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
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
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
Compassion = Empathy + Action Compassion is a Think-Feel-Act process. It starts with your thoughts. Without action, compassion is just empathy. Without empathy, actions are without heart.
“Stories can help activate a sense of purpose by connecting you to the people you’re creating for.” - NEIL STEVENSON, IDEO Alum / Former IDEO Portfolio Director Humans are emotional creatures. Storytelling is important because it is effective at teaching in a way that people can easily remember, and at helping people relate to one … Continue reading Benefits of Storytelling