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Downsizing

Typically we use the word downsizing for companies laying off staff members for leaner and cheaper operations. After a while, the title morphed to right-sizing with the idea that staff strength gets bloated over time. Then the companies have to return to the right size.As it is with companies, so …

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Roles in Charity

Charity can be defined as “the voluntary giving of help, typically in the form of money, to those in need” (Google). I doubt if there’s any city in the world where there’s no one in need. Some people even choose to live on the streets when homes have been provided.From …

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My 2 Laws of Leadership

During my BSc studies, I was appointed to lead an embattled music group. Weeks after taking up the position, the group couldn’t function. We were just about 3 people left in the group. I play the keyboard, and I could give the drum sounds from the keyboard. I could sing …

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Unchanging!

The winds are blowing unabated. Changes everywhere. COVID-19 is still ongoing, upturns and downturns politically, everywhere. There are predictions that the financial markets are about to turn full circle. The only thing about left is the anger of nature, and we pray not. However, the threats are much, and the …

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Clutch at the Straw!

So we’ve been through 2020, and we came out alive!Many are distraught and discouraged, asking, “If long-standing kingdoms could fall so easily before a virus, who then can stand?” There’s wisdom in the English saying that a drowning man will clutch at straw (or a twig) in the water. Swimming …

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Playing to Win vs Playing Not to Lose

The Prisoners’ Dilemma teaches many lessons. One of them is the difference between playing to win and playing not to lose. What could that be? Imagine that two friends, Peter and Paul commit a crime. Eventually, they were picked up by the Police and were being interrogated separately. They were …

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Bimetallic Strip Growth

A bimetallic strip is a contraption of 2 dissimilar metals, say aluminium and brass. Imagine having two rulers, one aluminium, one brass. Glue the two together along their lenghts and you have a bimetallic strip. What is the essence? It is used to measure temperature and get an electrical system …

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