Looking forward for a Monday at Work

Last week a question started bothering me. Do people really hate Mondays? We all have seen people who on a Monday and on the same Friday look like they are not even related to each other. They appear and act as if they are two different people. Most of us might not see them on…

10 Things for us to Think and Do Everyday

Life is like playing cards, we have no choice on the hand being dealt, but we are in control of putting up the best game we can. If there were 10 things to think and do that can fit into an everyday routine… what would they be….? It is an interesting question and many would…

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…

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…

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…

Getting a Job

Getting a Job is not always easy and there is often not that many jobs. But that was always the case. When there were so many jobs for anyone who had a degree, the number of people with a degree was so less that people remained jobless. So the issue of jobs has to do…

Your Profit is your Responsibility

Years ago when I used to sell computer PCs and we were attending a tradeshow. A potential prospect came up and asked me “What is your warranty terms?” and I replied “We give you three years warranty.” The prospect was not happy, but instead of leaving the booth he stuck around there. He then pointed…

Doing only what you love?

People say they need to get a work that is tightly coupled with their hobby and I often disagree with that. Yes there are examples of people who do things that they love and get their bills paid, but that is not the majority. The majority works to pay their bills and often think they…

Sniper

Load, Aim, Shoot; Load, Aim, Shoot; He was fed up of making a living taking others’; He quit & started a toyshop that sold all but Guns

Doing What you Love

“For some, career is a grueling reality and for some it is a passionate journey” People who are able to do what they love all day long are much more happier than the ones who endure a life not doing what they like. There are a lot of people who land up on their dream…