Dr. Kaushik Sridhar

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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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Hitting the “pause” button on your career

Reading Time: 4 minutes “How people treat you is their Karma; how you react is yours” – Wayne Dyer Just the word itself, redundant, is harsh when you look at the definition: ‘no longer needed or useful; superfluous.’ The loss of confidence that comes with the notion of being redundant can be debilitating, especially if it was a role

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Is it better to get a job via “who you know” or “what you know”? PART 2

Reading Time: 3 minutes Which is more important to catch fish, the bait or the hook? May be “social capital” will help one to obtain a great opportunity, but it will be “human capital” that will determine the duration of the opportunity through continues deliverables. Human capital (what you know) and social capital (who knows) are two mutually complementary

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Is it better to get a job via “who you know” or “what you know”? PART 1

Reading Time: 3 minutes A man dies and goes to heaven. As he walks around and introduces himself to everyone, he notices the devil standing off to the side. He walks over to the devil and says, “How did you get in here?” To which the devil replied, “I knew the right people.” It is perhaps an age-old question,

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