Five steps to achieving greater Teamwork

Recently, I was entrusted with leading a new team at work. The team’s previous manager had recently resigned and I was asked by my boss to step in and fill the gap. As I was introduced to the eight-member team, I recognised the classic signs of team dynamics being played out. The team was clearly […]

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Count your blessings

It was about 11 am and another hot muggy day in Mumbai. I was on my way home and was searching for a cab. As I crossed the road, scanning the vicinity for a cab, I saw one parked right across the road. After a moment’s hesitation – since I couldn’t see anyone inside – […]

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David slays Goliath – Life lessons from Germany’s shock exit from the World Cup

David slays Goliath – Life lessons from Germany’s shock exit from the World Cup David was the underdog. He wasn’t expected to even live upto a battle with the mighty Goliath. But live he did – much to the shock and anguish of Goliath’s fans. South Korea’s historic win over the mighty German juggernaut was […]

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Motivation is overrated – This 1 trait instead will help you achieve your goals.

Let us assume you are embarking upon a diet – Keto, paleo, low carb, etc. You have done the necessary research and are convinced about the diet that sounds right for you. Day 1 starts with great enthusiasm and you are super excited about your plan and vow to stick to it. Day 2 also […]

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5 Traits that define great Leaders

Great Leadership is a cliched phrase today. Managers keep harping on why it is essential that we grow out of being good managers and become Great Leaders. During my career spanning 26 years, I have had the good fortune of working with and observing some of my senior managers and leaders. These individuals have shaped […]

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5 Reasons why you must Stand up for your Rights

Recently I had booked a flight ticket to Kolkata. A few days prior to the flight, I received a message from the airline that the flight had been cancelled due to “operational” reasons. The message upset me as I had important work to be finished at that time and my schedule had been put in […]

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The path of the 4 Ps to energise your career

Have you ever felt drained out, demoralised or demotivated by the rough and tumble of the office environment?  Do you feel mentally fatigued at having to deal with the political one upmanship that is the norm at the workplace? Are you wondering what you are doing at a workplace where your manager does not seem […]

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Contentment

A roof over my head, dinner on my plate Friends at my doorstep, no one to hate He has given me enough, I shall not Want Two innocent rosebuds, fresh as the day Young and impressionable, to show me the Way He has given me enough, I shall not Want. Wealth in sufficient measure has […]

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This is the most important trait you should possess

The case for willpower being a key weapon in an individual’s arsenal is an open and shut one. Throughout the ages, many traits have been pointed out that are crucial to a person’s success. Discipline, determination, single minded focus, perseverance, agility – all these are perceived to be the cornerstone for achieving Life goals. Yet, […]

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Why changing your mind is the worst you can do.

Hi friends, Today I want to talk about changing your mind about the really important things in Life. In today’s world offering us a plethora of choices, it is all too easy to fall prey to the fickleness of one’s desires. When the going gets tough, choosing a different option may seem to be the […]

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