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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Gangs of Management

Gangs of Management or Band of Brothers , great minds think alike or fools seldom differ? What is the right mix you should have at the top management level in your organization?  Being skewed at any one style-set could fluctuate the fortunes of the company. Think of the recent Tata /Cyrus expose and you will know this is more deep rooted than you can imagine.

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The Herd Wars

The various systems in the world live or die with their herds. They form an integral part of the ecosystem. Yet, the herd mentality is looked down upon without realizing the power of it all.The constant combustion, compression, expansion and pressure will create a new nerd to lead the herds!

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The Rise of Incompetence

Stretching is the order of the day, and best is passé. People keep stretching more and more until their competence starts to become incompetence.  Its like pushing the boundaries so much that you fall off the edge, knowing that the world is flat, but if it is round, then you go back to where you started.

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The Smug Identity

What is your perception of Garfield ? The smug cat. The cat with attitude. Right? But what if there was another side to it?  Would you even consider that as an option ? Think of those people around you and how you perceive them  without really knowing their other side.

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LET : Lame Excuses Truly

Monday morning is here and some of us wont turn up for work.Some of us who are at work will hear the LET’s. I have a headache, wont be in today, I have a stomach problem,cant make it today or the best or worst  – there has been a death in the family. And you are left wondering what to do how to react?You gut feeling tells you that they are bullshitting big time.

And then you go back in the not so distant past and realise you had some gems of your own.

So what’s your excuse ? Find out here

Cheers

GB

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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GTHOOH

When is the right time to exit a situation or an argument ? Ave you ever thought  about how long to stretch ? Besides how do you know

whether it is the right time to stop and make it a smart decision versus the biggest mistake.? What if continuity was the right option?

Life is  a paradox and we all get sucked in somewhere or the other. the idea is to keep it simple and keep moving mentally.Getting

stagnated in the mind never helps.

 

So read about what s the best time to get the hell out of here?

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cheers

GB

Conflict

When was the last time you spoke your ind at work ? Does being politically correct make you feel calustrophobic? Do you think having a conflict is a bad thing? Well, not always. Having or being ina  conflict sometimes could be the best thing to happen to you.

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GB

My Competitive Friend

In the race to win – people often leave behind friends,relationships,and all those immaterial things only to realize later in life that they were the only things to live for.

Today’s world of competition is a strange paradox in itself.On one hand you have the immaterial – and on the other material,tangible and real. How do you chose which is the right one? And what if you are competing with your brother? your friend? your spouse? How do you then handle such a situation?

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Cheers

GB

Trust Deficit

We work in closed places, with closed people most of our lives.Trust, or the lack of it, plays a critical role in how the system works.A general consensus would tell you that at least at work, most people don’t trust each other and sometimes its just not about competition.

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Fault Line

How many times have you squirmed when you made a mistake ?Feared ridicule and shouting from the stakeholder? And on the flip side – how many times have you screamed your lungs out on someone who made a mistake?

Did you stop to think what must ve gone through their mind? Or what scar are you leaving in their mind which might manifest for the rest of their lives? Or did you never care or bother or even had the time to do that thinking?

Well if not, its time you do.Lets see what makes people commit mistakes and how we can handle it.?

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Cheers

GB