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Reinventing the Provident Fund

Recently when the Federation of Karnataka Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FKCCI) had organised an interaction of the industry representatives with the Central Provident Fund Commissioner, several concerns about EPF were raised. We later met
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Re-inventing Principles of Leadership

It is about a year since US President Bush declared that major combat in Iraq was over. I remember reading a report where the Harvard Business School members had voiced their dissent on their alumnus Mr.Bush’s adventure in Gulf War II. What
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Masculine Or Feminine

A language instructor was explaining to her class that French nouns, unlike their English counterparts, are grammatically designated as masculine or feminine. Things like ‘chalk’ or ‘pencil,’ she described, would have a
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First Impressions count

Most people pride themselves on being able to size people up in a few seconds. Research has indicated that people normally take only 4 seconds to make up their minds about you. Then, they gather information that will substantiate their original
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Retirement benefit plans

Come February-March and the things that occupy most Indian minds are the exams around the corner and taxes. So maybe it is also time that people took some unsolicited but much needed advice from us on retirement options available in the market. As
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Home Loans and Income Tax Provisions

Since the government has given the impetus on housing, the consumer can avail home loans to not only build a house but also to get tax benefits. Home loans are the most sought after loans currently, with all banks and housing finance companies
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Choose To Change!

I have just returned from a tour of five major cities of our country, doing transformational training for an MNC. While I did my bit and motivated people to understand the need for accepting change and managing it in a positive manner, I learnt so
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A New Year - A New Purpose.

The soul that has no established aim loses itself – Michael de Montaigne. The new year is upon us again, and as you read this special issue of Best Practices, I am sure that you will be motivated to implement some of these ideas in your
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The Secret Of Success

Actions driven by a strong intellect lead one towards success The whole world desires success. It is unfortunate that people do not pay attention to what constitutes success. It is neither the world nor the individual that spells success but how
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The making of 'SACK THE CEO'

The book has been through a tortuous journey for over two years. Today, after four weeks of launch, the book is already on the bestseller lists of, and also the top 10 bestselling management books list of Strategist-