Fixer Talk

posted by Nishta Gupta on December 19, 2012 at 02:54 pm

If you are aspiring to shed those extra kilos, then you need to work on a diet plan with an exercise regimen. Similarly, a career make-over does not happen by sheer luck only. By normal progression, the career graph moves only up. The annual appraisal cycle takes care of this important milestone in the life of a working professional. This is quite different from a horizont

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posted by Nishta Gupta on November 24, 2012 at 08:15 pm

The annual appraisal always tends to invite some degree of fear in the life of a working professional. Organisations have built in systems for managing the annual review process. Yet - at the ground level an appraisal has no standard process and methodology. The Boss commands the process and the personality of the Boss defines the methodology. Strangely, I had my most cons

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posted by Nishta Gupta on October 24, 2012 at 05:43 pm

I am silent yet I work hard. With passion, devotion, and sincerity. Like many of my other colleagues, I am unable to package my skills. If I have an idea, I can’t speak it up. 

 

Meet the introvert employee – shy, sobre, and simple. Is this you? You toil and the trophy is never yours. You are unable to showcase your talent to the top management.  Gl

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posted by Vivek Agarwal on October 13, 2012 at 11:44 am

“Most people do not listen with the intent to understand; they listen with the intent to reply”

~ Stephen Covey


As a senior management person, I have had to attend meetings wherein everyone loves to hear his/her voice.  Over a period of time, the long discussions became a strain. If everyone talks, there has to be leader who has the patience to be the gatekeeper.

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posted by Nishtha Gupta on October 7, 2012 at 06:53 pm

The wife of a Kingfisher employee committed suicide as her husband had not been paid salary for the last 6 months. She was suffering from financial stress. There are other forms of stress that go unnoticed as the signs are not visible and yet have an impact on employee motivation and productivity. Aggressive timelines, unrealistic targets, nasty colleagues, unruly boss, hi

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