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Through The Filter

A recent conversation with one of my clients centred around the problems between her and her boss. She said that her boss was arrogant...

Paranoia and Success

What would you think if I told you that the secret to success is paranoia? If you’re the tolerant, patient, and curious type, you’d...

UNIQUELY YOU

1989 BOMBAY, INDIA Most of my working days involved me pounding the pavements in the humid heat of Bombay as a sales engineer. Complete...

Ahhh Freedom!!!

FREEDOM (noun) the power or right to act, speak, or think as one wants Synonyms – independence, liberty, self-determination Why is...

The Spirituality Conundrum

Growing up in India as a person without any leaning towards spirituality or religion wasn’t easy. It is well-known that India is...

Plan B

Disclaimer: This article has nothing to do with the morning-after pill “Plan B”! In one of my jobs in the corporate world, the company...

Stay CALM and choose!

Last week I had a situation at home – a situation most of us dread as much as we might dread going to the dentist! A plumbing emergency!!...

Get Out Of The Way

As a child growing up in India, Guava used to be one of my favourite fruits. It’s not a commonly available fruit in New Zealand, so I was...

The Mechanism Of Success

Back in the 1980s when I was a student of mechanical engineering (seems like another lifetime!), one of my subjects was control...

The Gift Of NOW

(Source: Videvo) Just click the above video to recall memories of what a holiday used to look like – Oh those wonderful times of crowded...

Mid-Career Blues

NEW COUNTRY, NEW JOB It was a Sunday evening (back in Feb 1998) and I was talking to the next-door neighbour of the person in whose house...

Life Lessons From Boxing Day

Australia vs India Cricket Test, Boxing Day 2018 at the MCG, Melbourne Over 75,000 fans were packed into the stadium on a scorcher of a...

New You for the New Year!

In the first part of this blog, we discussed goal setting. There were some great inputs from members of my online family around the topic...

"Happy New Year"

It is that time of the year…the days are racing past like the landscape as we look out the window of a speeding train, and soon it will...

The Comparison Trap - 2

WHAT’S YOUR PERCENTILE? In the mid-80s after completing my graduation, I took the GRE Test for pursuing post-graduation in the US. The...

The Comparison Trap - 1

“Comparison is the thief of joy” – Theodore Roosevelt The sentiment expressed in Roosevelt’s quote can be very well understood by anyone...