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Tag: personaleffectiveness

Careful Or Careless ?


I was in a conversation with a friend last evening, and he made a passing remark that he is a very careless person. His comment triggered for me the memory of a blogpost  I wrote sometime in early 2021 titled Of Read more…

What Good Leaders Do


A young mentee recently got promoted into a team-lead role, and he reached out to me for some advice. I shared my thoughts in the form of the following ten things all leaders should do to be truly effective. More Read more…

Weekend Story- Who’s The Happiest?


There was once a crow that was satisfied in life. One day, it saw a swan, and it started thinking- Wow, the Swan is so white while I am so dark !! The Crow went to the Swan and said Read more…

The Edge Is In The Inputs


Sharing this brilliant thought via James Clear’s Blog “The edge is in the inputs. The person who consumes from better sources, gets better thoughts. The person who asks better questions, gets better answers. The person who builds better habits, gets Read more…

Three Thoughts On Thinking Better

three Thoughts

A few thoughts were going through my mind this evening. I am penning them down in the spirit of my point number two.

Uplift Your Self-Confidence


All of us are born confident. However, as we grow through various stages in our lives, challenges, failures, and mistakes can sometimes derail and diminish our Self-confidence. For anyone who is struggling with confidence, here are eight quotes that will Read more…

Perfection Vs Getting Started


There are often situations – writing a proposal, presentation, research reports, etc., where we need to work on something and deliver an outcome. Unfortunately, in these situations, we get stuck between aiming for perfection and making progress in the face Read more…

Do One

Do One

I came across this funky Portuguese proverb on one of my social feeds that offers a simple recipe for success: “Think of many things. Do one.” Simple and powerful.  At any point, our heads are crowded with lots of thoughts, ideas, and Read more…

Real Or Copied?

real or copied

Charlie Munger, the celebrated partner of Warren Buffet, says that there are two types of knowledge people come with- Real and Copied. Real knowledge is real. It can’t be bought or copied. It has to be earned by doing real Read more…

Persistence- A Powerful Attribute


I am in the business of selling cutting-edge and innovative technology solutions to banking and insurance enterprises—many who know how the Fintech industry works would attest that the line of business is highly target-oriented.  My team and I deal with Read more…