That was the time I was running a recruitment consulting business. I had a small team. We were doing sourcing & recruitment of niche skills. That’s when a friend met me in a supermarket store in the neighborhood one evening. All of a sudden, he asked me: How are you making your ends meet, Kannan?”… Continue reading Surround Yourself with…
I was taking a casual stroll one evening at our apartment complex. I saw a small boy, my son’s friend, after a long time. Both of us were wearing a mask. Me: Suhaas? Suhaas: Yes. Hi Uncle! Me: Hi Suhaas! Suhaas: How are you, uncle? I was pleasantly surprised. Me: I am fine, Suhaas. How… Continue reading 3 Lessons [Gems] I learnt from children!
How to get 1000 likes and 100 comments in a matter of 4 hours, on LinkedIn: Post, Some crap with a photo. Something that has no proof or no way of checking if it’s true. Cat photos, preferably GIF. Talk about stuff that’s hard to believe. Kindle emotions of people. Something that went viral few… Continue reading How to get 1000 likes & 100 comments?
My Wife, Son & I were travelling back to Bangalore from Chennai in a night train once. We got in to the train about 15 minutes before departure. That’s because we don’t like to board a moving train. We got in & found our berths. But there were people already occupying them. There were bags… Continue reading Say “NO”, when you have to!
That was one of the big IT Companies in India. People there had devised unscrupulous & unfair trade practices. This story dates back to 2003-04 times. That was the time I had just started my business. I was into pure play IT Consulting. But it didn’t take off. Some clients asked me if I can… Continue reading Unscrupulous practices & useless contracts!
Two university dropouts had a dream. They dreamed of making computers that the average person could use. One of them had a family garage. Both of them started working in that garage. One of them sold his Volkswagen and the other sold his expensive Hewlett Packard Scientific calculator and raised US $ 1300. They started… Continue reading Two University dropouts…
LinkedIn Top Voices 2020: India is out. In case you missed it, you can view it here: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/linkedin-top-voices-2020-india-abhigyan-chand/ In a world where people, ask you to double tap for a surprise or copy paste others’ stories or narrate stories about how they gave a job to the most deserving candidate or ask you to click… Continue reading LinkedIn Top Voices 2020: India
I am not sure if you had seen this tweet from Burger King that actually asks its customers to buy from McDonalds. Here it is: This is not the first time that a brand has shown some love for its competition. During Aug 2018, when swedish furniture giant IKEA entered India, online furniture retailer Urban… Continue reading Healthy Competition!
What are the sure shot ways to get known as a #leader in your #career? It’s nothing less than what we guys in #Sales do, to get the clients attention. Some interesting #analogies here. #Lessons from Sales. #Volunteer: I know you have a #KRA to achieve. But what will show you as a leader is… Continue reading Become a Leader!
“Get up, Son!” called out a mom. “It is getting late for School, Son”, she said. You have to take bath, say your prayers, eat breakfast. Get up! I don’t like to go to School, mom. Why dear? Nobody likes me there. My teachers don’t like me. Students don’t like me too. I understand son.… Continue reading Copy the kids!