Colours maketh a woman!

The human race has always sought beauty. A touch of white here. A dab of red there. A dash of green in between. A blue sash encircling. A myriad range of hues used to express the self, life or present sheer imagination. It’s an art, which has been honed to perfection over the millennia. And… Continue reading Colours maketh a woman!

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!

Corporate life and the Guru-Shishya principle

In the Corporate world, a learning organization is seen as one that facilitates and encourages its employees to continuously seek knowledge and learning. The organization invests in training programs (external and internal) and places at its employees’ disposal multiple knowledge platforms and tools. By doing so, the organization hopes that innovation will ensue, keeping it… Continue reading Corporate life and the Guru-Shishya principle

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!