Over the years, I have observed that there are some people who have time for everything – They do their work (really well and well on time), they have time for family and friends, they have time for their interests and hobbies out of work and they also have time for themselves. What really sets apart those who have time for everything and those who never seem to have time for anything is this - effective time management. In this article, I will be listing some very effective tips for time management at work.
“When the Rich Wage War, It's the Poor Who Die”. This quotation from Jean-Paul Sartre's The Devil and the Good Lord was used by Linkin Park in their song Hands Held High. It was released about the time of the war in Iraq and intended, it seemed, to be an indictment of the Bush doctrine in the Middle East. Sartre's play, first published in 1960, predates the song by over forty-five years. It illustrates that little has changed in the power dynamics of waging war. Death comes in many forms: the sudden, horrific death associated with war; and the slow attrition of being ground down by economic adversity. This article takes a look at both and reflects on their connection.
The term “brand” has become simultaneously too big and too small. It can be up on a pedestal, out of reach if you don’t have deep pockets.
For the past couple of weeks, we have heard or read spectacular cyber-attacks where hackers used ransomware and malicious techniques to manipulate the data of various government agencies and big corporations from all over the world. As a result, no individual, government or company is feeling safe about data - increasingly vulnerable to hackers' cyber-attacks.
Due to demonetisation operation launched by the Indian government last year, many individuals and corporates were caught unaware. They had plenty of unexplained cash and 50 days to deposit it all in the banking system.
2017 has been a tough year for the thoughtful, for those who believe in the power of reason to navigate the complexities of the human condition.
This is a red flag warning for those who think digital technology is something the IT department does! It is not; today digital technology is the purview of Boards and Senior Executives.