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Darwin and The Travelling Salesperson

If a salesperson has to visit all the cities in their patch and then return home every night, how could they work out the shortest route? That was the question posed to me by our consulting director Matt Weaver in about 2013. My initial response was dripping with naivety and he smiled an evil smile! The Travelling […]

Know yourself. How to be a better teammate.

Every person is unique. Some of our traits are gained from genetics, some are ingrained in us by Environment during upbringing. Our whole life makes every one of us completely different… In a place of work, people doing the same job are still only slightly similar in their knowledge and capabilities. Some of our behaviours […]

Introvert’s Guide to Public Speaking

Recently, during conference organized by local technical university, I gave a lecture on leadership. Somewhere along the way, I was asked a rather interesting question – can introvert be a good leader? As I was about to answer, the craziest of ideas came into my mind. I asked the audience to raise their hands if […]

Whenever there is any doubt, there is no doubt

Making a professional decision based on a hunch recalls scenes from movies where action takes place in a casino with lots of flashing lights, huge bets taken and in the end – fortune wasted. It’s double-true in IT support world. Should we leave a usage of instinct to animals then? Not necessary. An effective decision […]

Aspire for THE BEST

Everyone strives for something different. Be it a specific job title, a big dream to chase, a particular spouse. Nothing wrong about it, especially considering needs of any single person do not remain static over their lifetime, but evolve to match their circumstances at the time. Obvious, isn’t it? Yet, some of our strives seem, […]