I often receive queries from practitioners, academicians and students on my blog, website(Ask Aniisu) and in person. The questions range from – how to manage communications internally to skills needed to succeed at the workplace; from building a personal brand to tips to be more socially conscious. Recently, I received this interesting question which may be relevant […]
Be Wary of Credibility Degraders. Avoid Mindless Interactions
It seems like the world is working harder than before although the results aren’t there to show in terms of productivity. Time wastage in organizations has reached epidemic proportions with a sizable percentage of people claiming to have wasted over half their day on non-work tasks such as speaking on the phone, gossiping and browsing the net. Not just […]
Why Implementing A Social Media Policy Isn’t As Easy As It Looks
Consider this scenario. A company rolls out a social media policy, asks leaders to sign-up and they all say they will. A month or two later, while conducting a dipstick to understand the level of acceptance, it is observed that leaders and employees didn’t quite understand the purpose of the policy or its interpretation and aren’t […]
Am I in a Stage Show? What Do I Need To Be More Visible at Work?
Ken is a hard working Finance professional with a leading agriculture multinational. He comes in on time and delivers all that is expected of him. His consistency at work is what his team mates value the most. However, at performance review time, he finds it hard to decode a phrase he keeps hearing often -“you […]
Who Moved My Positive Energy?
If the sign posted by the Pope on his door is any indication of how much complaining that happens in our world, then it is time to do something about it! Heard these statements before? “I was enthusiastic but some people in my team drained my energy” “I hung around with negative people and look what happened […]