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Business Marketing

How you can leverage content in 2020

Let’s be honest — irrespective of your objective, if you’re looking for information you can find it in a matter of seconds. Consider this: More than 500 hours of content is being uploaded to YouTube right this minute! There are over 17 million active podcasts right now. Close to 600 million blogs exist of which, […]

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Fascinating Random Thoughts

This content is more suited for Facebook, not LinkedIn

I’ve had quite a handful of instances the past couple of weeks where one of my contacts (or perhaps one of theirs) post something personal and meaningful (to them) only to be flagged down by comments such as: “This content is for Facebook and not LinkedIn. Please, don’t post these kind of messages here.” “Please […]

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Personal growth Random Thoughts

What makes it a struggle even after a thousand posts?

Writing is hard, particularly if you hate it. For some folks, like yours truly, it’s not the act of writing but the timing that makes it all hard. Allow me to explain this using three of the biggest reasons why I struggle with writing in 2020: My demanding schedule (work, side-projects, physical activities etc.) requires […]

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Coaching Leadership Personal growth

Leadership lessons from The Last Dance

I watched the The Last Dance on Netflix this past week and boy, it was absolutely worth it! It’s easily one of the best sports docuseries I’ve ever watched. Well done, ESPN for sharing this gift to the world. We so much needed this! The series not only goes deep into MJ’s (Michale Jordan’s) life […]

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Leadership Personal growth

Bringing “This Might Not Work” back to the fore…

Life’s been pretty dull the past few months, thanks to COVID and the lockdowns that ensued, and I’ve been craving for a new challenge. This past week I reflected on the things that are going well and the things that can improve, only to realise that there’s this huge void in my life that I […]

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Coaching Personal growth

Slipping back into the old ways…

… of getting things done. I’ve had my share of experiments with having no goals. It’s good and I don’t think an obsessed problem solver (Restorative is my top strength) like me can function without a to-do list. Of course, the purpose of the experiment was to be productive without getting overwhelmed with the list. […]

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Personal growth Random Thoughts

Tsundoku and the Anti-Library

The Japanese term for acquiring reading materials but letting them pile up without reading (Tsundoku) them is more universal than people would want to admit. Both digitally and physically. Just take a look around your room, your work desk, your email inbox, read-it-later applications, your note-taking apps, news feeds, and what not. It’s Tsundoku all the way to hell!

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Fascinating Random Thoughts

What’s wrong with this picture?

Although I avoid joining WhatsApp groups (like hell) there are some that I find totally worth my time and attention. Primarily due to intellectual diversity, if not anything else. This last Sunday, I received a message on one of these groups titled — What’s wrong with this picture? No, I’m not going to post the […]

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Marketing Random Thoughts

Could content fatigue be real?

I spend close to 5 minutes every single day going through my social feeds. Most days, it’s even less as I primarily use LinkedIn and Facebook since everything else is just entertainment. At least, that’s how I feel like. And I know I should be spending more time to promote my ideas, business, and the […]

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Business Fascinating Leadership Personal growth Random Thoughts

The designer/manager and the worker of your machine

I think we let our circumstances drive our actions, decisions, behaviors and to a significant extent, our lives! And that’s a terrible strategy as it sets you back as a victim who’s clueless, doesn’t have a choice, and couldn’t have done anything differently. All of which, isn’t true*.  A good question for analysis will be: […]