Decision Making has impact on your Promotion.

What is Decision Making? Decision making is the difference between “Doing Things Right” and “Doing Right Things”. Everyone must strive to do things right. Once you have a task, you must handle it well, find the right way to do it. This is a basic expectation from any role. If you do things right, that […]

Feedback is a Gift

Johana has been working with an IT organization for last 3 years at mid-management level. She has aspiration to become a Director. During the appraisal cycle, she got feedback that though she is seen as sincere, hard-working and knowledgeable, but she still needs to be more strategic and needs to get better at communication. She […]

Seek International Assignments

Based on a survey done sometime back with the HR teams from various Global Companies, I would like  to share an interesting statistic: “39% said employees with international experience are promoted more quickly” If you are working for a global or a multi-national company, it is important for you to get international experience. The lack […]

Are you in included in the succession planning?

As per Wikipedia, “Succession planning is a process for identifying and developing new leaders who can replace old leaders when they leave, retire or die. Succession planning increases the availability of experienced and capable employees that are prepared to assume these roles as they become available.” In VUCA world, as fast pace growth and changes […]

3 Tips To Help You Hire The Right Coach For Your Organization

Today’s business landscape is becoming increasingly complex as consumers continue to become spoiled for choices, stakeholders want increasing profits and staff is spread too thin amongst multiple roles. With leaders and teams feeling equally stretched in multiple directions, professional development often takes a backseat, either due to lack of time or lack of resources. However, […]

5 Ways To Effectively Delegate When You Are Eyeing Your Next Promotion

If you’re eyeing a promotion, one way to stand out is by delegating your own work effectively. In mid-sized companies, CEOs actually find it hard to promote a leader who is way too busy to take on special projects, long-term planning meetings or strategy sessions. It may appear as if such a person is “too […]

3 Ways To Know If You’re Trustworthy Enough For A Promotion

If you are keen on securing a promotion, being deemed as trustworthy within your organization should be one of your utmost priorities. Building trust with both your leaders and those whom you manage within your team is what will win you long-term influence. Here are three key ways to know if you’re trust-worthy enough to […]

When is it not right to introduce coaching to your organization?

Quite a few Business and HR leaders have already introduced coaching to their organizations. In last few meetings with some of them, I discussed their experiences with coaching and the impact they observed within their organizations. There were quite a few discussions and it emerged that coaching was successful many times, but also failed quite […]

You cannot be a leader if you do not have a following!

Well, you can be a manager and have a team, but that may not get you beyond middle management. If you can execute well, you will be promoted to middle management where you have teams and cross functional projects and you continue to exhibit your capabilities to perform and deliver results. I am sorry to […]

How to use feedback to get next promotion?

As humans we sometimes can be willfully ignorant. If we do not look for the right signs, we will continue to make the same mistakes. But, the truth is “You don’t know what you don’t know”. If we were to try and discover things by ourselves, we will never know what we don’t know. There […]