At the edge

Influencing

Each time I have a choice – to ‘direct’ or to ‘influence’. How do I choose? Is it possible for one to move more and more towards ‘influencing’? Demonstration, walking the talk – helps..

Giving

“No person was ever honoured for what he received. Honour has been the reward for what he gave." – Calvin Coolidge, 30th president of the United States (1923 -1929) How much am I giving? What? To whom? Worth reflecting.. Every day..

Leadership presence

Leadership presence – Truly needed. Everywhere. Can I live / demonstrate Leadership presence? Every moment? What it calls for? Competency, Credibility, Stewardship, Humility, Ethics, Confidence.. Real presents. Presents that I can build myself, continue to build myself..

Extra mile

“There are no traffic jams along the extra mile” – Roger staubach, former star of NFL. The extra mile – can I run this more often? Is it possible to make it a habit? What happens to my environment when I do this?

Unleash potential

"It is the road signs, ‘Beware of lions’" – Kip Lagat, Kenyan long distance runner, when asked why his country produces so many great runners. Good (practical!) observation. Quite usual. But, to bring out the best in us, do we need to be challenged to this extent? Is that extreme adversities alone can bring our …

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Would you like you

Today, happened to come across this quote –  ‘Would you like you, if you met you?’ Sensible – would I like me ? Am I likeable (to myself)? This could very well start the introspection bells ringing.. we could probably expand the reach further, by extending the likeability factor to our workplace, life.. Serious stuff..