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What's Your 'E' Type?

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Wednesday, 06 September 2017 15:07

Do you sometimes get the urge to chuck your job and take-off on your own or for that matter are already on your own and wonder if you made a mistake and should probably go back to a secure job? Do you know what’s your ‘E-Type’. Are you an employee-type or an Entrepreneur-Type. How you travel tells a lot about whether you are an employee or an entrepreneur type of person.

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Time For HR Heads To Become CEOs

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Tuesday, 13 January 1953 06:05

While leaders from other functions often reach the top slot, HR heads are rarely made CEOs. With businesses becoming more people-centric, the time is right for CEOs to come from the HR function. HR professionals need to rise to the challenge and aspire for the corner office.

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Work-life Integration Not Work-life Balance

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Wednesday, 26 July 2017 10:47

Separating work from life and maintaining a healthy work-life balance is a losing battle. We need to move to enabling an integration between work and life by erasing conventional separating lines and enabling employees.

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Men in Blue - Great Teams vs. Shining Heroes

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Tuesday, 18 July 2017 14:58

Who is more important, individual or team? What sort of company culture and HR policies should be promoted, those that promotes the team or those that recognise exceptional individuals. Lessons from ongoing controversies on coach selection in the Indian Cricket team.

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Can Laws Bring About Good Change?

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Wednesday, 05 July 2017 12:32

Our blog post last week elicited a number of responses and the general view of those who commented was that while the provisions are well intended, they will probably also lead to companies taking actions to avoid the legal burden and that would be detrimental.

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The New Maternity Act - A Boon or Bane

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Friday, 30 June 2017 13:26

Maternity Act 2017

The new Maternity Benefit (Amendment) Act, 2017 has made significant changes to the maternity leave rules in India for private companies, a law that has existed for over 50 years. Among the many changes a few that stand out are:

Technology Pendulum Swings Away

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Thursday, 22 June 2017 12:09

Technology Pendulum Swings Away

Not so long ago, we came to our workplaces and got access to machines and capabilities that made us a lot more productive and connected. Our companies only could afford to buy and justify using technologies. We went home to significantly lower levels of technology and connectivity.

The Product Software DNA - Don’t Chase the Money

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Tuesday, 11 March 2014 19:56

Everyone knows that building software products is different from the software services business. It takes a different kind of entrepreneur and a different kind of team to build a successful product software business. What I call the product software DNA. In a series of 4 posts I have been sharing our personal take on what it takes to be a product software company founder. Here’s the fourth in the series.

The Product Software DNA - Part 3 - Focus

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Thursday, 06 March 2014 15:21

Everyone knows that building software products is different from the software services business. It takes a different kind of entrepreneur and a different kind of team to build successful product software, what I like to call the product software DNA. In a series of 4 posts I am going to share my personal take on what it takes to be a product software company founder. Here’s the Third.

 

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