Thoughtful Thursdays

Power Speak by Industry Leaders, Mentors, Authors and Entrepreneurs.

No provision on “Paternity Leave” in Indian labour law !!!

Yes, you read it right – There is no provision on paternity leave in Indian labour law for private sector workers. On the other hand All India and Central Civil Services Rules allow Central government employees 15 days of paternity leave. This also extends...

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Rise of Woman in India in 2017- Defending Indians’

Now we are into year 2018 and when I look back in 2017, I feel like that latter would be better placed as ‘Year of Women Empowerment’. Women literally shined in the past year. One of the commendable achievements of our government was appointing first ever woman as our...

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Don’t Quit … Hang in There!

Young working women often look at their seniors at the workplace, and wonder if they will last that long. Companies are also asking this questions all the time - how do we retain women at work? They are constantly trying to make changes, and address women's needs....

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Millenials at Workplace

By 2025, Millenials will compromise 75% of the workforce acc to World Economic Forum. Millenials are joining the workplaces in large numbers . Today , if you talk to any of the HR Leader, the top most question on their mind is How to Manage and Engage the...

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Breaking the Silence

Confession: I’ve been seeing all the posts where women are saying #metoo I haven’t put one up. Not because I haven’t been sexually harassed- the earliest instance I can remember happened when I was eleven- it’s just that I am too angry to talk about it right now. When...

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How To Raise Successful Daughters

As a woman, an ex-cricketer, and a daughter, trying to make her parents proud, I write this today, to motivate all the parents out there to raise girls, who are not afraid to take over the world.

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Co-location: the new normal

I was reminded of Dilbert’s quip, “Change is good! You go first!” as I dived head first into a sea of changes in the span of the last two months: a new job, a new boss, a new city, a new apartment, a new way of working, to name just a few.

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Mid-life Career Crisis

We have all heard about ‘Mid life crisis’, but this blog is dedicated to ‘Mid-life career crisis’. If you are experiencing it, you will be happy to know you are not alone. All your peers are going through it or about to go through it- because this is when the gears shift.

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My bumpy start in the C Suite

Each leader’s transition to the C suite is impacted by a unique context and circumstances. It is influenced by their skills & experiences; the culture and ‘ways of working’ in the organization; their own style and biases; the state of the business/ function they are taking over; the team that they will inherit and the performance expected from them etc. etc.

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