016 is like for your organisation! Every year I wake up with the […]