The 20% Rule

Its like the chains around an Elephant’s leg. The park officials tie the chain when the Elephant is first brought to the zoo. At first the elephant tries to break-free, but over time it gives up.

In time, the park officials merely wrap the shackles round a thick wooden peg instead of tying it tightly, because by now they have tamed the mighty Elephant’s mind, will and sense of freedom and seasoned it into believing that, he will never break free. Cruel, isn’t it?

Similarly, job seekers get trapped thinking the best they can do is get a 20% hike.

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Analysis of a Viral Post

Its not often you get  a chance to be viewed a million times, liked five thousand times and commented about four hundred times. And for me it was a first. But as I sifted through the content , I came across a few common observations – the top one being, if you can’t offer a job, then they are not interested to connect further !

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Job security

When employment numbers are in red, when new jobs are hard to come by, when you see the colleague score more brownie points you get the anxiety attack.Just about everything worries you then chances are that you have a job insecurity.

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Morning never shows the day~

What are the chances the manager in you will back the dark horse in the team ? Fundamentally,the question on the table is do we spend time with the top performers alone or should we give time for middle performers or even non performers?Is there glory in turning people around? 

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Stress

Often we crib about everything that is wrong around us, and miss the point to know what is right. We complain about stress to get things done, make it perfect,sound right, look good etc etc. however seldom do we realize what stops you from not doing it? The answer is you.

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The Average Joe

In this day and age, where does the average Joe stand ? Is he expected to buckle up like all the other supermen or is he expected to fade away into oblivion? When the great speakers advocate follow your heart and the average Joe believes that and tries to implement those thoughts at his workplace, more often than not, it backfires.

So what should be the right foot forward ?

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Anger & Management

Where there are people,there will be conflict.Most common at workplace. Yet workplace is also the place where you learn the best lessons in compromise,maturity and balance. How many times have you stood your ground and made your point forcefuly?How many times have you got into an argument and nothing really came out of it? How many times have you snapped at the slightest provocation ? These situations are here to stay,and will be there with you for the rest of your work life.So its best you know how to handle it.

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