Last week I sent the closing email for one of the projects I run. The email subject line said – ‘Chennai Technophiles signing off for 2019.’ What the subject line should have said is ‘I am signing off for 2019.’ For over a week now I have been literally dragging myself out of bed and … Continue reading End of the year slump
February has been crazy busy and that is an understatement. I keep thinking that the next day will be better and it ends up being just as busy. Now I have just pinned my hope on March. Almost everyone who has crossed paths with me this month, has heard me say – “March will be … Continue reading Day in the life of an HRBP #1
It isn’t that hard to turn work into fun & fun doesn’t come in just one variety. According to Nicole Lazzaro, there are four kinds of fun: Easy fun – This is casual, nice, light and takes minimal effort. Think of it as the fun you have when you’re relaxing by the ocean or hanging … Continue reading Making work fun
You get the culture you build! Been driving people through incentives? You’ve done the job right, here – take some cash. Project under compliance? Here’s an award. Whoops, missed a few deadlines. That’s OK. We’ll skip over your incentive for this half month, your appraisal will be just fine. What happens when you then realize … Continue reading Working for incentives?