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Improve Your Thoughts

The environment around us stimulates a lot of our thought process. What our senses perceive has a direct impact on our thinking. Reading negative news sub-consciously activates negative thoughts. There is a build-up of fearful, anxiety-ridden thoughts. Similarly, when we 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…


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…


Practice With Intensity

Driving my kid back from his cricket practice a few days back, we got discussing the intensity and quality of effort that one should put during training so that when the real game happens, one is ready.   Whether it is Read more…


Be Motivated From Inside

We all experience two kinds of motivation- External and Internal. When you are inspired by some rewards that others offer for you to do something, you are externally motivated. At work, your supervisor says, deliver these results, and you will Read more…