If I say NO to the work allotted, what will be repercussions?

One of my mentees, very reluctantly, asked me this question recently and requested for help.

On further enquiry, he explained that he is at the middle point of his career. He takes care that his reputation or perception in the minds of his superiors and peers is not negatively affected which may hinder his future progress. On the other hand, he feels stressed and over-worked due to constant work pressure which is disturbing his work-life balance. His family is considerate and supportive but not very happy with the current situation. He has also started developing […]

Why should I write (blogs)?

I have always wondered what it must be like for a technical person to be immersed in, almost neck-deep in developing, programming, testing, whatever the nature of the work it is, that demands so many hours of his/her life each day. Of course, unless there is passion, one would never be able to stick through the tides of highs and lows throughout any task. However, amid all this it is really an amazing gesture when these programmers oblige to write a blog! When they are ready to spare time for something that (may not […]

Campus to Corporate

Transition is an on-going process in everyone’s life that takes place at different stages. Campus to Corporate transitions needs more attention as they involve a lot of planning. Even though you have high ranks throughout your academic career, once you step into the world of computers and business, it’s your ability to deploy your knowledge that counts and not the grades on your paper. Be it a ‘developer ‘, ‘tester ‘or an ‘analyst’, you have to maximize your efforts and deliver your best.

I started my career as a Business Analyst and I am quite […]

Understanding Google – Part 1

Hello friends! When it comes to Google, there are varying opinions and several misconceptions about it. Owing to time constraint, many of you may not have been able to read and learn enough about this so called ‘Giant’ called Google in deep.

Many of you may want to know more about Google or you may have even tried to learn about it. However there may still be some unanswered questions in your mind. This blog necessarily deals with many such questions and with this; I hope to quench your thirst for knowing, understanding Google in […]

The Queen Product

Queen!!! That’s how the recently released film is addressed or being written about, with exclamations and adjectives to describe its finesse, its genuineness and the grip of crisp storytelling and flawless direction. It is not much of a common scene in Hindi cinema at least in today’s times that a film is received and applauded with such endearing love and acceptability. But the magic has happened and the film already has the cash registers ringing in hoards of profits.

I, for one, tried to draw a parallel between the film as a product and any […]