The Time I Almost Let Bias Remove a Star Performer from my Team

Everyone has personal biases to some degree, and they are deeply embedded. For example, some people in a project group may quickly conclude that a colleague who is a frequent party goer is considered a low productivity team member. Any employee of the company who takes more vacation time than the […]


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Synergistic Leaders

A few years back, when I entered my office, I heard a voice addressing me as "Boss" I looked back and saw a manager from my finance department, who wanted to hand over some reports. I asked myself why people use the term Boss – the most abused term in the corporate world. In the movies, particularly Bollywood movies – "Boss" is always a villain or a […]


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Building a Winning Team is So Damn Hard

With all of the forces affecting the business cycle, companies typically focus human resource management on hiring plans, competitive strategy, and resource allocation. Is this leading to a winning team or just creating a mediocre organization? Most organizations get distracted, lose perspective, or let biases cloud decisions when picking the best […]


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