Tag: corporate diary

  • Corporate Diary: Unpacking the Value of a VUCA Upbringing

    For much of my teenage years, I believed that growing up in India was a disadvantage. This perspective shifted after spending several years working in the USA, where I noticed distinct skills exhibited by immigrants, particularly those from challenging environments like India. While hard work and ambition are key, I also observed a unique pattern […]

  • Corporate Diary: What can women do to thrive in corporates

    It’s about time women get the recognition they deserve on the corporate ladder. It’s important to acknowledge that women are just as capable as men are, maybe more in some instances. Some studies suggest they are better leaders 1, 2. However, we can’t deny the fact that their proportions in senior roles is less than […]

  • Corporate Diary: Management begins on Day1

    Do you believe that managing people only involves overseeing a large number of employees who report to you? As some of you may already know, this is a common misconception. In today’s knowledge-based industries, effective people management involves leading and collaborating with colleagues at all levels of the organization. However, some employees may not be […]

  • Corporate Diary: Be the change catalyst

    “Don’t be a product of your environment, make your environment a product of you”. I heard this quote first in the movie ‘The Departed’. At the beginning of my career, I believed this was not achievable for junior employees. However, I soon discovered that I was wrong and was able to improve my environment within […]

  • Corporate Diary: Rise of the versatilist

    “पहले इंजीनियरिंग की , उसके बाद एमबीए किया , उसके बाद अमेरिका जाके बँक में  नौकरी कर रहा है , अगर बँक में नौकरी करनी थी तो इंजीनियरिंग कायके लिये किया ?” (For my non-hindi readers, meaning: First they studied engineering, then MBA, and then they worked for a bank in America. If they wanted […]

  • Corporate Diary: Power of right questions

    Questions are powerful because they create change. Giving out facts and information is helpful, but questions inspire innovation, create transformation and result in true change. A lot of fresh graduates, mid-level managers ask me how I climbed the corporate ladder so fast, and what can they do to succeed? While luck plays some role, there […]