Life

Future

My interest is in the future because I am going to spend the rest of my life there – Anonymous. By and large the future shapes up based on what we think and do today. We have the power to make choices – as to what to do, what not to do – that shapes …

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Comfort zone

A ship in the harbour is safe, but that is not what ships are built for – John A. Shedd. Comfort zones make it difficult for one to forego the (false) sense of safety – though we know extra-ordinary things happen outside our comfort zones. Am I living my potential? Or am I stuck in …

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Possibilities

When you have exhausted all possibilities, remember this: you haven’t – Thomas Edison. Possibilities seem endless, unlimited. Only to those who seek. Next time when we feel we have exhausted all possibilities, let’s remember what Mr Edison has said; we may find more… #leadership #ceo #coaching

What to focus on

The key to success is to focus our conscious mind on things we desire not things we fear – Brian Tracy. What we focus on expands. Am I using this immense possibility to my advantage? #ceo #coach #leader #leadership #businesscoach

Joy-gap

A recent workplace survey by ATK – HBR points out that ‘nearly 90% of respondents said that they expect to experience a substantial degree of joy at work, yet only 37% report that such is their actual experience’. Joy at work – something that everyone wishes for; yet seems elusive. As a leader, am I …

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Future

We are old when we talk about the past; We are young when we talk about the future – Anonymous. What am I talking about?

Pause

Pausing helps you refrain from making a permanent decision based on a temporary emotion – Justin Bariso. Pause – taking a moment to stop and think before you speak or act. It’s simple, yet difficult. As a leader am I taking advantage of this highly effective tool?

What I give

Your greatness is not in what you have, but in what you give – Alice Hocker. I can give Joy, happiness, inspiration, positivity… Or I can give misery, anxiety, stress, negativity… What’s my choice? Corollary: I can give (only) what I have!

Choices I make

‘People inspire you, or they drain you – pick them wisely’, says Hans F Hansen. It matters who we choose to spend our time with. It matters who we choose to work with. It matters whom we use as a sounding board. Similarly, we also have an option – to choose, while dealing with people …

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7 days

If I had only 7 days to live, would I do what am doing right now? When I ask this myself, it could leave a significant influence on what we do; and how. Through our life, work, career, relationships, hobbies, bucket lists… What am I about to do?