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  • Leadership Quotes

    You must do the thing you think you cannot do. – Eleanor Roosevelt If you think you can do it, or you think you can’t do it, You are right. – Henry Ford Do the one thing you think you cannot… Read More ›

  • Importance of TimeOut

    We have seen in various sports when a play or a pass is not developing the way expected or falling out of bound, timeout is called.  After timeout, team regroups and turns the outcome for that instance or break the momentum of… Read More ›

  • Remember this…

    The best time to make friends is before you need them. – Henny Youngman The ultimate competitive advantage lies in an organization’s ability to learn and rapidly transform learning into action. – Jack Welch You don’t manage people; you manage… Read More ›

  • The 4 Disciplines of Execution

    Execution of ideas/goals makes the real difference.  Any one can set goals and objectives but when it comes to implementation, it is totally a different game.   You might have seen excellent concepts being converted into highly visible projects and later the project… Read More ›

  • How to Attend Team Meetings

    Once I was approached by a team member and enquired why she is not being given special tasks or not being involved that much in comparison with her another colleague.  Since I had led both team members and knew where… Read More ›

  • Leadership Secrets

    Leaders are not only people with heavy-weight designations like CEO, CIO, Vice President or say Senators, Member of Parliament, or something with power and authority.  We all are leading in some shape or form and making things happen by our leadership. … Read More ›

  • Situational Leadership

    I completed Computer Based Training – “Situational Leadership II” developed by the Ninth House.  I was amazed with the technique used to give lessons; it kept me involved till the end and I did not feel disconnected or bored.  It… Read More ›

  • You had problem pronouncing long Indian name?

    You might have seen that some Indian names are little complicated to pronounce (particularly by our American and Canadian fellows – may be Europeans too).  Now-a-days, Indian names are very common in workplace as offices are quite diverse and multi-cultural.  Some have changed… Read More ›

  • Benjamin Franklin – Wit & Wisdom

     An honest man will receive neither money nor praise that is not his due. Who is strong? He that can conquer his bad habits. The wise man draws more advantage from his enemies, than the fool from his friends. Hide… Read More ›

  • The Art of Getting Work Done!

    When managing a project, it comes down to managing work and leading people; and everyone is different; we cannot apply a single rule to get the work done. Enthusiasm of doing the work depends greatly on the type of job… Read More ›

  • Think about it…

    Attitude towards our life and work defines our place in this universe – physically and spiritually; read, listen, think and act in a positive manner. Our big dreams and actions lead us to where we want to go.  Once you… Read More ›

  • Diversity

    Its blessing to work with people of diverse cultures and backgrounds. Sometimes these differences can bring some unwanted issues in the teams.  Being a team leader, you got to be very sensitive about it as it can lead to some conflict;… Read More ›

  • Happy Canada Day!

    Canadian are celebrating 140th birthday of Canada.  On July 1, 1897 British North American Act created the federal government and stated that Canada would become an independent dominion or territory of England.  At this time Ontario, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Quebec joined… Read More ›

  • Project Meetings – Communication Essentials

    Many tips are available on productive meeting, I want to mention that I have found very much helpful. We all need to work on making meetings productive.  Because of lack of preparation or committment or something else, meetings become waste of time as… Read More ›

  • Listening

    Active Listening – 10 Tips

    Face the speaker. Sit up straight or lean forward slightly to show your attentiveness through body language.

  • Whiteboard as TTD list

    Using whiteboard is very productive in a team-room setting.  We all use it to explain things and concepts, during brainstorming sessions, etc.  But I have used it in “Things to Do*” list format a lot. Its a big whiteboard and sits… Read More ›

  • Quotes for Sunday :-)

    I check once in a while, and I like to listen to him (audio CDs), never had a chance to attend his seminar.  He speaks very passionately and he charges me up and gives  new perspective to do things that… Read More ›

  • Positive Thinking..

    I spent some time over the last few months  reading book and listening to audio CDs on positive thinking (attitude).  The one was “The Power of Positive Thinking” by Vincent Peele.  I liked so many things described there.  I have tried… Read More ›

  • Planning

    A common mistake is to consider planning as only a mental process, an idea in our head that simply looks at the past and adjusts for the future. If your plan is not in writing, you do not have a… Read More ›

  • Quotes

    Insightful wit and wisdom of some is very inspiring and motivating.  I usually read quotes to refresh my thought process and prior to begining new stuff.  Here are some of my favourite ones .. Leadership has a harder job to do… Read More ›

  • Sat Sri Akal!

    Sat Sri Akal is greeting in Punjabi and means, “Eternal is The Great Timeless Lord“. And I start blogging today…