4 Lessons On Managing Employee Morale From Thor in Avengers

Far from the chiselled Greek sculptures that he resembled in his previous outings, Thor had a very different avatar in Avengers: Endgame. Far from battling ancient aliens, he’s reduced to fighting noobmaster69 with plentiful accompaniments of his choice of drinks (ok it was all beer). He’s in a low place, and initially hinders the team’s … Read more

Lessons to Learn from Yuvraj Singh’s Exit from cricket about Proper Employee Offboarding

Yuvraj Singh, the legendary Indian southpaw, recently retired from all international and first-class cricket. It was a fairly quiet exit for the man who famously hit Stuart Broad for 6 sixes in an over; the hero of the 2011 World Cup. A more befitting end would’ve been a farewell on the field, deserving of a … Read more

Effective Employee Onboarding 101 by Nick Fury

Directory Fury of S.H.I.E.L.D might just have cracked the code to the most effective employee onboarding processes. From managing contrasting and difficult personalities such as the flamboyant Tony Stark and Thor (who’s literally a god), to ensuring that a new hire who might be facing difficulties adjusting to their new surroundings is taken care of … Read more

The Don Draper Leadership Academy: Lessons to Learn

While the world of Sterling Cooper Draper Pryce is certainly far removed from today’s business and social realities, each of Mad Men’s characters carry within them certain principles and ideas innate to their identities, especially Donald Draper. On a closer look these can give us important lessons about the challenges that we might face on a … Read more

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Exploring Organizational Culture through the Lens of Michael Scott

Dunder Mifflin Paper Company, Inc. was a company with a rather unique culture. Throughout the series, Michael Scott was considered highly eccentric, especially in his role as Regional Manager. Under his management, there were frequent non-work-related projects, an inexplicably extreme interest in employees’ personal lives, and compulsory office excursions that made the paper company appear … Read more