In case you missed out on the #TweetOrToastQuiz that we have every Friday on Twitter at 1pm IST, here is the complete list of questions for this week. Each question winner gets a flipkart voucher (no limits on how many you can win. Get all 10 right before others and you could walk away with … Continue reading The complete #TweetOrToastQuiz [16 Jan 2015]
Cyberman: Daleks and Cybermen; together we can upgrade the universe. Dalek: You propose an alliance? Cyberman: That is correct. Dalek: Request denied! (Dr. Who TV Series, Doomsday) So, here is my no-brainer statement for (rest of) the year. The devices are becoming omnipresent. First it was mobiles, now eReaders and wearable-tech are threatening to take … Continue reading Run for your lives! The Devices are coming!
As we rolled out the all-new version of the Kwench Library in the Kwench Employee Engagement Platform over the weekend, I got thinking about the reading preferences of people. On kwench we have over 300k users who love to read all kinds of books. The dashboards offer an unparalleled insight into what "Corporate India" likes … Continue reading We are what we read (or rather – a defense of fiction)
Thought I'd try a different take on the book of the week this time. Do let me know what you think of the (info)graphical version compared to my previous weeks Book the Week posts. Like this? Please share it with your connections using the social share options below.
Ah! Seth Godin. That guy who writes about things like Purple Cows. (Think screeching brakes on the road when you do a double take). So here we are with the book of the week - Tribes! A tribe is any group of people, large or small, who are connected to one another, a leader, and … Continue reading Week #36[Book of the Week] Tribes: We need *You* to lead us
Jumping the S-Curve, reveals how the to companies get to where they are and more importantly, how they stay there. Authors, Paul Nunes and Tim Breene build on extensive research they carried out over several years, to show how successful companies successfully navigate the S-curve(s) of business success. In the book they point out the … Continue reading Week #35[Book of the Week] Jumping the S-Curve: How to beat the growth cycle, get on top, and stay there
Fully Charged is a book that explores the concept of Organizational Energy (OE) and its significance in keeping employees engaged, alert and focused on organizational objectives. So here is the Long Story Short: The authors provide a guide on how to accurately measure your company's energy state using the "Organizational Energy Matrix" along two axes … Continue reading Week #34 [Book of the Week] Fully Charged
We have a new video up on the kwenchEngage! YouTube channel called "The Lying Org-Chart". Take a look. A quick introduction to the power of Social Networks within organizations and how it can be unleashed to achieve better collaboration and also increase employee engagement. References for content used in the video: "How Org Charts Lie", … Continue reading [Video] The Lying Org-Chart
Saturday mornings are usually the time for a late-start, a hot cup of coffee and that much-ignored book that you haven't found time to finish. This Saturday get your coffee and stretch your legs out on the sofa and meet up with an author! Anirban Das talks about his first book, the joy (and pain) … Continue reading ‘kwench Author Connect (15 Feb, 1100 hrs)
'The Art of Happiness at Work' written by HH the Dalai Lama and David Cutler, released in 1998 explored questions like "Where does work fit in to our overall quest for happiness?" and "To what degree does work satisfaction affect our overall life satisfaction and happiness?" The book was deeply rooted in Buddhist principles, especially … Continue reading Week#6: [Book of the Week] Happiness at Work
I have a room full of books. They are stacked up on (and toppling from) every available piece of furniture. And now at 'kwench, I work in a place that has books stacked from floor to ceiling - in every direction! There is no doubt about it - I am an incurable bibliophile. And yet … Continue reading The magic of reading: How books can open your mind
“The most important reason for going from one place to another is to see what's in between, and they took great pleasure in doing just that.” ― Norton Juster, The Phantom Tollbooth Social Reading as a concept is arguably almost as old as the printed book. Once books didn't cost an arm and a leg, … Continue reading Social Reading: The secret driver for innovation