Are you telling the narrative that helps you win?

He made me cry! She gets on my nerves! The team is useless! My manager doesn’t have a clue what he is doing! My employees make me mad when they continue to work from home! We make such complaints all day. Although we may not say it out loud, and tell such narratives...

Don’t fool yourself; life is not fair!

Life has gifted us with expectations. We expect things to happen in specific ways. We assume that if we do the right thing, life will return good to us. We plan and think that we have things under control. Then, life does what it has always done! We get bitter...

What is listening? Why listening is too hard?

Since morning, I have pondered the various facets of this question: What is listening? Here are a few leading thoughts: Many of us assume that listening is – not speaking. So, if we are not talking in the conversation, we are listening to the other person....

How are you avoiding internal collisions?

How do we feel when we possess two things, and they both collide and break? Consider two exclusive wine glasses that break while striking too hard and saying ‘Cheers’! Similarly, hitting another car parked in the garage while parking your car! It is terrible to...

Do you know what you want?

We go to shopping centers, browsing, touching, trying, looking at price tags, and making random choices to buy or not. We observe all the good stuff others possess and wish to have the same. We copy business ideas, marketing hacks, and productivity tricks simply...

The leader must protect the boundaries! Do you?

Rivers have been the lifeline of plants, animals, and human civilizations. But, at the same time, rivers have brutally destroyed them too! How? When the angry river water breaks all boundaries and destroys everything that comes their way! We call them floods. The...

Purpose of gaining attention!

Years ago, only the business leader had the privilege of gaining attention. They stand in the middle, and people around them would listen. Their emails are broadcast with the ‘IMPORTANT’ suffix in the email subject. Things have moved on; with social media,...