Slack Time Activities That Will Make You More Valuable!


Why we eat cake, smoke and drink beer?

I guess, not because they are good for us. Rather, it is an occasion or we are just giving someone company or due to our mood. We all know about good and bad things. But, we often ignore that knowledge. Why? Because we are short sighted. Short-term pleasures are good enough to keep us momentarily happy. We … Continue reading Why we eat cake, smoke and drink beer?

Do not focus on your goal!

Sunday afternoon, when clouds were covering angry hot sun. I took opportunity to go out for a run. Initial warm-up, jogging and sprinting …. Something amazing happened that day. I was reaching my targets with a lot of speed and energy. Generally, I struggle to reach my set target (set Lamppost). I asked myself “What … Continue reading Do not focus on your goal!

How To Build Momentum In Business

I will start by asking two more basic and fundamental questions: Firstly, what is Momentum? Secondly, why we want to build Momentum in business? I have asked above questions to uncle ‘Google’.... Momentum is essentially Physics team/concept. However, it is commonly used in sports, economy, projects and business. “Dockers have gained momentum and they are turning out to … Continue reading How To Build Momentum In Business

It does not matter!

It does not matter… How much work you do…. How many hours you put to work… How many complex problems you solve… How many targets you achieve… How many records you break… What matters is … How you achieve that How you prioritise your work… How you acknowledge your customer preferences... How you develop relationships... How well you communicate … your … Continue reading It does not matter!

What I have learnt from my trip to Jupiter

Last week I visited planet Jupiter. It was an amazing trip. I have so much to share with you. However, in this post, I will focus on Value Based Engagement (VBE). What is Value Based Engagement? Your employer pays you based on value you are adding every day. It does not matter how fancy your … Continue reading What I have learnt from my trip to Jupiter

Strategies to avoid unproductive meeting invites!

Do you receive many meeting invites? Do you find that your calendar is full most of the time? Do you have to go to meetings unprepared? Are you multitasking - attending meeting, checking emails and SMS at the same time?Well, you may think that you are making best use of your ‘limited’ time. However, it … Continue reading Strategies to avoid unproductive meeting invites!

7 reasons why my boss should give me valuable feedback

Feedback is one of the most underutilised management tool. We all know its benefits, so I will skip that part. Instead, I am going to share with you 7 reasons you should provide feedback and what it tells about you. Here you go! It tells about your level of engagement in Business - If you … Continue reading 7 reasons why my boss should give me valuable feedback

7 Big Performance Measurement Mistakes!

1. No mechanism to revise performance targets Businesses undergo constant change - training programs; automation; business process improvements; changes in strategy; organisational restructures and so on. Because of these changes, management should expect improvement in performance. Therefore, management must structure some mechanism to update performance targets with changes in Business. For example, if according to HR … Continue reading 7 Big Performance Measurement Mistakes!