Book Titles, Alliterations and the power of short phrases
To create or to discover - two pleasing acts. Is one more worthy than the other?
The happiness within
There comes a moment in everyone's life when they realize the source of true everlasting joy. Not intellectually, but viscerally. When happiness stops being something you chase, but instead it becomes a permanent resident deep within you.
Absolute Indiscriminate involvement – a profound, yet simple way to live life to the fullest
Some phrases just strike a chord with you, and that’s what happened to me with “Absolute Indiscriminate Involvement”. And perhaps because of the absolute randomness* that led me to this phrase, it made the resonance all the more striking. Here…
A message for the masses, a meditation for the self
As my month of stillness continues, I’ve managed to enjoy some quiet reading in between conference calls. It was a practice I had tried out in April of last year as a way to cope with the lockdown that came…
“All of humanity’s problems,” Blaise Pascal said in 1654, “stem from man’s inability to sit quietly in a room alone.”
Through the looking glass: The nearly impossible task of the perfect perspective
Our perspective - the way we see the world - shapes our opinions and responses to events. It is a multifaceted and complicated concept that is under constant siege by the forces around us.
Beyond Labels: Finding coherence by defying definitions and blurring boundaries
We put labels on things, including ourselves. Most of us end up living our lives within a narrow margin from the definitions of our labels. What does it take to go beyond labels?
On history: 75 stories about freedom from the lowlands
History is nuanced. None of us are allowed to sit on a pedestal, none of us were the victims, because in some version of the same story, we all have occupied all roles.
When Wait is a synonym for Never: On why we need to be impatient for change
Leadership is not just about the trajectory of change, it is also about the pace of change. It is time we had an inclusive world, a world we can be ourselves, where we are beyond labels.