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 [...]

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 [...]

How I got started in online learning.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tCUe3uC2958 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 [...]

permission to sell

Sri Lankans did not like excessive netflix ads placed on youtube, right at the start of each video. This happened around new years eve. That felt like a nasty friend who goes and stand up right in-front of TV every time I start playing a video. Direct disturbance of user, especially when that user ( [...]

Age of quality digital content

Both mega budget movies from Shahrukh Khan and Aamir Khan at the end of 2018 have failed at box office. Usual thinking of big Khans pulling crowds have come to a grinding halt. Because of social media. The early adopters ( first day viewers) posted negative comments on social media and the audience got thinner [...]

Time after vacation

Gone are the days when vacations meant relaxation. These days vacations are another stack of 'work to be done'. Get togethers, trips, dinners, maintenance stuff and all of a sudden, the vacation is over. I can't think of any generation that was time deprived as this generation. I can only predict it would get only [...]

Thank you !

I wanted to reflect on 2018 and write a whole picture story. I wanted to bullet point the brilliant things I did and things I messed up. I wanted to write a story about things I achieved, those things I thought I would never be able to do in this year. I wanted to do [...]

Update: I completed 9 online courses.

Yesterday I completed Digital Transformation, my 9th course online. It is on LinkedIn Learning.  It is an amazing journey. With in last few months I was able to get tutored by world class experts with in my own terms. That is, whenever I had free time, from the comfort of my home, at an insanely [...]

The real note book

I am a fan of note 9 stylus and apple pencil. It makes my life easier with getting notes on the go and creating eye catching diagrams. Sharing them is so easy because the notes are already in digital format. I do not lose the notes and no need to carry note books to meetings. [...]

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