Why Apple Shouldn’t Have Created the HomePod?

At the recent World Wide Developer Conference (WWDC 2017), Apple introduced HomePod. HomePod is a speaker that is smart. It is actually not unique at all. It’s unique selling point is it’s positioning (the age-old P of Marketing). The Market has a lot of Smart Speakers (e.g. Echo and Google Home) that take a Artificial ...

6 Lessons for your career from successful people

In the last few months, I have been in many conversations about career management. It is during these many different conversations that I reflected on every successful person I know and how they have managed their careers. Based on that reflection, these are the 6 key things everyone should do to manage their careers. #1. ...

3 Simple Ways to communicate clearly and overcome misunderstandings

It was like every other Sunday morning. Mom was out for her Yoga class. The boys me and my 4 year old woke up and excitedly made plans to make French Toast. I put the ingredients into a bowl, my boy mixed it, I toasted it and we sat down to eat breakfast. What does ...

How to prevent a Oscar like gaffe and win your next presentation?

By this morning all of us are talking about the gaffe of historic proportion, the best picture winner was announced incorrectly. That moment of confusion was a very defining moment. Each one of them tried to do their best to make for an awkward moment. While Jimmy took to Steve Harvey, Warren Beatty spoke about “why ...

Where do you see yourself in the next 5 years?

This is the third installment in the “Interview Series”. In the last two posts we covered best ways to respond to Why do you want to change jobs? and Why should you hire me for this job? In this post, let’s look at this other often asked question — Where do you see yourself in the next ...

Why Should You Hire Me For This Job?

Many interviews open or close with the question of Why You For the Role?  This is one of my favorite questions since it is a very powerful one that positions the Interviewee to very clearly, purposefully, and passionately articulate their value proposition and impact. However, time and again, the first instinct of candidates is to ...

Why do you want to change jobs?

Recently, I was interviewing an individual (“interviewee”) for a role. My first question was “why you for the role?” The interviewee very succinctly and passionately articulated a value proposition. I was impressed. As I listened to the response and watched the body language, I noticed a spark when the interviewee highlighted accomplishments, progress, and impacts ...

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