Why not compare?

If you want to engage someone at work (who works below their capacity and they are making the effort to improve) don’t compare them with someone else in your organisation.  Absolutely do not compare them with people in some other organisation, or their practices.  Ever wonder, why someone who have performed exceptionally well in one … Continue reading Why not compare?

Micro finance should be regulated

Micro finance is not glorious as majority of the reports out there proclaim. There are many findings to the contrary, including this article of FT.  Micro finance has been converted from a small enterprise creation help for poor people to a monster greedy business machine for finance institutes to exploit poor people.  According to the … Continue reading Micro finance should be regulated

Hithawathi හිතවතී

You are a female. Imagine a scenario where you get bullied, trolled or blackmailed on internet. Or that happens to someone you know, someone you care. Ask them to call 0114216062. Hithawathi is a timely initiative launched by LK domain to support the ones who get distressed on internet in Sri Lanka. Hithawathi has a … Continue reading Hithawathi හිතවතී

On 3 year strategic plans

One of the ancient artefacts organisations hold dear is the 3 year strategic plan.  While there are reasons to do it, for example, forecasting scenarios or preparing for difficult situations, the reason to do it comes from a very basic psychological comfort. That is to bring about a sense of security that the organisation will … Continue reading On 3 year strategic plans

Creating that space

It’s been just over a year since I moved from a full time job to be a business consultant. I have the opportunity to be working in several places,with different teams, including my final full time place of work.  Initially I thought the transition would be easy. In-fact for first six months, I enjoyed the … Continue reading Creating that space

How I got started in online learning.

elearning.lk got me to chat about how I do online learning. This video covers basic information that would help you to start your online learning. The chat is in Sinhala. We did this to encourage Sri Lankans to get on to online learning. I also mention about how to get all the great content with … Continue reading How I got started in online learning.