Select Page

Blog

In this blog I will share the lessons I have learned in real time as a junior developer. Because I work in an Agile world, I will also share my experiences with Agile development

Why managers are generally afraid to take risks

For the longest time, I always wondered why managers with a development background seem to lose their zeal for new things and become their worst enemy. I've heard the same people who once developed express frustration at their managers for preventing the use of newer...

Getting used to “NO”

Growing up in an Indian household, I was taught to ask few questions, obey orders, and fall in line. These lessons helped me get through many different circumstances in life. However, there was an ill side effect: I lost confidence and initiative. As a result, I would...

On the Edge: Review

Sometimes, the best lessons are learned through experience. Hence, when my wife recommended I read this book, I was curious why the two of us would have a common interest in a book. After reading it though, I see why. Allison Levine shares leadership lessons learned...

Grit: Review

I must confess I read this book a few months ago but have finally made the time to write a review about it. If you have not read the book, you can watch a TED talk here. Angela Duckworth shares her research concluding that in the long run, people who persist through...

How Show & Tell became relevant in my career

The popular elementary activity I rarely participated in (since I had little to show) holds fond memories for kids. For a few minutes a little child arrests the attention of the entire classroom with an interesting item that they brought to share. You know the...