Last Day @ Work


"You are one of the greatest Professional I know" "You are a smart developer" "Your presence brought energy to the team" "You are the most enthusiastic person I have ever seen" "I wish you would not have left" "We will miss you" "Your loss is irrecoverable" A room full of colleagues giving farewell to Sanjeev … Continue reading Last Day @ Work

Helpless?


"You were disrespected time and again in past years in public and private. When you protested you have been sidelined from core discussions. I am surprised not even once you escalated", I said summarising the conversation I am having with Shyahi. Shyahi recently reached out to me to get coached. A young girl from rural … Continue reading Helpless?

How to manage your manager?


            “You are very lucky! You got everything that you deserved at the right time,” Anuj roared excitedly. For most people, 5:00 a.m. is a time to continue sleeping, but many health-conscious people use it for exercising. Irrespective of the activity that a person chooses to engage in, nobody gets into any intense discussion at … Continue reading How to manage your manager?

Happy Outside


Evening 7:30, while most of the city is heading home, bunch of passionate engineers brainstorming in a closed room about new issue that was reported by one premium client and trying their best to find resolution to it.At times discussing an issue to find resolution unknowingly takes its turns towards blaming each other or discussing … Continue reading Happy Outside

Vande Mataram (Salute to the Mother)


"Thank you for understanding the pain of a working mother", One woman employee told to her manager when her manager carefully listened the struggle that she goes through everyday managing her two kids and then cutting across the traffic of the city and showing the professional world a face that she is fine. She couldn't get a … Continue reading Vande Mataram (Salute to the Mother)

Criticizing is fun!!!


Night 10:30 PM and I was still in office. Most of the colleagues had left office and few were preparing to leave. I went to take a cup of coffee so that I can stay awake for the next one hour to complete the presentation for tomorrow’s meeting. While coming back from the pantry, I … Continue reading Criticizing is fun!!!

A lift journey


A hurried manager rushed into a lift to reach 11th floor of the building so that he can get to the meeting for which he is already 2 minutes late. This was a meeting between him and the Vice President of his Business Unit who recently joined the organization. This is their first meting. He … Continue reading A lift journey

Leadership – Spiritual


Leadership is a spiritual activity. You lead by your spirit, thought, your devotion, not just by action. If you act like a leader without the movement of your inner world then you are faking leadership. A churn of thoughts must happen within your mind before you even make a single move. You must believe in … Continue reading Leadership – Spiritual

Hate!!!


“Extremely frustrating! How can he say this to me? He is blaming me and trying to convince others that I have made a blunder. Unacceptable!!! I am going to reply to this immediately. I will teach him what I am up to. How dare he even say this to me when his designation is much … Continue reading Hate!!!

Line of Fire!!!


“Attention!!!”, A heavy, commanding voice came flowing in the air to put all including trees, birds, grazing animals and myself in attention. Neither me nor my environment is part of the army but we all followed the command with extreme seriousness and never dared to check who gave this command. “Your enemy is in front … Continue reading Line of Fire!!!

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