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 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.
Everyone wants to be successful. One often talks about how someone has made it big, or that he struck gold because he found success by exploiting something so darn obvious that you could only see it in retrospect. We hear buyouts and acquisitions that conclude in the millions and you get envious of the freshly … Continue reading Finding Your Success
Sometimes people sweat over the details of what they need to do; but instead of doing that, we must always ask ourselves the reason why we are doing it. If it is really that important or critical, one will find the way how to accomplish it.
I came across this definition of what empathy meant in "The Book of Yokai" by Michael Dylan Foster and it speaks so true. Empathy is defined here as "the attribution of feelings, of intentionality and agency to somebody/something else, to an other". What it means is that what we think the other person may feel … Continue reading What yokais can teach us about Empathy