I fell really ill twice in 2 decades of career. I was happy in personal life. I was eating healthy and did workout too. So what went wrong? My wife had been warning that I was not sleeping well and I needed to take work easy. When I fell sick, she blamed my illness on … Read moreIs Work Stress Making You Sick? 5 Lists to Your Rescue
Rahul Gandhi again talks about his vision. “When I see MRI machines not connected, I see huge problem. Connecting all of those MRI machines will completely transform the planet” This becomes a butt of a joke. And this is not the first time. While one may not respect Rahul Gandhi much for original thoughts, I … Read moreAsk Rahul Gandhi: How a Good Idea Can Be Screwed by Dumb Communication (2 Lessons included)
Everyone knows, most of the business results are from the team effort. Yet, the businesses try hard to assign the credit to one hero. To justify it there are enough management theories – like Bell curve, 80-20 rule. The outcome? It just causes more fights, conflicts and stress. Many managers just shrug it off saying … Read moreNo Collaboration at Workplace? First, Fix the Victory Stand!
As we all know, entrepreneurship is hard and risky. Day job may be comfortable, but lacks the freedom. However it gets pay check. How about the best of both worlds? Trying to setup a business while working? Then as it picks up, one can come full time onto it. Yes. there is stress of both … Read moreConfessions of a Closet Entrepreneur
04:06 PM. An important meeting. Six minutes past the start time, conf room is full of empty chairs with few exceptions. One of them is a German. After 15 minutes, people turn up. There is no guilt. No apologies. When meeting organizer gazes the late comers, the same standard response with sheepish smile – “Indian … Read moreIndian Standard (Meeting) Time May Not Be about Culture
2009. It is a remote village in south India. She is an old lady in her sixties. Hardly literate, but quite sharp. She is gazing at this young guy in his twenties. “So you work in Bangalore?” “Yes Maam.” He was humble, but proud. “You work as software engineer there, right? My son told me.” … Read moreNot a Software Engineer? Poor You!