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A great opportunity for all great Dads-Happy Father’s Day!

Imagine this: Sounds like a dream, doesn’t it? My questions is why are you not working towards fulfilling your dream? Let me begin by stating the irony of our lives: We spend a majority part of our lives working hard to make money. We need money to live a respectable life and provide comfort to…

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3 things most people don’t know about Working Dads

While being a working mom has its set of challenges, being a working dad is not a cake walk either. At the end of the day, a child requires the time, attention and love of both the mother and the father. Needless to say, but creating a balance in life is equally important to both…

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Will you let a career break, break your career …

Last month, I received a call from a woman. She was not being able to find a job. I asked her to share an updated CV with me and found that she hadn’t worked for the last 5 years. I called her back and asked her what she was doing in the recent years. She…

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Powerful coping mechanisms you need to know as a working Mom!

In our previous article, we spoke about some tips to optimize your career as a working mom. While changing the course of your career is one option, another great way to deal with it is by creating coping mechanisms or a structure around your life. Before we get into the mechanisms, I would like to…

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How to optimize your Career if you are a Working Mom!

The phrase ‘Working Mom’ has two huge responsibilities merged into one. Working – pursuing a career in the competitive corporate world; and Mom – a 24x7x365 job. Being a working mother is tough. No, very tough. Wait, it’s chaotic. Actually it is kind of impossible! Now that was a little harsh. Let’s stick with tough.…

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Tired of the 9 to 5 life? A Reality Check before you jump…

The place I grew up had a musically inclined lady staying next door. Her taste in music was addictive, to say the least. Today morning I got out of bed with one of the songs I had heard her play when I was a kid. Here’s the song: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UbxUSsFXYo4 Lyrics People around the world have…

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Career lessons from Mountaineers one can’t miss!

A few months back, a friend of mine decided to climb Mount Deo Tibba in Himachal Pradesh, India. He spoke to some people who had ‘been there-done that’ to assess how prepared was he for mountaineering. The first thing he learnt was the difference between hiking, trekking and mountaineering: Hiking – Climbing a mountain along…

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Your career is a Marathon; not a 100m Sprint!

Marathon is a small town in Greece. In 490 BC, the Battle of Marathon took place between the Athenian army and Persians. The Athenians were heavily outnumbered but they defeated the Persians nevertheless. A Greek soldier was sent running from Marathon to Athens – distance of about 40km to inform them about the victory who…

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Have you audited your Career Balance Sheet this year?

The month of March is ridden with audits and tax filings and budgets. It helps organizations analyze their performance in the year gone by and set targets/goals for the next year. Some organizations also shut certain parts of their business and develop newer avenues which look promising. Employees, on the other hand, get appraised every…

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Have you prepared your powerful Oscar Speech?

We all know about the Oscar Awards given every year by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences to honor achievements in the film industry. It’s the pinnacle of recognition for every actor and writes their name in the coveted list of artists who have made a difference by their artistic prowess. The acceptance…

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