Multi dimensional risk analysis for PMP

Here is a multi dimensional risk analysis for the PMP credential from the industry, trainer, PMP aspirant perspectives with an intent to communicate an independent and unbiased view.  Industry related risks  The risk - There is a wide spread rumor about PMP credential as a product, which has reached the end-of-life stage in the product …

Before the camera – 10 points to professionalize your corporate video presentations

Whatever is repeated is a potential candidate for automation. Repeated or to-be repeated corporate presentations, learning / training programs are no exception. While adding professionalism to our otherwise amateurish video presentations can be exciting, there are many hurdles one has to cross, which are successfully overcome by everyone else,  who have traversed the same path …

“Talent is the rate at which you increase your skills with effort” Angela Duckworth

That is a great piece inspiring talk by Angela Duckworth, the author of  the book "GRIT', which is a #1 New york times best seller. The book explains 'Why passion and excellence are the secrets to success. Here is her talk at google tech talk.

Quality of education

I found this discussion on quality of education at XIME very useful, hence sharing it. https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=2140358979607518&id=1700549466887524

Careers in demand – 2019

I found this blog post very useful, hence sharing it here. https://whenwomeninspire.com/2018/12/13/high-demand-careers/

Loosing the job at 50. A crisis or opportunity to pivot?

I am inspired by the book 'pivot' by Jenny Blake with the sub title 'the only move that matters is your next move'. Pivot is all about leveraging the current strengths and planning for the next phase of career. I am grateful to all those who inspired me throughout my career which helped me to …

An Engineer’s Bill of Rights (and Responsibilities)

Whether in the office or at home, I do not like others to dictate work to me. I may do it but not with full commitment. While being so, I cannot expect absolute freedom while working in projects. Joint work decisions / understanding matching the project milestones based on self respect and mutual respect is …

At XIME – Xavier’s institute of management and entrepreneurship

Time Management for Bloggers

Our blog can be one of the best differentiator for us, yet sustainability of the blog is the challenge. While a well maintained blog is an advantage, a bad blog can boomerang. This blog post by Christian Mihai is very relevant for bloggers, especially for those who starts blogs with great goals and later abandon …

Engineering Management: The Pendulum Or The Ladder

I found this blog post interesting and valuable to all those who have to decide whether to pursue the managerial ladder or the engineering path or both. Engineer / Manager pendulum which is probably my all time favorite. It was a love letter to a friend who I desperately wanted to see go back to …