Swami Vivekananda’s speech on Bhakti & it’s relevance today

Swami Vivekananda’s thirty nine years on this earth was a powerful time where his influence in every area was UNBELIEVABLE. His lectures are a great read & prove that he was way ahead of his time. His ability to simplify deep philosophy to reach the common man was successful. Each of his quotes is simple for both easy understanding & recall. Came across a compilation of his speeches & reading them was such a pleasure. Read More

Shashi Kapoor – An actor with great Attitude

One of the my favourite actors of Hindi films, I loved him for his looks, smile, charm, dimples, acting, flamboyance & most of all the songs that were picturised on him. Over the years, I read about him & adored his love for his family especially his wife Jennifer Kendal. Everyone who knew him described him as thoroughly humble & a thorough gentleman. He always believed he had a happy childhood. When I was an RJ ( Radio Jockey ) , I loved it when I had to do specials. Even though he was a reluctant actor to films & theatre remained his first love he was fortunate to have a line up of songs picturised on him , that was always great. All songs featuring him were beautiful. Today while news channels were paying their tribute, one channel played an interview recorded with him a few years ago. Some of the aspects he shared on his life reflected his amazing attitude towards life & so thought would share what I understood about this amazing Person. Read More

Challenges of Women Leaders

What a powerful thought of Sheryl Sandberg! Can this be a reality some day? As a Women’s Leadership Coach, there are women entrepreneurs I have coached & what an amazing learning it has been! Immaterial of where they come from, women are blessed with a good Emotional Quotient. They are empathetic & are very intuitive too. PFB an interview with Indira Nooyi where she covers all these & more. Read More

Attachment vs Detachment

The Popular Indian epic Mahabharata is a story of brothers’ kids fighting to get what is rightfully theirs. War is declared between the cousins. Just before the war begins one of the most powerful warriors amongst them Arjuna is completely lost in the wave of emotions & can see everyone in the enemy camp as a relative rather than as part of the opposition he is out there to destroy. With Krishna as his charioteer starts some of the finest coaching lessons through the “Bhagavad-Gita.” Read More

Beyond the call of duty= EXCELLENCE

Mr.Subroto Bagchi, the vice chairman & cofounder of Mindtree Ltd., in his bestseller, “The Professional” has some interesting observations. He says,”….. at a fundamental level, there are three qualities that make someone a true professional: the ability to work unsupervised, the ability to certify the completion of a job or task & finally the ability to behave with integrity at all times.” These qualities definitely help an individual move to a space where he is completely respected for the way he works. Read More