25Dec
By: sudha On: December 25, 2011 In: Life, Managing Yourself, Motivation Comments: 0

Sitting with my mom in the hospital as she got ready for yet another procedure made me wonder how she could stay so positive and cheerful even while facing such seemingly insurmountable odds. What happiness sources could she possibly be tapping on while even  her own body was not cooperating with her?...

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17Dec

This topic focuses on the role of business operations in Strategy Planning and Implementation. I have spent a considerable part of my career on working in and evolving the role of business operations – while many people do understand that operations plays a major role in the implementation of strategy, very...

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By: sudha On: December 11, 2011 In: Blogging, Life, Writing Comments: 0

Blogging is very new to me. I have done a lot of business writing (large proposals, analytical reports, endless information forms and long emails) but had never actually sat down and written for myself. I got introduced to this whole new world when I became active on Twitter –...

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04Dec

  Working from home is a privilege that a few enjoy. It is usually perceived by both employer and employee as a perk of the job and is an important aspect of workplace flexibility. Many organizations are slowly realizing the benefits of a flexible/remote work policy and the win-win...

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28Nov
By: sudha On: November 28, 2011 In: Business, Career, Life, Management, Performance Comments: 0

I am a big fan of the Pareto Principle (the 80-20 Rule) and have applied this in many areas of my work and life for some interesting outcomes. Whether it is in performance management, team management, relationships or home, one question helps me direct my energies and time –...

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20Nov

I have been a part of and have observed many start ups and big organizations on their growth trajectories. It is interesting to see how some businesses outperform themselves year on year while others suddenly start declining and eventually die. How and why does this happen ? What are the major...

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By: sudha On: November 13, 2011 In: Leadership Comments: 0

Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other. – John F. Kennedy When I look back on my career so far, leading and mentoring teams for the best results has been the most fulfilling among all my experiences. While a lot has been written on what examples leaders can set...

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By: sudha On: November 6, 2011 In: World of Work Comments: 0

I don’t run a business. I am not a social media consultant. My day job has nothing to do with Twitter. Nor am I a very social person. So, why then am I on Twitter? Reason #1 : EXPLORATION : It all started with the thought that triggers any...

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By: sudha On: November 6, 2011 In: World of Work Comments: 2

In India when people meet and part we often say, “Namaste” (mostly used like Hello or Hi or even Bye). This word is a composite of two Sanskrit words, Nama, and Te. Te means you, and Nama means to bend, incline or bow. The meaning of these two words...

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