Keep Rising – My new Book on Career Development

My career aim is “De-coding the mystery of career development”. To analyze what are the key ingredient and their composition required in making your career work for you, I am publishing a new book titled “Keep Rising”. This is my fourth book in the past three years. I have added some exciting improvisations on the […]

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Three great books one must read in early career

“Not all readers are leaders, but all leaders are readers” – A quote by Harry S. Truman. Truman was thirty third president of United State of America. I interact with a large number of professionals and students. These people are from different age groups. Some are young and some are not so young. One thing […]

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Can you Benchmark Your Core Competencies?

As market competition growing, there are more job seekers out there as compared to jobs available. Employers are greedier now as they want the best people at the cheapest price to work for them. This is phenomenon is global, but more impactful in the developing countries with extreme population pressure. Employers are looking for some […]

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Deloitte has revolutionized Performance Review Process

A friend had a bad performance review. He was upset and met me over coffee to cough out his anger. He told me that despite his good performance throughout the reporting period, his supervisor was not happy and rated him as an average member of his team. He was expecting a raise of 12%, but […]

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Cover letters are replaced by Pain Letters!

Well actually there are two schools of thought here. One says that with emergence of social media and job portals, there is no need or space for cover letters. However the other has a different opinion, this group still believes that there are certain jobs, particularly more senior level job where applicants are required to […]

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Naufil Shahrukh – A different kind of media professional

“Success or failure is a state of mind. I never accept failures. People know me for my resilience and ‘can-do’ approach.” I met Naufil Shahrukh few years ago in Islamabad and was inspired by this young media professional. This interview described his strengths and passion to change the world around him. Naufil describes himself as […]

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Are you born with two ears?

Interestingly every human and most animals are born with two ears. And if these two ears are medically functional, we have the gifted capability to hear sounds and various frequencies. These sounds are calibrated by our intelligent brain to make sense. But my question today is, are we actually taught to listen? May be not! […]

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