Internet has all the information you need. It's with in a click or few clicks. Yet, why we seem to be increasingly confused about our decisions ? Most of information is now available for free, bottlenecks for information is less. It also means there will be more and more players coming in to the field.… Continue reading Time is the real important factor in internet.
You buy popcorn at cinema, not because you are hungry, but because others are in queue to get it. It must be feeling good. You click on the #1 trending youtube video, not because you know what it is about, but because hundred thousand people have already watched it, it should be good. You buy… Continue reading Fear of Missing out ?
Uber comes to market with cheap rates for riders and incentives for drivers. One Galle Face opens with 3 months rent free for shops and parking free for shoppers for 3 weeks. Both think by getting all the people to use them once will get customers lured to them forever. Uber and One Galle Face… Continue reading Killing competition
They are really interactive: videos, online quiz, QnA sessions and online community makes it more intense than traditional classes or just reading a book or an article. You can learn from world authorities of that domain. You can learn at your own pace, at the time you want, from anyplace in the world. All you… Continue reading 5 reasons you’d love doing online courses.
I have followed some heated arguments in social media about entrepreneurship. It's all good, until we kind of weigh in into judge what is best. For example thoughts like, Been an entrepreneur is way better than been an employee If someone's father is rich and influential, then son's achievements are obvious. Well on the surface… Continue reading Entrepreneur Vs Employee. Father vs Son.
There are many reasons for failure, which I will explore in posts later. But one thing stands out and cuts through all of them. Human emotion. Project leaders tend to think that digital will solve all their problems where as the business users ( staff who will be using new digital ways to serve the… Continue reading Ignore this and digital projects fail
Motivational speakers are good, when your team is in low spirits. Provided you have a good strategy, right team in place and enabling structures are executed. But what happens when you have no sound strategy, mediocre teams in place and structures are crumbling.? No dose of motivation can fix that, right? But no, many leaders… Continue reading On motivational speakers and training
Something interesting happened last week. I was designing a new project with a friend. The project had much potential and I wanted to test the idea with 10 customers by building a minimum viable product (MVP) . The idea of a MVP is not to go in to full spec product, but putting your immediate… Continue reading MVP
I had a two hour conversation with a very senior CXO ( a tech wizard and a philosopher) of a world famous big Sri Lankan software company. Our major topic was why the gap between what employers want and what employees are looking for is widening, with special emphasis on the millennials. ( Ahhh....the eternal… Continue reading 5 ways to get recruited in tech industry
Hello ! I had explained what is VUCA, why is it important, and benefits of a VUCA mindset, in my previous post. Maintaining a new mindset is not easy. As you practice it, you will face multiple challenges that will throw you away. When mind is agitated, mind gets tired, just like our physical bodies.… Continue reading 3 stories to massage your VUCA mindset.