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Is this your first people management job? then continue reading..

Posted by on Jul 8, 2012 in Blog | 3 comments

You may be extremely  successful as an individual contributor but  when you start managing people, trust me, you are in for a nasty surprise.You start enjoying giving instructions..but no work gets done.. Excuses galore…my comp gone…I wrote an email to x,y,z and awaiting response…I thought you told me do it in a particular way…I am not well…work life balance..blah..blah… How do u deal with subordinates and along with it manage your own responsibilities? Ask yourself this question  “why should anyone be anyone’s boss when all are born equals?“.? I did carry out a survey...

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How to conduct meaningful meetings

Posted by on Jul 5, 2012 in Blog | 2 comments

Meetings are the bane of the corporate world but even small businesses can’t avoid them completely. Here’s how to run your meetings without wasting time or money. Have an agenda and leader for the meeting. Never play without a captain and goal post.. Define the end time for the project Discuss action items with clearly defined ownership and time line ( No ASAP, tomorrow , day after tomorrow..next week…these dont exist in calendars unfortunately -:) Allow a person to speak to the point and wait for him to finish. Don’t bring in any new subject not defined in agenda Don’t speak for...

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AMX Collaboration

Posted by on Jul 3, 2012 in Blog | 3 comments

AMX Collaboration

The latest news from the Tech Connect headquarters is the collaboration between Tech Connect and AMX. AMX is a U.S. global hardware manufacturing firm and the idea here is to train and enrich the skillsets of Tech Connect workers with a focus on how to automate the functioning of Audio-Video equipment. The problem: The problem right now is that the AV equipment–especially spread in many rooms–requires multiple switches to be switched on. This also means additional time as the AV equipment is spread over significant area. The Solution: AMX works to automate these processes, and to...

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