Author Archives: Ayushi Surana

Personal Branding- The Complete Guide

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  We seek respect in our professional lives. Gaining the respect of others in the workplace is something many people want, but often have misguided ideas on how to achieve this goal. The following tips will provide valuable insight into the process of gaining and keeping respect in the workplace. 1. Display self-confidence: Do not let the fear of losing your job hinder ... Read More »

7 Metrics to Analyse Successful Leaders

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Do you consider yourself successful? If your answer is “Yeah, I guess,” here are the seven main standards of success you could measure yourself on: A Healthy Relationship With Yourself: The most important relationship you’ll ever have is with yourself. Treat yourself the same way, you’d help your best friend suffering from any minor glitches or problem. Success ultimately hinges ... Read More »

5 Quick tips to De-stress at Work

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Job stress is something we all face as workers and have different means to cope with it. Some jobs, by definition, tend to be higher stress such as ones that are in dangerous settings (fire, police), that deal with demanding customers (service providers), that have demanding time pressures (healthcare), and that have repetitive detailed work (manufacturing). But stress is not limited ... Read More »

Insights Into Being a Great Leader

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IQ and technical skills are important, but the most effective leaders in today’s world are alike in one crucial way: They all have a high degree of what has come to be known as emotional intelligence. It’s not that IQ and technical skills are irrelevant. They do matter, but mainly as “threshold capabilities”; that is, they are the entry-level requirements for ... Read More »

How ‘Miss Poorly Dressed’ Misses a Chance of Promotion?

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While an employee’s work performance may be strong, not presenting himself in a professional manner, may have serious repercussions on your career’s growth. Many surveys show being physically attractive in the workplace has its merits, but did you know that outside appearances can actually hamper career growth?According to a new study by CareerBuilder, an employee’s dishevelled appearance and unprofessional haircut can actively influence bosses’ ... Read More »

How Leaders are undermining their Team’s Creativity Inadvertently?

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If your team is in the midst of solving a problem or generating a new product or project idea, you might be killing their creativity without even trying. Here are three of the most common things managers do that have deleterious effects: 1. Spending too much time on brainstorming. Brainstorming or holding a group discussion to produce ideas as commonly practiced ... Read More »