VISION to REALITY

At ALLAVANCE, we get a lot of opportunities to work on some deep-rooted issues faced by our clients. Some of them are listed below The employees of the company are not motivated towards getting their results The attrition rate of the company is higher than industry standards The employees of the company are not gearing up…

Want vs Vision

This blog is about an activity that I consistently use during my keynote sessions at corporate events. This concept is usually introduced after I use an NLP technique that focuses on the power of the mind. I thought of sharing it on our blog for a wider exposure. So here goes… We all have wants.…

“My mom always said life was like a box of chocolates. You never know what you’re gonna get.” Forest Gump!

This blog is in reaction to the freak shootings that took place at a Las Vegas concert last night. https://www.nytimes.com/2017/10/02/us/las-vegas-shooting-live-updates.html My first emotion is condolence, that goes to all the people and the loved ones who got impacted by this incident. It is extremely tragic and will remain in our minds for years to come. Especially, any of…

NGO as CSR or Team Bonding

In the recent past, I have been privileged to head the CSR initiatives for my organization. Our aim has always been to spend time in greater good, instead of just giving donations. So, we end up at various NGOs, like children home, old age home, tree plantation drives etc. It turns out to be a…

Adventure Activities as Recreation or Reincarnation

As Mumbai hits it’s beautiful season of monsoon, it calls all the adventure fanatics to start planning their weekend activities. Although, an adventure fan might find themselves their outlet in any season, but rains and nature somehow go hand in hand. People think of various ways to break into nature. Activities like treks, nature walks,…

The Dreaded Performance Appraisal Process

In India, most of the businesses follow the financial year. That means most of us would have recently had an appraisal cycle. We have fresh memories of the awkward conversations that usually take place once a year with our reporting managers. The entire process leads towards the highly anticipated letters that should be getting released…

The Anti-Murphy’s Law

This is actually a continuation post from one of my previous ones. http://www.allavance.com/blog/monday-blues-my-choice/ I am going to go into the philosophy of Murphy’s Law. The reason that I call it philosophy, is because I am quite certain it is debatable, even though it is called a LAW. Let’s just understand the law first. Wikipedia says…