Releasing Joy


Fiction

Another morning. Another day at work. Smiling, chatting cheerfully, answering queries, guiding employees with only one objective. Making sure that the customer is happy. And the hotel prided itself on getting every customer to come back. And to keep customers happy, he made sure that his employees were happy.

March 10, 2009

Cricket for a cause


Life, Non Random Links

This weekend, a friend organized a game of cricket at a park. He didn’t allow his ignorance of the game or it’s rules prevent him, and it didn’t prevent most of his friends either – who although blessed with the good humor, irresistible good looks and the charming Irish accent, were singularly unequipped with cricketing […]

March 9, 2009

I wonder


Uncategorized

if we create the drama in our lives to escape boredom and dullness. So many of our problems are self-created, and if we have had the dubious good fortune to get someone else to create a problem for us, we make sure we do our best to perpetuate it. Why end it and avoid the […]

February 23, 2009

Mind Games


Fiction

She: ‘I don’t think we should do it’ He: ‘What are you talking about?’ ‘I don’t think we should get Junior started on chess’ ‘ummm, he’s 4 years old, and it’s as good a time to start as any – wasn’t that when you started?’ ‘Yes, but I fear for what it will do to […]

November 10, 2008

Going With The Flow


Deep Thought, OB, organisational effectiveness, theories

If you are familiar with the flow concept – you might also have been through a flow experience yourself, then you will recognise the symptoms of being in the flow – when time doesn’t matter, distractions are absent and everything happens automatically – when excellence is within your grasp and things happen as they should. […]

November 3, 2008

Conversing with technology


Google, Non Random Links, Tech

via Twitter – from The NYT PEOPLE who want to improve their communication skills may one day have an unusual helper: software programs that analyze the tone, turn-taking behavior and other qualities of a conversation. The programs would then tell the speakers whether they tend to interrupt others, for example, or whether they dominate meetings with […]

October 26, 2008