Category Archives: Profession

Some Sticky Notes

A Fortune Global 500 company asked me to conduct a 2-days training course on Software Project Management. The syllabus was prescribed, which included Agile Development Methodologies. I reached the reception 30 minutes before the course was to commence. With polite … Continue reading

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Delicious Dog-food

“It was tears, pain, frustration and anger at the Karnataka Examination Authority (KEA) headquarters yet again. The online seat selection process of the Common Entrance Test (CET) was a mess on Friday,” reports today’s Times of India. We in such cases blame … Continue reading

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Corporate Communication

My bank sent me a 500-words letter on the subject of income tax deduction at source for the interest on my deposits. This is a typical official letter, to cover their actions. It starts stating that I would be aware … Continue reading

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Sarkari Circular

No. ELSVR/18/2012-13 Subject: citizen participation in improving civic amenities. Bangalore has earned fame as garden city and has attracted attention of the world. A meeting is organised in Town Hall on 15-12-2012 at 11:00 to discuss with the Commissioner of … Continue reading

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Sniff the Electoral Roll

“Chikpet, Balepet, Sultanpet and Cottonpet have heaps of garbage on the roadside,” is a news item, though stink in the city has ceased to be news. BBMP Officers and Employees Association, with a demand that their corrupt practices should not … Continue reading

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KSBC and ‘bad English’

Today’s newspaper reports that the 13 members present in a special meeting of the Bar Council of Karnataka (KSBC) unanimously adopted a resolution to remove its chairman Anandkumar Appu Magadum. They voted against him for ‘bad English’ as he was … Continue reading

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Double Loop Learning

Robin Sharma wrote “The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari” in 1999 and sold millions of copies. Then he wrote ten more books, earning enough to buy a few Ferrari’s out of the income from each. He lectures internationally on leadership … Continue reading

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