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Did You Miss Any Goals At The World Cup?

July 15,2014

The FIFA World Cup just same to an exciting climax and if you are like us you are probably feeling a strange emptiness in your schedule. Among all the goals that were scored though there were some that were missed that you may not have noticed.

What Makes Employees More Productive?

July 09,2014

Harvard Business Review's website recently reached out to 19,000 employees from various levels and positions across different companies and a broad range of industries through a survey to understand "what makes employees more satisfied and productive at work?"

The survey revelaed that employees primarily need following four things to feel better and be more productive at work:

Coming Up: A Happier, More Productive, UK Work Force

July 01,2014

Newspapers recently carried news of how labour rules in the UK had been recently amended to give all workers the right to request flexible working hours including the right to work from home. The ruling sought to extend the benefit to the workforce at large beyond just the new parents it earlier applied to and the expectation is this will create a happier workforce.

The Unseen Time Wasters at Work

June 23,2014

Research says we have about 56 interruptions at work in 1 day. It takes 3 minutes to switch between tasks and it takes 2 hrs to recover from the distraction. On an average business day we receive 306 emails, we check our emails 36 times in an hour and it takes 16 minutes to refocus after handling an email. After this, the only time left which would be less than 40% of the day, would be spent on work. Time spent in office is rarely proportional to time spent on work. Take a look at these infographics to understand the unseen time wasters at work.

The Science of Procrastination

June 23,2014

The Science of Procrastination

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Workaholic to Mindful

May 26,2014

In continuation of my previous blog and as promised, I am going to share my learning’s of having been a workaholic. The imperative learning for me was what I call the journey from being ‘Workaholic to Mindful”.

Workaholism-Nothing to be proud of!

April 21,2014

Workaholic- One who has a compulsive and unrelenting need to work.

Can hard work make you happy at work?

April 02,2014

While growing up I was always inundated with advice like ‘patience, persistence and perspiration make an unbeatable combination for success’, ‘an ant on the move does more than a dozing ox’ or ‘it seems the harder I work the more luck I have’.

You’re not Superman but Batman!

March 20,2014

“Just leave me alone, I know what I have to do”!

Is this something you recollect saying to your mom or your boss (in your mind ofcourse) every time they pin point your work or keep giving constant small time feedback?

The death of old work habits

March 05,2014

“Many people look forward to the new year for a new start to an old habit”