Do Less, Deliver More

Some posts get you thinking - are you doing the right thing, are you doing things which reflect 'you', your true beliefs, your values ? If not, why do you do them ? The Shorthand Trap, by Bernadette Jiwa, got me thinking... Some thought starters from her post are - "Who do we become when …

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Book Review :: Win in India, Win Everywhere – Conquering the Chaos

"Conquering the Chaos" by Ravi Venkatesan, has been one book which has been there in my library for long but had been unread. Reading this book has been a breeze, given that it's context is something, which I, as a member of the Indian business community, identifies with. Ravi's experience, during his stints at Cummins …

The Art of Taking Small Steps to Win Big in Life

When I was in school, our physics teacher was endearing, to say the least. His method of teaching was simple and, thus, things which could have turned out to be 'out-of-the-world' for me, became easy to understand. You could only spend so much time in school, on a particular subject. Hence, one had to revisit …

Improving your LUCK is EASY (?!)

One thing leads to another, a chance reading of a newspaper article and thereafter the TED Talk by Tina Seelig, titled "The Little Risks You Can Take to Increase Your Luck" got me thinking about the whole aspect of Luck. Tina says that luck is considered as 'chance that, apparently, causes success or failure'. Very …

The Challenge and Benefits of Having a ‘Free’ Mind

"Emancipate Yourselves from Mental Slavery. None but Ourselves can Free Our Minds." A powerful line from Bob Marley's classic reggae 'Redemption Song'. Something deep and powerful which each one of us can tap into on a daily basis to move a step forward, a step forward to becoming a better individual. All of us have …

Beyond The Idea : Book Review

Beyond the Idea - Simple, powerful rules for successful innovation by Vijay Govindarajan and Chris Trimble In our professional workspace, be it if working as individuals or as a group, ideas are only the starting point for something new to be done. However, converting that idea, which could be the next money spinner, into reality, …

Fall…Stand Up…More Importantly, Learn

We have all had our share of failures and falls, some more, some maybe less. I seriously doubt if anyone has not had a single failure in life. While we may rise and move ahead, it's important to learn from the failure. For a number of reasons, chief among them being the need to move …