3 shifts to future proof yourself

It's happening all around us. Jobs are vanishing. Yet many jobs are created fresh in new areas we have not heard before. Advancing yourself with in an organisation as a ladder is not sustainable. Not desirable by employees as well. Skills will not make you safe. 1) Mindset The correct mindset will supersede your existing… Continue reading 3 shifts to future proof yourself

5 ways to get recruited in tech industry

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

Is your phone getting slower ?

There's an ongoing drama between Apple Inc. and iphone users. Users had complained their phones are getting slowed down. Apple admitted it is a technical glitch, and few customers have sued the company. Hardware or software issues had nothing to do with what slowed down my phone, it was something else. I'm a Samusung Note… Continue reading Is your phone getting slower ?

Streaming habits

I used to be a quality connoisseur, when it came to movies. Back in 2002, when VCD was the bomb, I did not give in to camera copies. I would wait diligently for the best version to pop up. When things were in abundance around 2010 with torrents, still I was selective. I needed the… Continue reading Streaming habits

Managing what will increases your success now?

The hype about information economy is everywhere. The headlines scream some audacious thinking. Information is the new crude oil. Data is driving business. Information is everything. Manage it or die. The thing is- information is now in abundance. We create enormous amounts of data. No one, even machines can not keep track of the amount… Continue reading Managing what will increases your success now?

Attention: Apply urgently.

  "I have been impressed with the urgency of doing, knowing is not enough; we must apply. Being willing is not enough; we must do." ~ Leonardo Da Vinci I'm surprised about how much busy we are. No one seems to have time. Parents don't have time for their kids. Managers don't have time for… Continue reading Attention: Apply urgently.

When to startup

pic credit: Dialog After the #ngage session, after the food ran out, few young people (age 20-30) asked me questions. I could distill them to this question. " I want to do a startup on something I love, but cannot find time with my current job. Should I quit? " My answer is A BIG… Continue reading When to startup

Is giving tabs/smartphones an answer ?

Someone asked me "Do you think giving smartphones and tabs to school teachers , students and government officials, a good answer ?" My answer was " It depends on the answer you are seeking " Yes, you may solve the accessibility problem. May be that will help the receiver be more connected. But with out… Continue reading Is giving tabs/smartphones an answer ?

Breaking point

Every single human being has a breaking point. Whatever the situation, hygiene of the mind is important. Whatever we put in to our mind, it takes hold of us as the reality, if we feed too much of the same. If you scroll through FaceBook, every moment you get a chance to look in to… Continue reading Breaking point