The idea is simple, a kid is born into a system. The kid goes to school, then college, then finds a job, then gets married and have a couple of kids and those kids repeat the same. The cycle never ends.
As it turns out, Cochin is my favourite city at the moment. I have admit that I haven’t travelled around a lot to have an equivalent frame of reference for a comparison. Whatever.. A trip to Cochin never lets me down. Whether its the people, or the food, or the shopping, I just love the city.
Yesterday morning I went to collect my Smiley Card (a privilege card that gives you flat discount at selected outlets) in their office at Kaloor. I met up with the man-behind-the-show, Mr. Benjith, we started talking. A question that he asked me got me thinking.
I have been a YES Man for a long part of my life. I could never say No when anyone asks me anything, especially the ones who love me and the ones whom I love.
Give it a thought, if you just said YES to everything, you are not making choices. The choice is already made. That isn’t fair. I thought Life was about choices.
I was working hard on some of my online projects for the past two weeks, including but not limited to a theme change at Million Clues. I was on the laptop for hours at a time and the result? Better looking blogs, completed projects and RSI.
“Do what you think if right”, “What do you suggest?”, “You are the designer, you be in charge”. These are some statements any designer or developer would love to hear (I guess) when given given with a project.
So he comes up with a cool nice design thinking that the client would be impressed. Sooner or later he would find that the client have something else in mind.