Own My Growth

Helping folks with practical tips to manage themselves better


Month: March 2023

Become A Generative Leader


Want to experience more success and fulfillment in your career? Here is a simple mantra to adopt-Contribute to the growth and development of others. Personal accomplishment can take all of us some way down the road to success, but it’s Read more…

Weekend Story-Time


When asked what the biggest mistake we make in life is, the Buddha replied, The biggest mistake we make is that we think we have time. Time is free, but it is priceless. You can’t own it, but you can Read more…

Small Habits Compound

Habits compound

Sharing this brilliant nugget via James Clear’s Blogpost The secret to getting results that last is to never stop making improvements. It is remarkable what you can build if you just don’t stop. It’s remarkable the business you can build Read more…

3 Factors Of An Ideal Life

ideal life

Last weekend, I was catching up with a childhood buddy in the US, and we exchanged notes about all the recent developments in our respective lives. As we got discussing, my friend popped a question for me- At the age Read more…

Focus On The Path

focus on the path

Here is a simple tip to get better at problem-solving. Focus on the path, don’t focus on the obstacle. All too often, when we encounter a problem, our instinctive reaction is to focus on the negative. As a result, our Read more…

Don’t Over-Apologize


I am sorry if I am saying something wrong… I am sorry I couldn’t complete this report in time.  I am sorry if I am disturbing you… In every organization, we come across colleagues who needlessly over-apologize at the drop Read more…

Being Busy Vs Being Productive


Do you ever feel guilty when you are not productive? If yes, then you are struggling with what is commonly referred to as productivity guilt, which is a mindset of feeling bad when you are not doing something, creating, achieving, producing, Read more…

Five Rituals

five rituals

Life can sometimes appear challenging. Issues frustrate us; we are angry about something; there is too must stuff happening, and we feel overwhelmed; or there is a loss of some sort, and we feel sad. When we are stuck in Read more…

Weekend Story-To Remember Or Not To Remember?


How can you forget what we practiced just yesterday? Baby, you have to learn to remember all the lessons taught in school; otherwise, you will not move ahead in life. !!” little Tommy’s mother admonished him as he struggled with Read more…

Knowledge Vs. Understanding

knowledge vs. understanding

“Any fool can know. The point is to understand.” Albert Einstein Knowledge is know-how. It is the theory that we can acquire from different sources, books, teachers, Youtube, or mentors. Understanding, on the other hand, is something far more profound. Read more…