Tag: perception vs reality

  • 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 […]

  • Folks, can we get real?

    I noticed people reacting to my thoughts on the need to communicate than retaliate to the Indo-China situation. And I wanted to acknowledge and respect their opinion on this situation. They’ve been hurt and are deeply concerned on what’s going on. That said, I don’t think there’s a better alternative to than talk this out. […]

  • The Blind Men and an Elephant

    Of all the parables, this one’s my favourite! A group of blind men heard that a strange animal, called an elephant, had been brought to the town, but none of them were aware of its shape and form. Out of curiosity, they said: “We must inspect and know it by touch, of which we are […]

  • About those reference checks

    How many times in your career have you been asked to provide references? Or be one for someone? My guess is plenty. Enough for you to take this seriously. Particularly, if you’re the employer/recruiter. I, however, question the veracity of a reference check. Nobody seems to be giving anything but glowing references. Even if they […]

  • Perception isn’t reality

    One of my colleagues won an online gaming championship hosted by the co-working space we work at. Close to 50 people participated and our colleague destroyed them all. I was so proud of him! Sure it wasn’t a crowning achievement but it sure deserved recognition. It’s not easy to win any competition, big or small. […]