Dichotomy of Winning and the Fluidity of Success!

Dichotomy of Winning and the Fluidity of Success!

I can have a varied level of success, but I can’t have a varied level of winning. Winning is absolute. Either I win or I don’t. I may do all the right things, miss on a little thing, and not win. Getting an agreement, signatures on a proposal, and approval on a...
Difference Between Working Hard and Working Long!

Difference Between Working Hard and Working Long!

I am tired because I may have worked too hard. At least, this is likely to be my excuse. The reality could be that I have worked too long. There is a subtle but profound difference between working hard and working long. Working hard is not a factor of time. Instead,...
A Critical Reflection on Pleasure and Well-being!

A Critical Reflection on Pleasure and Well-being!

Access to fancy food, alcohol, tobacco, relationships with influential people, material possessions, personal traits, and numerous other dimensions that feed our pride can be a slow poison to our social, emotional, spiritual, and physical well-being. In the glory of...
A Personal Journey to Authentic Transformation!

A Personal Journey to Authentic Transformation!

Many of us tell ourselves that we are not complete. We fill our emptiness by hoarding stuff, acquiring professional certificates, and running away from ourselves. In transforming into someone else, we often ignore who we are. We get so carried away by wanting to...

Do You Choose to Please or Lead?

Teachers, parents, managers, and leaders often have a choice. Some of us choose to please, and others choose to lead. The ones who please tend to look at themselves. They may want to please others to avoid conflict, difficult situations, or even hard work. The ones...
The Mindset that Earns Respect!

The Mindset that Earns Respect!

How can I become a leader that everyone respects? How can I gain the trust and endorsement of my teammates? Which words should I say that attract people around me? How should I present myself as a leader? There may be many other similar questions we have about...

Let us talk about amateurs and experts!

Let us talk about amateurs and experts! Most amateurs can tell what to do to get from A to B. However, the experts understand us (as their customers). Then, illustrate the customised plan, monitor us on the way, give us plenty of options, and lead us to our...
What lesson would you draw?

What lesson would you draw?

What is common among Panadol, Amazon, Nescafe pod coffee machines, and McDonald’s? All of them are extremely user-friendly, consistently deliver the same experience, and are relatively cheaper. This could be the exact reason for their popularity and success. For...
We are all blind!

We are all blind!

We are all blind. As a result, we cannot see simple things that are pretty obvious to others. Our blindness can be due to multiple reasons. Our blindness can be due to excessive consumption of food, alcohol, and drugs, which hinder our focus. We cannot see how much...