5 Workplace Resolutions for Being Effective In 2018

The year-end holidays are a good time to wind down and recharge your batteries. It’s always good to reflect on the year gone by and make plans for the new year. On the personal front, people make resolutions for better health and fitness, better control on finances, exotic vacations and so on. I think it is important to make some resolutions on the professional front … Continue reading 5 Workplace Resolutions for Being Effective In 2018

5 Simple Steps to Good Decision Making

An average adult makes about 35000 decisions a day. If one had to summarize a day at work, it would something like: Decisions, Decisions, and Decisions! In fact, a manager’s competency is measured by the quality of decisions made and the outcomes achieved. As you go higher up the ladder, decision making is all you do and every decision is crucial. I have read that … Continue reading 5 Simple Steps to Good Decision Making

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

Reducing Corruption in Government Projects

Government projects are prone to corruption, even in countries where anti-corruption laws are strongly enforced. The popular definition of “corruption” is “a form of dishonest or unethical conduct by a person entrusted with a position of authority, often to acquire personal benefit,” while the legal definition is “an act done with intent to give some advantage inconsistent with official duty and the rights of others. … Continue reading Reducing Corruption in Government Projects

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