Which is the best job in the world? Apart from the fact that it is what you love to do, the best job also is the one where feedback is absolutely clear, without contamination. Ask an Actor, a Cricketer, a Fund Manager, an Author – if its great work, people flock to the stores / theatres / stadiums. No Critics, No Endorsers, No Director’s criticisms, No Coaches opinions, No Brand Endorsement Leadership, No Productions Houses’ partial publicity of another stands in the way. Pure, unadulterated Appraisal! It’s not difficult in the Corporate set-up either. Just that the possibility to deluge it with complications and layers is ample and we fall prey. Clear objectives for each job are not difficult, all it needs is […]
Studies say we now spend more time with our phones than with our partners. So there is more communication than in the past, taking the definition strictly from the dictionary. But I wonder if there is any order to that communication or are we flowing randomly without any sense of prioritization, relevance and meaning. All the digital mediums and the flow of information through them is there for making our lives easier and value-added. But only if we know how and how much to use them. If we allow ourselves to be led by the avalanche of information, many priorities are bound to get lopsided. Worst affected are those that rest on fringes of human sensitivity because they need time that we don’t have and […]
Life is not an organized race where everyone is given the same starting point. We often forget that. If I am working as hard as the person in the next cabin, why should I not be considered for similar promotions? Let me go a step further. If my results are as spectacular as those of my colleague heading another division, why is he suddenly a Grade ahead?