Random Phrases. My week. Lateral thoughts


Under Your Nose Meaning: Missing something that should be really obvious. Yes. I obviously missed it. It was long time coming. Should have gauged and anticipated some responses. I tried to keep my nose clean, kept looking beyond my nose on my way forward and missed something right under my nose. It was a terrible mistake.  Mountain … Continue reading Random Phrases. My week. Lateral thoughts

Time Management : LIfe of Productivity newsletter.


I originally wrote the piece below for the Globe and Mail, but wanted to share in case you find it valuable! Enjoy, and have a great week!    — Chris Time management isn’t the problem – our attention span is Walk through your local bookstore and you’ll find dozens of books devoted to time management. Ironically enough, … Continue reading Time Management : LIfe of Productivity newsletter.

Happy Diwali to all my Readers and BFFFs.


Today's Inspirational Quote: "Not to give up under any circumstances should be the motto of our life: we shall try again and again, and we are bound to succeed. There will be obstacles, but we have to defy them. So do not give up, do not give up! Continue, continue! The goal is ahead of … Continue reading Happy Diwali to all my Readers and BFFFs.

Did you know…


Did you know... ... that today is Slowest Marathon in History Day? In 1986, Vietnam veteran Bob Wieland crossed the finish line of the New York Marathon four days, two hours, 48 minutes, and 17 seconds after beginning. His was the slowest time ever for a marathon. He was also the first person to run … Continue reading Did you know…

Millennials are more likely to share their salary than Baby Boomers | Ladders


via Millennials are more likely to share their salary than Baby Boomers | Ladders This is quite true. I worked in companies where the moral code of conduct dictated that we should not discuss salaries with other employees. In some, it was  sackable offense for leaking official secrets 🙂

A Script for Firing People. – Better Humans


Fire Them Do this first thing without any small talk. Joe, we’ve decided to let you go. Today is your last day. Thank you for the work you’ve done here and I want to leave on friendly terms. I have some logistics to go over with you. Afterward I can answer your questions. The strategy … Continue reading A Script for Firing People. – Better Humans

RAK Movement – Random Acts of Kindness


Old laptop or mobile lying around? Donate it Google 'survey for charity' and complete one. They receive money for every one you fill out! Someone wronged you? Forgive them Save water – take a shorter shower today Surprise your parents with flowers Fight climate change – go vegetarian for today! Visit a friend who’s sick … Continue reading RAK Movement – Random Acts of Kindness

From the Ground Floor to the C-Suite | Longitudes


via From the Ground Floor to the C-Suite | Longitudes   From the Ground Floor to the C-Suite She responded to an advertisement for a receptionist – now she’s calling the shots. Maria Mendillo | FarraTech Editor’s Note: October is National Women’s Small Business Month, and here at Longitudes, we’re putting the focus on entrepreneurs who … Continue reading From the Ground Floor to the C-Suite | Longitudes

Don’t worry Be Happy


Worry Curtails The Joy Of Life— Moral courage and self-confidence should be accompanied by freedom from worry. There are very few things in the mind which eat up as much energy as worry. It is one of the most difficult things not to worry about  anything.  Worry is experienced when things go wrong, but in … Continue reading Don’t worry Be Happy

Twisted Poetry – Jay Rambles…


Assistant in the town hall False accusations in an underground pit Celebrity in an underground pit Creature of heaven Bully of a fjord Three wishes in the royal palace Marriage in a construction yard Humility in a forgotten bunker Horrible choice in the streets World record in a future world Secret life of a demon … Continue reading Twisted Poetry – Jay Rambles…

Stay Away from These Two Phrases When You Speak to a Customer | Longitudes


via Stay Away from These Two Phrases When You Speak to a Customer | Longitudes Stay Away from These Two Phrases When You Speak to a Customer You might not realize how condescending you sound. Shaun Belding | Fast Company There’s a straightforward rule of customer service – never make your customer feel like an idiot. This … Continue reading Stay Away from These Two Phrases When You Speak to a Customer | Longitudes

BJP Zunheboto unit holds executive meeting


BJP Zunheboto unit holds executive meeting By EMN  /  November 5, 2018  /  Comments Off on BJP Zunheboto unit holds executive meeting Share     Print       Email Dimapur, Nov. 4 (EMN): Zunheboto unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) held its 7th district executive meeting on October 30 with Khevishe Sema, state secretary, and … Continue reading BJP Zunheboto unit holds executive meeting

Lust is not love


Nowadays lust is taken for love. The subtle difference is missed. There is a very subtle difference between love and lust, but it is quite clear. Lust is nothing else but the desire for self-happiness. Love is desire for the happiness of others. Love is the reaching out of spirit. In lust there is excitement. … Continue reading Lust is not love