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Embrace Never Give Up Attitude

Giving up, it seems like such a weak thing to do. But what we fail to realize is its inevitability and constancy in our lives. We’re always giving up something for the other, be it one opportunity for another, one person for another and so on. In retrospect, we all have given up on a lot to get to wherever we are, with the people we’re there with. What’s more scarier than giving up, is the reason behind giving up. Some people give up due to broken spirits, some due in order to grasp something better, some in order to survive and fight another day. The reasons to give up are just as numerous as the people who exercise those reasons. What should one give up on? If in life giving up is an inevitability, then how do we realize what’s meant to be given up on? I think, the difference between giving up and letting go is the same as the difference between needs and wants. Letting go, is a luxury only the ones with excess can enjoy. If one ever has been faced with the ugly fate of giving up, …

SOFT SKILLS FOR IT PROFESSIONALS

Dear Students, At the outset, a hearty welcome to you all to this blog, another initiative being rolled out with a view to build a better YOU.  I hope that each one of you goes through this blog religiously and benefits with the thoughts shared. I would also welcome your feedback on it – queries, clarifications, suggestions etc. You are at the threshold in your life which is the transition from a student to a professional in the Corporate World. Excellence in your core skills in the IT sector that you are associated with is an absolute necessity. However core skills which are largely technical in nature alone would not be enough to bring out the best in you in the professional arena. Companies today look forward to a “complete” inductee who is proficient in the core as well as soft skills. The combination of Soft Skills with the core ones is what makes a professional deliver and meet the expectations of the employers. Having said that, I would now like to briefly take you through som…

"GLOBAL CHALLENGES REQUIRE GLOBAL LEADERS”

"According to the survey conducted by the senior executives, 76 per cent believe that their organizations need to develop global-leadership capabilities, but only seven per cent at present are working effectively. 30 per cent of US companies admit that they have completely failed to exploit their international business opportunities.
Leadership in 21st century is not an easy task. The shell life of a modernistic leader is not so easy because their life is so challenging and they are known as the pillars of their organisations, they need to inspire a variegated group of people. Thus a leader needs to be extraordinary and dynamic for achieving these characteristics one needs to be a strong communicator.
Apart from being a strong communicator, a leader or more importantly a global leader should have strategic perspective, customer focus and understanding, ability to spot trends and connect the dots, engage and commit teams, willingness to take risks, have a deep knowledge and experti…