Four months into the pandemic, I stopped watching the news. The everyday tracking of numbers, vaccine trials and stages of lockdown did not help with anxiety. Now into the 8th month, I am back to tracking numbers. As we enter what is being popularly called the third wave of COVID, it isn’t hard to notice … Continue reading The Third Wave
Favorite TED Talks: March 2020
Yes, I watch TED talks when bored. I also watch a lot of other random stuff on YouTube, but every now and then the list of recommendations features a talk and I click (now more than ever). Here are some I discovered and loved this month. What I learned from 100 days of rejection | … Continue reading Favorite TED Talks: March 2020
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.
All about ‘Experiments’
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’
Of effectiveness and efficiency studies
I’ve spent the past few weeks hunting for solutions to three business requirements. I have spent considerable hours on calls and in meetings trying to figure how HR greats across are solving for these. I always end with a few questions – “How do you know this is working?” “What are the metrics that you … Continue reading Of effectiveness and efficiency studies