Within to Without

24
Apr

Stop Doing. Start Thinking

Leaders excel because they are more than doers, they are thinkers. So, while we are all caught in the Busyness of Doing, I urge you to start to Think about Thinking. Data indicates increased productivity by 80% over the last few years, but of course it comes at a price, the price is we sacrifice our time to think. In
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3
Jan

Dance of the Coach

Aliveni Enthu Chaivvuu…the music from a dance recital wafted by – “dear friend, oh beautiful one, what do I do”. Music lingers and ignites My bestie seeks … compelling me now to find out why her beloved hasn’t arrived yet, sharing her longing, her fears. In another instant she chides me for not talking to her, frowns at me, some
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7
Dec

Greater battles

Yesterday I had a fight with someone on the road, I was furious with my boss, I fought with my colleague at work over a decision. I said to myself, ‘ ouch, watch out !’. Reflecting on them one by one later in the day, my wise self told me, “the situations were external situations, just external”. Yes, it was
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24
Nov

Where time stands still

Cradled in the valleys of Silchar, Assam, beside the brown thick meandering river Barrak, laden heavy with silt, the Cacher Cancer Hospital makes a statement. Truly one of its kind, we discovered. The airport boasts of only 2 flights a day and then it shuts down. Ours was the last flight in. We travelled 30 kms from the airport on
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22
Nov

Travelling Separately Together

from the Unknown came a force swept away…the journey began I travelled along with a ticket to… I knew not where Milestones passed some marked by exhilaration, some by confusion at one such I stopped stepped aside to begin a journey of my own seeking meaning…seeking self a search both tumultous and unravelling discovering through chaos some clarity I met
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22
Nov

Create Space

Each to his own, clearing my cupboard is mine. As I sit before its open doors, I stare at the contents all piled one over the other, if I pulled one, all would come tumbling, so I simply sit and stare at it for a while. Then I take the plunge, lifting one file after the other and that meant
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22
Nov

Pause

Yet we fear to pause. Why? Why do we fear the silence, the quiet? Sit quietly and your mind is the busiest. A million thoughts churned within and we are pulled in all directions, each thought battling the other for mind’s attention. Is it the fear that we have to deal with them that we avoid the quiet? Shh.. but
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