Care mismatch

Care mismatch = when one party in a 2 way relationship cares more about it than the other. For example… …when you realize your friend only calls you if he/she needs something from you. …when you find that the sales person is only being nice to you to make the sale. Thanks to source for the image […]

A few thoughts on relationships – the final MBA Learning

2 years ago, I began writing weekly posts under a category called “MBA Learnings.” I thought it’d be a great excuse to share what I’m taking away from my experience at graduate school. While some of these started out as lessons from the classroom, the series has evolved into a collection of mammoth posts that attempt to frame the experience […]

How to ask for help from people you don’t know

Asking for help is a skill. Some are very skillful at it and some are pretty poor. From having observed skillful people, I’ve seen it come down to one operating principle at each stage. Before: Thoughtful – This is demonstrated by asking for the right thing the right way. Asking for the right thing requires you to have […]

Picking people

Every human being we closely associate with is a result of a conscious or sub conscious choice we’ve made. We pick friends, life partners, colleagues, and managers. We control the picking process more in some cases than others. In cases where we didn’t directly pick a person we interact with, it was likely a result of association. If our […]