10 Points To Consider-The Importance of Workplace Manners In A World of A.I.

10 Points To Consider-The Importance Of Workplace Manners In A World Of A.I.

More than simple politesse, manners are the "instruction guide" for us humans. Indeed, manners matter even MORE today than in the past. Machines cannot be geared for manners, nor conscientiousness. As AI becomes ubiquitous, the importance of human behaviour will increase in utility. Friction is caused by two objects moving against each other. Manners are what we have created to…

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Onboarding vs.Waterboarding: How Not to Drown at the Outset

Onboarding Vs.Waterboarding: How Not To Drown At The Outset

‘Onboarding? More like waterboarding,’ said a friend when I asked if his new company was onboarding him at all. I later met up with someone else who said the new company’s onboarding strategy was to go around the office and introduce the COO, CMO, CIO (who essentially said ‘don’t bother me if you have questions, go to global HQ’.) and…

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Salary Negotiation; Another Story From The Trenches

Salary Negotiation; Another Story From The Trenches

I recently had lunch with a friend of mine, comparing notes on her business and mine. A lawyer by trade, she has worked for her current company–a US MNC–for about seven years. That day she was somewhat preoccupied by the pending merge she and her team will soon make, into another division of the company. It's actually beneficial for her,…

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