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MANAGERIAL LESSONS FROM CRICKET

Put Your Team’s Success Ahead of Your Own Ego We are all familiar with Virat Kohli; confident committed and focused. We are also familiar with his leadership style; aggressive and in your face, to a point where he “seems” domineering and egoistic. The operative word here is “seems”. An article titled “My Way and Mahi…

“WORKING WITH THE OLDER GENERATION”

Are subordinates older than you, a challenge to handle? In knowledge and technology-driven world of today, young managers are often promoted to a lead team of older managers. Commanding Respect and support from them is often challenging. Here are 9 tips to help: Think about how their experiences add value to your team. It could be their perspective on customers, suppliers’…

HOW TO BE ASSERTIVE

Stand Up for Yourself A popular and widespread myth is, whether it is city traffic or the corporate world, you need to be aggressive if you want to get ahead. Nothing could be further from the truth. The reality is, aggressive people at best get to their destination stressed out and at worst, have an…

WHY CAN’T BOTH WIN ?

Constructive engagement for a win-win We are often faced with conflicting opinions with the boss or colleagues. It usually ends in one or both sides feeling like losers. Here are a few tips that can help: Welcome conflicts. “There are many ways to skin a cat” as the saying goes. Your idea may be only…

MAKE YOURS A TEAM OF WINNERS. DELEGATE !

How you delegate work can be vital to your teammate’s development You are in a role where you primarily achieve results through your team. Your approach to delegation can significantly impact the development of your teammates. How you delegate can make them feel empowered, whereby they act responsibly, and consistently deliver results. Alternately, the way…

MANAGING ACROSS TIME ZONES 3 OF 3

Conducting the meeting Start the meeting with introductions and general chat on the common topic of interest like sports or weather. Define how the conference will be conducted, who will chair the meeting, who will track time spent on each point of the agenda and who will take minutes. Only one person should be invited…

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