GROUNOW


Guarantee your impact and rewards
Connect your purpose to work
Break into better roles
Attain career balance

GROUNOW helps individuals and teams in the tech space who are stuck or unbalanced in their “career”, break into better roles to get the impact, purpose, and income they deserve without working longer hours.


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RESOURCES

Courses on GROUNOW LMS (New!)
You put in the work to present your vision and brand. Want to maximize your impact? Learn how to dazzle your audience. Click Here and watch a video to get a taste.
GROURMIND (talk with experts)
GROUNOW (grow-you-now) presents GROURMIND (grow-your-mind) talk series where experts and leaders discuss technical, behavioral and business topics and take Q&A from Software and Hardware engineers and management.
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Let's get to know each other and see what works for you.

Do you believe in yourself? GROUNOW does!Things are probably going great or perhaps you feel stuck or somewhere in between.You have worked hard and smart and landed a job. Kudos if you are seeking your first job or a new one.
It is important to have clear individual goals and it helps to have synergy with the team and company goals. If you are a first time leader/manager there are additional opportunities and responsibilities you shoulder.
If you are exploring to create or have a Start Up, discipline is furthermore non-negotiable.How do you do it while keeping your values and core beliefs? How do you maximize your skills?Everyone is unique and your paths will be unique.Do you want answers to achieve short term wins or do you want someone to learn who you are as an individual and discover and groom strengths you never knew you potentially have? Do you want that unfair advantage of someone who is committed to your success?Schedule a session to find out how GROUNOW can help You.

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Suraj Ethirajan
Founder & Career Coach
Customer Experience Leader

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About the Founder

Suraj has experience directly supporting customers, developing training & biz strategies, leading cross-functional teams and building Learning Management Systems. He builds enthusiastic teams that put people first, always. Suraj invests in emerging professionals by guiding them through the corporate world and giving them the tools and knowledge to succeed.Suraj is a 15+ year technical leader with 5+ years in worldwide customer experience growing business loyalty while developing high performing global teams and building industry leading products.Intel - Head of Global Customer Technical Training
He led and managed the global technical training team at Intel in the FPGA Biz unit making their worldwide customers and partners successful.
Intel - Lead Application Engineer
Responsible for successful customer implementation of Ethernet, CPRI, PCIe, Custom PHY, MAC and FPGA fabric logic blocks.
Samsung IoT - Application Engineer
Responsible for successful customer implementation of IO interfaces - GPIO, I2S, I2C, SPI, PWM, USB, Ethernet; Wireless protocols - Bluetooth, BLE, WiFi, Thread, Zigbee); Multimedia - MIPI CSI & DSI; Cloud onboarding and connectivity.
Xilinx - Lead Circuit Design Engineer
Successfully designed industry leading PLLs, Clocking circuits, Regulators and Bandgaps for 5
generations of FPGAs while constantly pioneering the silicon process node (45nm to 7nm).

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GROUNOW (grow-you-now) presents GROURMIND (grow-your-mind) talk series where experts and leaders discuss technical, behavioral and business topics and take Q&A from Software and Hardware engineers and management.

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Photo by Clark Tibbs on Unsplash - https://unsplash.com/photos/oqStl2L5oxI
Photo by Clark Tibbs on Unsplash - https://unsplash.com/photos/oqStl2L5oxI

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How can engineers use their expertise to positively impact the world

Andy Betts joins us to shine some light on how engineers can help save the world 1 engagement at a time. You might have a burning desire what to do but not sure how to achieve it. Andy will share some simple techniques to put into practice that will help you at work, life or in your quest to make the world a better place.Andy Betts helps companies worldwide to optimize their Field Operations/customer engagements. He is creator of the ICON9™ system and founder of ICONDA solutions. Field operations covers all aspects of Technical Sales & Marketing, and Applications Engineering though, as we’ll see, there’s considerable scope for Andy’s tools and methods in other areas too. Andy has over 25 years’ experience in the tech industry, the first half in design roles, the second in the field. He lives in Grenoble, France, surrounded by beautiful mountains, and is often seen hiking, biking and on cross-country skis.

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Difficult Conversations

If a conversation is a bridge and a particularly difficult part of that conversation a troll, then what does the troll represent? In this tech talk session we'll discuss how to deal with difficult conversations especially at the work place.We'll apply the techniques to some examples to demonstrate how to tame difficult conversations quickly and remotely.Our guidance here is inspired by the Non-Violent Communication principles on Observations, Feelings and Needs.Learn more from the 'Bridges with Trolls' article published by Andy Betts.Excited to have you, your questions and curiosity join us in either of the 2 sessions that would work for you.June 15th
9am PST / 6pm Paris - Click here to Register
12pm PST / 9pm Paris - Click here to Register

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Possible Postures for Managing Up

"Here’s some good news about diverse communication skills, applicable to any context: if you question professional people about this topic today, you’ll get some excellent answers – significantly better, I believe, than what you could have expected a generation ago. Somehow, something’s improving. Click here to read the article. Published on April 5, 2022 by Andy Betts.

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