The Attitude to Learn

Tom is a very sharp boy. Good in spoken skills, good averages in academics, overall well groomed and a good-looking boy. He studied in a posh school, was of well-to-do parents and an only child. An open, friendly and free

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the very humane, HR

It’s very important not to shortchange people and respect them for what they do. This sentence was haunting me since quite sometime. Things happened that made me address issues that are very important to me. Values, Ethics and how we

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Euphemisms and Life Skills

Euphemisms and Life Skills By Surya The class was business communication. The students were in the third semester of their masters in management. As I introduced the topic, they were initially quite skeptical as to what this unpronounceable word that

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Am educated to be employable. Am I?

Sagarika and Punya, best friends were pursuing their postgraduation in chemistry. They both apply for the position of a part time lecturer in a prominent college. On the day of the interview, both wish each other luck. Both the girls are extremely knowledgeable

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Against all Odds

Parents, teachers, society never fail to set standards for children. It’s a good thing as children should look up to adults and set their goals and strive towards it. But in this race for achievement, are we collectively failing to

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Corporate Culture

Meenakshi joined a multinational bank as a consultant after a break of 7 years. She preferred to be with her kids full-time during their formative years, be supportive to husband’s career changes and travelled with him. Her kids were a

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The customer expired. Period

In the relationship between the seller and buyer, when does the relationship end..or does it? Businesses these days work with the rule – our relationship is with his money and not with him. Most companies today work on the premise,

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Who should I become?

Puja has just completed her class X exams. She was in a dilemma about her future studies and career choice. She opted to go to a counsellor and took an aptitude test whose results were not on typical lines of

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You say you are part of a team? Think again

I remember this old fable of two men who worked in a hotel. Each had a unique responsibility. One of them had the responsibility of serving food for everyone. The other person had the responsibility of clearing away the table.

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Chaos catalysts growth!

Remember the last time your child screamed murder when you tidied his/her room? Our defense of, “How can you study in this mess?” is always met with, “Am fine with it”. Recollect how they feel so lost and insecure without

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The role of HR in making india an economic super power
Mr Mukesh Ambani in his article " A leader for a Global India Inc" has stated that economic prophets have billed India as an emerging global economic superpower. The imperative of turning these prophecies into reality is compelling. ...
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The S Curve of Success: Harness Goals and Vision through Emotional Quotient
Observation of Learning or Success at work reveals that growth can be typically fitted on an S- Curve. Both are usually a bit slow and gradual at the outset, then proceed at a dramatic speed and once a peak is achieved, the so-called...
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The Power of Emotional Resilience
The quality of relationships determines the effectiveness of emotional resilience during any emotional or physical crisis. Proper management of relationships helps to bounce back from adversity so that one can be more flexible and resilient in stressful situations...
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4th D Woman
Kavitha S Daniel talks to women who are working on their terms and managing a perfect balance of home and career. It might mean losing out on the perks of a job, but the contentment makes up for it ...
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