Jet_Airways…. 20000+ employees lost their job due to sudden shut down of the company

“Impact:* 1. Many Employees would have EMIs Running for Personal Loans, Home Loans and so on. 2. Few might be struggling with meeting the ends in life. And have to join whatever job they get even with low salary and low level. 3. Many Women employees or Men Employees wife might be Pregnant and will be terrified with this. And they have to find the second Job in Quick time. 4. Many wouldn’t have enough savings to survive till they find the new Job. 5. Many people might have planned…

People don’t leave jobs, they leave toxic work cultures

Interestingly, research by Google and others has found that the best performing work teams didn’t deliver because of talent, resources or money. Out of 250 factors they examined, the common denominator for outstanding teams was psychological safety. Those that lacked it, didn’t do so well… What is Psychological Safety? [Read on or watch the video] You’ve probably come across an environment with a lack of psychological safety i.e. an environment where competitiveness dominates (people play a zero sum game, hog credit, talk over one another, devalue each other to improve…

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…