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Balance?

25 Dec , 2014  

I’m proud to say that I was the perfect poster boy for myself on how I switched between my work & family. Trust me, Having made deliberate choices about which opportunities I wanted to pursue and which to decline, I successfully engaged meaningfully with work, family and leisure. But alas, over the last 9 months […]

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The Fuzzy State!

1 Dec , 2014  

It felt like a long day in office and to make matters worse it was exactly like it’s commonly said, “time goes by so slowly for those who wait!” And finally when I glanced at my watch for the umpteenth time, it was 6 o’clock – the official end to the working day and I […]

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Skill Anniversaries

24 Nov , 2014  

I just completed 20 years of my professional life today. I worked in 4 different organisations to complete this milestone; except me nobody else will recognize this moment unlike in an organization setting where tenures are recognized with trophies and goodies. I am a touch uncomfortable wishing others on their work service anniversaries as much […]

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KLIA 2

22 Nov , 2014  

I was excited about KLIA 2 airport, so I gave it a try in the first week of its operational launch in Malaysia. Was I in for a disappointment? The ground staff did not come for 30 minutes after the aircraft parked; the pilot was embarrassed but honestly admitted this fact. After we got off […]

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Don’t Turn Around!

14 Oct , 2014  

My inspiration this time is the starting line of the famous ‘Ace of Base’ song – “Don’t Turn Around”. Do you know what the line is? Whenever I go on new assignments within the same organisation, I put a few of my ex reportees in ‘misery’. Yes, I admit that I liked it when they […]

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14 Oct , 2014  

Getting calls from past colleagues in quest of new jobs is a normal occurrence these days. I typically do ask the real drivers to such aspirations if it’s just another bad day in office. Some of these calls provide good intel if the calls are from competitor mates. One such call recently turned into an […]