As you may have guessed, I am taking care of this blog from a stable comfort zone: I have a good job and my family and I have a nice home. It is quite easy to write about things like “YOU define value” and “Empower Yourself.”
You may have noticed that I post less. There is a simple reason for that: value trade-off. Until recently, I used to go to the office via public transport. That was a lot of wasted time that I filled with writing posts for this blog.
What is worse — doing something right for the wrong reasons or doing it wrong for the right reasons?
Whenever we want somebody else to do something and we are in a position of power that question comes up. It is seductive to set up a system of compliance and control, leading to one of the two scenarios behind that question.
If you have children, you know the problem. There are a lot of things parents want children to do (or not to do) that are not really attractive to the child. To name a few: Continue reading
In my last post I wrote about cultural differences between nations A, B, and C. As promised, find the solution which nation is which:
- Americans (Nation A) are result oriented.
- Germans (Nation B) are process driven.
- Indians (Nation C) are highly flexible.
Recently, on a train trip, I had an interesting conversation. One thing we talked about were cultural differences between various nations. I won’t bore you with the details, but here is what the conversation boiled down to: