Why do you want to change jobs?

Recently, I was interviewing an individual (“interviewee”) for a role. My first question was “why you for the role?” The interviewee very succinctly and passionately articulated a value proposition. I was impressed. As I listened to the response and watched the body language, I noticed a spark when the interviewee highlighted accomplishments, progress, and impacts…

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Be a star of your day with Purpose!

Very recently, I was in conversations and she prompted a question at me “Apart from relentless recruiter follow-up, what prompted you to pick up the phone call?”. It prompted me to pause. After gathering my thoughts for a few minutes, we ended up having a really great conversations on various “things”. After that discussion, literally…

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Simply Play…

In many recent conversations, I have had to reflect on that one momentous feedback and I believe it is the concept of “Simply Play“. One of my prior bosses (who is now a friend for life) told me in a conversation – “Simply Play“. Play with Purpose There are two purposes – personal and professional…

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Keeping things in perspective

I woke up early this morning and was going through the chores and checking work emails on phone. A business critical system was down this AM. The social media was chattering, email was buzzing, and folks were still waking up (or) getting on it to support. I hopped on a conference line with my Bluetooth,…

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Are you fully present?

Now a days we suffer from the overage of communication media. While these media elements have increased connectedness, they have significantly impacted relatedness. Today, we typically carry 2 mobile phones, have a work landline, home landline, email, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, SMS, What’sApp, Viber, and probably a few more. All of these are great tools but…

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Am I doing my best?

As a kid in school, we would begin our morning with prayers, pledge, hear a summary of news, debate, or a talent show, and then head to our classrooms. We called it the morning assembly. During these assembly sessions, our school principal at Sherwood Academy of Education in Hyderabad, India would always ask us to…

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