Don’t be Kupamanduka When someone just joins your organisation, get their first impression of their experience within a few days of joining. Then, after you run them through the standard tour and the paces, and get another view within a month or two. See if there is a significant drop in the ‘illusion’. And if so, why. Learn the difference […]
Did You Fire the Boss? Image: source Boss stormed to my desk, shouting, “it’s the fifth time you’re late to work this week. What’s the meaning of this?” I, obviously surprised and confused, replied, “that… it’s finally Friday?!” Early in my corporate career, whenever I was to interview for a job, there was one piece of advice I was sure to get. It […]
Just Like That I have always disliked the idea of businesses buying, and friends forcing ‘Likes’ on Facebook. The number of likes really skews the picture. It makes it difficult to differentiate between a business that has bought 300 likes from one that has earned 200 likes with quality business and customer delight. Surely, Twitter, feedback, and public reviews help maintain some transparency in […]
I guess the longer working hours became more and more common only in the last decade or slightly more, but it’s quite surprising that it seems to be going strong even to this day in many companies. And not only do companies demand more of the employee’s time, employees surprisingly take pride in claiming they work anywhere for those 15 […]
This one’s for all those people who’ve found their goal, and work towards it like nothing else matters, like there is no tomorrow. And for all those who know the true meaning of rules, the sensible rules at least.