I get tired of all deep philosophical questions that ask you to find your life's purpose. I ran into a few people last week who asked - 'What would you do if you weren't in the job you are today?' Some people go a step further and quote directly from Up in the Air - … Continue reading Most likely cry
Have you ever had one of those days when all you wanted to do was throw your hands up and disappear from the world? It happened to me yesterday and I was immediately consumed by guilt; even more so because Tuesdays are blog post days and here I was – hiding under blankets unwilling to … Continue reading How expensive is hibernation?
It's been a fantastic year. Thank you for joining me on this journey. I can't wait for 2018. Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays & I will see you in the New Year. Lots of love & hugs!
There was a point of time when my weekends were the most productive part of my week. However, that story quickly changed. I now spend my weekends doing close to absolutely nothing. If you are like me and don’t want to step out of the house or the bed, here are some movies that I’ve … Continue reading Weekend Watchlist
The past four months of my life have revolved around travelling. I squeezed in two long vacations within this period, much to the dismay of the businesses I support. Last year when I finally decided to begin travelling more, I didn’t imagine it would get to a point where I’d be exploring to a new … Continue reading Where have I been?
I’ve had enough of our regular conferences that double up as networking and marketing sites. This time I’m looking for more. I’m looking for people who want to do more. In this day and age, ideas rarely strike in isolation. Innovation is inevitable when two or more great minds collide and I am looking for … Continue reading Where are the HR innovation conferences?
While there are a million ways (think Design Thinking, appreciative inquiry, six hats etc.) of how to think about design, given my belief of understanding core concepts before design, it isn’t surprising that the “Deconstruction: Reconstruction” technique sang to me.
I admit I've been keeping all posts that are 500+ away from this blog. The moment I write a piece that long, I ship it to one of the other blogs I partner with. So I am going to repost some of my favorite ones here every once in a while starting today. The series … Continue reading Where do all the long posts go?
For a change, this post isn’t going to be about HR. It could be; but you can extrapolate it to almost everything in the world. It is a well-known yet neglected universal truth and I’m going to attempt to bring it back to life. Richard Feynman says, “You can know the name of that bird … Continue reading The art of simplicity
The biggest complaint I have against the HR community is that we don’t experiment as often as we should. There aren’t enough questions asked and there just isn’t enough doubt. If you’ve been here long, you know how often I rant about the need to move away from the ‘there’s nothing new under the sun’ … Continue reading All about ‘Experiments’