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Career Paths Do Not Exist. If They Do, They Are More like Bangalore Traffic Lanes.
Presentation time for my group. Human Resources manager presents the career paths that exist in the organization as I look on. “Good morning [...]
DARPA Urban Challenge to Mahindra Rise Prize: Driving the Self Driving Car
Google Driver-less Car. Unless you lived in cave with no connectivity, you heard about self driving cars. Around the world there is quite a bit of [...]
Indian Standard (Meeting) Time May Not Be about Culture
04:06 PM. An important meeting. Six minutes past the start time, conf room is full of empty chairs with few exceptions. One of them is a German. After 15 [...]
Project Acquisition Story: Software Services CEOs, Focus on Footsoldiers!
It was celebration time ! The team had won a new client which is a global energy major from Europe. It was a multi-year project of software product [...]
Indian Entrepreneurs, Be Ready for Jail
Here is one woman entrepreneur… She worked as tech professional earlier and now aiming to be a business owner.  She has an idea about creating [...]
Not a Software Engineer? Poor You!
2009. It is a remote village in south India. She is an old lady in her sixties. Hardly literate, but quite sharp. She is gazing at this young guy in his [...]
Work Place Corporate social responsibility
Corporate Social Responsibility: 4 Definite Things You Can Do
This entry is part 4 of 4 in the series Corporate Social ResponsibilityAs I mentioned in earlier posts, the causes we believe may or may not really be the [...]
Corporate Social Responsibility: 6 Ways To Help the Society. Your Pick?
This entry is part 3 of 4 in the series Corporate Social ResponsibilityThe corporate world has been thinking and acting on social causes. The organizations [...]
Corporate Social Responsiblity: 3 Unforgettable Insights from Free Hospital
This entry is part 2 of 4 in the series Corporate Social ResponsibilityAs I mentioned in earlier post, the one-time medical checkup camps made me more [...]
Corporate Social Responsibility: That Medical Camp in Millennium Year
This entry is part 1 of 4 in the series Corporate Social Responsibility“Why did you come to help us? Before your free medical camp, we were much [...]
Change Management in Organizations – Peacock & Swans: 3 Lessons to Take Home
Post 2008, world is not the same. There are business scenarios changing. Too many organizations want to change, for right reasons. Here is a story I learnt [...]
Over-Qualified for the Job? 5 Factors That Pull You Down
As manager, planning to hire overqualified professional for a role? If you are on the other side of the table- thinking of going to lower job than what you [...]