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Survival tips in organizations


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A presentation on performing to your best in global organizations and climbing the organizational ladder in the best possible manner.

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Survival tips in organizations

  1. 1. Survival Tips in Organizations<br />Shubhanshu Mishra<br />
  2. 2. Expectation Management<br /><ul><li>Let your team know where you are
  3. 3. Remind your team where you are
  4. 4. Be CONTACTable all times
  5. 5. Let your team know what other work you have
  6. 6. Remind your team what other work you have
  7. 7. If you cannot meet a deadline, let your team know asap
  8. 8. Never hand in unfinished work – ask for more time
  9. 9. Only hand over work internally that you would send to a client
  10. 10. Own up to your mistakes, sooner rather than later</li></li></ul><li>Attention to Detail<br /><ul><li>All clients get is our advice, so it has to be right
  11. 11. If it looks good, it looks right
  12. 12. Make your work easy to review – clear audit trail
  13. 13. Avoid Ambiguity in all documents, including emails
  14. 14. Spell Check everything
  15. 15. Double check client’s name and contact details
  16. 16. Check formatting, print Range
  17. 17. Open all attachments before sending</li></li></ul><li>Add Value<br /><ul><li>Don’t be an automation – do more than processing
  18. 18. Ask questions
  19. 19. Ask more questions
  20. 20. Take Notes
  21. 21. Your opinion counts, the client/boss is not always right
  22. 22. Does your analysis support the hypothesis?
  23. 23. Don’t get stuck – ask for help</li></li></ul><li>Add Value (Contd.)<br /><ul><li>Are we showing things from client’s perspective ?
  24. 24. Is this the best way of conveying the message ?
  25. 25. Do the materials have a logical flow ?
  26. 26. Take work away from more senior colleagues
  27. 27. Earn people’s respect first, make friends later
  28. 28. Make more senior colleagues look good – friend for life</li></li></ul><li>Manage your own Career<br /><ul><li>Play to your strengths, challenge your weaknesses
  29. 29. Make your self easy to manage
  30. 30. Show ENTHUSIASM
  31. 31. Fake enthusiasm if necessary …
  32. 32. Actively seek out projects you want to work on – sectors, locations, events
  33. 33. Build your own network at Global level
  34. 34. Don’t wait for others to create a career path for you.</li></li></ul><li>SUCCEED<br />Your<br />ACTIONS, WORK and CONDUCT<br /> speaks more about you than your WORDS<br />Make them <br />COUNT<br />
  35. 35. Credits<br />Mr. Ben Gledhill<br />Director<br />Investment Banking Division<br />Barclays Capital<br />
  36. 36. QnA<br />Shubhanshu Mishra<br /><br />