Dr. Kaushik Sridhar

career coaching

Embrace Your Authenticity: The Power of “You Do You”

Reading Time: 2 minutes In a world that often seeks conformity and standardization, embracing your true self and staying authentic is a revolutionary act. “You Do You” is a mantra that encourages individuals to express their uniqueness, follow their passions, and make choices that align with their values. It promotes self-acceptance and self-expression, ultimately leading to personal growth and …

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The Art of Listening

Reading Time: 2 minutes The art of listening is an often-overlooked skill that is essential to building and maintaining strong relationships, both personally and professionally. Listening is more than just hearing what someone is saying, it involves actively engaging with the speaker and understanding their perspective. Effective listening requires concentration, patience, and an open mind. It’s not just about …

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Delivering that “Knockout” Presentation

Reading Time: 5 minutes “The two most important sentences in any presentation are the first and the last.” In both formal and informal settings you are always presenting, that is, attempting to change someone’s viewpoint by speaking. To prepare your presentation, precisely follow this sequence of steps: 1. Decide What Your “Knockout Result” Would Be This is the absolutely ideal …

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10 Tips to Improved Time Management

Reading Time: 4 minutes “Successful people take immediate action on almost every item they encounter. They know that to be efficient, they want to expend the least possible amount of time and mental energy processing things.” 1. “Time Is Your Most Valuable and Scarcest Resource” As a CEO irked by constant interruptions, author Kevin Kruse posted a large sign …

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Reality plus Response equals Result

Reading Time: < 1 minute You can make major changes in your life with minor changes in your thinking and behavior. To understand how this works, consider the three Rs model: “Reality plus response equals result.” Say that one of your colleagues criticises your work (that’s reality). Your response creates a particular result. If you ask your colleague why he …

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Six ways to pivot your career in a time of uncertainty

Reading Time: 5 minutes A few months ago, I made a temporary career pivot. Others may call it a major career change, but I respectfully disagree. My reasoning lies in the definition between the two. To pivot, for example, means to turn or rotate. A change, on the other hand, means to be different, to transform. In others other …

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