23Sep
By: sudha On: September 23, 2019 In: Communication, Office Etiquette, World of Work Comments: 0
08Sep
By: sudha On: September 8, 2017 In: Leadership, Management, Office Etiquette, World of Work Comments: 0

Learning how to effectively and efficiently resolve conflict is one of the most important skills for a leader, and a manager. The work place is representative of a stand alone universe in itself. In which case, it is only obvious that it will have people from diverse backgrounds, with diverse...

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30May

What is the Glass Ceiling? In an age and time where we are looking at India as a potential superpower, with a tremendously fast growing economy, with the population of the fairer sex at 48.1% [Census 2012], can we afford to deliberately leave women out of this race to...

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20Apr

In our previous post, we spoke about what the  divide and rule management strategy is, how it works and why it is anything but cool, or acceptable. But what do you do when you are at the receiving end of this strategy? It can be extremely stressful and limiting to work...

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14Jan
By: sudha On: January 14, 2017 In: Managing Yourself, Office Etiquette, World of Work Comments: 0

The one occupational hazard you will have to deal with, no matter what your occupation is, is – office politics. Some look forward to it, consciously or subconsciously, as a form of entertainment, while some prefer to stay miles away from it. This post comes as help for those who...

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12Jan

With the work from home culture gaining popular acceptance, we thought it is a good idea to talk about the guiding principles and ethics for working from home. While this option does guarantee a great deal of flexibility and comes with a promise of increased productivity, it also comes...

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03Jan
By: sudha On: January 3, 2017 In: Motivation, Office Etiquette, World of Work Comments: 0

Caught in a rush of deadlines and projects, the conferences and the appraisals, every day is a struggle at work, and every sent document a sigh of relief. We are often so caught up in our busy work lives that we forget people who work tirelessly, round the clock, putting...

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27Sep
By: sudha On: September 27, 2016 In: Management, Managing Yourself, Office Etiquette, World of Work Comments: 0

Disagreements and conflict are only a very natural part of your work space. What makes a difference is, how you deal with them. Conflict resolution is a way for two or more parties to find a peaceful solution to a disagreement among them. How you manage conflict therefore, signifies a...

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19Sep
By: sudha On: September 19, 2016 In: Career, Managing Yourself, Office Etiquette, World of Work Comments: 1

Every so often, one gets to hear this word in our fast paced corporate lives – “unprofessional.”  There has been, and continues to be a whole lot of debates and discussions about what qualifies as professional and what qualifies as unprofessional behaviour in the workplace. However, no matter what side...

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11Apr
By: sudha On: April 11, 2016 In: Career, Job Offers, Managing Yourself, Office Etiquette, World of Work Comments: 1

So what do you do when you’ve gone through the long process of recruitment, negotiation and securing an offer, only to want to reject it? Is it acceptable? In most scenarios, declining a job offer after accepting it is just NOT acceptable. You have had several chances to not...

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