Performance is punishing !!! Non-performance is rewarding.

Berty is called by her CEO early in the morning asking her to draft a quick response to the organizers of some high-level business delegates nominated to visit Italy from her country, where her boss is also an invitee. Berty is Head of HR and has enough on her plate functionally, being head of aContinue reading “Performance is punishing !!! Non-performance is rewarding.”

Blame games feast on culture!

Chris manages a restaurant chain of 40 restaurants in her country. One of her restaurants was scheduled to go for usual refurbishment works and quite obviously she needs to allocate h er staff to other restaurants which are already running with low staffing. She shifted some staff to a few other restaurants and kept someContinue reading “Blame games feast on culture!”

Look – Your subordinate has a better decision!!!

Your subordinates may have better answers than you. Most of the time managers assume that they have all the solutions and the decisions are always at their end. Most discussions of decision making assume that only leaders and managers make decisions. This is a dangerous mistake as once written by Peter Drucker. As a manager orContinue reading “Look – Your subordinate has a better decision!!!”

Excellence is a way of life.

The word excellence has a profound meaning in it and it invites pride enormously. I often find myself reading and re-reading all my notes and emails just to ensure that the same is presented well. Even a simple format that I make for my team goes for several corrections and filter for perfection within myself.Continue reading “Excellence is a way of life.”

Manage People as you Manage Business

In a recent reading, I happen to come across a phrase: “Manage people as you manage business”. It’s quite interesting to contemplate on why many leaders fail in managing their people with the same passion that they have in managing their business results. It’s a fact that, if one manages their money as carelessly as theyContinue reading “Manage People as you Manage Business”

Winning over “Scarcity of Generosity”!!!

Last week I sprawled over this beautiful phrase- “scarcity of generosity”. I have been thinking of this for a while now and it does have a deep meaning entwined in it. Is generosity a scarce gesture that we see around always? We see there is a huge vacuum of this every day, in the people aroundContinue reading “Winning over “Scarcity of Generosity”!!!”