Mind your Language


"I feel there is a trust issue", I said. "Some people are not sure about your honesty", I added. In a casual conversation, I was sharing feedback to Sachin who is extremely dedicated, energetic and a go-getter. I could have waited for the formal one on one meeting to share this information but as part … Continue reading Mind your Language

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?

I am Blessed!


Situation 1: Many years ago when colleagues questioned me how do I manage to get along with every manager and never had to face any roadblocks in career growth I used to answer, I know 101 ways to manage my manager jokingly. Then the next response used to be, "Why don't you write a book about … Continue reading I am Blessed!

Mr. MP Plant


Waiting on the road side for bus is not my regular practice but I thought of trying the city public transport to prove myself more grounded. I got to know from the fellow passengers-in-waiting that it will take another 15 minutes for the next bus to come. Although autorickshaws on the road were provocative but I … Continue reading Mr. MP Plant

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