‘The Man in the Arena’

21st Nov, 2023 Over the course of his time in the public eye, Theodore Roosevelt gave a number of moving, influential, highly quotable public addresses—but none of them has the legacy of the speech he delivered in Paris on April 23, 1910 – a speech called “Citizenship in a Republic,” which would come to be […]

Do Good!

23rd Oct, 2023 There’s so much that needs to be done in this world. The question is: what can we do to make the world better? Making the world better starts with believing we can make the world better. Part of that involves doing good to others and making positive impacts on those who surround […]

‘What’s your Leadership style?’

20th Oct, 2023 Leadership has precious little to do with authority, management acumen, or even being in charge. Instead, leadership is all about inspiring people to believe that the impossible is possible, developing and building confidence in people to perform at heights they never imagine. As is wisely said, “If your actions inspire others to […]

‘Lawrence of Arabia’

13th Oct, 2023 I recently re-watched my all-time favourite & the old classic, ‘Lawrence of Arabia’ after a long time. Lawrence led the Arabs and the Arab revolt by appealing to their larger sense of purpose, pride, and the desire to come together as a people in a great Arab nation. He made them believe […]

‘Stay Positive’

22nd September, 2023 I Came across this beautiful piece of writing to overcome negativity bias & hence sharing. “What I advise you to do is, not to be unhappy before the crisis comes; since it may be that the dangers before which you paled as if they were threatening you, will never come upon you; […]


3rd September, 2023 On a 17th-century tsukubai (water basin) stone at the Ryoanji Temple in Kyoto, there’s an ancient inscription where four Chinese characters are written on the stone. Read alone, these characters are of no significance. But when combined with the borders of the central square, they can be read as “ware Tada taru […]

‘Don’t Judge’

23rd August, 2023 If you have a problem on your feet, isn’t it better to wear a pair of slippers than to try & carpet the whole earth. When I was younger, I wanted to change the world but as I grew older & wiser, I felt it was better & easier to change myself. […]

‘The KISS principle’

21st August, 2023 Leonardo da Vinci once said: “Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.” KISS is a design principle that stands for “Keep it simple and straightforward” or sometimes “Keep it short or simple” or “Keep it simple, stupid.” For businesses, KISS can be a useful reminder not to make anything more complicated than it has […]

‘Do a good deed’

5th July, 2023 Sophocles once said, “To be doing good deeds is man’s most glorious task.” One day, a poor boy who was selling goods from door to door to pay his way through school, found he had only one dime left, and he was hungry. He decided he would ask for a meal at […]

The Will to Win

'The Will to Win’

04th May, 2023 Our lives and the work we do rarely follow a straight line, They’re a myriad of dips, twists, turns, catapults, and zigzags.  There are people who see you for who you are, and there are people who see you for who you can become. Be the latter for yourself. I recently read […]