Karthik Vempy

Kudos to @kundankumar for organizing a highly riveting TT tournament.

And congrats to the winners - @nagarjun @roopendratalekar @gauravkumar @girish and @raghu.

Runners up - @sanjukta @anantpal @akhil @hanu and @gauthamseshadri. Better luck next time!

The TT fever has just begun. 🙂


Many constantly complain about the long work hours, workplace culture, organisation politics, etc. People on the other hemisphere brag about enjoyable their job is.

Jeff Bezos, Amazon CEO often repeats to his employees and new hires

You can work hard, smart and long. In Amazon you cannot choose 2 out of 3.

Workplace culture is not a set of policies. Rather its the company’s leaders. People look upto their leaders and follow what they practice. They mimic their leaders. And that becomes the culture.

If a CEO/founder drives the team crazy, it will percolate down to the last employee. The better survives while the weakest looks for another opportunity.

And if the same leader cares about his company and employees, then that becomes the cosy environment to work.

Rightly said Don’t pick a job. Pick a boss

Original article - https://medium.com/@hanu/want-to-know-workplace-culture-learn-about-the-leaders-deda55e7ec74

Gautham gave a kudos to Hanu

Kudos to @hanu for clearing all the Rollbar issues & getting the count to zero


Too many choices exhaust us, make us unhappy and result sometimes in not making a decision all together. Decision paralysis is one of the major factor for procrastination and stress.

Even if we chose one, we are mostly less satisfied for one of the below reasons.

  1. If the chosen option isn’t what we expected, we keep regretting our decision.
  2. We evaluate the chosen option with the other missed options resulting in unhappiness with our choice.
  3. Due to this constant comparison of choices, our expectations goes up leaving us less satisfied with our lives.

Researcher Barry Schwartz in his book “The Paradox of choice” mentions “As the number of options increases, the costs, in time and effort, of gathering the information needed to make a good choice also increase. The level of certainty people have about their choice decreases. And the anticipation that they will regret their choice increases.

With more options to choose from, we become mentally tired and the principle of least effort kicks in where we make the decision based on the easiest option/factor available.

Published at https://medium.com/@hanu/https-medium-com-hanu-why-more-is-less-fed8e573050d#.vd98z528d


School kids - Yay!!! Today is a holiday , don't have to go to school :)

Adults - Today is a holiday still cant go anywhere. Worse I have office on Saturday.

Are we missing out the small fun moments?


Its only a matter of time



Workplace feedback from the physio who visited us a couple of weeks back "I dont see a stressful environment in your office. I saw people moving around, taking breaks and having some fun"


First referral in recruiterbox through employee referral feature


@nivedha Appreciate the response style even though the request is raised within the team


Interesting way of informing the error and asking users to refresh/restart browser.

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