Anuj Magazine is a software testing and general management professional at Citrix Inc. He regularly shares his knowledge and experiences as a conference speaker and writes frequently on diverse topics like software testing, management, sports, and handwriting analysis. Anuj runs ASM, a non-profit organization that contributes to society by counseling and mentoring people using the science of handwriting analysis.
While leadership and management are traditionally thought of top-down, there is a lesser-known aspect of leadership that's referred to as managing up. Managing up allows you to positively influence the boss—or even the boss’s boss. Anuj Magazine highlights how leaders in technology have managed up.
Issuing apologies is often deemed a natural gesture, but how should apologies be made so that they are more meaningful? Good apologies thrive on honesty about the feelings, show genuine concern, and demonstrate fitting behavior. Anuj Magazine examines some recent public apologies that made the news.
Microsoft's decision to make its Siri-like assistant Cortana available not only on Microsoft's OS but also on iOS and Android is seen as part of Microsoft's cross-platform initiative. Is this a sign that the tech world now prefers generalists more than specialists?
For the first time in years, Google search’s share in the US went below 75 percent in January 2015, while its rivals observed marginal upward growth. Even though Google still holds the majority of the search market share, does its slow decline in market share put its dominance under threat?
Facebook recently unveiled a pilot program for Facebook at Work. Piggy-backing on their enormous success with social networking, Facebook seems to be on a mission to redefine the way work gets done. The concept seems appealing, but will Facebook at Work succeed at redefining the way we work?
How much do unproductive meetings cost? Approximately 11 million meetings happen in the US every day, and employees lose approximately four work days each month due to unproductive meetings. So what can some of the best run companies teach us about effectively running meetings?
Google’s People Operations Analytics team recently found that being grateful—and expressing it—can be the secret weapon to workplace happiness and to warding off the malaise that can come with routine. Does embracing a culture of gratitude really help employees stay happy?