At the start of the lockdown, a colleague and I established a weekly series where we would get the team together to debate on topics from around the world. These could be themes ranging from HR to history to diets and everything in between. The aim was to bring together diverse perspectives on a wide … Continue reading What will HR look like ten years from now?
As a teen, Trouble is a Friend by Lenka was one of my favorite songs. Over the years I forgot all about it but I rediscovered the song in March this year when it was playing at an ice cream store I was at. While I still love the song, I believe it would now … Continue reading Friends with Failure
I do not know how he does it. I wouldn’t be able to even if it was my full time job and this isn’t the only thing he does. I cannot help but wonder if he has a team behind it all but somehow somewhere in my bones, I feel like every single post he … Continue reading Can’t be Seth Godin
I had the most wonderful awakening yesterday and I spent many hours after mulling over it. If you know me or have hung around this site for a while, you might be aware of my intense love hate relationship with psychometric tests. I take them all and hate them all. Well, hate is a strong … Continue reading Wrong but useful
The internet is overflowing with predictions on what life and work will look after the pandemic. There is no doubt that some things will change, yet history has shown us time and again that we are extremely inaccurate when it comes to predicting the future. Will we eventually default to our old ways or learn … Continue reading Working After COVID-19: What to Expect
The origin of the Overton window has roots in public policy economics. The term took on mainstream popularity during the 2016 United States Presidential election. However, given that the concept deals with how people think and is universally applicable, those working within an organization can use it just as effectively as politicians do. Joseph Overton … Continue reading Overton Window
Because this is the first in the series, I will start with an introduction and we’ll knock it off as we go. My favorite conversations are one where someone who does not work in HR looks with apprehension, albeit politely, at an HR professional who has just sprouted a phrase that HR pros use in … Continue reading #1 Famous HR Terms – 70:20:10
Every time I talk about my definition of an HR Business Partner, I inevitably face the same question. They look at me with disbelief, skepticism, accusation and astonishment as they ask – ‘How can you not interact with employees and yet be effective?’
Who knew that when 2020 began, we would be facing a global pandemic within three months of the year? HR gurus predicted, per usual, that this would be the year that work becomes more flexible, mental health becomes an area of focus and technology plays a greater role in the life of an HR professional … Continue reading WHAT ABOUT THOSE WHO CAN’T WORK FROM HOME?
Yes, I watch TED talks when bored. I also watch a lot of other random stuff on YouTube, but every now and then the list of recommendations features a talk and I click (now more than ever). Here are some I discovered and loved this month. What I learned from 100 days of rejection | … Continue reading Favorite TED Talks: March 2020