Snooze reflex

Exhausted and overwhelmed. Why do I keep on snoozing on life? Why am I rushing all the time? I want to spend more time on the things I enjoy doing and stay with one activity longer. I want to be able to just go in deep without constraints of schedule — when I should eat,…

Three things I’m practicing

Three things I am practicing right now: Slowing down. Sit with something longer — joy or sorrow, easy or hard. Why am I rushing all the time? Live slower. Eat, walk, be present, chill. Savour the comfortable and be curious about what made me uncomfortable. Do things worth doing, well. Do more deep work. Practice…

13 years in Tech as a woman: Part 3

Hey my friend! As you know, I am currently sharing my thoughts, observations, and experience as a woman who chose to have career in the Tech industry. Here’s part three. So what do I need to do? One career tips I’m learning to get better at as a woman (applicable not only in Tech): learn…

13 years in Tech as a woman: Part 2

Hey my friend! As you know, I am currently sharing my thoughts, observations, and experience as a woman who chose to have career in the Tech industry. Here’s part two. Mindset My favorite thing to say whenever I am asked about how to encourage more women to go into Tech is “Don’t be a woman…

13 years in Tech as a woman: Part 1

Being in Tech, and being a woman, I’ve been asked a lot to share about my experience… as woman in Tech. I have to admit it is a slight nuisance because I consider my gender to be the least interesting aspect of my career. It’s not even that much interesting when paired with being in…

The Real Challenge with Problem Solving

Hello again my friend. Hope things are well with you near the end of this year. A couple of months ago I shared this observation on LinkedIn: The real challenge with problem solving is rarely in coming up with the solution but rather Communication: getting people to agree what the problem is Decision: which solution…

Sketchnoting: Visual Notetaking for More Effective Learning

for Dec 16th Saw this tweet earlier https://twitter.com/helenbevan/status/1333005570056523781 (Source: Impact Wales) They say the best way to learn is to teach. That is because (good) teaching forces you to digest and express what you know. You engage more parts of yourself, compared to passively (and often mindlessly) consuming the information. The act of drawing means…

SECI model

I’ve fallen into the trap of bottom upping again. Been organically following my curiosity, observing, and theorising about learning, thinking, knowledge and skill acquisition. Then I discovered there’s a name for this established field: Knowledge Management. And then after noodling around in my head with the idea of transformation of knowledge (tacit, explicit), only last…