Your workday is chaotic. You often wonder how the day went by so quickly. With so many things still pending, you have a nagging feeling that you really didn’t do too much. So how do we make your day more efficient? This article looks at a few ways to bring in efficiency.
Knee-jerk reactions have become common. We react based on our current emotions, and often, regret the reaction later. Often, it’s an angry reaction to what someone says. Sometimes, it’s a decision made hastily. So, what’s the solution? This article has 5 tools to prevent knee-jerk reactions.
Till the 1960s, a lifestyle of leisure was an indicator of success. Over the next 60 years, we’ve moved in the opposite direction. Being busy is now a badge of honour. Yet, it’s important to differentiate between ‘productively busy’ and being busy for the sake of it. This article looks at some signs you’re too busy.
All through our life, we are negotiating. Right from grocery shopping to multi-billion dollar deals, there’s an element of negotiation. Funnily most of us find negotiating painful. Is there a way we can get better at this crucial life skill?. This Article has 11 rules to help you get better at negotiation.
Traditionally, power distances in family business tended to be high. Employees had two unwritten rules. One- ‘speak only when spoken to’ and Two- ‘the boss is always right’. But, now some next-gen leaders believe in going in the opposite direction. So, what’s the correct way? As with anything, extremes aren’t great. This article examines the middle path.
While every business wants to grow, its often difficult to quantify that growth. What percentage growth is good? There’s no one answer. Yet there are some high-level indicators you could use to check the goodness of your growth. This Article looks at 5 indicators to help you tell if your business is growing well.
Getting the next generation into the family business used to be easy. They joined within a couple of years of graduating. A rotation across departments followed. Taking on more responsibility, till they got the coveted corner office. That’s one way to do it.
Is there an alternate way of getting the next-gen into the management of the Family Business? This article looks at 4 things to consider before getting the next-gen in. And how to keep them happy after they join.
Nobody likes jargon. But for some words, there’s just no better alternative to describe the situation. The word we are talking about is Professionalization (a whopping 19 letters!). So, what’s this long word all about? This article looks at symptoms that indicate a lack of professionalization. And guides you through the steps to professionalise your business.
A common refrain is that employees aren’t what they used to be. ‘This Millennial generation doesn’t take ownership’. ‘They spend more time on their phone than on doing the work I pay them for’.
What’s so different about Millennials? And are there some effective ways to manage them? This article looks at the differences and offers 7 tips on managing Millennial Employees.
Business leaders, of a family business or otherwise, are always on the lookout for potential superstars in their team. Employees with the mettle to become future leaders and even the future CEO of the business. But identifying these future leaders is difficult. Nurturing future superstars takes time and effort.
So, is the answer regular appraisals? This article looks at an alternate system to identify those elusive superstars.