Leadership isn’t about being comfortable; it’s about being effective, even when you’re uncomfortable. – Roger Schwarz, HBR Blogs network. Agree.
Happened to read – ‘re-invent or die’.. Made me think – have I invented myself Enough? Entirely? Are there spaces that ‘I am’, yet to be explored, manifested, fructified.. When do I invent them? How much time am I spending ‘chasing me’? My areas, My talents, My potential?
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..
“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?
Whether to judge the ‘intention’ or the ‘outcome’? or both? When I judge myself, which one do I use normally? Is it the same when I judge others?
Known experiences guide us. Even limit us. Can I declare possibilities that go beyond known experiences? Pursue, Achieve, in a strategic manner? Possible.
Bringing incremental change to one-self, one’s eco-system or environment? Interesting.. Bringing transformational change to one-self, one’s eco-system or environment? Sensational.. Thrilling for the people around too.. That is unleashing one’s potential – unleashing everyone’s potential around.. Where the journey, the means, is as much meaningful and joyful as the purpose.. Why not?
"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 …
When I ask about ‘heart attack’ to my music enthusiast friend, she starts talking about Trey Songz. When I ask Dr Devi Shetty the same question, the version is totally different. When I ask my friend bereaved from the loss of a parent, the version is another. Same question, completely different answers.. vastly different perspectives.. …
A 9th standard student in our JoyClub interactions (www.vset.org) mentioned: ‘It is wiser to direct our anger towards the problems – not the people. By doing that, we can manage our anger better and enjoy good relations as well’ Easier said than done.. Following an (angry) exchange next time, how soon are we able to …