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Because thoughts germinate ideas, that becomes words and Words are all I have…

What is the one thing that reduces your efficiency?

What is the one thing that reduces your efficiency?

Yesterday I was playing Chess with my son, and he advised me not to play the same piece twice consecutively. If you do, that means your first step was ineffective, you are inefficient. You are one step behind me, he shared. I took note. The same strategy applies in...

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Does food influence immigrants, Or is it the other way round?

Does food influence immigrants, Or is it the other way round?

When you immigrate to another country; your own food gives familiarity to you in the foreign land. Food becomes a tool for survival, a tool for your identity. Food is a sign of resistance, as well as assimilation. Ingredients hide stories of who you are and flavours...

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Tipping culture!

Tipping culture!

“The first time I went to a restaurant was with my office colleagues. It was full of cultural shocks in this new country. The server in the restaurant asked us if we would have a single check or separate. Everyone ordered for themselves. There was no discussion on the...

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Autobiography of a Monday!

Autobiography of a Monday!

“Hello, I am Monday! Just like my other six siblings, I have my own existence. I take pride in being an opening batsman of a workweek in most of the countries! I am the one who sets the ball rolling from a full stop. I ensure that my other siblings have smoother...

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Why do you hesitate in asking a question?

Why do you hesitate in asking a question?

Seven years ago, I went to Singapore. Day two, I was in a meeting room packed with Business users explaining requirements. I was excited. I gave all my ears to the proceedings. Fifteen mins into the meeting, and I was not following the topics discussed. My team...

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What is that one challenging part in settling abroad?

What is that one challenging part in settling abroad?

When I moved to Singapore, the initial six months went-by in adjusting to the new work culture, making a ‘home’ out of a house, exploring how things work at the new country. We had colleagues in the office and acquaintances in the neighbourhood. But we didn’t have...

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