Motivation At Work – A Chance Meeting


Article By  Shruti M -Presales Consultant, Team AVTAR

The sound of typing the keyboard filled the silent air in my office cubicle.

I was tired, irritated and frustrated. Running around in the hot sun to meet clients was nowhere close to enjoyable. I had to crowdsource content on scientific topics which was highly interesting and engaging (now, who doesn’t like that?!). I understand that it was challenging and pushed me to explore my skills, but then there’s a limit to what one can do, isn’t it! Read More » “Motivation At Work – A Chance Meeting”

Intentional Career Pathing: Participant Testimonials


Article By Shruti M- Presales Consultant, Team AVTAR

ICP (Intentional Career Pathing) is a trademark corporate training program for women professionals by AVTAR Group. AVTAR conducted a six month training program for IBM leading to real transformation in the lives of women professionals!

Intentional Career Pathing is a method of developing specific skills convergent with mid-term and long-term career milestones which will enable a woman to pursue her vision successfully and sustainably.

We are very excited to present few IBM Participant testimonials who attended DISHA ICP: Read More » “Intentional Career Pathing: Participant Testimonials”

Thought and Behaviour – Patterns to Stand Out from the Crowd


Article By Arthy Shankar – HR Generalist, QMS Practitioner, Executive and Life Coach

How I wish I had someone teaching me these when I started my first job. To stand out from the crowd is far from being an overbearing personality or being the best-dressed in office. It is a way of thinking and behaving that will naturally supply you with abundance energy and positive vibes as you discharge your duties. Read More » “Thought and Behaviour – Patterns to Stand Out from the Crowd”

“Famous 5” of the Gender Diversity Discussions


Article By Ms. Saraswathi Ramachandra, Associate Director – Personal Banking and Analytics team from India, Danske IT a fully owned subsidiary of Danske Bank

While one country passes a landmark judgement ruling equal pay for women and men, back home in one of the networking events over dinner, one of the Sr. Leaders asked me, “Why are companies focusing on diversity hiring? Why should there be special hiring focus and what value does it add to the company for investing so much to hire women employees? ”. Read More » ““Famous 5” of the Gender Diversity Discussions”

Stop Trying to ‘Do it all’, ‘Do it Well’, Instead!


Article By Anju Rakesh, Senior Manager – Research & Analytics, AVTAR Group

“I have never met a woman, or man, who stated emphatically, “Yes, I have it all.'” Because no matter what any of us has—and how grateful we are for what we have—no one has it all.”  – Sheryl Sandberg, COO, Facebook

I am speaking to the quintessential Indian Woman Professional (IWP: a fancy acronym for her), here. Let us call her Sita. Read More » “Stop Trying to ‘Do it all’, ‘Do it Well’, Instead!”