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So, you want leadership development? Expect more first!

leadership development

We worked with several organizations for over a decade now. We helped them in various aspects of people management, leadership development and organizational development.  In doing so, we always remained aligned with business and growth. From all these hands-on experience, we gained some deep insights.   One of such insights is related to leadership development. Every […]






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5 Critical Career Perspectives 

Career perspective

Here I am, sharing five important perspectives towards career. These are as much of my personal experiences as that of several others that I interacted with.   1. Job Vs Career:Let’s get this right upfront – if you are looking to make a career, one must be there for a long haul. It is not just […]






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Mistakes to avoid in People Management

people manager mistakes

People management is a natural responsibility that comes with career growth for many – unless one chooses to go with the technical/specialist path. For some, people management is a natural instinct. It just flows. For others, it needs learning, awareness and conscious effort. There are many managers who put in the required intent and effort […]






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Growth Through People Management

Growth through people management

Over the years, I have had experience of innumerable conversations with business owners and business managers. Just see a sample of what they shared …   “It is always a struggle to find good talent in the market; we have business ideas and plans, but not talent to execute”   “It is so difficult to […]






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10 Tips for People Managers to engage their team better

When you see some teams, you can feel the energy. Some teams are too quiet and indifferent. Some teams demonstrate dropped shoulders.   Team energy is critical for high performance. Energy leads to engagement. Who should pump in that energy and who can sustain: Team leaders or HR Managers?   Research over the years coupled […]






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“I am a techie; is people management for me?”

Is people management for techie

Let us admit first – technical skills are essential to start a career. A young professional is hired by organizations to perform a set of tasks as per the standard operating procedures using the technical expertise. We can see this across industries – IT, pharma, engineering, BPO and so on. As one grows, the young […]






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On Becoming A People Manager

People Management

To become a people manager, the first step is to check if you wish to be a people manager. This pause and reflection is critical which will avoid you becoming a ‘reluctant’ people manager. Once you cross the first step, we recommend two more steps. All the three steps are detailed below.   How to […]






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Criticality of People Management: For Organizations and For Individual Careers

People Management

For more than a decade, we have been working with various clients – small & medium sized to large multinational companies. While there are a variety of HR needs that emanate out of business environment, we find one common need across – the need for more savvy people managers!   It is no more a […]






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World should have treated me better!

Self Acceptance

“During my stint in that organization, I brought in many systems and processes; there was nothing when I joined” – this conversation goes on endlessly unless one makes a conscious effort to stop it!   “I helped them a lot when they were in crisis. Of course, now they have grown big” The disappointment is […]






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Engagement is much more than one outing and one grand lunch!

Employee Engagement

Two hundred people….one day outing…a place not seen by many before….HR and facilities teams get busy planning the complex logistics… organizing committee visits the place to discuss and taste the menu for breakfast, lunch, snacks and so on. When two hundred becomes four hundred people, the effort becomes even more enormous and expensive; of course, […]






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