Everything You Need to Know About Quiet Quitting

August 1, 2022 12:40 pm

What is Quiet Quitting? Against the hustle culture, Quiet Quitting is a notion that endorses putting your mental and physical health over your job. Quiet quitting means doing the bare minimum for your job, that is no extra calls on holidays and no working overtime.  Why do people adopt quiet quitting? There are many reasons […]

Stress: How It Affects Your Mind And Body?

July 25, 2022 9:04 pm

Over the years, we have evolved as a rapidly growing society. But, as our modern society develops, it brings responsibilities, pressures and burdens. The hustle and bustle of the fast-pacing world have created the worst enemy of the human mind and body, STRESS! We all feel stressed to different limits. But, one thing we aren’t […]

Why Energy Management is Taking Precedence Over Time Management

July 25, 2022 11:43 am

Tim Cook, the CEO of Apple, reportedly wakes up at 3:45 am and uses the early hours, when his energy levels are highest, for uninterrupted work. After 75 minutes, at 5:00 am, he heads off to the gym. By the time the rest of the world is up, Cook has finished nearly half the day’s […]

Office Syndrome: Report Proves Eight Hours Of Work Linked To Heart Attacks

July 12, 2022 12:16 pm

For a long time, medical professionals have been warning people about the risks of leading an unhealthy lifestyle and the related effects on the heart. And now, new research has indicated that those who work in offices have a greater risk of suffering from cardiovascular events including heart attacks and strokes. Workers who sit at […]

WFH Or Regular Normal? Musk’s Comments Open Debate

July 3, 2022 8:58 pm

Over the past few weeks, the debate on remote work has become more intense. Tesla CEO Elon Musk told employees they could continue their hybrid work arrangements if they spend at least 40 hours a week in the office. This was, of course, a tongue-in-cheek way of telling employees they wouldn’t be working from home […]

JEE: My Perspective On The Toughest College Entrance Exam In India

June 28, 2022 12:16 pm

JEE (Joint Entrance Exam), one of the toughest exams in India, is a dream to crack for many students. As an 8th-grade student, I can only imagine running a race to get admission to the engineering college of my dreams. But, with competition, stress and success, JEE is about it all. As I read various […]

French Law Mandates Lunch Away From Work

June 16, 2022 5:21 pm

While all countries and organisations mandate a clock-in and clock-out, not to forget the minimum hours of work, France is the only country where it is illegal to eat at your work station/ desk. The French labor code prohibits workers from eating lunch in the workplace. The lunch break, or “la pause déjeuner,” is now […]

Three Young Mothers Among 140 PGPX Freshers

May 18, 2022 6:07 pm

Motherhood is just the start of a new chapter. Seems these young women are living it for sure! Of the 140 new entrants to the coveted PGPX course, 31 are women. Of them, three are young mothers with toddlers left behind in the care of in-laws and domestic help. This is possibly the highest number […]

Resigning Gracefully

April 11, 2022 9:15 am

The year 2021 has been described as the year of The Great Resignation, a term coined to describe the increased number of people who left their job during the pandemic. Professionals resigned in large numbers and continue to do so into the new year for multiple reasons – frustration with the current role, disengaged with […]

I Chose My Patients Over My Child: Dentist Darshini Shah

February 27, 2022 3:11 pm

Her beauty lies in her simplicity. And her words are underscored with personal truths, which make a conversation with her a learning experience. Meet dentist and Implantologist Darshini Shah and her husband Vikram, a senior orthopedic surgeon of repute. Together, the couple is the name behind Shalby Hospitals across India.“We started with a six-bed hospital in […]

What Is Zoom Fatigue And Why Does It Happen?

January 29, 2022 12:26 pm

In this era of the pandemic, all of us have turned to electronic devices. One of the most used platforms – for professional and personal meet and greet is Zoom. Most of us use this platform for a meeting, lecture or simply to have casual conversations with loved ones. With more usage of these online […]

How Friendships At Work Increase Engagement And Reduce Attrition

December 27, 2021 7:22 pm

Remember the friends you made in the early days of your career? You exchanged confidences, swapped gossip, has discussions involving this interesting new concept called “work” and at the end of the month, you went out and blew up your salaries together. Most of these friends may have been lost to time and performance appraisals, […]

Top 6 Budget-Friendly Destinations In India

December 15, 2021 7:15 pm

Travelling is said to be one of the most looked-after leisure activities in every age group. People have a lot of preferences when it comes to travelling and holidays, few are inclined towards adventure sports while travelling, others love to spend their holidays at exotic luxury stays and a few prefer to tour around under […]

Why Promotions Should Not be Based Only on Performance

December 13, 2021 3:36 pm

When it comes to promotions, logic might dictate you pick the best performing candidate. That iswhat large bureaucratic organisations usually do. Unfortunately, that often creates a piquantsituation in the long run. Laurence Peter spelt it out most convincingly in his classic book, ‘The PeterPrinciple: Why Things Go Wrong.’ If organisations keep promoting competent people until […]

Sickness And Healing

December 11, 2021 1:32 pm

I must seek everyone’s apologies for my absence for the last couple of weeks. This was necessitated by ill health of various kinds. As it was a prolonged phase of ailments, it led to several thoughts around the process of sickness and healing. It seems to me that medicines do play their role in healing. […]