The power struggle

Power is one of the most coveted entities in the professional world. Every employee desires a good, authoritative position in an organisation that enables him/her to play the ‘game’ as per his/her own rules. It is critical here to use power towards organisational advantage and not abuse it. It is critical to make an important distinction; power is different from… Continue reading

Tertawalah Demi Kebersihan Jiwa

Seorang petinggi perusahaan besar pernah berujar, “Betapa irinya saya pada mereka.” Sore itu tampak dari jendela kantor, ribuan pekerjanya sedang bergegas pulang seolah memburu gelincir matahari di barat. “Lihatlah wajah mereka berseri-seri. Mereka bisa pulang sambil tertawa, bersenda gurau dengan rekan-rekan mereka. Sedangkan saya, seringkali harus pulang larut malam membawa setumpuk persoalan. Lebih buruk lagi, tak seorang pun dapat diajak… Continue reading

12 Most Deadly Sins of Public Speaking

Speaking in front of an audience can be a major source of stress. However most speakers can still give a great presentation if they stay away from these bad habits. Here are twelve behaviors to avoid when you’re on the platform. 1. Little to no preparation Even professional speakers practice relentlessly. Their skill is in relaying their message as if… Continue reading

5 Steps To Work Life Sanity in Today’s Social World

For most of us, regardless of our belief system, the holidays are a wonderful time. Its also the time of year when expectations are most out of whack, when we feel the most pressure to balance work, personal life and responsibility to others. Too often, personal life gets short shrift: we’re caught up in closing the 4th quarter and year-end, we’re… Continue reading