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Breaking the chain

They say every crisis is a leadership opportunity. Yours has arrived. COVID-19 has taken over our lives for a good measure and the onus is onto each one of us to break this chain and get to stability sooner than it’s too late. You can take extreme measures or perhaps what makes the most sense […]

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Practical thoughts on being productive while in self-isolation

Stuck at home? Well, you’re not alone. But despite all the irritation that you’re going through, it’s a great time for reflection. Lots of it. Having the opportunity to reevaluate your life amidst crises is nothing short of a boon. Make the most of it. Unless you’re infected and need care, you’re probably working at […]

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Not a great time to tell stories

They say, “desperate times calls for desperate measures,” and having closely observed the actions of global leaders the past two weeks, I’ve realised that communication amidst crises is one of the toughest leadership skill. The situation calls for clear, direct, and succinct messages that highlight the tactical, practical, focused plans of action. This isn’t the […]

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Thoughts on collaborating online

It’s Day # 5 of self-isolation for me and things have been pretty hectic. I haven’t been my most organized self despite my best efforts. And I’m not sure if I should be blaming the situation or my inability to activate the disciplinarian within me or just a lot of details to deal with. Thankfully, […]

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Fighting this pandemic depends on you!

Nobody does it better than the good folks at Vox Media! Here’s a super informative (and insightful) video they put out to showcase why fighting the Coronavirus depends on you and me! And what’s the government and public health organisation doing? They’re tracking, spreading awareness, and collaborating to put out a vaccine and this cure […]

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Ever wondered why China keeps coming up with new diseases?

As you can tell, I’m obsessed with this pandemic. And it’s only been three days since I have been in self-isolation. My heart goes out to the millions who have volunteered to seclude themselves from the society for a brief while to fight the outbreak. Great job by governments across the world to put measures […]

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Bill Gates was right… we’re not ready

This talk was delivered 5 years ago. Almost a year after we avoided the global outbreak of deadly Ebola but not after the disease had killed more than 2,000 people. Mostly in parts of Africa though. Things would have been pretty different had it seeped outside the continent. You and I know it, the world […]

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talent acquisition

Performance profiles over job descriptions

I hate reading job descriptions because most suck. And I hated writing one even more because they failed to give a clear picture of what the job will be like for the candidate. Although, I must say, 99% of all job descriptions have an obsessive focus on the ideal candidate they would like to get […]

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The Coronavirus Cheatsheet

This handy mind map is doing rounds in WhatsApp groups. I found it pretty handy. They say it’s been updated regularly but I couldn’t find the links to this online. It’s super weird but I’ll be on a lookout for the same and update the link as soon as I can find it. For now, […]

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Sometimes shipping it is the best market research

It’s common knowledge that each one of us have a book in us. I saw some random online marketing dude claiming, “there’s at least one online course in each of us.” The only thing I could think of was, “boy, times have changed.” One of the most common advise I hear from both the best […]