Friday, February 26, 2016

The difference between 'Giving Up' and 'Letting Go'

The pursuit of goals often blinds us to all else happening around us. It is like driving down a highway at max speed where your line of vision is restricted to just the lane markers going by. Such unsustainable effort in one direction will only lead to a burn out or a crash. 
How do you 'clean up' your old goals, desires, passions and what is the difference between 'Giving Up' and 'Letting Go'?
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Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Learning Win-Win from a waiter in Thailand

I was in Bangkok for a business meeting with a European client on the sidelines of a conference. We met in the lobby of the five star hotel. This was more than a decade back and smoking bans in public places were not yet ubiquitous. The client fished out a cigarette and as the waiter was serving us coffee, he asked as a formality, "Can I smoke?".

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Friday, February 5, 2016

Changing mind-set for Agility using Scrum

Adopting agility and scrum in IT projects is more about changing mind-sets. The practices and processes will follow. If your organization is moving from waterfall to scrum you will mostly find the Project Managers are renamed to Scrum Masters and work carries on as usual. This renaming is not enough.

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