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Five Rules To Live

How do I want to show up to the world every day? Do I have some first principles to frame the way I want to lead my life every day? I am penning some of my rules of life. Perhaps, Read more…


Three Paradoxes In Our Life

When I am in coaching conversations, things get confusing sometimes. In some situations, the course of action could be “Be proactive, go out there, push or hustle,” and in some other situations, the course of action could be “Don’t push Read more…


Your Success Is In You Becoming Better

In my mid-thirties, when I was relentlessly pursuing growth in my professional career in terms of titles, more oversized pay packages, more visibility, more power, etc., one of my mentors did something smart. He introduced me to a book titled Read more…


Happy Teacher’s Day

It’s Teacher’s day today. A day to celebrate the presence and grace of all the teachers who have helped shape the life we experience today.  A teacher is someone who dispels the darkness of one’s world with the light of Read more…


Train Your Mind

Our mind’s nature is to wander, and it is always a challenge to get it to be in one place. Asking questions, searching for answers, thinking of something in the past, imagining something in the future-These are manifestations of our Read more…


Know Your Triggers

“How many times have I told you not to chew your nails” I could sense anger welling up as I noticed my son biting his nails. While I have been guilty of doing this myself when stressed, there is something Read more…


Spend Less, Invest More

What is the difference between Spending and Investing in the context of money? When we spend money without expecting a return of any sort, we call it an expense. We buy a phone, we buy clothes, Go to a Movie Read more…


Beware Of The Company You Keep

A seed planted in a rocky, weed-infested terrain cannot sprout and thrive. It will germinate and then struggle to grow into a weak plant. On the other hand, when we till the land, take out the weeds and rocks and Read more…


Set Your Destination First

” Pramod, we need to be at our friend’s place for dinner by 7.30 pm. Let’s start.” “Do you have the address? I don’t know how to get to their place.” “What, I thought you had the address.” “I know Read more…


Become Who You Want To Be

“I want to be a Doctor” “I want to be an entrepreneur and start a business “ “I want to be a successful musician.” Whatever you want to do is detail. You have to first become the person capable of Read more…