Showing posts from April, 2013

Hug and Nudge-Making Complex Decisions with Less Data

(Vol X) Sometimes a warm hug is the answer to our question  and sometimes a gentle nudge is the answer. 'Hug and Nudge' is a fortnightly column with two different perspectives from two different continents and cultures on the same question in personal development area viz.  Jennifer Sertl (based in New York, USA) and Dr Amit Nagpal (based in New Delhi, India). Question: As one moves from entry-level to middle & senior, in organizations, how do they equip themselves to be able to deal with new complexity, coupled to less detail?- making decisions on less, and without the fear of messing up the complexity of the solution- BIG QUESTION A Great Question by Goodnews Cadogan, CEO, Kaizer Chiefs, South Africa Jennifer Sertl's Answer  I don’t want to dive into this question, until we have a framework for the long view. Your competitive advantage is the way you scan the macro and the way you articulate your life experi

3E Story Blogathon

I am excited to launch "World's First 3E   Story Blogathon" on 'Global Personal Branding 3E', where 30 Storytellers will tell you a new story for 30 Days, in May 2013.  30 entrepreneurs and intrapreneurs from across the world, will tell stories, about their struggles and victories, how they found their deep passion, how they learnt an important lesson of life or how they used social media and personal branding for business/career growth.  The Blogathon has four sub themes, in line with my Enlarge, Excel and Evolve philosophy viz deepest passion, personal development, social media and personal branding.  .   I had participated in Peter Sterlacci’s Blogathon  in June last year and found it to be an effective tool. The blogathon posts were later compiled into an e-book also, and I shall be doing the same. In case you are using story format for the first time and need my help in writing a story, do let me know.  Here are the guidelines for blog submission an