Sharing an excerpt of what I read last week from Fortune magazine. I read before, in Time magazine that the first thing you need to do for your career is to get a LinkedIn account, which I did. Time rarely gets it wrong. I noticed that companies are now catching up. I’m getting invites from… Continue reading How LinkedIn will fire up your career
Assuming you yourself is motivated already and you hold a lead/management position, below are rewards/recognition tips. Don’t wait for evaluation/appraisal time to make your performance feedback known. Real-time recognition/feedback is better because it gives prompt corrective action where it’s needed or acknowledges deserving work. Remember how you feel about belated birthday greetings/gifts? That’s similar to… Continue reading Motivate without spending millions
Motivating teams starts with motivating yourself. It’s amazing how, if you are very stressed out, it seems like everyone else is, too. Enthusiasm is contagious. If you’re passionate about your job, it’s much easier for others to be, too. Understanding your own motivations is a great place to start learning about motivation. The key to… Continue reading Motivate yourself first!
Everyday I get 50 work emails on average from various people for various concerns/projects. And I send an estimated 20-30 emails per day. If I just focus on replying and sending emails, I would have consumed my entire eight hours already and not able to attend to the multitude of my other project management tasks.… Continue reading Managing emails better in Outlook
An eye for eye only ends up making the whole world blind. -M.K. Gandhi
We had a company meeting few days ago and I can’t help noting these down: For lack of other terms to use add additional use of reusable components enable to be able nominating nominees Idiom mis-expressions another new in the initiative missing subject/object, should be: Another new portion of the initiative turn the floor… Continue reading speak up, but speak right
This recession will change the course of your career. Whether you’re damaged or strengthened depends on the way you respond. Can you rise to the challenge?
First Published: in the June issue of Fortune Asia.