Originally Published on August 1, 2015 on LinkedIn. In a previous post (My Shameless but Ethical Tactics for Quickly Rising to the Top), I mentioned that you should “Tell the boss what he/she wants to hear in 30 seconds or less. You can tell him what you really want to say later…”. Elaborating further, I explained that … Continue reading Speaking in Sound Bites: Always tell them what they want to hear
Originally Published on May 15, 2015 on LinkedIn. In the past couple of months I have noticed a lot of posts on LinkedIn urging the community not to use LinkedIn for the same purposes as facebook. Initially, I took no note of it. However, eventually, it started to sound a bit judgmental and patronizing to me. I … Continue reading LinkedIn or Facebook: Where Do We Draw the Line?
Originally Published on April 24, 2015 on LinkedIn. The Android operating system is currently dominating the smart phone and tablet market. The Free and Open Source (FOSS) frameworks and ease of use has made Android the most sought after OS for use by manufacturers such as Samsung. With thousands of apps available through the Google Play store, … Continue reading Empowering Masses to Brew their Own Flavor of DIY Mobile Applications
Originally Published on April 2, 2015 on LinkedIn. Winning isn’t everything… we were taught in school during our childhood. So, some of us have gotten used to the idea of not giving it 100% because when we lose we can always use the excuse I had fun doing it!. When considering the modern professional setting, winning is absolutely everything. … Continue reading Losing Like a Winner!
Originally Published on February 18, 2015 on LinkedIn. If you have ever asked for quotations for a new website or a website revamp project, you would know that each web design company has its own way of providing you with a proposal. If the website company you have approached is very well established and reputed, it … Continue reading DIY Your Business Website
Originally Published on February 16, 2015 on LinkedIn. I was first introduced to throwaway technology by Dr. Ali Mousavi of Brunel University, UK (2007) who came into class and made a joke about how his father thinks that the 1980ies Mercedes Benz he owns is the the best car in the world. Although funny, this joke … Continue reading The Future of Technology is Throwaway Technology
Originally Published on February 6, 2015 on LinkedIn. I must confess upfront that I'm no expert at writing CVs. I mean who are really experts at writing CVs? Are they the people who have written thousands of CVs? If that is the case then I would not call them experts at anything; or are they the … Continue reading How to Write a Winning Tech CV
Originally Published on January 19, 2015 on LinkedIn. In my previous post My Shameless but Ethical Tactics for Quickly Rising to the Top I mentioned that “No good deed goes unpunished…”. Well I thought I’d elaborate on my views a bit further through this post! We have all gone through interviews. Some are great and others not so much. … Continue reading You Should Hire Me Because I Only Work for Myself
Originally Published on January 7, 2015 on LinkedIn. Post global economic slowdown, the focus of consumers has shifted from cheap to cheap and good. Thus the quality of a product has become as important as the price. The modern, frugal and more empowered customer demands the product to be tailored to his/her exact needs and wants; the quality of the … Continue reading How to Take Your Business Online in 9 Steps
Originally Published on January 7, 2015 on LinkedIn. Social networking has become a part of our lives these days whether we like it or not. It used to be a demon you went to bed with on your laptop or netbook but then it started haunting all of us on our smartphones. Now it has come up … Continue reading Social Networking: Friend or Foe