The gamut of employees, from freshers to experienced folks and managers, are all made to run through obstacle courses in order to achieve their objectives. Every “big” company I’ve worked with, spoke to or heard about, treats all its junior and mid-level employees as criminals, erecting IT, HR and administrative policy barriers that impede their progress and agility. Employees have to jump through frustrating, mentally exhausting and time-consuming hoops of approvals, permissions, clarifications and clearances to get their jobs done.
Bosses are like sushi – or opera; they either win your heart and mind from the very beginning, or or they can scar you for life. You may eventually learn to tolerate them, but they will never be a part of the fond fables you tell your colleagues, friends, family and grandchildren. Good bosses, on… Read More
Recently, I’ve been simmering with the heat of anger brought on by instances of terrible communication around me. Sadly, as Indians, we suck at communicating well with almost everyone – our people, our governments, our institutions, our families, our peers and employees, in our daily lives.