As Team India take on the Aussies in what will be their last ODI before the World Cup today, the stage is set for T20 fever to take over the imagination of cricket lovers world over.,I believe we have it in us to win the trophy this year and that’s going to be our prime focus for the next couple of months,” says Laxman, as he settles down for a chat with Hyderabad Times.,I think aggression today is not confined to cricket alone as it’s equally prevalent in other sports as well, because the new generation of Indians are a confident lot.,But today there is a lot of stress on physical fitness and psychological aspects of the cricketer.,Whenever I’m in Hyderabad, I visit the academy twice or thrice a week and when travelling, I monitor things on the phone.I was fortunate that my parents gave me the freedom to do and choose whatever I wanted to; they never imposed anything on me.

People are complex, of course, and there are many intervening variables that impact that great human dynamic called motivation.,Many a business executive has sought to improve everything from performance to retention to creativity by primarily using extrinsic rewards or incentives.,For some jobs extrinsic motivation is as good as it gets.,While teaching at a prominent university, I was asked to deliver my course, Motivation Management, to a group of employees at a leading corporation.,He and Veronica Baard, a former managing director responsible for HR at a major international investment banking firm, head up Baard Consulting LLC, a firm in the greater Boston area, focusing on motivation, conflict reduction, and team building.

Instead of better clarifying expectations and building morale, the traditional annual appraisal aspect of performance management (PM) alienates talented and typical employees alike.,Across industries, serious companies recognize that competing effectively in digital business environments demands a new approach to performance management.,Getting performance management right is culturally critical to strategic execution in rapidly evolving business environments.,The technology-based future of performance management is an essential component of leading successful digital transformation.,The implications of our findings are far-reaching for leaders intent on maintaining their company’s competitiveness in modern business environments:

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“Giving ambitious employees the autonomy and opportunities to pursue passions is a great way to intrinsically motivate them, and provides ways for them to advance in their careers and make them feel fulfilled,” she says.,“It sends the message to your ambitious employees that their career is an important topic to you–and it provides an explicit platform for them to share their ambitions and get feedback,” says LeBold.,People change during their careers, and companies should be willing to change with them, says DeLisa Alexander, executive vice president and chief people officer at open source software provider Red Hat.,While compensation is important, your best talent wants a sense of purpose within your company, says Amy Veater, head of people and culture at Avi Networks, cloud application services provider.,Or just focus on being a great employer While retention is top of mind, employers should start thinking about what makes a company a great place to work–that’s what keeps the most ambitious employees happy, says Tracy Cote, chief people officer at Genesys, a customer experience platform.

“Giving ambitious employees the autonomy and opportunities to pursue passions is a great way to intrinsically motivate them, and provides ways for them to advance in their careers and make them feel fulfilled,” she says.,“It sends the message to your ambitious employees that their career is an important topic to you–and it provides an explicit platform for them to share their ambitions and get feedback,” says LeBold.,People change during their careers, and companies should be willing to change with them, says DeLisa Alexander, executive vice president and chief people officer at open source software provider Red Hat.,While compensation is important, your best talent wants a sense of purpose within your company, says Amy Veater, head of people and culture at Avi Networks, cloud application services provider.,Or just focus on being a great employer While retention is top of mind, employers should start thinking about what makes a company a great place to work–that’s what keeps the most ambitious employees happy, says Tracy Cote, chief people officer at Genesys, a customer experience platform.

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Emotional intelligence, social intelligence, communication skills, team working skills, problem solving, creativity, time management etc. are crucial for a successful leader.,[1] Covey S. (2004) The 8th Habit, Free Press/ Simon Schuster Inc.: New York read more

On January 12, investigators say the body of 65-year-old Michael Redlick was discovered inside the Winter Park home that he shared with his wife, 45-year-old Danielle Justin Redlick.,On the same day that the investigation into Michael Redlick's death had begun, police learned that Danielle Redlick violated a probation rquirement that she abstain from alcohol.,According to a police report, Danielle Redlick first told authorities that her husband may have had a fatal heart attack, but she later told them he had stabbed himself.,Police say she also admitted that she and her husband were the only two people at their home at the reported time of her husband's death.,Court records show that Danielle Redlick filed for divorce from her husband last March, but she later withdrew and they never got divorced.

CAPE TOWN - The City of Cape Town has asked the South African Football Association Cape Town (Safa CT) to vacate the premises of Athlone Stadium, which Safa CT calls home, by 31 January 2019 citing zoning irregularities as well as health and safety reasons.,Safa CT will be holding a press conference on Thursday as they seek to air their grievances with the City of Cape Town, and in particular Mayoral committee member for Economic Opportunities and Asset Management James Vos.,Bailey says that the change of leadership within the City of Cape Town regarding stadium management has had a disastrous impact on local football.,There is a political aspect to the matter with the ANC Youth League in the Western Cape also joining hands with local and provincial sporting organisations to unite against the City of Cape Town's plan to remove Safa CT from the Athlone Stadium.,The ANC Youth League believes the City of Cape Town is acting against the interests of community football.

WINTER PARK, Fla. - Two days after a quiet neighborhood in Winter Park was stunned by a man's suspicious death, police identified the man as 65-year-old Michael Redlick.,First responders were called to a home along Temple Drive in Winter Park around 9:30 a.m Saturday where they found Redlick's body.,Police have remained tight-lipped about the circumstances surround Redlick's death, saying those details are still under investigation.,What started as a medical emergency turned into a suspicious death investigation, police said.,Winter Park police investigated the home for about 10 hours Saturday.