JargonJungle: Thinking outside the box

Thinking outside box is not an airy-fairy affair that means just looking at the blue sky. This article was first published on bloncampus.com http://www.bloncampus.com/columns/jargon-jungle/use-the-right-box-for-innovation/article8756314.ece in my fortnightly columns titled ‘Jargon Jungle” “Think innovatively outside the box,” he exhorted his colleagues. Clearly, Chetan was in a hurry. The team leader ran a brainstorming session to come up with ideas … More JargonJungle: Thinking outside the box

Empowering

(This article written by me was first published in my column ‘Jargon Jungle’ here http://www.bloncampus.com/columns/jargon-jungle/what-does-empowering-people-mean/article8701413.ece ) It’s more than giving decision making powers to people In today’s corporate world, we doubt there is anyone who hasn’t heard of ‘empowerment’. Don’t believe us? Try finding a company’s website which completely misses this word in its ‘employees’ or ‘people’ … More Empowering

Work-life Balance

Maybe it’s time to take a good look at yourself      (This article written by me was first published in my column ‘Jargon Jungle’ here http://www.bloncampus.com/columns/jargon-jungle/what-does-worklife-balance-really-mean/article8641377.ece ) These days, when you feel fatigued and dull all the time, you don’t say things like ‘I am overworked and underpaid’, or that ‘I am working like a dog’. … More Work-life Balance