A wonderful recent discovery for me is Brené Brown Ph.D, who studies human connection. In this, the first of her powerful TEDTalks (in 2010), she has managed to have over 9.2 million views.
One of the most enjoyable things about this talk is her authenticity, and courage to follow her passion, her research and its [...]
There are a few pots on the stove at the moment, it is taking a lot of positive thinking and focussing on success to prevent the dinner burning.
Work is beginning to ramp up more, with two new systems to get use to. On the MBA front work is also mounting as we are nearing [...]
Social Responsibility and the rise of corporate responsibility.
When I did my first dissertation way back in 1996 I did it on Business Ethics and social responsibility. It is funny that now more than 15 year on, I’m studying for MBA and one of the seminar topics this week is Social Responsibility.
It is also [...]
“The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place.”
George Bernard Shaw
“You can easily judge the character of a man by how he treats those who can do nothing for him.”
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
“I will love the light
for it shows me the way.
Autumn night, clean, crisp air with silent tone
A moment’s peace before the chaos of home.
Were you helpful that day, or tempted to stay?
Were you reckless Daddy, maybe afraid of the fray?
Is your spirit in tournament and longs to be free?
Did you think of how screwed up some [...]
Sometime ago I discovered a wonderful, popular blog called Zen Habits. I have dropped in on the posts from time to time to read, and more recently subscribed to receive the updates by email. It is one of the few email subscriptions I read in full.
Leo Babauta does a wonderful job of gently [...]
Though we strive to be on form, with a positive outlook, there are days when we need a little pick-me-up. Poetry is a great way of freeing the spirit, a poem I find sheds light on the darker moments is as follows:
“If” by Rudyard Kipling
If you can keep your head when all [...]
Values are so important to have, they can help ease decision making, and get you to where you want to be – as the great Gandhi said:
“Your beliefs become your thoughts,
Your thoughts become your words,
Your words become your actions,
Your actions become your habits,
Your habits become your [...]
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