This is going to be a short one. When I first started my corporate career, I’d take extreme pains to ensure that my emails were their best possible version before I hit send. I would add the courteous ‘I hope this email finds you well’, ‘hope you had a good weekend’ and ‘happy Monday’ at … Continue reading Tiny curt emails
Failure Fridays & Self promotion Mondays!
This is going to be a short one. Remember the monthly challenges I used to post here on the blog? It’s been a while but I found the perfect challenge for February and I just had to bring the series back! It all started with a post on Instagram and by being added to a … Continue reading Failure Fridays & Self promotion Mondays!
Hurray & Happy New Year!
You didn't think I'll let the year end without wishing you a Happy New Year, did you? 2022 has been a strange year and as I plan for 2023, I know I need to rejig a number of pieces in my life including this blog but more on that later. For now, wherever you are … Continue reading Hurray & Happy New Year!
Moments that Matter: When should one head into an office?
Every single survey rolled out since mid-2020 in one form or the other asked respondents – ‘How many days would you like to work from an office?’ No wonder, we’ve been brainwashed into believing that the number of days in the office matter more than the purpose of bringing employees back. When the focus is … Continue reading Moments that Matter: When should one head into an office?
Hello there! Really really quick note to share that I am still very much around. I haven't dropped off the face of the Earth even though it may feel like it when you look at my social media. I will be back in November. It's been a combination of me being lazy, sorting the year … Continue reading Short break!
I have an announcement!!! Over the past months, I have been working with the team at NHRDN (National Human Resource Development Network) in India on launching a podcast. Yes, a podcast designed and built from scratch by your very own. It has been a labor of love, it’s out & I’m dancing in joy! It … Continue reading HR Bandit
Will organizations ever invest in ‘two careers’?
In my previous post, I touched upon individuals investing in two (or more) careers in parallel not only to hedge financial income but also lead happier and more creative lives. While I am still toying with what my second career will be and the path to get there, I couldn’t help but wonder if organizations … Continue reading Will organizations ever invest in ‘two careers’?
What’s your second career?
This is a theme that has dominated conversations for a few decades. Growing up, I was often told to create more than a single source of income. As I got older, the conversation on investing only got louder–buy a house (or two), invest in stocks, buy gold–the list of recommendations was endless. However, over the … Continue reading What’s your second career?
Top 5 TED Talks – March 2021
It’s been a while, but here are my top picks for the month. All it takes is 15 minutes (usually less) to open a whole new line of thinking or reinforce existing ones. TED is literally one of the world’s best creation. I could fan girl over TED talks for the next many paragraphs, but … Continue reading Top 5 TED Talks – March 2021
Remote Work: Spotify, Salesforce, Facebook, Microsoft & Twitter
Not so long ago, I wrote about Google’s return to work announcement. While many more will follow over the course of the next few months, let’s turn the spotlight on five organizations who have made their intentions public and read between the lines (at least to the extent accessible). Spotify: Let’s begin with the organization … Continue reading Remote Work: Spotify, Salesforce, Facebook, Microsoft & Twitter