11 May 2024

It's NOT MY FAULT
There are two types of people in the world. Those who take complete responsibility for everything that happens to them and those who take responsibility only for the good stuff. Who is really responsible when you are glad, sad, bad or mad? Neuroscience, NLP and our own experiences teach us that ‘I am fully responsible for my own thoughts, feelings and actions’, i.e. these are th...

11 May 2024

The Attachment Abandonment Pendulum
Age-old wisdom tells us that attachment is the root of all miseries. Additionally, when we are attached to something, our perception gets affected and clarity gets lost.Not a very useful thing to carry at work. As an experiment, investigate and surprise yourself with the things that you are attached to. The usual suspects may range from your name, title, company, possessions, ideas, r...

11 May 2024

There is only NEWS no good or bad news
A fearful Shifu approaches his master in Kungfu Panda, saying he has ‘bad news’. His master responds with deep wisdom, ‘Shifu, there is only news, there is no good or bad news’! Events are powerless and lifeless; it is the way we interpret them that gives them life. Good and Bad are ‘perceptions’ that we create! The moment we divorce judging events and happenings as good or bad,...

09 May 2024

A day well spent
Honored to take a session on Wellness & Resilience for one of the largest real-estate companies in UAE recently! This team now has a high level of awareness and urgency on the subject and is well equipped with practical tips and techniques to look after their own physical, mental, emotional, and social well-being; additionally, they returned with amazing insights to develop their ...

09 May 2024

Angry Guilty Afraid
In the regular hustle and bustle of our lives, we easily get caught up in the whirlwind of our emotions. Sometimes they hit us like a tidal wave, leaving us feeling overwhelmed and out of control. But what if I told you that these emotions are actually our allies, our guides through the intricate labyrinth of our inner world? Think about it for a moment... When we are angry, guilty...

08 May 2024

Chuck it if it aint worth it
Everything and every person around you are vying and competing for your most valuable resource. No, not your money it’s your time! You can always regenerate money, and largely regain health but you can never get your time back. If you have not already done this, it is crucial for you to apply the Pareto’sPrinciple to your life. What are the 20% of actions that contribute to 8...

06 May 2024

humility alone will not help
Johnmaxwell describes the various levels that leaders must go through, graduating from level1 upwards until they eventually evolve into level5 leaders, the highest level in leadership.One distinguishing factor he mentions is that while level 5 leaders have all the ingredients of leaders from levels 1 to 4, they are such natural that they have no arrogance about their achievements. They e...

04 May 2024

Escaping the Tyranny of Busyness: Cultivating True Leadership and Balance
Ever caught yourself trapped in the ‘tyranny of the urgent’ - running from pillar to post, day in and out, completely exhausting yourself?“I am very busy today’, which runs into weeks and then months, and before you know it, the year has passed...‘I have to do everything by myself,’ we hear them complain.‘I don’t have anyone capable of supporting me,’ ‘time flies very fast,’ and worse, ‘...

28 Apr 2024

From Forgetting to Connecting: Embracing Our Name-Recall Journey with Positivity
By the way, I am not very good at remembering people’s names and I think we have all had those moments where we blank out on someone's name. It's like our brain decides to take a coffee break just when we need it the most.And of course, Murphy's Law kicks in, and they not only remember our name but say it with a big smile on their face.While this is embarrassing, as a consolation, I simp...

27 Feb 2024

Great Teams Have Great Themes!
Every musical instrument in an orchestra is crucial in creating a symphony that the composer had envisaged, regardless of how faint or little its contribution. Without that particular instrument, the music would be incomplete and lacking. When google studied outstanding teams globally to understand what makes them great, the last thing that they would have expected is that it all boiled ...