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Category: Management

Heartcount over Headcount – that’s all that matters!

If we look back – it all started with ‘Hands to work’ in the Industrialization era. Workers were expected to perform GIVEN tasks and that would be it. There were a select people putting their heads into things. It was an apt thing to do at that age, maybe. Then the world moved on to …

Policies & Processes —Are they really HELPING?

Policies & Processes are the lifeline of any organization?—?big or small. These are set of guidelines/actions which are expected to improve efficiency of everything related to business. Organizations with right set of policies/processes are expected to perform better than those running in whimsical ways. HOWEVER, is that the case in reality? Are organizations really running …

Manager vs Leader

Managers and leaders are often referred to synonymously, but only leaders allow their employees to solve problems with their own insight. The truth of the matter is this: Every leader may not be a manager, but every manager should be a leader. It’s easy to see that leadership and management aren’t the same thing, but …

Steer your career in 2013!

I have been working on different teams, doing different things and exploring new avenues in last few years of my career. However, lately a sense has starting developing within me – where am I going? What direction is my career going in? I did have some fantastic moments in my career in the past and …

Are you planning to ask your manager for PROMOTION?

Before you even think about asking your boss for a promotion or a pay rise one of the key questions you need to ask yourself is do I know exactly how much I am worth? We are obviously operating in a very challenging economic environment and for a company to give a member of staff …

Creating the right culture

As read from a post by JAMES CAAN – CEO of Hamilton Bradshaw ONE of the things that people often don’t understand or realize about companies is that their culture and style of working is not created by accident. Creating the right atmosphere or vibe around a company is not something that happens by chance and often …

OPERATIONAL EXCELLENCE – In my view

The design and performance of integrated systems and processes that create superior strategic, competitive and operational value through speed, flexibility and cross-purpose adaptability – can define Operational Excellence in any given organisation. Operational Excellence is a methodical approach used to drive an organization toward world-class execution, integrating Operational Excellence concepts, methods and tools into an organization’s operating …

Tips to be successful at your JOB

I came across a piece while browsing through some of the work of global leaders, who have been steering some of the greatest  establishments in the world. Below is the extract of the same, which primarily was addressed to ‘New Employees’ in any organisation; however to me it seems to be mantra that everyone should …

Employee Engagement – Are they truly ENGAGED?

Most of us, at some point in our professional careers must have been in a situation where we question ourselves – What am I doing? Is there a purpose in doing that? Why am I doing what I am doing? I recently spoke to one of my newly assigned subordinates, who after putting in long …

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