The best innovations can only come if our people reflect the world’s full diversity of individuals, opinions, and approaches.” – Alex Gorsky, Chair & CEO, Johnson & Johnson Even though the concept of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) has been around for years, many big and small organizations have been talking a lot about D&I… Continue reading How to Incorporate Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion (DE&I) in your Workplace!
In a high-IQ job pool, soft skills like discipline, drive, and empathy mark those who emerge as outstanding. – Daniel Goleman, Psychologist & Author To emerge as outstanding, it is not enough to just be highly educated; it is of equal or more importance to have impeccable soft skills. What are soft skills? Soft skills… Continue reading Mastering Soft Skills Can Make you Successful!
After the success of my first book, Business Etiquette: A Guide for the Indian Professional, I went back to conducting corporate workshops and coaching senior leaders. Over the next three years, many of my readers wrote back that while they enjoyed the book tremendously, there were some questions left unanswered. During my workshops, my participants… Continue reading Executive Presence: The P-O-I-S-E Formula for Leadership
“Pappukuttan….amma is going to talk to one Uncle now. You know….very important for that Uncle’s job….no crying for 5 mins please da…..” I used to look at my one-month-old son on his eyes and have similar conversations, that was in 2012. Not sure whether he understood, he used to observe my phone calls. I remember… Continue reading Work from Home Etiquette: Mind your Mind
“Amma, why are you doing this ‘personal branding’ thingy, instead of going to office like *****?” – My eight year old asked when we were about to sleep. I understood the tone and realized it is time for some deep conversation as something is bothering him. Surprised at his question, I asked him, “Why are… Continue reading ”Abundance” Vs “I am enough” – Which Side You Belong to?
The emotional roller coaster; the manner you manage your feelings, determine the way your personal brand is valued, and, in turn, your overall #careergrowth. What is Be-Do-Have philosophy all about? What is the connection here with your #powerbranding? Let me share an experience with two different personalities. Scene I “Be Authentic…..saying it is easy Suba,… Continue reading Emotional Intelligence in Power Branding
I am often asked, ‘Will automation be a challenge to my role?”. This question comes from the employees in the IT and BPO sectors. I counter with another- “Do you realize that automation has impacted you already?” Think and list down every automated system that made your life easier. SMS reminder for a bill payment… Continue reading 5 Things No one will tell you about Automation
Let’s face it. The winds of change can be felt through an emerging communication medium, that’s hard to ignore. Webinars have become the flavor of the season. Do you know that the ON24 survey revealed that 75% use webinars to build their brand? How speakers mastermind a webinar will dictate whether brands create a history… Continue reading The A-Z Guide on becoming the Rock star of every Webinar
As I was winding up a career webinar three months ago, a curious college student asked, “Is there a formula to be recognized as an iconic leader?” “You have to exercise your choice to be formulaic or iconic”, I responded to her resolutely. Of course, there are recommended and established traits to be a good corporate… Continue reading The Ultimate Formula to Become an Iconic Corporate Leader
Coaching is a vast industry and with the sweeping changes brought about by technology, over the past years, it is now possible to find a coach from any part of the world. Connect4myCoach is an AI-powered platform that uses its intelligent program to match you with the best coach for your needs; from leadership to… Continue reading Global Coaching Trends Based on the
2020 ICF Coaching Study Executive Summary