In the book, ‘How will you measure your life’, Clayton Christensen speaks about the difference between deliberate and emergent strategies from a career point of view. Deliberate strategies, as the name suggests, are strategies that one implements to follow a specific plan that he/she has in mind. A 5 year career plan is a good… Continue reading Deliberate and emergent strategies
While I was having a feedback session at work today, I was told that I was too diplomatic. That some people find it difficult to approach me and let me know how they truly feel about a particular person/issue. What is diplomacy? The dictionary defines it to be – the art of dealing with people in… Continue reading Diplomacy
I am currently reading the book, ‘Shoe Dog’, which is the autobiography of the founder of Nike-Phil Knight. In the book, Phil Knight shares a very good tip that sounds extremely simple but is just as difficult, to practice. He says that you shouldn’t tell people how to do things. You should tell them what… Continue reading Don’t tell people how to do things
When I was reading the book- ‘The Mckinsey Way’, I came across a very interesting thought. The author, Ethan Rasiel asks you not to boil the ocean. “Don’t boil the ocean” means don’t try to analyze everything. Be selective; figure out the priorities of what you are doing. Know when you have done enough, then… Continue reading Don’t boil the ocean
For those of you who know me well enough, you must already know how big a fan, I am, of audio books. I have been listening to books since almost a year now. I personally use audible (Amazon’s paid product) but there are a bunch of sources(mentioned below) that sell/provide audio books. The Experience: I… Continue reading Audio Books
Emotional maturity is the balance between courage and consideration. To make it more descriptive-“The ability to express one’s own feelings and convictions balanced with consideration for the thoughts and feelings of others.” Most people today think in dichotomies, in either/or terms. They think if you’re nice, you’re not tough. But that is not true. To… Continue reading Courage and consideration
The Sabbath is the Lord’s day, set apart each week for rest and worship. In Old Testament times, God’s covenant people observed the Sabbath on the seventh day of the week because god rested on the seventh day when he had created the earth. My interpretation of a Sabbath day is a day in the… Continue reading Sabbath day!