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Articles by Mohammad Khan.

The well connected hard worker

Tell me if you know someone like this: doesn't work that much, just enough. But the “higher ups” are friends with him, they like him. He gets the promotion. Or you know a hard-worker, who does great work, but he doesn't know the “right people”, so no one seems to...

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Why Attend Conferences

I am writing this perched over a makeshift work place: a table in front of a bed. I am in Islamabad right now, for the Social Media Summit 2014 that took place at the Serena Hotel. The event lasted two days. I couldn’t make it for the first day: I was happily busy...

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Journey of a Thousand Miles begins with THIS

Journey of a thousand miles… Someone somewhere is baking a cake for the first time. The cake comes out OK: it’s eatable. But it tastes funny. On a scale of 1 to 10, ten being the best and one being the worst, the cake is hovering between minus 3 and minus 2. A few...

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Job, Career or a Calling

There are three ways to look at our work. Either we think it's a job, it's a career, or we think it is our calling. And at least one of these categories is very, very bad for us (no prizes for guessing which one though). +++ There was a study done by Dr Amy...

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The Job and The Struggle

Recently we talked about identifying our job. We also saw how we can ritualize the work: show up everyday for our job. My job is to write. To design. To solve problems. Not necessarily in that order. I do it every day. I must. That's my decision. I have also outlined...

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شوق کی بات

اردو میں لکھنا شاید شوق ہو یا کویی شرمسار سا زوق ہو ان باتعں سے کوؑی فرق نہیں پڑتا، کیونکہ اب اردو میں لکھنا ضروری یے۔    

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The Milk Distribution Case Study is now Live!

After weeks upon weeks of writing, the case study is now ready! Alhumdulillah. Click here to read the sales page (and if you can find this useful, I hope you will buy this). I started my own milk brand here in Lahore back in the early 2000's, when the "dairy farming...

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Just A Question

My Mother always told me that if I can study for 1.5 hours every day, then I would be a top ace in school. I wouldn't have to work extra hard near the exams. I wish I had listened to her then. Imagine doing something, everyday, for 90 minutes max. Where will you be...

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