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Why Do We Regret Decisions Taken In The Past?

It was the last week of Feb 2020. I had an investment that was up 14% Year to date. I was feeling good. News about the spread of Covid-19 was just about escalating. Should I sell the investment, book profits Read more…


The Beautiful Triad-Curiosity, Humility and Empathy

In my younger days, whenever I asked myself “what kind of a person would I like to be” I used to struggle to figure an answer. Then, I inverted the question-“What kind of people am I drawn towards and attracted Read more…


Be A Role Model

It’s as good as any other day to reflect on the essence of parenting and being a father. It is about being a good role model for my kids to live a holistic, healthy, wealthy, loving, blissful, and spiritual life. Read more…


Do What is Right

“Did you go for your run today?” I heard my wife asking my son late in the evening today when he was moving about in the house. I could sense that my son was immediately defensive. He had not gone Read more…


Only You Can Help Yourself

You could be a student appearing for the final term exams or a salesperson operating in a harsh environment or a budding musician or a sportsperson looking to enhance your skills and make a mark or a leader of an Read more…


The Goal Is Not Everything

Goals are not everything. What you become by achieving the goal is far higher in value than the goal itself. A goal’s purpose is to direct your focus and attention towards something that you aspire for in the future. The Read more…


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…


Take Feedback But Ignore Opinions

People always have opinions about others. That is human nature. “He is aggressive.” “He is smart,” “He is self-centered.” “He is not confident.” “I love the way he works.” “He is a difficult person.” For everyone, whatever one may do, Read more…


Five Keys To Happiness

Last week I came across an interview that Jeff Weiner, the founder of Linkedin, gave to New York Times in which he mentions five keys of happiness that one of his mentors Ray Chambers shared with him.  The 5 points 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…