Monthly Archives: September 2013

Six signs that you are not in control of your time & priorities

Effectiveness is about setting priorities around your goals, and then organizing yourself around these priorities – but this is easier said than done. Here are six sure signs that you are either not in control of your time, or worse

Are you using Techno-Latin in your corporate communication?

Around the year 2001 I read the book “The Cluetrain Manifesto“. One of the authors of this book was a guy called Doc Searls, a very popular early blogger. Doc Searls has been described as “one of the deep thinkers

Lessons in candor from Bimal

28 years ago Bimal Dhar was my first and best ever teacher of candor, but I didn’t know it at that time. Bimal was a handsome young Kashmiri engineer, educated in Srinagar, and then from Purdue. During his M.S. at

Crucial Conversations

I am a voracious reader and regularly read all kinds of books. However if you ask me the name of one book that has had the biggest impact on my life, it surely is Crucial Conversations.   I got some

Three reasons you should never quit your job in frustration

It is not unusual for an employee to quit a job in frustration and the perceived reasons behind the frustration may be many Рa difficult manager, lack of growth, no appreciation, insufficient pay, and so on.  However quitting a