• MOTIVATION
    Motivation Hacks That Really Work

    Welcome to the end of the work week! All that motivation and energy you brought in on Monday Morning is probably fading by now. Still, even when you feel tapped-out, there are ways to keep yourself charged up and moving powerfully toward your goals. Here are a few of our favorite motivation hacks: Easy ways to keep […]

  • MOTIVATION
    Trash-Talking at Work Can Actually Boost Motivation and Performance

    From bosses to athletes to even brands, most of us engage in trash-talking occasionally. While this critical chatter might seem like it could have only negative repercussions, it turns out it can spark those being talked about to work harder, depending on the context. To determine the true effects of trash-talking, Wharton School visiting scholar […]

  • MOTIVATION
    Motivation Doesn’t Work: Here’s What Does

    Shutterstock What really motivates people? When people hear ‘motivation,’ they often think of classic incentives like bonuses, extra paid time off, and maybe the occasional pep talk. In truth motivation is elusive, because it so often depends on the individual and what makes them tick at any given moment. So how can leaders begin a more practical […]

  • SUCCESS
    10 Barack Obama Quotes on Hard Work, Success, Motivation and More

    There’s much to be learned from Barack Obama, the 44th president of the United States. As America’s first black president, Obama’s presidential victory changed the world we live in — and marked a major day in history. From 2009 to 2017, Obama was the leader of our country. But he is also a Columbia University […]

  • LIFE
    Life and work in progress

    Chennai’s transgender community is diligently working its way up amid old struggles and new opportunities In a colourful room, in a quiet neighbourhood, Chennai-born Malaika Desingh brushes her hair with a pace that’s hard to follow. She puts on some red lipstick before adorning her ponytail with a rainbow-coloured hairpin. Gone are the days when […]

  • SUCCESS
    10 after work habits for personal success

    Success means different things to different people. For some, it may mean climbing to the top of the career ladder. To others, it may mean achieving a high quality of life. However, no matter what your version of success is, it is important to spend our spare time cultivating good habits that will lead you […]

  • STARTUPS
    6 Ways to Foster Healthy Competition at Work

    Workplace competition can help make your staff more productive, more engaged and more energized. However, it can also stress them out, crush their confidence and lead to lasting resentment. Some people are naturally competitive and thrive in competitions, while others aren’t and will cringe at the mere idea of a contest. How can you create […]

  • MOTIVATION
    Work Is Easier When You’re Motivated

    You Get Inspired In fact, the first way to inspire your team is to inspire yourself. People are drawn to passion and focus. Your drive and  excitement will drive and excite your team.  Of course, it’s their job to do what you paid them to do, but inspired people can and will do more. Plus, […]