Office Politics, Leadership types

When you are working with people, they is this constant need for everyone in the team to establish hierarchy. The fight for the top place is relentless. The person who makes it higher and higher, gets more and more priviledges. All, the rotten work is done by the lower status…

Small Businesses are a zero sum game

I am a huge small business advocate, but lately I have been disillusioned with small businesses. The problem with small businesses is it is a zero sum game situation between the owner and the employees. Either the owner makes money or the employees cheat the owner to bankruptcy. Let me…

I need Access to succeed in my work.

I need acesss. Access to what you may ask? Access to people mainly. Backstory I got into media business not really knowing what media business is. I created hyperlocal media news and information sites. Now the problem is to get stories you need access. It is people who give you…

The three kind of employees

I am not a HR person, so pardon me for this transgression. I have identified 3 personalities in employees. This might help me in future rather than help the readers. Here are the employee prototypes The Enthusiast Employee This employee type is what 80% of the workspace consists off. They…

My experience in Hiring.

Over the last couple of months, I have been hiring people. I remember the words of a techie friend. I use technology instead of hiring people, as people are very difficult to manage. I am trying to build a remote team who can work from home. A small team. I…