Bringing up Lata, with Madhu & Aimee

Remember the comic strip Bringing Up Father? The comic strip ran for 87 years from 1913 to 2000, amusing newspaper readers every morning. Created by George McManus, Bringing Up Father dealt with a social climbing wife, Maggie, and her frustrated attempts to make her husband, Jiggs, adhere to upper class standards. I have taken creative license… Continue reading Bringing up Lata, with Madhu & Aimee

Joseph George and his Close Encounter of the Third Kind

According to J. Allen Hynek’s, a close encounter of the first kind is the sighting of an unidentified flying object*. A close encounter of the second kind is a discovery of a phenomena after a UFO has been spotted. This could be anything ranging from a crop circle to electronic interference. A close encounter of… Continue reading Joseph George and his Close Encounter of the Third Kind

The Echo of Words Through Time!

Words have power. Words have impact. Words can echo through time. Here are some words that I can never forget because they left an indelible impact on me, changing me forever.

Reflections on approaching my sell-by date!

LinkedIn is running a Pulse series where professionals share all the right – and wrong – ways to leave a job. This is a subject I have been reflecting on for over a year now as the realisation began to set in that I was approaching my sell-by date. Since LinkedIn has invited contributions to… Continue reading Reflections on approaching my sell-by date!

Perform to Order!

In Freakonomics, Steven Levitt and Stephen Dubner expound on the fact that Economics is, at its root, the study of incentives.  The book is full of interesting examples, which illustrate how human behaviour is driven by economics or if you will, incentives. In other words the book describes how economics can drive humans to perform to… Continue reading Perform to Order!

Trying out a Near-Death experience starring your professional life!

I have read that people who have gone through a near-death experience (NDE) report the phenomenon of a life-review where scenes from their life flash by. I guess one can pretty much infer that the chosen scenes are the one’s that have most impacted the individual’s life. I thought it would be interesting to simulate… Continue reading Trying out a Near-Death experience starring your professional life!