Joseph Jude

Agile in the C-Suite - This is the best of times and worst of times to be a CXO. Here is my story of how I am learning to be a CXO using agile principles.…

#biz , #talks

Sri Lanka Trip - Though Sri Lanka is tiny, it has variety. In our year-end vacation, we visited temples, churches, beaches, national parks, lakes, tea factory, and a spice garden.…

#travel

Courses - A digital school to teach full-stack programming…

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My Itches, My Ventures - Is Paul Graham right? Is scratching your own itch the best way to build a product? I'm sure to find the answer soon.…

#startup , #biz

Podcasts I Listen - I have never been a 'listening' guy; I'm more a 'reading' guy. But with launch of my startup, I turned to podcasts to learn.…

#sdl

Will Ello Survive? - I believe in the ideals of Ello. We need a better web, where we can communicate, discuss and collaborate without tens of sites prying on to us. Ello has given a hope. I wish it survives.…

#social-media

Resources - All the resources needed for starting and maintaining a blog…

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Best Of Jan Reads - Thinking in ratios and doing things together may turn out to be the best tips of this year.…

#learning

Thank You - To those of you who helped me to become an independent software vendor.…

#startup

Tools Used To Build BlogEasy - New applications are never built from scratch; they stand on the shoulders of others. Here are the tools used to build my first Mac / iOS app.…

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38 Lessons - I look back at what I learned, one lesson for each year I have spent in the journey.…

#learning

Talk Their Language - Communication is effective and complete only if audience understand what is being communicated. Don't throw jargons for critical ideas hindering the comprehension.…

#problem-solving

Book Summary : The McKinsey Way - Key takeaway from this book is, there should be structure in your thinking, analysis and communication for effective problem solving.…

#books

Don't Frown Upon Problems - Don't complain when problems overwhelm you with their forms and dimensions. Be happy. If not for them, you don't have a job in knowledge industry.…

#problem-solving

Book Review - Fail Safe investing - World of investment doesn't have to be a parallel universe controlled by prophecy, mysterious symbols, obscure cycles, and strange ideas about how human beings behave. Harry Browne shows it can be safe and simple.…

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Lessons In Consulting - Consulting is the only profession where you are paid to learn on the job. It is exciting as well as frightening. But if you got a right mind-set, there is no other profession like consulting.…

#consulting , #learning

How To Be A Champion And Remain One? - Becoming a champion is a three stage process. It is not a step-by-step process; these three stages may be present in varying degrees in the journey.…

#sdl

Testimonials - What people, who worked with me, tell about me.…

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What is your learning model? - My learning model is of two layers - a core layer, domains in which I want to be an expert and a support layer, domains which will help me to practice my expertise effectively.…

#biz , #sdl , #coach

Standing on giants - Motivation is a big part in getting through tough challenges. Drawing inspiration from others can help.…

#biz

Simply Better Consultants - what are the 'category benefits' (those expected out of a category or class of products or services) expected from a consultant?…

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What do customers want? - Companies should spend their resources on improving customer's experience at every point of contact  - be it marketing, sales, delivery or post-sales support.…

#biz

Freelancer or a consultant? - Considering that I'm my own boss but work from client site, should I call myself as a freelance consultant?…

#biz

Inspiring Managers - I've been lucky, at least officially. Right from the start of my career, I've worked with some of the best minded managers. Each of them have inspired me to be a 'little' better person.…

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An odyssey with gods - It is an age old question - is there a god? I journey through life to find practical answers. The journey isn't easy; but the answers out of the journey is practical and they work good for me.…

#opinion

Reading for MBA - an alternative way to build managment knowledge without going to school…

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Lessons I learned from IPL - While corporate business and cricket are different domains, IPL has brought them together. Here are some lessons for corporates from IPL.…

#biz , #learning

Dilemma - three factors that contribute to success of a project.…

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A tale of two customer services - As businesses become virtual, it is not only necessary to ensure that customers have good experience during pre-buying (as they browse through product catalogue) and buying (shopping cart) but post-buying (customer service) as well.…

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Days so far… - Can working in internal project be any fun?…

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Tribute to my teachers - Beyond the boundary of family, teachers impart values and a strong sense to live life in a worthy manner. I remember those who taught me, not just in school but in life.…

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As life gets by - From being just-a-lump in the womb to where I'm…

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