Where are we running?

Do you we know our final destination? When will we stop running? It was that one cold day evening, when I stood on the walkways on top of the large bus station in Bangalore, I thought about the purpose of life and the journey toward it for the first time. I saw many hundreds of people running in all direction, except me, the only one was standing still. The youngster, who was just out of his teenage but still had pimples on his face didn’t have the knowledge, experience and…

Stories behind things matters

Often we end up taking things by its face value. Seldom do we look for the story behind things. The busyness and added focus on outcomes compel us looks for end results, but not the story behind. Many times, journey is more important than destination. So, at least at times we should look for the story behind things, beyond just the outcome. Here is such a story from my personal experience. What do you think of this picture? Someone just sketched when they had nothing else to do? Or some…

Time Zone

This post based a message I received on social media. Owner: Unknown. New York is 3 hours ahead of California but it does not mean that California is slow, or that New York is fast. Both are working based on their own “Time Zone.” Someone is still single. Someone got married and ‘waited’ 10 years before having a child. There is another who had a baby within a year of marriage. Someone graduated at the age of 22, yet waited 5 years before securing a good job; and there is…

What build Trust?

It is a straight forward question for every adults and most of us would have an easy to answer to it. But, one best way to get the right answer may be doing it in the reverse order. Think of few people you trust the most. Ask yourself why do you trust them? Give it a try and see if it gives you a convincing answer. While you may find different reasons, you may also notice some common theme. Here is what my take on what build trust. I learned…

Power of Trust!

What is the real power of Trust? In my career, I have been lucky to work with many great leaders. One of them spoke to me about this concept. Though I ‘unknowingly knew’ this before, he made me think more and realize it. In one word, he used to mention the power of trust is Speed. When you trust, we can achieve immense speed in everything we do. This is possible by avoiding wasting time on any non-value adding activities. When we trust in the contributors in whatever we are…

Chances and Choices, the Destiny Drivers!

Have you ever thought of what decides your future? The destiny? What made someone what they are today? Or what is going to make someone what will they be in future? I believe there are two common driving factors of destiny, I call them Chances and Choices. Chances are those opportunities, situations, environments, circumstances etc. that you are already in or getting into. Choices are what you choose and decide to do about it. There is sensible cyclic relation between these two. Every choice you make from the given chances…