You might have heard people being fired for not doing well, but there are many whose careers are destroyed simply because they do too well.
Too well for their own good.
Manage risk by Risk Management.
Prevent avoidable exposure as risk can’t be eliminated. It can only be reduced.
Rosh explains risk using a funny management joke.
"Senior Management is happy as it believes the workforce has become efficient, customers are happy because they believe the company is delivering value for money, and workers won't squeal because they need jobs. Whoever bells the cat, won't be making any friends. So, I guess for the moment, we have a stalemate."
"As long as he pretends that you are getting a fair wage", she responded, "you can pretend you're working hard. Outlast him."
Be informed to spot opportunities in business & life.
Learning business management becomes easy, when Sunny shows the benefits of being informed using a nun joke ...
"You've always been the second boy, spotting opportunities where others couldn't see them. Finding silver linings even in manure! Put the same hat on."
"Your real boss is the one who walks around under your own hat."
"I'll grant you guys a wish each now, before I go," he said to show them his gratitude, "So long as it is reasonable, you can have anything you want. So tell me, what would you like?"
"I've never heard a Jinn put a reasonability condition on wishes before granting them!" the contractor laughed.
Bank: When she applied for the card, she agreed to and signed its Terms and Conditions.
Relative: Perhaps you could resend her a copy of those. Would you like her new mailing address?
“Have a budget. It helps you determine and set your limits. Stay within your limits. तेते पाँव पसारिये जेती लंबी सौर (tete paon pasaariye jeti lambi saur - meaning stretch your feet only so far as your quilt goes).”
“Isn’t it better to stretch the chadar (expand the capacity, income etc.),” asked Isha, “than to restrict our paanv (our dreams, plans, or expenses)?”
"Can't she just email the bank," Hosh asked, "and just cut-up and throw your card away?"
"Some banks allow that," said Rosh, "but cards and card numbers are the property of the bank."
Shouldn’t I benefit from fruits of my labor?
Employee engagement is driven by purpose, recognition & monetary incentives.
Insightful tale on worker demotivation ...
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