‘Are You Letting The Bull Get Away?’

7th May 2024 Raghu, the village lad fell in love with the beautiful daughter of a wise old farmer. The farmer agreed to get Raghu married to his daughter, but he laid down one condition: “All you need to do is to catch the tail of any one of the three bulls in my herd. […]

‘Ask yourself the right Questions’

29th April 2024 “You can tell whether a man is clever by his answers. You can tell whether a man is wise by his questions.”  ~Naguib Mahfouz We all want to find the right answers. To do that, we first need to know how to ask the right questions. One of my most strongly held […]

‘Get Smarter’

15th April 2024 Early in his pro tennis career, Andre Agassi couldn’t beat Boris Becker. Agassi particularly struggled with Becker’s serve. “His serve was something the game had never seen before,” Agassi explained. Studying the videos of Becker, “I started to realize,” Agassi said, “He had this weird tick with his tongue. I’m not kidding. […]

‘Overcome the challenges’

24th March 2024 Helen Keller lived in a world of darkness and silence. She was eighteen months old when she contracted a virus that robbed her of her sight and hearing. Imagine what that must have been like! As she got older she developed terrible temper tantrums because she couldn’t communicate with others. That is […]

“K.I.S.S. Principle”

19th March 2024 There are two sure ways to fail: Think and never do, or do and never think. When I started my career, one of the first things I was taught was to follow the K.I.S.S. principle, i.e. “Keep It Simple, Stupid.” Communicate in such a way that your message is unmistakably clear. If […]

“Move out of your Comfort Zone”

12th March 2024 A wise man & his disciple in their travels saw a hut in the distance in a desolate place where there were no crops & no trees, a man who lived with his wife, three young children & a thin, tired cow. Since they were hungry, the wise man & his disciple […]

“PhD for Success”

1st March 2024 PhD a mantra for success stands for Passion, Hunger and Discipline! Develop these attributes and see the difference. Becoming a Passionate, Hungry and Disciplined person can put you on the road to realizing your true greatness. Passion is all about enjoying what you are doing? Do you love your work? It’s extremely […]

“Write your goals down”

26th Feb 2024 In 1963, some behavioral scientists performed an experiment with the graduating class of Harvard Business School. They asked the students if they had written down goals for themselves. Some had thought about their future life goals, but a mere 3 percent of the class had actually written down goals. Well, twenty-five years […]

‘The rule of awkward silence’

17th Jan 2024 Have many times have you answered a question or responded to a request or demand by someone instantly only to regret it later? I used to do it most of the time, but now I have adopted a new rule to overcome that – ‘The rule of awkward Silence.’ Allow me to […]

‘Identity Capital’

14th Jan 2024 The phrase was popularized by Meg Jay, a clinical psychologist, in her 2012 book, ‘The Defining Decade: Why Your Twenties Matter — And How to Make the Most of Them Now’  where she talks of ‘Identity capital’ as “anything you do that adds value to who you are. It is how we […]