Wise Telecommuting in the COVID era

Wise Telecommuting in the COVID era

[Worker A has been working from home due to the COVID 19 pandemic for the past 4 months. He was happy at first, that he didn’t have to commute, and it was good to work in his own space in a free atmosphere without being nervous about difficult work relationships. However, as time went by, […]

How Does Our World Change Post Covid-19?

Covid-19 has been disruptive in business, politics, economics, cultures and societies. While we make up each of these domains, at a micro level, it has also been disruptive in the way we engage, make friends, date, marry, raise children, learn, work, give help, collaborate and contribute to society. In the 21st century, finding ourselves in […]

What makes a Conversation, a Difficult Conversation?

A lot is researched, discussed and actioned about preparing both speakers and receivers on holding a difficult conversation. Some of the common scenarios for these at the workplace are salary negotiations, performance reviews and termination conversations. One may be an excellent communicator, an organized performer or a patient listener, but difficult scenarios where one finds […]

From Difficult to Different: The Impact of Self Talk

Do you catch yourself calling change ‘difficult’? It is difficult of course, complex even. Nothing wrong with that stance. But when you sit down and have a conversation with yourself on what makes it difficult, you will find it coming down to the themes of – not having done this before, not enjoying the feeling […]

Starting Anew

Many of us would have done things for the first time in the last couple of months. It could be picking up a home chore or doing work differently. It could be being a more hands on parent or being more dependent on relationships than before. It could be understanding what kind of friend one […]

Why won’t you turn your Video on?

Are you an exasperated manager like so many others who are trying to get the team to bond, connect and engage? And a video call is your best bet while being remote? You find yourself giving out encouraging messages of it being safe and fun to be able to see each other, and yet half […]