Follow the Gold, Money Will Come

  When we are faced with upheaval in our lives, both emotional and financial, it’s easy to get lost in self doubt and a desperate desire to grasp at straws in our struggle to find the path ahead.   I remember a time of career transition in my own life. When I was going through […] Read more

Embracing Difficulty

“A smooth sea never made a skilled sailor.” ― Franklin D. Roosevelt.   We often react rather automatically to “hardships” and “difficulties” and want none of it. Yet our hardships are the building blocks of our future success. Instead of automatic rejection our attitude must be one of curiosity and learning. “The crucible is an […] Read more

Emotional Intelligence & Self-Reflection

According to the World Economic Forum’s Future of Jobs Report, emotional intelligence will be one of the top 10 job skills in 2020 Emotional Intelligence and Self-Reflective Practices Workshop series has been so well received this year, that I am starting a new group this October. The comprehensive 10 months program involves a monthly group […] Read more

Fantastic Confusion

“I have had many worries in my life most of which never happened.” – Mark Twain Have you noticed a huge amount of stress is the stress we create between our ears with our imagination – worrying about doomsday scenarios when we are safe and warm in bed at night? When there is real immediate […] Read more

Self-Reflective Leaders Bring Inner-Stability to Outer Chaos

  Why Self-Reflective Practices are Important? Self-reflective practices help turn the inner world of thoughts, emotions, impulses, intentions, inhibitions … to an object of our observation. While previously as the subject they were unseen and ran our actions and behaviours from the background, through self-reflection we learn to bring them to the foreground of our […] Read more


    “The most pathetic person in the world is the person who has sight, but no vision.” – Helen Keller In our own lives, we each make decisions about our business, work, career and social and intimate relationships. Yet many of these decisions aren’t the result of careful planning and conscious choice. They are […] Read more

Dead End Ahead

  Today drove down a long road only to find the ‘dead-end’ sign at the end of the road. What is the use of that? It occurred to me this is no different from life. We often make a business, life or career decision and put great effort to climb the ladder of success to […] Read more

Trapped Mind

  A mind trapped in its own self-talk (mental chatter, background noise) is like getting stuck behind traffic in a noisy congested road going no-where. While we may have no control over the traffic, we can learn to unstuck our mind. Un-stucking the Mind, Self-Reflection Self-reflection, the ability to step back and re-examine our experiences […] Read more

Leadership Presence

  After a few days of rain, the sun was out, beaming through high-rise buildings and offices. Every now and then a breeze brushed through the treetops. A few leaves would separate, spin and tumble down unhurriedly. The stronger winds were more unsettling, forcefully shaking the small branches, throwing them into frenzy. In protest they […] Read more

Blind Reaction, Disabled Action

    A senior lecturer at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Dr. Senge is the author of The Fifth Discipline. The Journal of Business Strategy (October 1999) named Dr. Senge as one of the 24 people who had the greatest influence on business strategy over the last 100 years. He writes this story in […] Read more

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