Daring Greatly

“It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood; who strives valiantly;…who at…

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Raising Awareness for CP in Pakistan

Just completed a 7- card beginner’s #CP Awareness deck for @RethinkPakistan.  Nothing too fancy, but the facts are important. Gearing up for @WorldCPDay. Share friends! 🙂 If you are interested in volunteering, join our Facebook Group here and like the page here. Visit Step Up Pakistan’s website to find out more about why we are…

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Beyond Customer Experience, Mapping the Customer’s Journey (notes)

Data, like milk, is best consumed fresh; the longer we take to analyze it, the more likely we are to lose the thread that connects it to its original meaning. If you aren’t the geek who took notes in every.single.class, this post will bore you. I am reading on up on a couple of topics…

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On Dance (found on the web)

  Dance isn’t something that drops from the heavens; it is a living, evolving tradition and conservation of this tradition lies in constant, responsible change, not in cementing the norms. There is a complete paranoia that we are going to lose our heritage if we expand its boundaries, but we will actually lose it only…

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the world on the web this week

Sound that You Can Wear “…“You’re going to change the word listen to feel,” says Timbaland. “It’s about whole body, completing the experience.” … SubPac is creating its own physical-sound category through two unique products: the SubPac M2, a wearable vest, and the SubPac S2, a seatback device. Similar to sub woofers in the back…

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Taking a page from Edhi’s Book

A few years back I set upon reading Abdul Sattar Edhi’s autobiography, A Mirror to the Blind*, with my highlighter and black pen in hand.  As a Pakistani who has witnessed the extent of Edhi’s humanitarian efforts in action, from fast-responding ambulances to the ever-present cradles at the donation centres, I thought there was little…

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Unlikely Ingredients

“The success of the Pilgrim was exceptional, but not her greatest achievement. Ruth Douglass had arranged her life so that she answered to no one, certainly to no man. That was a feat few women could claim. If indeed there is a recipe for everything, Ruth had created independence out of unlikely ingredients. And if…

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Meet the Millennial Asian: Over-educated + Under-employed

If you are a Millennial Asian, the newspapers think you are pretty pathetic. Looking at the numbers, you have earned more degrees than anyone else in your family,  are up to your neck in education debt, you are chronically under-employed and will stay so for the foreseeable future. Yes. Under-employed. Investopedia defines this phenomenon like…

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More than Desks: Co-Working Spaces in Lahore

Co-Working  Spaces need to be More than Desks Listen to the Podcast on Soundcloud  or iTunes.   Don’t forget to rate the podcast on iTunes!  I pick up where I left off on the topic of Co-working Spaces in Lahore. I talk about one of new spaces I visited upon invitation in April, Forrun Office,…

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