There are several stories populating the annals of business history of enterprises that once dominated their industries but then later jumped to their decline. The reasons are often about staying too close to the existing customers, which is a myopic viewpoint on short-term financial performance and possess an inability to adopt themselves to business models for disruptive innovation. But this does not still explain with proper clarity that why the business leaders that once were able to steer these firms to success pinnacle were able to completely lose their touch.
There is a saying that goes with this scenario – after a certain acquired age we learn more from our failures than from our successes!
Your outline for a research paper is the best place to start this practice.
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Here is some real talk for all you MBA students who are either preparing for the rat race in the corporate life, or are already a part of it! If you work for the longest hours every day, then you will look the most desperate. While it is not a good idea to look lazy, but you need not be the hardest worker in the den as well!
Why work so much harder than the next person? What are you compensating for? Are you not as smart as them? Are you less organized? Are you not confident in your skills and abilities? Can you not navigate the world outside of work?
Chances are if you are the hardest worker in your team, then one the above is true, may be you are too blind to see it. Continue reading –>
We know the secret sorrows of most MNA pursuant buried under a pile of endless MBA assignments to finish – they are not particularly great at phone interviews! They end up stressing a lot afterwards about not getting the job. But you should know it is not that hard.
We have done our fair share of phone interviews, both on the hiring side of the equation as well as the joining side. So, it might be safe to say that we are pretty qualified to write on this topic.
Here goes our five tips to ace your phone interview:
Take a note of your surrounding (you should also pay attention to this when writing assignments):
If there is a scheduled interview that you have, take precautions in advance to get in a good spot physically.
Never try to take a phone interview at your desk where you cannot talk freely. Also avoid taking a cal when there is too much going on in the background. Another important pro-tip that most interviewees are unaware of is the habit of talking on phone while walking. The subconscious breathlessness that occurs while doing so, affects the interviewer’s judgment about the person talking on phone, you may seem to lack authority in such circumstances when the person on the opposite end of the line does not know you. Continue reading –>