Best Work from Home Gifts for your loved ones

Work from home has become a new normal for everyone due to the current pandemic situation that the world is facing. So why not gift your loved ones some special gifts this holiday season that will enrich their experience of working from home. We have very carefully collected some very smart gifting ideas that could... Continue Reading →

Learn to be Assertive and not Aggressive with These 8 Tips

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Be it an office, home or a social gathering, you may come across two kinds of people, assertive and aggressive. While assertive people will seem to be calm and professional, aggressive people lose their temper and get frustrated in difficult situations.

People admire assertive people as compared to aggressive ones. Aggressiveness can hurt people and make you appear as a rude person. While assertiveness helps you to make your point in a calm and respectful manner.

What is Assertiveness?

Assertiveness is a quality, where an individual stands up for the right things; always keeps his dignity; maintains calm and patience, expresses his feelings, opinions, thoughts in an appropriate way without offending others.

It can also be considered as a balance between passiveness and aggressiveness.

Assertiveness at Workplace

At workplace, no one expects an employee to be quiet and show a passive behavior. The organizations want their employees to express their…

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Trait Theory of Personality and Leadership

Let us get back to our management lessons and revisit the much-talked Trait Theory. A trait is a personality characteristic in which a person acts, believe, feels or perceive. Terms such as introvert, extrovert, caring, weak, obsessed etc. are nothing but personality traits used to describe people. Every individual has more than one trait that... Continue Reading →

Brainteasers for Your Brain to Think Out of the Box

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Earlier I had posted few posts on brainteasers which have received great response from the readers and are one of the most hit posts through search engines.

Some Quick Brain Teaser Questions
Can you Solve these 10 Brain Teasers
Some Quick Brain Teaser Questions- Part 2

So here I am back again with a collection of interesting brainteasers that are surely going to stretch your brain to think out of the box.

1. The Biggest Area

A farmer challenges an engineer, a physicist, and a mathematician to fence off the largest amount of area using the least amount of fence.
The engineer made his fence in a circle and said it was the most efficient.
The physicist made a long line and said that the length was infinite. Then he said that fencing half of the Earth was the best.
The mathematician laughed at the others and with his design…

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Best Audio books available for free with Amazon Audible plus

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Amazon has come up with the free trial of Audible plus membership of 1 month. Even if you chose to continue the subscription, it is very affordable at 7.95$ per month.

With this subscription you can access, stream and download original audio productions, popular podcasts, documentaries, and full-length audiobooks.

Download the free Audible app to start listening on your iOS or Android device. You can also listen on any Alexa-enabled device, compatible Fire tablets, Kindles, Sonos devices and more. You can cancel anytime before your trial ends and you won’t be charged. There are no commitments and no cancellation fees.

So what are you waiting for, explore the wide range of catalogue of audio books, podcasts and amazon originals and enjoy to the listening.

Everything worth listening to. All in one place.

Some of the popular audio books are given below which you can read now for free

Pride and Prejudice

The Queen's Gambit

Polar Vortex

Anna Karenina

Unf--k Your Brain

The Art of War

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How to Reduce Stress at Work: 8 Simple Tips that Anyone can Follow

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With ever increasing work pressures, high expectation, pressure to perform, one thing that has become the part of most of the employees is Stress. Stress can be harmful to both physical and emotional health if not managed properly.

Let us look at some of the factors that contribute to stress at workplace.

  1. Overburden of work, which leads to long working hours, carrying work at home.
  2. Unrealistic deadlines resulting in time pressures.
  3. Job insecurity
  4. Doing work, which is of least interest and value addition.
  5. Lack of support from manager and colleagues.
  6. Conflicts between colleagues.
  7. Racism or discrimination at workplace.

Some work-related stress can be beneficial to the person, as it helps to stay focused on the job and perform his best. But prolonged or excessive stress can be risky as it can affect the mental health of the person. If the condition worsens, it can also lead to anxiety and depression.

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