Atul Gotsurve (I.F.S.) – Going Extra Mile…Always, 24x7x365

"Kisi Ki Muskurahto Pe Ho Nisar, Kisi Ka Dard Le Sake To Le Udhaar, Jeena Isi Ka Naam Hai…", is a famous song from the film Anari, released in 1959. This is the song which came to my mind when I first met the Regional Passport Officer, Pune, Mr. Atul Gotsurve. He belongs to Indian […]

In-Person Meetings Vs Video Meetings

In Indian context, business meetings means “in-person meeting” majorly, people are more comfortable meeting each other in-person. Approximately an organization spends 20% of its employee salary on his marketing visits and an employee spends 35%-50% of his time in attending outdoor meetings. In-person meetings were still considerable 10-20 years back when, internet was not that […]

Communication Skills

‘Communication is imparting or exchanging of information by speaking, writing, or using some other medium’. ‘Communication is the activity of conveying information through the exchange of ideas, feelings, intentions, attitudes, expectations, perceptions or commands, as by speech, gestures, writings and behavior’. When we talk about the communication, we have to know the origin of the […]

Effective Communication: Speaking Skills

Communication is the process by which information is transmitted between individuals and / or organizations so that an understanding response results’. According to research findings, 63 to 73 percent of Managerial time is spent on communication. Speaking is the richest kind of communication channel. Rule The best practice for conversation is conversation itself! Words carry […]

Effective Communication: Listening Skills

Hearing is a word we normally use in our day-to-day life. The process of hearing is natural and physical process. Whereas the Listening is a physical & mental process; active; learned process; a skills following and understanding the sound, it is hearing with a purpose. Some people consider listening as a natural ability and think […]

Effective Communication: Self Awareness & Self Development

Self-Awareness is the foundation of all the soft skills. Self-Awareness is to guide your behavior and taking the control of your life. ‘Self-Awareness’, the word itself says the meaning, that is knowing, understanding and accepting yourself, including your strengths, weaknesses, beliefs, thoughts, emotions etc. Author of Emotional Intelligence 2.0 Travis Bradberry says, “self-awareness is not […]