Archive for September, 2010

Recognizing our social media responsibility!

Photo by A J Baxter

Ready access to technology has made us more powerful that ever before! We have the power today to make anything viral if we rally our forces and energies behind spreading that singular message. All it needs is a click of a button to forward and share it with a multitude of others. Advent of social [...]

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Lessons I learnt on how to promote my blog without being noxious

Photo by Mr Ush

Congratulations! You’ve taken the leap to start your own blog and make your mark on the blogosphere. So what next? Now comes the tricky part. Creating awareness and promoting it! You are eager and excited to share it with others but nervous about doing it the ‘right way’. Now, I’m sure there are several floating [...]

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Give your employees a fight song and refuel their passion for work

Photo by Beverly & Pack

Did you know that an average person spends about 93,600 hours of their lifetime at work? This is assuming we work an average of 40 hours/week starting from age of 20 years until 65 years! That’s a considerable chunk of your personal time spent serving an organization. Imagine, what that can do to you? Unknowingly, [...]

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What is it about the universal language of sports that unites us unequivocally?

Wolfpack fans. Picture by dtraleigh

The other day, my husband was watching the college game between NC State vs. Cincinnati on ESPN while I was fighting for the remote to toggle channels between commercial breaks. Yup, don’t judge me, I’m not much of a sports buff as he is! But as they were showing a pan shot of the audience, [...]

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How do ‘you’ stand apart in this world of competition?

Picture by MrB-MMX

Everybody faces competition and has to tackle one-upmanship during his or her lifetime. I was born in India and exposed to competition right from my formative years. India is currently home to about 1.15 billion people, representing a full 17% of the earth’s population. With such a sheer population explosion and finite resources there’s inherent [...]

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Launching your blog? Some considerations

Photo by Steve Jurvetson

My mum always told me ‘don’t be shy! Always feel free to express yourself!’ What that taught me was to break away from my own mould and not be my own enemy as I venture into new things. As a natural sequel to my introductory post I’d like to dedicate this post to all the [...]

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I’m starting a blog! But why bother?

My squiggly notes

Yeah, I know! I had to ask myself that question before trudging further. With more than 133 million blogs that have been indexed by Technorati since 2002 and counting (source: thefuturebuzz.com) why am I piling onto this blogosphere? I did not want this to be an impulsive or sporadic thing I choose to do one morning or [...]

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