Own My Growth

Helping folks with practical tips to manage themselves better

Embracing Fear and Discomfort

2nd May 2018- Time approx 2.00 pm. Being a fast pass holder made no difference. The queue was moving very slowly. The moment I was dreading for the last 24 hours was slowly creeping in on me. My shirt was Read more…


It’s Human to Judge

It is human nature to categorize and Judge everything that comes under the scanner of our intelligence. Our intellect, represented by our ego, is busy categorizing something as good or bad, rich or poor, strong or weak, smart, or dumb. Read more…


Time Is Life

Here is a small mind game. Take a piece of paper and write down the answer to these three questions below about time and life. What would you do if you had only 24 hours to live? What would you Read more…


Don’t Be A Victim

This is a powerful lesson on empathy and the victim mindset I came across in the book “Hit reset” by Satya Nadella, the CEO of Microsoft. Satya Nadella’s first child Zain who is 21 years old, was born with Cerebral Read more…


Potential Is There. You Have To Work To Achieve It

“Congratulations, you have been selected to perform for your first concert” My wife conveyed this message to my son. “Oh, God. I have never done this before, how am I going to manage this? I don’t know if I am Read more…


Spirituality Is Also A Science

Youngsters and even some adults become uncomfortable whenever I bring up concepts of spirituality in my conversations. They think concepts like meditation, mindfulness, abundance thinking, purpose, gratitude, compassion, acceptance, faith, etc. are for abnormal people who have problems. They contend Read more…


Your Breath Is Powerful

Does a living entity work on its own, or does it need a source of energy? Lets first take the example of an electric appliance. It cannot work on its own. We need to plug the device into a power Read more…


Values Are Key

Always look for compatibility of values when exploring any relationship. It could be a partner, a family member, a colleague, or someone you may recruiting into your team. Most relationships fall apart or get strained because there is no compatibility Read more…


Resilience Is In Moving On

As humans, we are all emotional. When we perceive an injustice or experience failure or a problem of any sort, we have trouble moving on. We pickle over the issue and get all worked up. We anchor to the failures, Read more…


My First Life Lesson

I must have been about ten years old when I got my first life lesson. My mother had given me a list of items to buy from the neighboring Kirana Store( a small family-owned shop selling groceries and other sundries Read more…


Eight Nuggets

A problem that does not challenge you does not change you. Life does not get easier. You just become stronger. Failure is actually a success if you can learn from it. Success can inspire, but failure can educate. Attitude is Read more…