*Practical Advice from 2013 Diary of Indian Bank*: An achievement is a bondage. It obliges one to a higher achievement. An active mind cannot exist in an inactive body. An open ear is the only believable sign of an open heart. As is our Confidence, so is our Capacity. Attitudes are more important than facts. … Continue reading Wise words from a Diary
A Monk of the Ramakrishna Mission was being interviewed by a journalist from NY. The journalist started interviewing the Monk as planned earlier. Journalist - "Sir, in your last lecture, you told us about Jogajog (contact) & Sanjog (connection). It's really confusing. Can you explain ? " The Monk smiled and apparently deviating from the … Continue reading Jagajog and Sanjog ?
Grace Before Reading A Book Eternal Father, as we open the pages of this book we have chosen to read, we would express our gratitude for all the noble thoughts which the mind of man has given to the world. We are grateful for the opportunity afforded us by good books to become companions of … Continue reading Grace Before Reading A Book
Idiosyncrasies at the Office Environment This post is my rejoinder to my post carrying a message I received in Whatsapp from a friends group on Abilene Paradox. https://nytanaya.wordpress.com/2018/07/13/what-is-the-abilene-paradox/ My response sent to my friend in Whatsapp group follows: “Very true. But in India, in the busy corporates, none has any time to think and effect behavioral … Continue reading Idiosyncrasies at the Office Environment
What is The Abilene Paradox ? Context : Corporate World. On a birthday, a family decided to go out for dinner. Husband asked wife, where to go? Thinking that he likes Gujarati food, she said: “Let’s go to Agashiye – The Terrace Restaurant!” His son and daughter nodded in agreement. On their return, the son … Continue reading What is The Abilene Paradox ?
I liked this msg .. Felt like sharing_* 😊 _Are we earning to pay builders and interior designers, caterers and decorators?_ _Whom do we want to impress with our highly inflated house properties & fat weddings?_ _Do you remember for more than two days what you ate at someone's marriage?_ _Why are we working like … Continue reading I need vs. I want
What distinguishes great leaders from merely good ones? It isn’t IQ or technical skills, says Daniel Goleman. It’s emotional intelligence: a group of five skills that enable the best leaders to maximize their own and their followers’ performance. When senior managers at one company had a critical mass of EI capabilities, their divisions outperformed yearly … Continue reading What distinguishes great leaders from merely good ones?
The New Emperor : An emperor in the Far East was growing old and knew it was time to choose his successor. Instead of choosing one of his assistants or his children, he decided something different. He called young people in the kingdom together one day. He said, "It is time for me to step … Continue reading The New Emperor
Some are corrupt with regard to money. Some are corrupt with regard to women. Some are corrupt with regard to power. But, Corruption doesn't lie in money, women or power. It is lurking in the mind. Educate the mind and eradicate corruption from the mind. Auhor: not me, a received message