3 minutes read. A word, millions of interpretations! You probably have seen the “tree swing cartoon.” The illustration goes back to the 1970s. It was illustrated to show that communication entails saying and hearing have the same meaning. The image was amended to use in many contexts, such as design and software development. See the […]
3 minutes read. Everything was set for rolling out a communication dashboard under the corporate website for people managers. Details were designed, and a budget was assigned. The internal communication team was hopeful that a dynamic website as a data repository could address many communication-related issues for people managers during the mergers. The communication team
4 minutes read. I looked at the long list of stakeholders on the Excel sheet and quickly skimmed the change assessment. I asked the program manager if they talked to any of the stakeholders listed, and he said yes. I was curious to know more and asked eagerly, “how many people did you talk to?”.
Why Design Thinking is Not Another Methodology, But the Mindset You Need to Re-invent Change Management.
4 minutes read. One gloomy day of the lockdown, I decided to reread a book that had changed my life. Nine years ago, it had caught my eye when I was searching for the “fundamental ways for a mindset change.” It was around the time of my first exposure to the Design Thinking mindset. “The
1 minute read. Short Reminders Video Series: Storytelling gives you the sense of being holistic and being connected to other pieces, and other parts of the world. So, when you’re in your story, you’re in your head. And without telling it, sometimes there is a feeling of disconnect between you and me, me and universe,
9 minutes read. When I joined the team to lead a complex agile transformation, everybody was gossiping about her–she was resistant. She was the head of one of the key departments in the company. Her attitude was irritating and disturbing. She did not collaborate with any of the agile coaches, and I was warned not
4 minutes read. She is brilliant. My eight years old niece is a curious kid. She always wants to know and asks a lot of questions. She is my interaction and source of learning with another generation: me as a millennial and her as a Gen Z. It was a grey winter evening; my young