Continuing from where I left the first article of the series, I’ve found some of the traits of Dhritarashtra surprisingly similar to some of the individuals I met and observed in my professional life; not on a personal level, but definitely at a professional level. Many may think that it is not possible for such a character to exist in today’s age, but wait before jumping to conclusions.
“If You Don’t Like How Things Are, Change your approach , You’re Not a Tree!” The corporate world seems to revolve around this quote as most of us have seen people at our workplaces, often cribbing about their bosses, office politics, fellow employees, and whatnot. However, only a few of them take up the task to change things around them and make their own path. And, the change starts with being ‘aware’. Those who are […]
Think of a typical Sunday morning when you wake up at 6:45 am. Your first thought is “How did I get up without snoozing the alarm and how in the world am I feeling so refreshed? Why can’t I get out of the bed even at 7:15 am on weekdays?” With these thoughts, you make a conscious decision of sleeping in a bit more because why not! After all, it is a Sunday, right? Now […]
Our thoughts and opinions mold our beliefs and shape who we are as human beings. These beliefs solidify as we gain experience and move through life, becoming truths that we cling to and find hard to let go. It’s easy for us to stay one way forever, stuck to our ideas of what works and what doesn’t, but this resistance to change is more harmful to us especially when it comes to work. And hence […]
It was a chilly December night. My friend and I were standing near a tea stall outside the railway station – the only place in a small town where you could get tea at 1 a.m. The place was bustling with activity despite it being so late in the night, and two friends who’d met after 2 years had a lot of catching up to do. As is customary, the initial minutes of the conversation […]
Something has changed. No alert was issued and no one heard the footsteps of a dangerous phenomenon entering our corporate systems. This happened when the world of tall glass buildings and biometric systems was busy coping with multiple business theories and management styles so that it could sustain itself. And yet, despite all the theories and principles being doled out by management pundits and gurus, very few were able to tap into the vibrations of […]