Mani Gopalakrishnan Blog

By Mani Gopalakrishnan | www.manigopalakrishnan.com

Follow these 10 steps to become an Innovator

How do you Innovate? It is a juvenile question but at the same time it is deep. There is no one way to do it and every innovation is different. In …

Why Apple Shouldn’t Have Created the HomePod?

At the recent World Wide Developer Conference (WWDC 2017), Apple introduced HomePod. HomePod is a speaker that is smart. It is actually not unique at …

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6 Lessons for your career from successful people

In the last few months, I have been in many conversations about career management. It is during these many different conversations that I reflected …

3 Simple Ways to communicate clearly and overcome misunderstandings

It was like every other Sunday morning. Mom was out for her Yoga class. The boys me and my 4 year old woke up and excitedly made plans to make French …

3 Simple Ways to communicate clearly and overcome misunderstandings

It was like every other Sunday morning. Mom was out for her Yoga class. The boys me and my 4 year old woke up and excitedly made plans to make French …

How to prevent a Oscar like gaffe and win your next presentation?

By this morning all of us are talking about the gaffe of historic proportion, the best picture winner was announced incorrectly. That moment of …

How to prevent a Oscar like gaffe and win your next presentation?

By this morning all of us are talking about the gaffe of historic proportion, the best picture winner was announced incorrectly. That moment of …

Where do you see yourself in the next 5 years?

This is the third installment in the “Interview Series”. In the last two posts we covered best ways to respond to Why do you want to change jobs? and …

Where do you see yourself in the next 5 years?

This is the third installment in the “Interview Series”. In the last two posts we covered best ways to respond to Why do you want to change jobs? and …

Why Should You Hire Me For This Job?

Many interviews open or close with the question of Why You For the Role? This is one of my favorite questions since it is a very powerful one that …

Why Should You Hire Me For This Job?

Many interviews open or close with the question of Why You For the Role? This is one of my favorite questions since it is a very powerful one that …

Why do you want to change jobs?

Recently, I was interviewing an individual (“interviewee”) for a role. My first question was “<i>why you for the role?</i>” The interviewee very succinctly …

Why do you want to change jobs?

Recently, I was interviewing an individual (“interviewee”) for a role. My first question was “<i>why you for the role?</i>” The interviewee very succinctly …

How to Parse Namespaces using the Python RSS Parser?

In the last tutorial, we learned about how to build a Python based RSS Parser. Continuing that conversation and building on that tutorial, let’s now …

How to build a RSS Parser in Python?

RSS is a way to distribute content on your website or meta-tag assets and distribute them to various platforms like Apple News, iTunes, Flipboard, …

Do You Have This Important Role In Your Digital HR Organization?

All companies have a very important and vast social network which are the Employees who work for the company. They are typically activated to varying …

Do You Have This Important Role In Your Organization?

All companies have a very important and vast social network which are the Employees who work for the company. They are typically activated to varying …

The three stories I told my 3 year old and learned a lesson myself

Story #1: Small & Mighty — Bingo<p>Once upon a time, there was an Ant named Antilla and Eddie the Elephant. Eddie always used to make fun of Antilla by …

How to personalize your product or service with Big Data?

Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Amazon, and many more all-great examples of companies that have done phenomenal things using data to create a digital …

Do these everyday tasks differently and live a healthy year

Are you like me and many of the mere mortals who make a new year resolution and then give up on it by February? Are you thinking about hitting the …

Your 5 second brain teaser for the day

Your 5 second brain teaser for the day

Avoid these 5 mistakes in storytelling

“Fighting is so much fun in Ramayana daddy” responded my 4 year old back to me. I prompted a question to him about what did he learn in Ramayana? I …

How to Win With Your Digital Learning Strategy

Are you looking to use digital technologies as a differentiation within your corporate learning functions? Are you creating the next generation …