The one bias to rule them all: Proximity Bias

Biases are good. Shoot me for saying that but deep inside, you know it’s true. The brain creates shortcuts (read biases/heuristics) for a reason. Some of these shortcuts are consciously wired in, some unconsciously learnt over time and some thrown in by the environment we grow up in. Are all biases good, no; but are … Continue reading The one bias to rule them all: Proximity Bias

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?

It’s all about the money, honey!

I’ve written about the great resignation before. It has all the elements every HR professional’s nightmare is made of–mass exodus, disgruntled employees and the constant fear of losing the next top talent. I was recently asked about the one significant transformation that the pandemic had brought in and while there have been many, the one … Continue reading It’s all about the money, honey!