There are things you cannot outsource. There are things that cannot be ‘Uber of this’ or ‘AirBnB of that’. As much as there are trends, we should not be enslaved to think that everything can be outsourced to cut cost or look sexy launching an app. There are many failure stories, that does not get … Continue reading Outsourcing everything
Though many say “time is money”, time in organisations is not actually treated in the way we treat money. Organisations in meeting rooms waste hundreds or hours in few hours. I was recently at a meeting with 25 people for 2 hours. That is 50 man hours. What we achieved ? – confusion and boredom. Only one … Continue reading Respect time.
I was waiting for my ride on Uber when I saw on app that the driver had a 3.5 rating. Only 3.5 ? A sudden irritation crept inside me. What could this 3.5 number mean? Is he a reckless driver? Is he bad with using maps? is he mean? may be his car is in … Continue reading The other side of ratings
I find audiences very peculiar. They don’t ask questions after a session is over. When I go to a session, an event, a meeting or to a talk, there’s a good reason why I am spending my time there. Otherwise I don’t go. So when I am there, I want to ask questions to clarify … Continue reading Asking questions and fear of failure
At events, especially after completing a talk, number of people who network with me is high. It’s all good. But time is limited. At one instance there were 3 persons from different organisations around me. All want to talk about their work, but all want to leave soon as well, because it was already past … Continue reading How can I help you ?