In an ocean of opinions Where is the vague moral compass Contexts shuffle Realities splinter Converge and merge The I, We and the Us Traded in for positions On life’s chessboard Is it important For the ‘I’ To emerge?
Life is not a resume and obviously can’t be one that is accepted by hiring managers. It is as if we wrap our lives into lines on a resume. There is something called living as well. In all the conversation regarding re-skilling, automation, big or small data, deep learning and smart cities we tend to … More More than resume bullets
Survival, short hand for a migrant Residue of self Caste, Class,Faith, Race Find meaning In art In the words that are carved Sculptures of the mind To hold the person Deep within The world outside Needs paper Passport,Visa, Bank Statement To construct the self Borders and passport stamps Delineate the migrant In the amphitheater of … More Self.
Life is spent in making a living And celebrating festivals on Facebook And Watsapping family While remittances are our absence #Deepawali
The roar of the midnight seas Is music The gulf winter breeze is symphony Beach and BBQ are best friends Makes for excellent banter Life slows down The life truly takes over
Folks complaining about the decline of public sector higher education in India and globally have to realise that college education is a privilege and social capital does influence outcomes. In the real world, networks matter and college is a Network. Only the paranoid survive as no one is offering hand outs sans the IRR and … More Education and Networks
People react to the circumstances that they encounter whether it is the lack of resources or opportunities. When families can’t put food on the table, the alternative which seeks to demolish the status quo seems viable. People are not interested in theories and policy white papers. Most are interested in the latest Netflix series, rather … More Elections are not theoretical exercises
I was always discouraged by my liberal arts/management educator parents to take up the humanities even after I did a NUS engineering masters that too on a scholarship at NTU as it was seen to be not profitable enough. I studied sociology coursework and researched at NTU on a fascinating program. Fortunately, my interest in … More Writing as Genealogy
In the race towards reducing full time employees and leaner balance sheets; consulting professionals are the only practical solution to create bandwidth overnight. Folks might not like Consultants but, systems can’t run sans our expertise to combine ideas and pricing excellence.
Having talent is one part of the equation, making money out of it is another. Market needs a lot more than talent ; ability to communicate, be agile to unlearn and relearn, work in teams well, able to mentor and to be mentored, the ability to sell your idea to internal and external clients, go … More The Talent Equation.