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An Alternative Approach to work...& Life!

Estimated reading time: 3 minutes 48 seconds

‘It’s not my job' is a very popularly heard phrase in the Corporate World – which is the flip side of an otherwise very useful tool called – Job Description (JD) . JD helps one more clarity on his / her role responsibility & what is expected from the role . Unfortunately most use JD to have clarity on what is not listed therein, to claim as ‘This is not my Job’ While above remains as the time tested, evergreen , conventional work approach , idea here is to present an alterna...

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Meaningful Engagement

Estimated reading time: 1 minute 27 seconds

In differentiating between aimless activities routine and result oriented pursuit , in my popular management intervention product : “Busyness to Business” ; I have often used the phrase  - ‘ Meaningful engagement ‘ .  In  “Made to Mother”  - another of my unique Leadership Intervention I have said that Maids get busy , whereas Mothers – who work for no less hours , are meaningfully engagedWhile most instinctively relate to it , some of you felt interested for me...

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" Aukaat " Apani - Apani

Estimated reading time: 3 minutes 19 seconds

The (Hindi) word 'Aukaat 'is a very useful word - though currently much maligned, due its usage in a derogatory way.Many use it specifically to ' remind ' some one of his / her low standing , to denigrate , to humiliate - to express self , relative hierarchical superiorityTo me, whatever 'meaning ' - is what we attach to a word. Words by themselves are only neutral carriers - we load a meaning on them ; hence a word per say is neither good or bad , it's only an obedient tool to express what the ...

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Disappointment is less disappointing than frustration

Estimated reading time: 2 minutes 18 seconds

Disappointment , Frustration are very commonly used words ; especially in the context of Performance management or Stress management . Probably we use them interchangeably without much bothering to think what does each mean & if they both mean the sameBefore I do my ‘ sense making ‘ on this , I searched dictionary , to find following :Disappointment : “ Sadness or displeasure caused by the non-fulfilment of one’s hopes or expectations.”Frustration : “ The feel...

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How Adequate is Adequate

Estimated reading time: 2 minutes 21 seconds

Adequacy / inadequacy are not physical boundaries but , states of mind , it depends on what you believe . That’s why what is adequate for one may not be so for someone else , similarly what was adequate today , may not be same tomorrow or vice versaWhat is a good fashion ?… there is no one all encompassing answer , fitting all . Good fashion for a person is what he / she can carry off comfortably & confidently . That’s why if someone is awkward wearing the trendiest of clothing , it’...

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Coaching Reflections : Creating Awareness

Estimated reading time: 2 minutes 1 second

I plan to bring in here in this fortnightly column Thoughts , Learning , Observations on different aspects of coaching — some of my own & some via interactions / reflections with my colleagues & friends . In effect , it’s the essence of what I understand — made available to wider audienceToday , I start with thoughts on Awareness — something very core to a coaching processActing without being aware is like taking medication without diagnosing medical condition .Awareness is knowi...

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