Power is contextual

Viktor Frankl made me feel immensely powerful – in the small gap between stimulus and response. I have a choice here – to do or not do something. It makes life worthwhile. The person opposite me, too, wields the same power. And it may not be aligned to my life path or strategy, or designed … Continue reading Power is contextual

Power and Strength — SacredCircleforWomen

The response I received to the ebook “15 Laws of Power for Women” indicates women tend to mix up the concepts of strength and power. It reminds me of a couple who chose to be in a live-in relationship in the eighties, when the concept was not common in India. It may not have been […]Power … Continue reading Power and Strength — SacredCircleforWomen

Power

https://open.spotify.com/episode/2svwFjccgzPXrM45aHBU6o?si=Pjvo4t8kSji-WCAZ7dAtTg&dl_branch=1 “I was given these notions about success, and I spent more than half my life chasing power. It was always about finding that handle, that lever, that screw-tightener and wondering about the impact each would have.” The audience listens in stunned silence, as one of the most powerful man in the world speaks, “… … Continue reading Power

15 Laws of Power for Women

Today is Daughters' Day and I received a message which glorified the sacrificial instincts of daughters - managing with less, not asking for too much. There is nothing wrong in being sensitive to a parent's problems, but are we setting the wrong example somewhere? Why is the same terminology not used for both sons and … Continue reading 15 Laws of Power for Women

POWER LAW 13 – MAKE IT LOOK EFFORTLESS — SacredCircleforWomen

https://www.youtube.com/embed/PNODdPeYT40?version=3&rel=1&showsearch=0&showinfo=1&iv_load_policy=1&fs=1&hl=en&autohide=2&wmode=transparent I’ve been watching a lot of art videos. A splash of colour, easy strokes of a tool and there you have a masterpiece. Getting down to action makes us aware of the practice it needs to reach that stage. I worship the artist as accomplished. A famous actress once revealed that it takes six … Continue reading POWER LAW 13 – MAKE IT LOOK EFFORTLESS — SacredCircleforWomen

POWER LAW 4 – Let the other person come to you — SacredCircleforWomen

https://open.spotify.com/embed/episode/4DOeRIeA2Z3DnFJvhPsymS?si=J3xM4EKQQPqlyJRrF7ialg&dl_branch=1 Politics is entirely about power – gaining it and retaining it, winning it back again if lost. Corporates do have a business to run, and products or services to sell. But the most important lessons about power emanate from corporate corridors. A new president who had just taken charge invited an alliance partner for … Continue reading POWER LAW 4 – Let the other person come to you — SacredCircleforWomen

Tangential paths

Photo “I understand what you’re saying. But if I change direction, how do I explain it to all my followers? How do I go back on my words and say it was all wrong?” “There is no right or wrong. Are you convinced you need a new direction?” Yes. The bigotry I drilled into people … Continue reading Tangential paths