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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Your Learning @ CiteHR – of, by and for you!

How can ‘Professional Learning’ be ‘Personally Managed’? Precisely, this learning is not an institutional owned or run by any organization, but you. It is not mandatory, yet that’s all you do. If you are reading this and are a member of CiteHR, probably you have already been practicing it . It stands beyond any course or certification. Everyday at work, you come across millions of information which you refine for your implementation. You shuttle from one implementation to another. In this busy process, do you reflect on, what did you learn? What is your learning plan? Do you identify an area and start

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Are You An Outlier At Work?

We have several stories of few smart employees making the cut. What impacts their effort? They are the ones, who can finish a project, close a neat deal and even help in shooting up the share prices of a company, just as Scobble did for Rackspace or a Mark Zuckerberg for Facebook.  When these ideas were already tried and tested by others with moderate success, what helped these few to strike gold What makes an employee such an Outlier? Are they, super humans or they are the ones, who know how to get around and align their strengths to the

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Survival Strategies – Sink or Swim ?

We have our survival strategies to face when the going gets tough. A calm mind is what you achieve during the early morning yoga session or at a holiday. How do you extend this experience and keep a watch on your actions as the day gets hectic? There are zillion reasons that barely allow you to catch a breath, rather makes you race against time with strict deadlines and increasing competition. How do you hold yourself and sail through such times? Success comes to you when you learn to master them.  We know how you rush from your Monday mornings with

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How to become a Master from a Novice – Apprentice, The Journey

I recently attended a brain storming session with Mr. Kishore Bhave*, on what it takes for a novice to become a master. During the discussion he shared an anecdote. During his MBA course, from Jamnalal Bajaj Institute, he was called in by the Dean to elucidate on skills and ability. He explained that “Knowing how to drive a car is an ability. Training on driving lesson enables every trainee with it. Whereas, driving the car through twisted narrow lanes without making an error or an accident is a skill.” Figuratively every novice embarks upon the journey to enable itself. This journey

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