To Keep Employees, Keep Them Motivated

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motivating-employeesIt is no secret that the majority of organizations have a tough time retaining employees. It is difficult to find honest, sincere and hardworking employees in the first place and then trying to hang on to them often seems almost impossible.
Companies and people have changed over the years, and so if we want to keep good employees, traditional ways of doing things must begin to change. Read More

Make Your Purpose Your Business

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NK ChaudharyWe live life with a purpose. Whether it is to take care of our family, excel at a chosen career, help others achieve their goals – or all of the above – there is a driving force present. If we all have a desired goal or objective, then it makes perfect sense that our organizations should also function with a purpose.
Most businesses operate with the goal of gaining profits and appeasing shareholders. Read More

Keep the founder’s mentality alive and well

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Keep the founder’s mentality alive and wellCreating a business enterprise is like having a child. The founder acts like a parent, nurtures the organization as one would do a living being, imparts knowledge and values and then eventually, takes a less participatory role in the hopes that his or her efforts will result in success.
My business has always been close to my heart as I sacrificed quite a lot in order to see it flourish. In addition to turning down a potentially lucrative and stable job, Read More

Help Others Help Themselves

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Help OthersThe goal that I and everyone at Jaipur Rugs strives for everyday is to create beautiful hand woven rugs and through that process build a just and equitable society. But what we do not believe in is handouts.
While it may be easy to just throw money at every problem, this is not a viable or sustainable option. As the famous quote goes, “Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day; teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime. Read More

Make A Change And Feel The Difference

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Make A ChangeNo one ever said that change is easy. We are set in our routine and are used to our familiar surroundings. Imagine having to move after living in a house for many years. In that time span, many memories and milestones have accumulated.
Leaving a job is another difficult change that many endure. You may have built lifelong friendships and learned from mentors. Beginning a new employment chapter can also cause distress. Read More

Employees Need To Know That They Are Valued Members Of The Team

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Employees Need To Know That They Are Valued Members Of The TeamAs regular readers of my blog will note, I love promoting the idea of conscious capitalism. I believe that this system is the way forward for all businesses and is something that needs to be embraced fully.
Along with conscious capitalism comes the idea of care capitalism, which means supporting and nurturing the talent and potential of your employees. Finding and then retaining talent has become a big issue in the business world. Read More

Wake Up And Embrace Consciousness

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a rising phoenixIn ancient mythology, the phoenix is described as a magical bird that dies in a fury of flames but then is reborn from the ashes. It is a well known tale that represents rebirth and renewal.
The state of capitalism can be described as an example of a rising phoenix. We all remember the economic crisis of 2007. In the aftermath, it became clear that some large businesses were directly and indirectly responsible for the mess due to greed and corruption. Read More

Get To Really Know Your People

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Get To Really Know Your People - NKCFor a person to be a good leader, he or she should know their organization inside and out. This includes not just being aware of who your employees are but actually getting to know them. Of course, in today’s hectic world it seems almost impossible to get to know everyone at a company on a very personal level, especially at large organizations.
However, leaders must try to incorporate this method into their day-to-day operations. Knowing your employees and ensuring that they feel acknowledged and appreciated is one of the most Read More

Keep Your Heart Open To The World Around You

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Keep Your Heart Open To The World - NKCI recently came across a wonderful organization called Enabling the Future. This group is working hard to give everyone a chance at a decent life. It does this by connecting individuals who use 3D printers to create artificial arms and hands to those who need such devices.
This is such an admirable mission and something we should all be striving for. We all tend to live as if we are the only ones who matter. Read More

Learn About Yourself And Soar To New Heights

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Learn About Yourself - NKCSelf improvement and self awareness has always been at the cornerstone my thinking. I have been and continue to be an avid learner. Although I finished my schooling many years ago, I never stop learning.
Those who believe that education ends once we receive a piece of paper from a college or university are the least learned among us. I have come across many people who have attended the most prestigious schools but have little knowledge or wisdom. Read More