Category: People processes

Trumpeter Swans

Recently I was browsing through the pages of Ogilvy on Advertising – a book by David Ogilvy, the legendary advertising executive. David Ogilvy was one of the founders of Ogilvy & Mather, a leading agency which subsequently became a part of WPP. The book features a section where in David Ogilvy wrote about the relevance…

Most school systems give us fish instead of teaching us how to fish.

  “The reality is that most of us grow up strapped in an educational system that favors obedience over independent thinking. We’re rewarded for trusting authority, and punished for challenging it. We focus on memorizing the stuff other people came up with—formulas in math, grammar rules in English, theories in physics, cell functions in biology—rather…

True democratization of knowledge.

I spend at least 30 – 60 minutes per day to read blogs & posts on LinkedIn. Apart from reading the posts on LinkedIn (which is of course a new habit), I also browse through and read other blogs – either individual, community or professionally maintained. I read through the writings of people from all…

Do motivational speakers really motivate?

Do you really think that motivational speakers can motivate you or your team? It’s just a question, so if you are someone who classifies as a motivational speaker – please don’t feel offended. You can very well offer your explanation to some of the points raised by me. I am not a motivational speaker. As…