Being a Good Boss
A good boss doesn’t just lead his team but also engages with them and importantly, mentors them onto the right track
Exceeding the brief
An intrapreneur is an ideal employee – doing not just what his role demands, but providing and implementing ideas that take an organisation to the next level
Learning from Failure
Despite all efforts, there are times when one fails – it is beyond debate that learning from that instance to never commit the same mistakes is the best way to grow as an individual and the same applies to an organisation
The Social spread
The smarter organisations have moved past the debate on social media. They are now working hard and fast at finding ways to adopt it and make it work for them
I Love Going to Work!
Getting employees to say just that is becoming a top priority for many organisations. And a ‘fun at work’ initiative provides a great means to engage employees, increase accountability and enhance productivity
Reward result, recognise effort
High pressure and high intensity are all part of the job definition when one is in sales. So what value can HR bring to the sales function in an organisation?
Getting compensation policies right is a must for the HR function. In this piece, we take a look at how pay scales have changed over the years and the factors that have influenced this change
Benefit from cross-learning
In an effort to cope with change, human resources must learn from other functions within the organisation
Training at a startup
Employee training is essential to achieve success in a startup, but, this training is most impactful when the chief-executive officer spearheads the learning culture and every employee is accountable for his or her own development
The chief and his people
In these competitive times, one resource that differentiates an organisation from its competition is its people. And for employees of an organisation to thrive, there needs to be a defined relationship between the functions of human resource and top management, especially, the CEO
The story of a serial entrepreneur
The drive to go through the hardship of starting up multiple times is one key reason why Krishnan Ganesh, founder and CEO of TutorVista, is a four-time entrepreneur. He shares with...
The Wise Leader
Narayanan Vaghul, former chairman, ICICI Bank, draws ideas from American Generals during World War II, the life of Mahatma Gandhi and even Sachin Tendulkar’s cricketing career to...
How A.R.Rahman has almost perfected the art, or should one say the business of continuously re-inventing himself...
How you can own a slice of India’s next billion-dollar startup?
An inside peek into Mumbai Angels, one of India’s first angel investing clubs, and several reasons why angel investing can be exciting and rewarding...
Plan A to Plan B and beyond
An entrepreneur’s move from Plan A to Plan B must be ‘process-oriented’, says John Mullins, professor of management practice at London Business School and co-author of ‘Get...
Inventor. Entrepreneur. Investor.
Vinod Dham, who is acknowledged as ‘Father of the Intel Pentium’ and currently founding-managing director at Indo U.S. Venture Partners, has constantly reinvented himself to st...
The People Man
Infosys’ Mohandas Pai is a man on a mission. His biggest challenge today: meeting the aspirations of 1,30,000 Infoscions...
It’s not a myth; it’s a belief
Devdutt Pattanaik shares his experience as the chief belief officer of Future Group and how his understanding of India has helped shape his career and the ethos of Future Group...
The business of quick service restaurants
For an Indian QSR, the best way to approach a business is to make smart choices - on menu, format, location and process. And for those who have managed to build a strong foundation...
Sanjeev Bikhchandani’s search for a Naukri
Info Edge’s executive vice-chairman, Sanjeev Bikhchandani, launched his first Internet portal, Naukri.com, in 1997 when India had only 14,000 Internet users. Today, he is churnin...