Transitioning to a WHF environment is overwhelming for some managers. I discuss why this may be so and some thoughts to help alleviate this..Read More Transitioning to WFH – watch-outs for overwhelmed mid-managers!
Deepavali elevates goodwill to a whole new level. Deepavali – often called the festival of lights – is very special – it oozes goodwill and gratitude. You share sweets, gifts and greetings with your neighbours, relatives and every one involved in your life (yeah – dont forget the security folks who ensure your life is […]Read More Deepavali – the Festival that everyone loves
My experiences from the isha shoonya course – you come back not just with a practice but with a new way of looking at life itselfRead More An emptiness that’s fulfilling – my experience with the isha shoonya program
A #book review of “Escher, Bach: An Eternal Golden Braid by Douglas R. Hofstadter”. A polymath takes you on a magical journeyRead More #Book Review – Gödel, Escher, Bach: An Eternal Golden Braid by Douglas R. Hofstadter
Book review – An exquisite exploration of time by a very erudite and articulate author. Recommended reading for everyone!Read More Book Review – The order of time
Seneca teaches us how to overcome fear and Jeff Bezos educates us on how to make big decisions. Great stuff to take into the new year ahead!Read More HNY and two life-changing gifts for you!
Derek Sivers brilliantly illustrates how movements take off.Read More How to start a movement – Derek Sivers
Over the last few weeks, I have had the opportunity to connect with two very different leaders – a corporate coach and a spiritual teacher. Both of them were expounding on a common topic – how to more “self aware” and in the processes deepening empathy (ability to put oneself in others shoes). The self […]Read More Self Awareness – perspectives from a corporate coach and a spiritual teacher
Why do we often make the wrong decisions? I came across an incredible insight from contemplating on a few messages in the Gita recently – it talks about the two powerful approaches we all have for connecting/ making decisions. The first is using discriminatory intelligence (buddhi in sanskrit) where we use our reasoning power to […]Read More Better Decision making – The Gita and Proust to our rescue!
My experiments with #mindfulness and some early results…Read More The mindfulness experiments – 1
A friend came back disillusioned after having tried a meditation technique for a few weeks. “The organization had statistics to prove how beneficial the course was. I even had friends who took the course and now swear by it. Why does it just not work for me – I swear I followed the instructions to […]Read More ‘True’ and ‘true for me’ – two different things…