While you’ve likely been working from home during the pandemic, Hamill says it can help to suggest the arrangement on a trial basis. “Time-box it for a month, or provide a few steps into it, such as working from home a few days a week,” she says. “How can you make it easier for your manager? Ultimately, the arrangement should reflect positively on your manager and the organization.” … [Read more...] about How to tell your boss you’re not ready to return to the office
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Some companies with leases that are ending this year or next appear to be kicking the can down the road, signing short-term extensions rather than committing to typical deals that last several years. In recent weeks, NBC Universal extended a lease for a secondary office at 1221 Avenue of the Americas and the Stroock & Stroock & Lavan law firm did the same for its office downtown. But they both did so for just a year, according to Colliers. A spokeswoman for NBC Universal declined to comment and Stroock & Stroock did not return a call and multiple emails. … [Read more...] about COVID-19 | Manhattan’s office buildings are empty. But for how long?
These principles are as true today as ever, but we see instances emerging that may need a more deft touch. Many questions are coming up now—What happens after the pandemic? How do we address systemic racism?—that are about longer term issues. They cannot be resolved in a single answer or single step. Yet our tendency as leaders in a crisis may be to respond with a quick answer. There is a sense of urgency about these issues, and we don’t want to seem indecisive. … [Read more...] about What would Bill Campbell do?
"We estimate credit cost to remain elevated over the next few quarters while lower our business growth assumptions. We thus cut our FY20 and FY21 earnings by 13 percent and 22 percent, respectively, and estimate the bank to deliver FY21E RoA and RoE of 1.7 percent and 14.3 percent, respectively. We reduce our target price to Rs 800 which corresponds to 1.3 times forward ABV," Motilal Oswal said. … [Read more...] about IndusInd Bank deposits shrink by 10-11%, brokerages see tough road ahead
One needs madness to live on, to find magic in everyday drudgery, in the boring sameness of jobs, in never-ending marriages, in kids who are our frankest critics, in the rent and the roof. If head is permanently crystal-clear and breath never speeding or slowing, if the heartbeat is always rock-solid and steady, then we are sure to live long and healthy but, oh, what a tall mountain of dullness we climb…. What can we ever say to anyone that will be remotely interesting? The drama of us, of being this person that only we can be, will be lost on everyone. … [Read more...] about The joys of being a madcap