Sara Adil Awan – A Social Media Professional

Sara Adil Awan is a social media professional. I interviewed her to see how she progressed in her career and what her future aspirations are. I am a full time mother to two babies. The Digital Factory, my start-up that is almost two years old and Samar, my six month old daughter. I started my […]

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Meet Ulf Oldenborg, a Sales Professional from Sweden

I would like to introduce you to Ulf Oldenborg. He is a sales professional and an entrepreneur from Sweden. 20 years ago Ulaf moved out of Sweden to explore his entrepreneurial career. His forte is helping start-up companies and his passion is developing leaders and coaching people.   Here is Ulf Oldenborg:   How did […]

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Over 90% Start Careers Without a Clear Direction

If you look around over 90% start their careers without a clear direction. Sometimes lucky ones land in careers by design, but everyone is not so lucky! Most do not know where this job will take them. After few years in the same position, routine becomes so fascinating that often they are lost in fascination! […]

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Jawwad Karim – An MBA who wants to excel in Jewelry Business

An MBA running his jewelry making business is something unusual in Pakistan. I met Jawwad Karim few years ago when he was just out of his studies. He was quite inspiring. Recently reconnected with him. I feel that his career story is a great tool to learn how combining skills and education can help in […]

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Definition of a great boss

Do you like your boss? A question frequently asked. I was thinking if there is a perfect answer? May be, definition of a great boss is different for different people. May be great bosses do not exist, or they exist only for few people! In my view defining a great boss requires a bit of […]

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17 Things You Should Never Say in a Job Interview

Some young people requested me to advise them about things they should not say in a job interview. I thought about it, and simply googled “What not to say in a job interview”. There were several resources with excellent lists of pointers one should remember during a job interview. Most exciting for me were the […]

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How to deal with Workplace frustration

We all are humans, we get frustrated at work, and this is absolutely common. Sometimes reason for this frustration could be small and ignore-able stuff. However at times, frustration can be genuine. My experience of workplace frustration is “living in uncertainty”. The level of frustration is usually directly proportionate to level of uncertainty. Some people […]

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