Jay's Nuances

Jay wants to write about his temporary yet permanent scribbles which represents his state of mind at the moment. This is not a place for serious idiocy to be grandiosely neglected or carried upon your shoulders for eternity. These are thought processes which would like to see the other perspective of things, which you may not realize immediately. I believe when channeled in the right direction, you can come to your own conclusion. This is definitely not the way to show some light into the darker areas of your mind, but indiscreetly say what troubles the mind of Jay, J.

Collaboration V/S Competition

Collaboration V/S Competition, Do you think with Competition you can add value or with Collaboration. One of my colleagues always had the idea of Competition. He would pit two developers on the same idea/feature or two QA Engineers in opposite ideologies of testing. The result, hurried up botched up product with bugs galore. QA Guys if you let them compete, …

Campus Selection & What should be your Goal in Choosing a Company

Seen interview candidates (on campus selection) obsessed with Big Brand companies and huge salary packages. There are some colleges who are placing Qualified Engineers inside BPOs because of the same reason. While I am not against getting placed in BPOs, it should be an informed choice.If an Engineering graduate thinks he/she is entitled to a huge salary package just because …

How to Approach Life & Win it!

Its easier said than done. I am trying, maybe because I want to create the change from within myself to those around me. When you say you want to go up, you need to say that I have to increase my worth so much that there is no other way than UP.But most of the time this isn't what we …

Are there Miracles happening in this World ?

Most of us have a simple rule to believe what we see, not a bad idea at all! But some of us have a notion that there is a bigger force in the world which controls everything. For those of us who believe in such a superior being, it is not very difficult to perceive things in the spiritual manner …

Journey or Destination ?

I have always believed Journey should be enjoyed rather than waiting for the Destination. In my belief, Journey is the Life and Destination is whatever is in store for us After Life. Lately I have been mulling each and every aspect of our life is a journey & a destination in itself. For example, take Education - for most of …

Is Fasting Necessary to Fight Corruption

I was having a sick day following all these Fasting Protests by very educated & well-intentioned leaders of this great nation so I started a thread of Twitter posts which stated my anguish in these scenarios. The following is an extended version of that anguish.Is Fasting truly necessary to fight corruption, won't refusal to pay bribe & discouraging corrupt practices …

Life & Work – Are they Separate ?

"Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do 'great work' is to love what you do. If you haven't found it yet, keep looking. Don't settle"- Steve Jobs in http://www.ted.com/talks/steve_jobs_how_to_live_before_you_die.htmlSo True.

Perfectionism & Being Perfect

I have been intrigued by perfectionism. I have heard people say that I am wasting a lot of resources on getting perfect. Why do you follow perfectionism.Read a passage recently which mentioned the obsessive efforts put in by Stanley Kubrick for each of his films. He was obsessed with every frame of his picture that he was forced to take …