The Parrot’s Eye

Dronacharya, the guru of the Pandavas and Kauravas, taught them archery. He asked them to target the eye of a parrot hidden between the boughs of a tree. Each learner was asked what was in his range of vision. While most of them painted a vivid picture of the lush green foliage and the beauty … Continue reading The Parrot’s Eye

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Handling Dissent

The whole controversy sparked by the sacking of James Damore by Google has highlighted the finer nuances of power struggles in corporates, unrelated to diversity and feminism. His views on his female colleagues cannot be justified by any means. The term ‘Menazis’ (as opposed to Feminazis) will soon be in circulation, thanks to Damore. But … Continue reading Handling Dissent

Guest Author: Reena Saxena – Reinventions

Thank you, Sue Vincent, for having me on your site.

The earth rotates at a speed of 1040 miles per hour. While we are in a jet or Ferrari, we do not feel the speed or movement. It is because we are moving with it at the same speed.

We are in a constant state of flux – physical, mental and emotional, along with all the molecules and neurons that constitute our being. Yet, we do not feel it. The slow accretion of imperceptible change transforms us every moment, and one fine day, we sit up and ask “Why don’t I feel or react the same way, as I did 10 years ago?”

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Sue Vincent's Daily Echo

reinventions-coverThe earth rotates at a speed of 1040 miles per hour. While we are in a jet or Ferrari, we do not feel the speed or movement. It is because we are moving with it at the same speed.

We are in a constant state of flux – physical, mental and emotional, along with all the molecules and neurons that constitute our being. Yet, we do not feel it. The slow accretion of imperceptible change transforms us every moment, and one fine day, we sit up and ask “Why don’t I feel or react the same way, as I did 10 years ago?”

We need to stop and look inwards, and feel the change. It is good to have a 360 degree feedback. But it is much better to have companions in your thought process, who validate your assumptions and conclusions, with their experience-shares. Reading and interacting open up this…

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Hallelujah

The CEO leaned back on her plush chair with half-shut eyes, and muttered “It has been a tough year”. Despite making record profits, the company image was shattered by a scandal, and several months were spent in damage repair, while still dangling on puppet-strings, struggling to maintain her balance. She looked at the silver-framed mirror … Continue reading Hallelujah

Is Power Value-Neutral?

The dictionary defines power as the ‘ability or capacity to do something in a particular way’. Going by this, every living being possesses power of some kind. Physical power Knowledge power Power of hierarchy Special abilities either gifted by nature, or developed with meditation. These are often termed as supernatural powers. Actually, they might arise … Continue reading Is Power Value-Neutral?

Professionalism

Professionalism is very simply defined as ‘the competence or skill expected of a professional’. A rather long-winded one comes from a website for small business  “Professionalism is often defined as the strict adherence to courtesy, honesty and responsibility when dealing with individuals or other companies in the business environment. This trait often includes a high level … Continue reading Professionalism