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Help Others Grow

If you are a leader in your workplace, you advance when people working in your team grow. I experienced the best growth when I helped my teammates deliver their best in whatever roles they were essaying. A teacher’s stature automatically Read more…


Good Times,Bad Times

Our life is like a wave that keeps flowing through time. We all will have our share of ups and downs. Our emotional state represents the amplitude of the wave. When things around us happen in a way aligned to Read more…


Reaction And Response

When I was young, in India, we used to have street dogs roaming around the colony where I used to live. A few kids in the neighborhood would instigate the street dogs for sadistic pleasure by feigning to throw stones Read more…


Who Are You On The Inside?

It is human nature to be concerned about how we look and appear to others. When we live our life affected by what others think about us, we are worried about our reputation. Reputation is how others see our outside. Read more…


Power Is In “Doing” What We Know

Every one of us knows intuitively what is right and what is wrong. We don’t need formal training to teach us about the basics of right or wrong. The problem is that despite know right from wrong, we let ourselves Read more…


Seeds And Weeds

In a garden, weeds grow by themselves. They don’t need a gardener. On the other hand, good seeds have to be planted deliberately and cultivated carefully. The seeds need to be tended to by a gardener to sprout into fruit-bearing Read more…


Don’t Take The Easy Path

Pain is a doorway to the pleasure of success and fulfillment in life. There is no achievement of any sort without pain. We are all creations of compulsions and instincts. We go by what gives us pleasure in the current Read more…


How Do I Build Confidence?

“How do I become more confident?”-This is a question I have asked my mentors often, and many others have asked me too. Why is there this desire for more confidence? Does it come from a place of lack always? If Read more…


The Value Is In You, Not Your Resources

Whenever there is a family function, my brother and I take turns as the family photographer. I click a lot of photographs. Most of them are ordinary. There is something about the way my brother clicks the photos. The same Read more…


You Are The Architect

In a kingdom, there was a very skillful architect who spent all his adult life, creating amazing structures right from palaces, forts, to artistic mansions. He was a source of pride, and the King was very fond of him. One Read more…