How to Quickly Establish a New Habit!

Did your spouse snap at you for something frequently?  Every spouse does!  My spouse does, particularly when I am lazying around without shaving.   Anil Kapoor may look great in two days of unshaven stubble. And Indian politicians on the posters. But my wife expects always a clean look! Often a point of contention between us! … Continue reading How to Quickly Establish a New Habit!

Karma Yoga: Book of the month (Oct 2021).

  Here is a quick background of how this title became a top contender for the October book-of-the-month.  Two members bought this book and posted covers in the WhatsApp group. It prompted a third member to send a request for this book as “book-of-the-month.” We circulated messages in the group. The announcement resulted in 26… Continue reading Karma Yoga: Book of the month (Oct 2021).

About My Research Journey!

  As a doctoral scholar at XLRI, one of India’s leading business schools (leading to degree FPM), I started my research journey. During the period, I worked full time and as a visiting faculty too.  During my coursework, I explored “Workplace Spirituality” and “Organizational Culture.” Later stage worked on “Calling and Karma Yoga” during a… Continue reading About My Research Journey!

When “Death” brings meaning!

Sometime back, I read Paul Kalanithi’s article in New York Times How Long have I got Left?  I remember reading his Stanford article “Before I go also on the same day.  I must have reached through the entangled world wide web.  I registered somewhere in my mind that I need to read this book.  Articles were piercing,… Continue reading When “Death” brings meaning!

39 surprising books on mastering People Skills!

Long Post (Image-Source: Wikimedia) Listicle  When is the last time you wrote a book-list for your use!  We eagerly wait for BillGates, BarackObama, or Shashi Tharoor book list. They are popular not only for celebrity nature but for the ideas they advocate. They guaranteed good reading!  Many book-lists are just a clickbait. For instance, I… Continue reading 39 surprising books on mastering People Skills!

Wherever you go, there you are (Book review).

10 min. Quick Read Quick Summary:  Poetic musing of the mindfulness teacher. Any curious mind can benefit. Any Meditator can deepen his practice with these ruminations. It is sparkling, fresh, and a tingling journey in the mind of MBSR founder (MBSR: Mindfulness-based stress reduction). Intended Audience:  The author says it’s a brief account of mindfulness… Continue reading Wherever you go, there you are (Book review).

How one Harvard Professor found his life purpose!

Finding purpose of life often requires deep introspection. You have to struggle, face dilemma’s for long period. But it is worth it. Find below the snippet from Clayton Christensen’s “How will you measure your life?”, It not only tells his internal struggle, but also conveys invaluable returns. For me, having a clear purpose in my… Continue reading How one Harvard Professor found his life purpose!

How people set their Salary Expectations ?

(Image Source: Wikimedia) How do people set their Salary expectations? Particularly the one who are returning to job-market after a break, returning from other country or switching careers. For instance when I returned from Japan, and was looking forward to my career shift, I asked. Many were tight-lipped. Even friends won’t share the details. And you… Continue reading How people set their Salary Expectations ?

Personal Branding : Some useful resources

Personal branding is when you take charge of your career.   It gels well with protean careers or boundary less careers. You want to take charge of your career.  Your commitment to career progress takes primacy than your commitment to the Organization.  Personal branding helps in standing out of the crowed. It helps individuals in showing… Continue reading Personal Branding : Some useful resources