It wasn’t me…. It was my predecessor.

I was meeting a senior level person in an organization. We were discussing the market and strategy. When there is a discussion, then all the points, be it positive or negative, comes in the queue of topics. I highlighted few wrong steps taken by the organization which downgraded the market reputation of his organization. The […]

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PPT Guy & EXCEL Guy

Our new NSM (National Sales Manager) had sent an email to all front liner salesperson “please prepare your data in excel sheet and not in power point slides.” Those days I used to be among front liner. For almost every front liner, it was tough to make a presentation on excel sheet. We were habitual […]

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The Art of Firing : How to get rid of worthless employee

Being a manager is not easy, especially when you have a non-performing employee in your team. The life gets worse if that employee doesn’t want to improve. Few employees have an issue with behaviour which stops them to improve. They have either taken the things for granted or very rigid to change attitude. For whatsoever […]

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How to handle your Boss.

I had a colleague, who was an average performer but with an excellent presentation skill. And above all, he had an excellent relationship building skill, as per himself. He had maintained a great relationship with all his bosses, current and ex. I was curious to know the secret. He revealed “Right Compliment. You just need […]

5 Questions you should ask yourself before Job Change

If you are working in private sector, then it is a matter of big surprise to find a person who has spent whole professional life in a single organization. There are less than 1% of the employed population (in private sector) who never changed job. Sooner or later employee thinks of job change for different […]

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In pursuit of Promotion | Factors affecting your promotion

“Promotion” is something which is in wish-list of every professional. Promotion is an acknowledgment of an employee’s contribution to the growth of the organization which is a clear reflection of his/her capabilities. Not only the upgradation in designation but handsome monetary benefits are involved in the process. There are many other benefits which readers know […]

Insecure Boss

Yesterday I went to a Birthday party, which was more appearing like a corporate relationship building event. Most of the visitors were from mid and senior management in different domains. There I met a guy who was working in a software company and was handling a technical team. As a typical Indian, I said, “Buddy, […]