Himeji castle - symbol of power and might.What is yours?
I went on a holiday over the Deepavali weekend. As I was happily enjoying myself, I started to think how much change and unfamiliarity one has to experience during the holiday. People usually don't like change and often avoid doing things that are unfamiliar or possible dangerous. Yet during holidays you get heaps of these, … Continue reading Why We Have Holidays
I went to a funeral wake of a lady who used to deliver Yakult to my home today. She passed away due to an accident - details were sketchy as all they knew was that she fell down a flight of stairs while out on delivery. Because it happened at a secluded spot in the … Continue reading What is your Life Goal?
Have your colleagues or bosses made you mad? What had been the trigger? Was it something they said? Was there a change in leadership style? Was it something that they did? Learn to take a step back first to discover why they did what they did. Avoid jumping to conclusions and see if clarifications need … Continue reading Resilience and Wisdom
Have you ever worked for a small company where your co-workers felt more like family, and your work environment was based on trust? Or maybe you've always wanted to work in a place like that? Clan control refers to the values and beliefs of an organization that operates more like a family than a company. … Continue reading Organisations as Clans
Do you have a dream? If you do, have you been discouraged by what people think about it when you share it with them? An boy from a good school shared his dream with his classmates as he pursued a NITEC in an area of study that interested him. Instead of getting support from those … Continue reading Pursue Your Own Dream
Have you often heard this phrase, "my thoughts and prayers are with you"? What does it mean to you? What does it mean to your recipient of the message? In the comic above, a person is seen drowning but is provided with nothing but a quote of goodwill and sympathy. Have you encountered these well-wishing … Continue reading Do Something
How you think affects your chances of success, in terms of self management, leadership and relationships.