Rethinking the Unemployment Metric

Unemployment

Often we conduct ‘economic health checks’ based on GDP, GNI, Unemployment rate etc. Whilst we are using these, it does not tell the whole story. The problem with the Unemployment rate, (Total No. of unemployed as a fraction of the Civilian labour force) is the subjective definition of ‘unemployed’… Continue reading

Remembering Children.

In Light of the Earthquake in Nepal, less we forget the needs of the children. Extremely happy to be a part of the response to assist the well needed relief for the people in the Nepal, in particular the children and women. A colleague had just recently come back from Nepal and shared horrifying tales of staff members suffering from aftershocks. As the ground trembled on the 12th May with the second shake (7.3), it created exacerbated fears for loved ones. At times, aftershocks can be much worse, similar to ‘shell-shock‘ victims from wars, affected persons are often in full fear of another shake, or the anticipation of one.

Kathmandu Post- Remembering the Children

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The Intelligence of Emotions.

767476fc2ff3b38fe7934079ddae2082When to speak? How to speak? And the mismatch of personalities. It isn’t new that an evolving globalised society we are faced with different cultures, traditions, race and upbringing. At times, a step forward may be 2 steps back, so how do we grow and nurture our ability to improve our self-awareness and gain more emotional intelligenceContinue reading

Multipurpose Seguridad.

Seguridad Something that is common throughout Philippines has somewhat came as an interesting observation. You can find select people in the Philippines, in book stores, coffee shops, mall entrances, furniture shops, clothing stores and many others. In essence, security guards. Whether they are holding shotguns in front of financial institutions or just sitting behind a table, they always have something in common… Continue reading