Wise words from a Diary

*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

Jagajog and Sanjog ?

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 ?

Idiosyncrasies at the Office Environment

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 distinguishes great leaders from merely good ones?

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?