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Metis Talent Management brand new website goes live

Last fortnight was a joy, as we came to the launch of Metis Talent Management's website. Metis is a Singapore based organisation that advises clients on Talent Management with a primary focus on Talent Development and Organisation Design. Best wishes to team Metis!

The other great thing is how folks at Metis approached this by going in for a full overhaul, including getting a new logo and brand colours. Do leave your comments on what you feel about the website and the logo!!

Tickets available for Adults, Children and Foreigners!

We were at Mysore last Sunday and among other places, we visited the Mysore Royal Palace too. There were three types of tickets available :

Adults Rs 20/-
Children Free Entry
Foreigners Rs 100/-

 

So, it has been publicly firmanned that foreigners visiting the palace are neither adults not children. (Somewhat reminded me of my OB teacher Raji Philip who described the boardroom of a company  as having three types of toilets, one each of the ladies and gents, and one for the Directors!!)

The Mysore Palace is grand, and the only downer is that you are not allowed to take your camera inside the palace.

The palace looked absolutely dazzling during the evening lighting though (thankfully, nobody- adults, children, or foreigners needs to buy any tickets to see the lighting), take a look at the picture taken from my phone(the picture hardly does any justice to the real thing but nevertheless). The sheer size of the palace compound appears quite overwhelming.

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Ankur has shared some real cool pictures of Mysore.

Comments

Shrinidhi Hande said…
great... I am scheduled to Visit Mysore this friday and saturday.
Unknown said…
funny..what about foreign children??I think I have been to palace too..does it trace back to Tipu Sultan..I have pictures with the Tipu Sultan/Hyder Ali one.
Anonymous said…
I also wonder how the "foreigner" rule is enforced - what about desis who are not Indian nationals?
Unknown said…
@Shrinidhi , hope you had fun. Where's the blog post?
@Sara & Lekhni: Life has its shades of grey.

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