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Nijo Jonson: A storyteller on a mission to spread positivity

UPDATED ON DEC 04, 2020 05:30 PM IST
Nijo believes in looking at modern/new age problems in a practical way and addressing them with whatever one has at their disposal.
Alternate lives, food cultures, and office politics on the reading list this week.(HT Team)
Alternate lives, food cultures, and office politics on the reading list this week.(HT Team)

HT Picks: Interesting new reads

Hindustan Times | By HT Team
UPDATED ON SEP 04, 2020 05:41 PM IST
This week’s interesting reads includes a novel that tells the story of a library that contains an infinite number of books that tell the story of an infinite number of realities, a collection of essays that study Indian food cultures, and a book that offers some ideas on navigating office politics
While most people like cooperators at work, there are some who like to bring cooperators down a peg, especially if they think the good guys make them look bad in the workplace.(Shutterstock)
While most people like cooperators at work, there are some who like to bring cooperators down a peg, especially if they think the good guys make them look bad in the workplace.(Shutterstock)

Why ‘do-gooders’ attract so much hatred in competitive workplaces

Press Trust of India | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 22, 2018 11:56 AM IST
Are you always helping everyone at work? Chances are you will be hated for it, says this new study.
In certain situations, anxiety can boost performance by helping employees focus and self-regulate their behaviour.(Shutterstock)
In certain situations, anxiety can boost performance by helping employees focus and self-regulate their behaviour.(Shutterstock)

Workplace anxiety is not necessarily bad for you

Asian News International | By Asian News International, Washington D.c.
UPDATED ON APR 18, 2018 06:18 PM IST
Researchers explored the aspects and workplace anxiety and uncovered some intriguing findings: in some instances, it was found that it can help boost employee performance.
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