I had a two hour conversation with a very senior CXO ( a tech wizard and a philosopher) of a world famous big Sri Lankan software company. Our major topic was why the gap between what employers want and what employees are looking for is widening, with special emphasis on the millennials. ( Ahhh….the eternal … Continue reading 5 ways to get recruited in tech industry
Hello ! I had explained what is VUCA, why is it important, and benefits of a VUCA mindset, in my previous post. Maintaining a new mindset is not easy. As you practice it, you will face multiple challenges that will throw you away. When mind is agitated, mind gets tired, just like our physical bodies. … Continue reading 3 stories to massage your VUCA mindset.
Nicholas Carlisle, Founder/President of Power of Zero and No Bully, has interviewed me few months back on ‘The Online Lives of Young Children in Sri Lanka’ as part of their series on the online lives of young children across the world. Power of Zero is a global campaign to reshape early learning for a connected world. It focuses on … Continue reading The Online Lives of Young Children in Sri Lanka
What is VUCA? VUCA is an overused managerial acronym in the business world which actually came from the military. VUCA stands for volatile, uncertain, complex, and ambiguous. VUCA showcase a world of quick change, unpredictable results, and complex relationships. It is a nicer way to say the situation is bat crazy. Most of our personal lives and work … Continue reading VUCA mindset
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 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
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