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Set Realistic Goals to Increase Productivity

January 27, 2020

Goals should be realistic. Period. Unrealistic goals cannot be achieved. You can never have the dedication to pursue goals that are hard to achieve. For instance, if you’re given a target to increase productivity by 100 percent, it means you may have to work 10x harder than what you’re doing now. Such a target is highly unrealistic. It’ll be more practical to set an incremental target of 15-20 percent increase in productivity and work persistently to achieve the target. Unspecific or unrealistic goals are usually confusing and decrease the commitment level. Chasing impossible goals not only wastes time and energy, but also brings down morale. View Post

Corporate Citizenship & Empowerment

January 22, 2020

Businesses are increasingly understanding the importance of giving something back to the community. Recent researches have shown that to earn the trust of communities, a corporation should carry out good business that has a positive social impact. The role of responsible corporate citizenship has since assumed the highest importance in emerging economies. In many countries, challenges such as extreme poverty and lack of access to gainful employment have created an imperative need for ... View Post

Five Ways a Leader Can Prepare Their Team for an Unplanned Change

September 03, 2019

Unplanned changes are usually a result of unforeseen circumstances. Since they come unannounced, it's important to have contingency plans in place to deal with them without causing panic across the board. This is where leadership comes in. Leadership is all about taking risks others would avoid taking. It's also about making quick but correct decisions to mitigate the effects of unexpected disruptions. A leader can make their team better by turning obstacles into opportunities and stumbling ... View Post

How Similar or Different are Management and Leadership

August 05, 2019

Management and leadership are often considered the same in many organizations. Though the two share a number of similar traits, they differ in the sense that while all leaders are managers, not all managers are leaders. Managing and leading are two complementary qualities that are linked to each other. Extricating one from the other is impossible. Leaders inspire and motivate, whereas managers plan, organize, and coordinate. A leader sets his eyes on the bigger picture, while a manager puts ... View Post