Four simple steps to minimize analysis paralysis


Today, I was asked by a young colleague on how I avoid analysis paralysis . It took me down memory lane a bit . After the call, I figured it is a question that others might have as well and hence decided to share some thoughts here. I am not a big risk taker byContinue reading “Four simple steps to minimize analysis paralysis”

A wish list of three for UI / UX for the casual user


Yesterday, I needed to update something fairly trivial for a certain payroll deduction . It used to be a simple form on our intranet the last time I used it (several years ago) and I searched for it . The search didn’t help me much and I asked a colleague where this form was andContinue reading “A wish list of three for UI / UX for the casual user”

Future Of Business Travel – A Road warrior’s personal take


Like many other professionals in my line of work, I have paid my dues in terms of million miler airline status , decades of top tier hotel loyalty and rental car loyalty status etc . I got to live and work in three continents thanks to this job – and have enjoyed getting to knowContinue reading “Future Of Business Travel – A Road warrior’s personal take”

Depression , Democracy and Demagoguery – the deadly trio !


My late grandfather Prof R Easwara Pillai was an eminent historian and an amazing story teller . He had mastery over three subjects and how they connected with each other – Economics, Politics and History . I grew up listening to him telling me stories that would emphasize useful principles from these three disciplines .Continue reading “Depression , Democracy and Demagoguery – the deadly trio !”

Should we be more targeted and holistic in tackling the Corona virus pandemic ?


I have been staying at home for the past week or so since I returned from India . All my global team is working from home too and we are all getting used to the idea of 100% work from home as the new normal . Earlier today, I heard from my mom about theContinue reading “Should we be more targeted and holistic in tackling the Corona virus pandemic ?”