Every day early morning a little girl would come to the temple and stand before the idol, close her eyes and with folded hands, murmur something for a couple of minutes.Then open her eyes, bow down, smile and go out running. This was a daily affair.The temple Poojari was observing her and was curious about … Continue reading The Unconditional Belief
The Invisible labels
I was on the road, and driving in a hurry to meet an appointment . A car ahead was moving like a turtle and not giving me way inspite of my continuous honking ! I was on brink of losing my cool when I noticed the small sticker on the car’s rear ! “ Physically challenged … Continue reading The Invisible labels
Contact and Connection
After listening to a discourse from a monk, a journalist (foreigner) was left confused. So he approached the monk to clarify. Journalist - Dear Sir, in your last lecture, you told about Jogajog (Contact) & Sanjog (Connection). It's really confusing. Can you explain it to me ? The Monk smiled a little but apparently deviating … Continue reading Contact and Connection
Planning a Career Transition
Research indicates globally ~75% of employees are disenchanted with their work life. It’s easy to confuse stress, monotony and a poor company culture with professional unhappiness. Sure, all of these things can lead to disenchantment with your job, but it doesn’t mean you should jump off one career path and onto another. Before you get … Continue reading Planning a Career Transition
Dare to become the Butterfly
Until a few weeks back, the butterfly to me was just another insect albeit sometimes beautiful. I never really gave much thought to it. But all that changed after I went for a leadership course. My entire perspective of this little creature changed. Butterflies are natures way of telling us that behind everything beautiful, there … Continue reading Dare to become the Butterfly
Managing Change using “The Nudge” Technique
It has been said that change is the only constant, and all of us will experience changes, both large and small, in our lives. In today's fast-moving world, we are confronted with changes daily whether we are "ready or not," leaving many of us feeling overwhelmed, confused, or uncertain about the future. More often than … Continue reading Managing Change using “The Nudge” Technique
Are you Listening ?
Ever wondered why is it that with some people we feel good after talking while with others it doesn’t make a difference. Many a times, this is irrespective of whether we know the person well or not. What is it that makes us feel good? What is so special about these people? Are you … Continue reading Are you Listening ?
What is your Beautiful Question ?
I was scouting through the titles in my Kindle paper-white and one title picked my attention. A More Beautiful Question by Warren Berger. With questions scattered throughout, the book tells stories of breakthrough ideas, innovations, or new ways of thinking that began with a powerful and sometimes offbeat questions. Research indicates average child four year … Continue reading What is your Beautiful Question ?