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The Beginner’s Mind and Why we need Mentors

Every time we begin something new – a job, an education, a sport, a hobby or anything that holds value to us, we enter it with a beginner’s mind. The Beginner’s Mind A beginner’s mind has bits & pieces of…
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How to Ride a Plane Book One

Consider this situation: A flight attendant is cleaning the fuselage (body) of an aircraft. Seat by seat he moves from the rear to the front. As he crosses the first row, he reaches the hallway to the front side doors….
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The Thought of the Want: The New Year Blog

Getting what we want is not easy. Learning a new skill is not easy. No New Year’s Resolution is easy. It takes a lot of effort and hard work. The Alchemist says, “When you want something, all the Universe conspires…
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The Stockdale Paradox

A few weeks ago, I was reading this book called Good to Great by author Jim Collins. A great book by all definitions, it shares these amazing insights of what makes good companies great. The best part is that the…
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Low IQ Behavior

Low IQ Behavior

Incident 1: A young man is sitting outside a company’s office, waiting for the result of his interview which happened an hour ago. There is a contender, another guy who has come for the interview as well. The young man…
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Barriers to Exit

“You can check out any time you like, but you can never leave”, are the last words of ‘Hotel California’, one of the most melodious songs of our times. If looked closely, there are a number of situations we come…
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Grounded Flight

Consider this statement. “I want to do so much in life, grow my self, my organization, make name and fame for myself. There’s so much to be done… but I have to do all these daily chores, take care of…
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What’s the use of running away

… if they caught you? And the truth is majority of the times they will. You may think you have done a small theft, or a big scam, and that your power, position and money will save you. Or running…
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Creator’s love towards his own work

An author is susceptible falling in loving with his own writing. Much like a singer is prone to loving his own song. Just as a cook to his own dish, and an artist to his own art. Why? Because the…
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To see things the way they are

… and not the way you want them to be, is the biggest challenge we face a lot of times in our lives. We are all so very occupied with stories we tell ourselves. Things we want to do, things…
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