Planning 2017 with the PenPositive New Year Quadrant

Every year when we come to the end of the year there is excitement. Though we know it is just another passing of time based on a model through which we create an order in the world we live, everyone likes to look at this as a fresh start. An opportunity to start fresh. Make…

Debugging A Fortune Cookie Message

Here is the image of a message I picked up from the fortune cookie during my Lunch… This Fortune Cookie message is a Japanese Proverb Nanakorobi yaoki which literally means, “Fall seven times and stand up eight”…. But I have no clue what the 7 times signifies,  I have heard about the seven deadly sins,  so does…

Resume Building and Jumping Ships

Earlier there was nothing called a resume building process that is tightly coupled with a person’s career. You finish education, get on the first job that comes and then retire from that job. Working for the Government and the private company was nothing different when it comes to the tenure you spend in a place….

Resume Building and Jumping Ships

Earlier there was nothing called a resume building process that is tightly coupled with a person’s career. You finish education, get on the first job that comes and then retire from that job. Working for the Government and the private company was nothing different when it comes to the tenure you spend in a place….

Education, Career and Passion

If you started your career in India as I did in the early nineties people had two choices Computer and Non Computer and as I moved on the years I found several people who in spite of taking non computer streams of education ended up in the computer field. Having done electrical engineering I myself…

Doing something as your Life depends on it

This was what I learned when I started my professional career, told by someone as the definition for being a professional. Though over my career I have done several things both as if life depended on it and otherwise there was a stark different on the achievements and results. Obviously when my life depended on…

Doing something as your Life depends on it

This was what I learned when I started my professional career, told by someone as the definition for being a professional. Though over my career I have done several things both as if life depended on it and otherwise there was a stark different on the achievements and results. Obviously when my life depended on…

Failures are louder than Successes

I can remember much of my failures than my successes and if I take a tab the side of failures will far outweigh successes. Is that bad? I don’t think so. It is just that your failures are much more louder than your successes. Your failures will be more remembered and acknowledged by others than…

Failures are louder than Successes

I can remember much of my failures than my successes and if I take a tab the side of failures will far outweigh successes. Is that bad? I don’t think so. It is just that your failures are much more louder than your successes. Your failures will be more remembered and acknowledged by others than…