COVID Puppy Boom: What you need to know before you take that step.

Did you finally decide to take part in the Coronavirus Puppy Boom and get a dog? Great – I applaud your ability to persuade yourself and partner to bring this fantastic companion into your life. But maybe you are doing this to win that coveted award from your kids: Best Parent of the Year award.Continue reading “COVID Puppy Boom: What you need to know before you take that step.”

Group-shaming, cancel culture and self-censorship – a case for a truly open dialogue

In a democracy, we protect the rights of individuals to dissent, speak up and share their ideas. However in today’s world, social media has made it very easy for people to make quick and harsh judgments about someone that can have lasting ramifications. Are you noticing like I am that there are more and moreContinue reading “Group-shaming, cancel culture and self-censorship – a case for a truly open dialogue”

Maintaining privacy working from home during COVID-19

Working from home (WFH) has become the norm, and it is expected to stay in place until further notice. This is a blessing and a curse. Blessing, due to time saved on your commute and increased time spent with your family. Curse, the added pressure of you being responsible for protecting your organizations’ privacy. We all haveContinue reading “Maintaining privacy working from home during COVID-19”

Travels

Places I have traveled to so far… In the coming months I will be posting up my itinerary and my take on these amazing places.

You are responsible for your life

Very controversial heading. Oh, Em, Gee! But is it? Or, is it honest? We can’t tap dance around the truth, or else we can’t take responsibility and necessary steps to be better, and set our self-up for success. I will be very blunt in this post. If you are waiting and expecting for your manager,Continue reading “You are responsible for your life”

52 things I missed in 2019

2019 was an eventful year; we saw an impeachment trial, big fines levied on tech companies; the unprecedented amount of CEO shake-ups, and the on-going saga of the US-China trade war. These are the things that we saw in the news almost daily, and it drowned out some of the other news that would requireContinue reading “52 things I missed in 2019”

Principles of leadership according to Bill Campbell

I read an amazing book called the trillion-dollar coach by Eric Schmidt. Eric distilled the rules and principles that have been taught to him by Bill Campbell. These rules and principles have helped him, and some of the best-known leaders known in the tech world take their companies to super stardom. Bill Campbell was oneContinue reading “Principles of leadership according to Bill Campbell”

A framework to Audit AI for trust, ethics, and bias

Disclaimer: This is a personal blog. Any views or opinions represented in this blog are personal and belong solely to the blog owner and do not represent those of people, institutions or organizations that the owner may or may not be associated with in professional or personal capacity, unless explicitly stated. Note: I can talk about this topic all day.Continue reading “A framework to Audit AI for trust, ethics, and bias”

A practical guide to creating a culture of innovation

Innovation is necessary to stay competitive in today’s market as a company and as an individual. I have heard of many promising innovations or transformations undertaken by organizations and departments that end up in failure. The reason for failure? Adoption, the vision did not resonate, people did not understand, it didn’t stick, and many more.Continue reading “A practical guide to creating a culture of innovation”