Three Traits of Leadership That Cannot be Taught

We live and work in the age of machines and artificial intelligence. With automation leading the narrative at the workplace, it is important for companies to not get too caught up in it and retain the core aspects of organizational fabric, namely leadership. Some say leaders are born not trained while others believe that there are enough frameworks and systems out there to make leaders out of people. I believe it’s a mix of both. One has to have certain ingrained qualities or leadership which can be further developed through training and mentoring. Continue reading Three Traits of Leadership That Cannot be Taught

5 Common Time Management Mistakes and Tips to Avoid Them – Guest Post by Pankaj Mondal

Are you feeling overwhelmed and getting nowhere? Or do you have too much time and easily getting bored. Most of the time, we end up feeling somewhat crunched even when we are trying our best to save time.

With meetings, phone calls, social media and YouTube, how could we not get distracted? Productivity hacks, gadgets, and apps can only get you so far. The best way to manage your time is to first recognize how you are spending it in the first place. Continue reading 5 Common Time Management Mistakes and Tips to Avoid Them – Guest Post by Pankaj Mondal

What Moms Can Teach Us about Project Management

Looking for project management inspiration? You don’t need to go too far to find it. The greatest project manager is the one who raised you and your siblings, stood rock steady beside your father, made the house a home and did all this while building a successful career. MOM! In this blog, I try to draw the parallel between motherhood and project management.  Here is … Continue reading What Moms Can Teach Us about Project Management

Importance of project management acumen in career progression

Career progression is one of the most important drivers of employee retention. 52% of millennials say opportunities for career progression is the most desirable quality in a workplace, competitive wages and financial incentives (44%), good training and development programs (35%) (PWC). There is a lot of ambiguity when it comes to career progression in organizations. Continue reading Importance of project management acumen in career progression

How Millennials are Changing the Leadership Paradigm

Let’s face it, Millennials are taking over the world. According to a study by PWC, millennials will make up an estimated 50% of the workforce by 2020. Some of the most profitable and disruptive companies today, such as Facebook, Uber, and Airbnb are led by millennial leaders. A lot is being discussed about millennial leadership styles and rightly so; after all the next decade is going to see a lot of millennials move into leadership positions. Continue reading How Millennials are Changing the Leadership Paradigm