I was working on a challenging project with an aggressive timeline. I started my days early, woking late into the night and I could see the accomplishments. When I realized it was time to take some rest and call it a day, I still had energy to continue. The hours of work did not matter. Yet, … Continue reading Are you stressed at work?
What makes us happy? Is it success that brings happiness or is it the other way round, that happiness increases the chances of success? In an earlier post on Success and Happiness, I shared: Does success give us happiness? I still believe, yes, though with a caveat that it could be for a span of time. After … Continue reading The Happiness Advantage
photo credit: bizior I have the opportunity to work with few people, whom I consider to be very good leaders. One charecteristic I have observed in each one of them is an ability to stay calm in challenging situations. There is never an expression of panic even at times when things have fallen apart. Most importantly, in situations where many others are gripped with panic and … Continue reading The Calming Effect – essence of a successful leader
"If a man is called to be a streetsweeper, he should sweep streets even as Michelangelo painted, or Bethoven played music, or Shakespeare wrote poetry. He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts of heaven and earth will pause to say, here lived a great streetsweeper who did his job well." - Martin … Continue reading The power of YOU
At work you are expected to successfully deliver every task, every project, on time every time. If you fail once, you may possibly not get the chance again. Every piece of work you deliver carries with it the 'attributes' - was it precisely what was required, was it delivered on time; have YOU added value … Continue reading What have you learnt today?
Mind Mapping is a technique by which we can capture our thoughts and logically put them together based on their dependencies, relationships or associations. If you have not used this technique, this post would be useful to introduce you to the power of mind mapping and the value you may get by using the mind mapping … Continue reading Mind Mapping – capturing your thoughts freely
Last week I heard about Servant Leadership from one of my colleagues. The concept made me interested and I went on to do some reading. This leadership philosophy has resonated in me and I am in search of a deeper insight of this in today's corporate world. Servant Leadership is a leadership philosophy where you serve first … Continue reading Servant Leadership