Category Archives: Career

How Happiness Can Fuel Success At Work

Disclaimer: I do not agree with each and every statistic mentioned in the infographic below nor with the solution. I agree with the most obvious thing. Engaged employees spur profitability. As to how much profitability, it is up for debate … Continue reading

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What % of employees are engaged?

Check this infographic out. It says 1 in 3 employees are engaged. There have been different studies that did not come out with the same numbers. Some studies have said that over 53% of employees are dissatisfied with their jobs. … Continue reading

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What if you had to manage an employee that was you?

Imagine you are a manager and you had to manage you. If you ponder on it then you will realize that there are only two ways that you will rate the employee “you”.  You will either like this employee or … Continue reading

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3 Do’s from the book “happiness at work” by Srikumar Rao

I liked this book a lot and before getting to the 3 Do’s, let me tell a story from this book. For the sake of brevity, the story is in my own words. One day a king renowned for his … Continue reading

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99% Perspiration or 99% Inspiration?

For a knowledge worker, does the saying “99% perspiration and 1% inspiration” still hold true. Or is it the other way? Concept of “Work” In the Digital Age, the concept of work has been redefined.  Hard work does not mean … Continue reading

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Conversation with Indra Nooyi – A must watch

Here is a link to the video of Indra Nooyi at Yale School of Management. I liked it a lot for the following reasons. Performance with Purpose. Amazing explanation of why every company needs to take a holistic approach at … Continue reading

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What if you had to manage an employee that was you?

Imagine you are a manager and you had to manage you. If you ponder on it then you will realize that there are only two ways that you will rate the employee “you”.  You will either like this employee or … Continue reading

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