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
It’s a VUCA world (Volatile, Uncertain, Complex and Ambigous). How do we survive here? I guess the best answers will come from other times that were even more VUCA than this. For instance let’s travel back to the times of the “Gita” which is a dialogue occurring in a battlefield with both sides having weapons […]Read More Success in a VUCA world – ancient wisdom
The ancients had a formula to help us stay happy and less anxious – no matter what situation we were in. Lets learn from them!Read More How to stay happy all the time (or at least be less anxious)!
A 3 word formula for finding fulfilment and depth in a world of distraction!Read More 3 magic words for your success!
As a rule, we like to put our celebrities on pedestals. For a change, I thought about a different context – how about when we are placed on a pedestal and brought down (and before you call it narcissistic, let me assure you that each of us is held up to a pedestal by someone […]Read More Falling off the pedastal
We all long to be examples of greatness for others to emulate. What if we haven’t lived upto these standards, have our lives been in vain?Read More Setting an example
The quality of trust we inspire directly influences the chances of success as well. Here’s a quick look at Covey’s framework which promises to help us inspire even more trust – so start reading!Read More If More trust equals More success, how can we inspire more trust? An amble through the Covey framework
Success has meant many things over the years. One generation rewarded those who put capital to the best use, another rewarded the “information” owners while a third is looking favourably on those who own platforms. Who will the future reward?Read More Three generations of heroes – and counting!
Musings on Scott Adam’s recent book and some early results from trying his recommendations. Do systems work better than goals? Is personal energy the best metric? And such stuff…Read More Of Goals, Systems and Success metrics!
The other day, a few of us got together and the discussions moved on to how we would need to consistently work on ourselves to stay relevant in today’s fast moving world. A collegue Kartic pulled out a slender book “How Stella saved the farm“, and recommended we read it – this is a mini […]Read More Of farms, innovation and all that…
I experience a “Robin Sharma” seminar for the first time. My experiences and takeaways….Read More Lead without a title – a Robin Sharma seminar experience
So here it is, first true blog post of 2013 for me. A lots happened over the course of the week, perhaps better to mull over the few books that have come my way this year. Devdutt pattanaik’s book 7 secrets of Shivais a must read for anyone who is curious about Hindu symbolism. He […]Read More A book review post