Companies are made of people. No people, no company. Treat them like your own.
It takes mind and HEART to make a job work for you. Careers are pointless if you aren’t living life. Facing fears need the right attitude. Read to know more…
Celebrate People. Celebrate Impact. Every Employee Volunteering Program deserves an appreciation of its people, teams, and a showcase of the positive impact its had on beneficiaries. Think through these tips that’ll reward you greatly both in the short, and long term. Celebrate Top Performers among the Volunteers, not more than 3-5 (medium orgs) or 7-10 […]
Building a core team is a consistent process. It does not end with having 10-15 employees on board. It’s only the beginning. Apart from sustaining the current team, you need to ensure they are willing to mentor future core members. The Employee Experience needs to be fulfilling for volunteers to make that transition. They need […]
Getting employees to volunteer for your CSR events can be extremely challenging, and stressful. 40-50 hours in office a week should never be all about work. We are humans, remember? Sometimes we forget, thanks to technology which is enabling us to do more. Work never stops. We need to stop, to recharge. I’d like to […]
The sun slowly dispelling the darkness. I like the minimalist approach. The ability to tell, without saying much.
Lanier cites two reasons why people need to delete Social Media: For your own good For society’s good Why for self? He says, the algorithms subtly manipulate you by watching everything that you do constantly. It sends you changes in the media feed to adjust to an advertisers liking. If we get off that, we […]
I stopped by the banks of the river Hooghly, down Diamond Harbour Road in Kolkata. I did not get far enough where the River meets the Bay of Bengal. The Diamond Harbour Port Trust is the oldest operating port in India. It is around 50km away from Kolkata. Ofcourse, the Papdi chaats not to be […]
Without purpose, life has no meaning. No organisation can exist without a purpose. According to an HBR article, ‘Your Company’s Purpose Is Not Its Vision, Mission, or Values‘, it presents the distinction between each of the labels that provide organisational direction. “An aspirational reason for being which inspires and provides a call to action for […]
No amount of distraction could get the bird to stand up. I guess it knew what we were upto. I’m glad at least it stayed still for a photo. The Alipore Zoo is one of Kolkata’s highlights for travellers. I found some renovations in process. I hope they revamp the entire place for a better […]
Who was Bach, Beethoven’s and Mozart’s greatest inspiration?
The last time I went to the Kolkata Zoo, it was full of humans. Thankfully, this time I went earlier. Soon as the Zoo opened for the day. Just as I expected, it was emptier and peaceful enough to take a few photos at leisure. These are a few I took on my phone. The […]