As the years go by, jobs are getting excessively competitive. Increasing population coupled with higher literacy rates and qualifications, this competitiveness is sure to blossom into something even more meaningful, like the raise you always wanted. As people vie for the same position in an organisation, it is important to prove your work is above the mark.
Education is the key to economic growth. Knowledge acts as the platform on which our generation is built. With the growing advancement of technology and the increasing thirst for knowledge, it can be noted that more and more people these days tend to take the other end of the crossroad and delve into research based professions.
Pruitt’s Purchases I have been following the expenditures of Secretary Scott Pruitt, something that would surely get me fired or demoted if I worked for him (which I do not). Now, there are lots of ways to reflect on his spending, including a determination of whether he really is physically at risk. And, if he actually is, we do need to spend to protect him for sure. How much that costs is a different question.
In a world awash with information, people have become more and more ignorant. Information is ubiquitous and is available to almost everyone in the developed world. Information is a powerful tool. The control of the information abundant society we now live in has created some of the largest and most powerful corporations the world has ever seen.
The old saying that time is on our side feels like a mixed bag of emotions for me. There is so much that I want to accomplish in life, that it can feel overwhelming at times. But on the other hand so many people in business are simply inpatient. They don’t want to put in the time it takes to achieve greatness. This is a tremendous advantage for anyone willing to play the long game.
If you have heard the phrase that “we learn from our mistakes” you may wonder why mistakes are unacceptable in schools. The very places that we go to learn.
Organization policies that were developed keeping a male workforce in mind, a societal mindset of considering men as sole bread winners and women as the care takers, considering women to be more emotional and not suited to take up leadership roles have all resulted in women not being considered for CXO positions. It's time organizations start looking at gender diversity as a key strategic business driver.