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How the “agency” killed the Marketing Manager…

IR #080 I am a Marketing Manager and am led to believe that I am pretty good at my job. However, I feel that the position of a Marketing Manager has lost its meaning in the Middle East. This article revolves around my experiences and understanding in the Middle East market, hence the term I coined… Continue reading How the “agency” killed the Marketing Manager…

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Why I have offered to work for FREE at the Dubai Safari Park…

IR #077 I love animals and wildlife and it would have been a dream job to be able to work at a place that had something to do with it. When the Dubai Safari Park was announced... I couldn't control my excitement!! Around 6 months ago, I embarked on a mission to land a job… Continue reading Why I have offered to work for FREE at the Dubai Safari Park…

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Should you be thinking about your job 24/7?

IR #036 Quite recently my boss turned around and asked me a very "deep" question. He asked, "So Nitten, Do you think about work after work?" In my typical nonchalant way answered, “Nope. I switch off work mode the moment I swipe out." The response was one that surprised me to the core. He said,… Continue reading Should you be thinking about your job 24/7?

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Is your workplace a CIRCUS????

IR #030 Have you ever said that your work place is a circus? Well, in it's truest sense, the circus is the best example of what an organisation should strive to be. A circus is usually associated with confusion, cacophony, indiscipline and a lack of cohesiveness. I truly believe that this is not the case… Continue reading Is your workplace a CIRCUS????

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Management Lessons from the Fellowship of the Ring

IR #022 The Lord of the Rings trilogy has been one of my favourite movies of all time. More so because it was one of those rare instance when the movie had managed to visualise the story better that what I had done in my head while reading. Salutation to Peter Jackson. Was just pondering… Continue reading Management Lessons from the Fellowship of the Ring