Tuesday, 21 October 2014

Not a great time to be an IBMer, huh?

Not just disappointing... but piss poor. What ever are the execs thinking?

Nice article from this person which actually raises more qns than answers.

WOW, just WOW

Friday, 17 October 2014

Ricky Ponting

Brilliant from Iain O'Brien

"Like him or not, he is a man whose determination and abilities I admired. I tried to replicate them. I wanted the courage and resilience he showed as a batsman, and when on the field while I was bowling, his bloody-mindedness; his ability to stick to a plan and, when the chance arose, to dominate; his capacity to change gears. "

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Monday, 29 September 2014

How to improve your linkedin profile summary

Interesting writeup. Need to look at mine sometime.

Interesting point about 70-80% professional and 20-30% about passions, personal stuff etc.  Most of us miss that aspect and miss out losing on the human touch!

FWIW, here

Friday, 26 September 2014

The 7 unwritten rules of companies

1. Written rule: It’s a meritocracy.

Unwritten rule: Getting promoted is not just about who does the best job. 
Politics and loyalty and favors play a large part in the decision-making process. At best, companies place 80% of their decision to promote based on performance and 20% on relationships and politics; more likely it’s 50/50. What does it take to get promoted or hired in your company? Learn the rules to get ahead.

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Nuclear weapon states

link through Forbes

Stuff on who has nuclear weapons and how much. Besides, a lot of interesting info if someone likes to know a bit about nuclear weapons etc.