Are You Your ‘Pain Body’ ?

You are in office , trying hard to focus on your job. Suddenly, you overhear your colleagues discussing a possible shift in responsibilities, in your project. Of course, this is no big deal for you! It barely makes any impact on your task list. Ohh no! Wait a second ! It actually does. Just few responsibilities would be routed through the senior team member who acts nerdy and finds fault. Does this impact your job ? No way ! You still have your task list running. But then , there is a gnawing pain that rolls down your spine. Something

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Will loyalty veritably pay off?

Excerpt from an article of Mr. Gopalkrishnan, Chairman TATA, as he talks about the pros and cons of staying in a company for long and being loyal to it. He says… I find that most of these people are the ones who have stuck to the company, ground their heels and worked their way to the top.  And, as I look around I find that people who changed their jobs constantly, have stagnated at some level, in obscurity! In this absolutely ruthless, dynamic and competitive environment, there are still no short cuts to success or to making money. The only

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Kaizen Effect in Life- Grow with It

Change, improvement, achievement, goals, success all these words sound so good to the ears, but these are not mere words, behind each one of them stands the dream of millions of people, and some may even die before reaching their destination. Have you ever thought why it happens, why a dream remains a fiction and never becomes true? What is it that we lack to convert our dreams into reality? James Freeman Clarke rightly said, that “We are either progressing or retrograding all the while. There is no such thing as remaining stationary in this life”. We do not realize

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Hierarchy- Limits the Growth

A jillion smart, energetic people submitting to the ‘right’ incentives won’t get you a micrometer closer to the customer unless the dead weight of a vertical hierarchy is lifted — almost entirely — off their backs. There’s no liberation when much more than a semblance of the superstructure remains.” — Tom Peters, Liberation Management A rendezvous with a friend over a steaming cup of coffee – “does hierarchy in an organization limit the growth of talented employees?” An Engineer joined an organization, as the market (during that time) was volatile and since he could not make good use of his

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