Management Tips!

Behavior Leverage! “In this world, how a person treats you depends basically on the following two factors. ‘ What can you do for him.’ ‘ What can you do to him.’ If you do not belong to either category, do not expect a special treatment.” Philosophy of Work! “Work smarter rather than working hard, as … More Management Tips!

Watch these Words, “Don’t Worry, it will be done!”

Don’t Worry, It will be done! These are very comforting words full of positivity, but must not be taken at their face value; this is what I learnt the hard way during my long Army career. Not to sound a pessimist, but any one who utters these words instantaneously needs to be watched till the … More Watch these Words, “Don’t Worry, it will be done!”

Clearing Junk.

Currently I am in the process of shifting to a new house, only difference is that this one is not rented but my own house. Therefore I am clearing out household junk accumulated over the last 40 years or so. The circumstances were such that we either lived in government accommodation or rented houses of … More Clearing Junk.

Management by Motivation. Reminiscences from Army.

Back in 1974, I was a young Captain then, posted to a Unit located in High Altitude. My Signal Company consisted of detachments providing wireless communications to combat elements all along the border in Central Himalayan range. There were a few men at the Headquarters (HQs) also who manned telephone exchange and provided local telephone … More Management by Motivation. Reminiscences from Army.

Do not be a Perfectionist. Just do it.

During my Army service , I had observed that some of my colleagues who assumed themselves to be perfectionist were in fact procrastinating over almost everything. They would endlessly wait to undertake any job; hold meetings and brain storming sessions over a topic for days together and barely came up with a perfect solution. They detested … More Do not be a Perfectionist. Just do it.

Non Decision Leadership – Experiences from Army Service

Once a Senior Officer advised me, ” If you wish to succeed in Life, always play safe. Do not give instant decisions; remember less you work, less  mistakes you make. In an environment of Zero Error Syndrome, it is better that you lie low, mark your time and move on.” Such a philosophy is fine for … More Non Decision Leadership – Experiences from Army Service