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#cafenervosashots | Self-Limiting Beliefs

Have you ever listened to something and found yourself nodding fervently because it beautifully weaves together many strands of thought you can identify with? A stimulating conversation on Overcoming Self-limiting Beliefs with Dr Ramya Ranganathan at the My Aviation: My Career Week at #GEAviation India did just that for me and inspired this entry. My personal takeaway was thatContinue reading “#cafenervosashots | Self-Limiting Beliefs”

#ChooseToChallenge: Our Love of Labels

Women Are Rated Better Than Men on Key Leadership Capabilities (HBR) Data Shows Women Make Better Leaders. Who cares? (Forbes magazine) “Female-led countries handled coronavirus better, study suggests” (The Guardian) A number of articles with titles like these made their way to my feed through March. Let’s indulge ourselves in a thought experiment and in each of these sentences, tryContinue reading “#ChooseToChallenge: Our Love of Labels”

Blorft: On Dreams and Reality

Following your dream sounds like your ‘dream’ is a thing independent of you that you need to chase or pursue. A dream is, by definition, distinct from reality. How about, instead of following a dream, we craft our reality?

Call for Answers: How do we fix the school system?

There is a reason distance learning traditionally has timelines which are more flexible and long-term. There’s a reason testing is less stringent and more project-based in distance learning… You are curators of your own learning in a distance environment. Some of that flexibility, if not all, exists in virtual classrooms as we see them today.

Through The Looking Glass: A Take On Transparency

I’ve been spending some time thinking about transparency and speaking up at work these past few months. This post doesn’t offer recommendations, but raises some possibly provocative questions that I hope to get perspectives on. How many times do we exhort each other to speak up? And how much of it do we really, truly, actually do ourselves?

Reflections of a Bad Student

So many parents and teachers don this garb of ‘we have things figured out.’ But spend long enough in any office and it’s clear that we don’t know shit. Is lack of attention a “kid” trait? I’ve seen colleagues fill many margins in intricate doodles during training sessions, while I discreetly check my phone. Yet, our age somehow justifies our unfair expectations.

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