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Campus To Corporate

  1. 1. Campus To Corporate Key To A Successful Career
  2. 2. Part I - Its about me….. <ul><li>Shocks to Newcomers </li></ul>
  3. 3. Shocks to a newcomer <ul><li>Knowledge Shock </li></ul><ul><li>Status Shock </li></ul><ul><li>Political Shock </li></ul>
  4. 4. How to manage your boss Part II – Boss Matters
  5. 5. How to manage your boss <ul><li>Get Mind-share : First three months in a job, do what your boss says. Deliver on time. Volunteer when he needs someone for a task. Once he forms an opinion, no one can change it. </li></ul><ul><li>Bosses love solutions: Bosses don`t like problems. They love solutions. So if there`s an issue, go with solutions. You’ll soon build your reputation as a solutions provider. </li></ul><ul><li>Make things easy for your boss: Before you leave a meeting, do a quick recap of things discussed. Shoot a mail to all participants. Follow up. Make things easy for your boss. </li></ul>
  6. 6. How to manage your boss <ul><li>Promise less and deliver more: Never promise what you can`t deliver. That`s a risk of your reputation. Promise less and deliver more. </li></ul><ul><li>Boss is always right: Don't argue with boss in public. Boss is always right. Talk to him tactfully in private, he`ll respect you for that. But express diverse opinions. </li></ul><ul><li>Never try to please the boss: Never try to please the boss. Be professional. Execute your tasks well. Let your work speak for itself. Don`t hand around his desk. Bosses actually dislike it. </li></ul><ul><li>Ask for Help: Seek help from your boss when you encounter a problem. They love to help. That's when they feel they are valued. </li></ul>
  7. 7. How to manage your boss <ul><li>Don’t ask his opinion if you don’t need one: Without wasting his time, bring the issues to focus, present your findings, state your actions, get his buy in, move on. </li></ul><ul><li>Partner with Boss: Never look at your boss as an enemy. He’s your partner on a journey called CAREER. Look at him positively. Connect to him. Don’t trigger his ego. Don’t argue. Lend your shoulder to the wheel. </li></ul>
  8. 8. How to Succeed in career: some clues Part III – Behavior matters too!
  9. 9. How to Succeed in career: some clues <ul><li>Don't talk negatively about people behind their backs. </li></ul><ul><li>If you gossip, people won't confide in you. </li></ul><ul><li>Mind your own business . </li></ul>Gossip
  10. 10. How to Succeed in career: some clues <ul><li>Try to work for someone who'll challenge your powers. </li></ul><ul><li>You'll learn more in a year than 4 years of college. </li></ul>
  11. 11. How to Succeed in career: some clues <ul><li>Successful bosses have good communication skills. </li></ul><ul><li>They learn from people, including their employees. </li></ul><ul><li>Be good at communication </li></ul>
  12. 12. How to Succeed in career: some clues <ul><li>Work in such a way that makes your boss look good. </li></ul><ul><li>It's not flattery. </li></ul>
  13. 13. How to Succeed in career: some clues <ul><li>On downsizing, the first to go are those with few friends. </li></ul><ul><li>Bosses prefer competent people whom they respect. </li></ul>
  14. 14. How to Succeed in career: some clues <ul><li>Dress for the job you want, not the one you have. </li></ul><ul><li>Let your dress reflect professionalism . </li></ul>
  15. 15. How to Succeed in career: some clues <ul><li>Workout to get in good physical shape. </li></ul><ul><li>Unless exceptionally skilled, the unhealthy are at a comparative disadvantage. </li></ul>
  16. 16. How to Succeed in career: some clues <ul><li>Personal integrity is crucial. </li></ul><ul><li>Tell nothing but the truth. </li></ul><ul><li>Bosses can forgive mistakes but if you lie, you're gone. </li></ul>
  17. 17. How to Succeed in career: some clues <ul><li>Be on time. </li></ul><ul><li>Try to arrive few minutes early. </li></ul><ul><li>It saves you from stress. </li></ul><ul><li>You'll be much relaxed & work better </li></ul>
  18. 18. How to Succeed in career: some clues <ul><li>Strive your best to keep a deadline. </li></ul><ul><li>If you cannot meet it, then apologize & ask for an extension </li></ul>
  19. 19. How to Succeed in career: some clues <ul><li>Don't take things personally. </li></ul><ul><li>If some people are unhappy with you, it's their problem. </li></ul><ul><li>But always strive to give your best. </li></ul>
  20. 20. How to Succeed in career: some clues <ul><li>If you must correct someone, don't get personal about it. </li></ul><ul><li>Do it never in front of others. </li></ul>
  21. 21. How to Succeed in career: some clues <ul><li>Spend some time alone everyday. </li></ul><ul><li>What's the mission of my life? </li></ul><ul><li>What do I want to be? </li></ul><ul><li>And how to go about it. </li></ul>
  22. 22. How to Succeed in career: some clues <ul><li>As you move along Plan A of your career, maintain a Plan B as well — </li></ul><ul><li>an alternative course to rely </li></ul>
  23. 23. Always remember that the secret of success is passion. Always think big. Spread love & joy. You'll have blissful years ahead
  24. 24. Part IV – My role as Manager
  25. 25. My role as Manager <ul><li>The management skills constitute a cycle of goal creation, commitment, feedback, reward, and accomplishment, with human interaction at every turn. </li></ul><ul><li>Dr. Angelo Kinicki Arizona State University </li></ul>
  26. 26. My role as Manager <ul><li>Clarify goals and objectives for everyone involved </li></ul><ul><li>Encourage participation , upward communication and suggestions </li></ul><ul><li>Plan and organize for an orderly work flow </li></ul><ul><li>Plan and organize for an orderly work flow </li></ul><ul><li>Plan and organize for an orderly work flow </li></ul>
  27. 27. My role as Manager <ul><li>Plan and organize for an orderly work flow </li></ul><ul><li>Keep things moving by relying on schedules, deadlines, and helpful reminders </li></ul><ul><li>Control details without being overbearing </li></ul><ul><li>Apply reasonable pressure </li></ul><ul><li>For goal accomplishment </li></ul><ul><li>Empower and delegate key duties to others while maintaining goal clarity and commitment </li></ul><ul><li>Recognize good performance with rewards and positive reinforcement </li></ul>
  28. 28. Nuances of Motivation <ul><li>How do I Motivate is always the wrong first question </li></ul><ul><li>Am I the motivator is the right first question </li></ul>Motivation is the fire that burns within you Stephan Covey, Author of Seven Habits of Great people
  29. 29. <ul><li>Positive reinforcements works better than other methods to strengthen the behavior………. </li></ul><ul><li>Pay, Benefits, Status,Safety, Policies,Competent Managers are not motivators ,they merely avoid dissatisfaction in workplace </li></ul><ul><li>Motivators are achievement, recognition and development & growth </li></ul>Nuances of Motivation As a Manager you can provide good learning opportunities, ensure work-life balance and lively workplace environment. This itself could motivate your colleagues. You need not depend upon HR for these!
  30. 30. Nuances of Motivation <ul><li>Its not about the resources , its about the resourcefulness…. </li></ul><ul><li>Be proactive </li></ul><ul><li>Begin with the end in mind </li></ul><ul><li>Put first things first </li></ul><ul><li>Think win-win </li></ul><ul><li>Seek to understand than being understood </li></ul><ul><li>Synergise </li></ul><ul><li>Sharpen the saw </li></ul>
  31. 31. Thank you