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Tips on Decision Making

When faced with a difficult decision, making a detailed list of pros and cons between the two choices is a perfect recipe for disaster and prolonged indecisiveness. Scoring the individual attributes in hopes of making a decision based on a … Continue reading

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How should performance reviews be done?

I believe that large software companies spend an inordinate amount of time stack ranking employees during performance reviews and fitting a performance curve and then distributing rewards (stocks + bonuses) according to the curve. For the longest time, a bell … Continue reading

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5 things returning NRIs should know about salaries in India

In the previous article we saw what kind of salaries NRIs returning to India from the US could expect. Broadly, you could expect 40-70% of your US salary as your salary in India. The next step is to understand what … Continue reading

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How to give your boss feedback

http://blogs.hbr.org/hmu/2010/03/how-to-give-your-boss-feedback.html Working closely with anyone gives you useful insight into her performance. This is especially true of your boss, who you likely see in a variety of settings: client meetings, presentations, one-on-ones, negotiations, etc. But even if that insight could … Continue reading

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