Got Rejected ?

Got Rejected ? Congratulations !!! Rejection never means you are not good. You never get rejected in Vacuum, you always get rejected in comparison to a requirement. If a size 10 shoe rejects you, it doesn’t mean you should walk barefoot, you try size 9 and it suits you like beauty… Getting rejected doesn’t mean you are not fit at all, it only means you are not fit for that particular situation. May be that is not your thing…May be your thing is different…May be you should try somewhere else,…

Is your motivation true ?

Internal Positive Motivators: Passion, self-validation, challenge, satisfaction, desire Outcome: Successful, fulfilled and happy External Positive Motivators: Financial rewards, security, professional recognition and appreciation Outcome: Some success, mostly fulfilled, but dependent on others for continued feelings of success Internal Negative Motivators: Fear of failure, feelings of inadequacy, insecurity Outcome: Considerable success, but a high rate of burnout and general unhappiness even after success is attained External Negative Motivators: Pressure from significant others, unstable life, financial pressure Outcome: Some success, yet continued feelings of anxiety and unhappiness even after

There’s much more to being the type of leader that people don’t want to leave

Employee turnover is one of the biggest expenses that a company faces. It is an absolute rarity to find people that have more than three years with a company in today’s work force, and to be my blunt self, I don’t blame them one bit. When the leaders of a company create zero value besides a paycheck, they give the employee no reason to stay. Numerous times I’ve heard top level leaders say, “These employees have no loyalty.” When I ask what they’ve done to make the employees feel loyal,…

Realize your starting salary determines your career trajectory

You have the skills to earn a high paying salary, but in order to be paid what your are worth, you must negotiate. Many people are afraid, or don’t know how to negotiate. But negotiating is just a skill. And, like any skill, it can be learned. You are capable of learning anything, so put in the effort to learn the right way to negotiate so you can ear what you deserve. Leave your thoughts here. Four Negotiation Tips: 1. Realize your starting salary determines your career trajectory. 2. Create…

wish I had known before I started my career

Making bad strategic decisions rarely hurt you for long. Choosing bad personal associations will hurt you for years. Money can buy happiness. Save as much as you can. Work harder, not smarter. Until you learn to work hard, “working smart” is pablum of the lazy. You won’t be ready for the promotion. Take it anyway. Never work for dumb people. Ever. If you’re the smartest person in the room, you’re the dumbest person in the room. Learn the difference between earned success and survivorship bias. You can’t find the line…

9 Secrets of business, Do you know ?

ON SPENDING If you buy things you do not need, soon you will have to sell things you need. ON MISTAKES We used pencil when we were small but now we use pens Do you know why? Because mistakes in childhood can be erased but not now. ON TAKING RISK Never test the depth of the river with both the feet. ON SAVINGS Do not save what is left after spending, but spend what is left after savings. ON EARNING Never depend on single income. Make investment to create a…

Train people well enough so they can leave. Treat them well enough so they don’t want to

Amazon trains it’s employees for jobs that have no relevance to Amazon as a company – in health, transportation, among others. Amazon does it because it knows that the opportunity to grow is of paramount importance to it’s employees. People often ask me which company should they work for – big or small, a start-up or a big finance multinational. I tell them the size of the company does not matter. The size of it’s commitment to it’s people does. Do not choose a company, or a job. Choose a…

Fell years ago, Never gave up

Sometimes we feel like we have nothing left to give, and no matter how hard we try, we keep hitting road blocks that seem to hold us back. The matter of fact is, if we can overcome the obstacles presented to us and keep pushing through the bad times, we will find the success within ourselves to create something worthwhile. It isn’t always easy trying to reach the top, but when you’re thinking about giving up, remember these five things: 1. THERE’S ALWAYS SOMEONE WORKING HARDER THAN YOU ARE. Even…

These Countries Pay Expats the Highest Salary, China ?

Moving abroad may have many perks but the biggest is that it can increase your average annual income by $21,000 or more, depending on where you are from. These results are according to the HSBC 2018 Expat Explorer Survey. According to the survey, the average annual salary for expats in Singapore is $162,200, which is apparently 29% higher than what they make back home. It is also the country that leaves expats with the most disposable income. Singapore also ranks highly on quality of life parameters, such as gender equality,…