Posts under category ‘Writings’

Learning every week – 17-Jan-2020

I’m now at a point where I don’t remember how many posts of this kind I have written so far, and that’s a good thing. It means I am sticking to my habit and I intend to keep doing that. This week was slower than the last week but I felt I was going into depth of a few things and focus rather than dealing with a breadth of issues. There is still a lot for me to take away from this week.

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Learning every week – 10-Jan-2020

I am also very happy to keep sticking to my habit of being able to write this every Friday, or latest by Saturday. I write this for myself but over the last couple of weeks, many people have told me that they read this every week. I am deeply gratified and flattered that you find value in this. Thank you! Let’s jump in this week’s learnings.

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Learning every week – 3-Jan-2020

It’s 2020, and I am doing this with a fairly predictable schedule. In other words, this is becoming a habit of mine and I couldn’t be happier. But let me be careful and not invoke the curse of speaking-too-soon and knock some wood.

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Learning every week – 27-Dec-2019

Another week has gone and I am happy to continue to write here. My calendar-based organisation system is going well. At least, it’s better than I hoped. I am able to achieve closure on tasks and even gain some closure at the end of the day. Even if I don’t stick to my calendar schedule entirely, I still find I am able to balance my responsibilities and call it a day at the end of the day.

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Learning every week – 20-Dec-2019

I have started organising my activities more strictly around the calendar, which means that my life just got a little boring, but a lot more organised. I can actually find that I can keep my sanity while doing the two dozen things that always seem to be on my mind. Occasionally, I slip up and find myself writing the post I meant to write the day before. But I am happy I got to writing this post this week.

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Learning every week – 13-Dec-2019

Today, I am talking about gratitude, respect, empathy, compassion, marketing, recognition, matrix organisation, Manhattan, and how I passed the Ontario Driving License knowledge test.

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Learning every week – 7-Dec-2019

I believe we keep learning all the time. It’s just that we forget what we have learnt. I learnt a while back that we forget 95% of things we learn but I am forgetting where. Which is why I started a while back writing down everything I learnt on a weekly basis. I did that in a spreadsheet and now I think it is time I wrote more regularly and in a more elaborate manner.

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Reviewing 2015

2015 is easily one of my highlights for years to come. I am looking forward to many more eventful and memorable years but at this moment, it looks like it will be difficult to beat this one.

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Two Years of Joy, Happiness, and Growth

Hussain presenting a session

Today, I complete two years at Axelerant. TL;DR, it has been an awesome journey. Actually, that is quite an understatement as it does not fully describe the change in my professional growth during my time here. Apart from many things, I reflect that this is the longest time yet I have worked in an organization (not counting freelancing, obviously.) You can see why it is a special feeling for me to be here.

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That Fateful Day

I had no idea, none at all, that I would hear the news that my lips still shudders to utter and my fingers tremble to type.

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