Do you remember the iconic job interview scene from the movie “3 Idiots”. When asked to explain his consistent low marks in the engineering exams, Raju replies – “Fear is not good for marks”. Fear is not good for performance at work too. Why? Read on!
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How To Manage Layoffs As A Small Business Owner: A Comprehensive Guide
The decision to lay off employees is never an easy one. There are a few things you can do to make the process of layoffs as smooth as possible. In this guide, we will cover the steps you need to take in order to manage layoffs in your small business.
Can You Afford to Embrace the Musk Way of Leadership?
Elon Musk is one of a kind to say the least. A genius, visionary, risk taker who wants to change the world. By all standards, he aims for what almost everyone would say is unachievable. Elon Musk is an adjective as much as a person. It’s not easy being Elon Musk. Should you be following the leadership style of Elon Musk.
The 80/20 Rule for Team Management
You may have definitely heard about the 80/20 rule – the Pareto principle. A quick recap: the 80/20 rule states that roughly 80% of outcomes come from 20% of causes. And surprisingly, this holds true in all walks of life and work. Read on to know how you can use this for team management.
What’s Your Leadership Style? Rigid or Fluid?
As a leader, you need to self-aware. Each individual has a unique recipe for success. Give them what works for them – just like salt to taste. What’s your leadership style?
7 Tips For Firing An Employee The Right Way
Firing an employee is never an easy task. It’s important to handle the situation with sensitivity and care, as it can be a difficult and emotional experience for both parties. There are a number of factors to consider when deciding whether or not to dismiss an employee. Here are 7 tips to do it the right way.
The 10 Interview Questions You Need To Ask Sales Reps
Asking the right questions during an interview is essential to hiring the best sales reps. The 10 interview questions for sales reps listed in this article will help you uncover a candidate’s motivation, ability to overcome challenges, and closing skills.
The Benefits Of Hiring Senior Citizens In The Workforce
Remember those times when you have had to turn to your dad, mom, grandparents or other older people for advice? There are times when we are stuck and their experience makes it easy to find a way forward. The younger workforce would do much better if they have access to an experienced colleague at work.
Jack, the Accountant Meets Jack, the Drummer!
Don’t engage and retain the job role. Engage and retain the person. How? Mix work with employee hobbies and passion. Help Jack, the accountant rediscover Jack, the drummer.
The Magic of Pride at Work for an Engaged and Happier Workplace
The most passionate advocates for any cause are the most proud men and women. This is a universal truth. Pride of association (with your country, university, sports club, music band or your company), catapults your engagement and loyalty to the highest levels. Pride at work is the secret ingredient for a more engaged and happier workplace.