Obsession with assurance

Humans are obsessed with people who instil stability, assurance and reliability. If that is based on action, then it is good. But in the age of abundant real time content explosion – a person, even hiding behind a fake account can manufacture content that humans want to hear: Stability, assurance, reliability. Content giving options isContinue reading “Obsession with assurance”

Why financial literacy efforts do not work well ?

In big picture, if you really look at it, the power/money structures do not want the general public to be good at finances. Look at our society- we are awkward, ashamed and it is a taboo to talk about money in our families. Why? because we think money is secondary -the money can’t buy happinessContinue reading “Why financial literacy efforts do not work well ?”

5G, iphone12 and trade wars.

In this blog post, I will take a full circle around the current situation of global 5G roll out, what apple’s iPhone 12 will do for adoption of 5G and back to USA Govt’s ban on Huawei.   But first,  what is actually 5G ?  5G is the fifth generation technology standard for broadband cellular networks, which cellular phoneContinue reading “5G, iphone12 and trade wars.”

Careers are dead. What to do?

Career is defined as a series of upward moves with steadily increasing income, power, status and security.Perks, corner office, company maintained vehicle, insurance and pension were the things people looked up to.Not that they will lose their attraction in our minds, but both employers and employees had to make lot of adjustments.And it will neverContinue reading “Careers are dead. What to do?”

‘Career’ thing for GenZ

I think we need to discuss the ‘career’ thing. Because many young people ask me ‘career’ advise. I know you get these requests too. I am very careful in dispensing advise to young people, especially when I do not know them enough. There are few reasons 1) Youth, especially Gen Z ( born after 1997)Continue reading “‘Career’ thing for GenZ”

Corona updates.

Sri Lanka is doing pretty well on COVID19.People are back on to everything, going back to what it was like before. Masks are fast disappearing, social distancing…well what is that ? Good thing is people hit hard by the lockdown can now get back on their feet.Bad thing is going back to what it was,Continue reading “Corona updates.”

Solving someone else’s problem

In a SPRINT workshop I facilitated, there was a group that had participants with in the same domain but coming from different organisations. So the group had to select a real problem of only one organisation and design solutions for it. So there was just one problem owner and I requested others to work likeContinue reading “Solving someone else’s problem”