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personal growth Random Thoughts

Don’t I have anything better to say?

I’ll admit — despite that nobody has ever said that to me, it sure is one of the most frequent questions I ask myself. “Do I have something better to say today?” And I’m not sure if other daily bloggers/creators feel the same way. They probably don’t because the ones who’re popular rave about the […]

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business coaching marketing Random Thoughts

It still isn’t about you!

I’ve shared my rant on this before but it seems we never seem to learn from our mistakes. This is particularly true with the independent consultants/coaches and small businesses. They’re overly fixed on their accreditations, affiliations, and awards that none of the clients or potential clients care about. Yet, we persist. Probably because there’s a […]

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personal growth Random Thoughts

They may be accountable to you, but not for you

I’m in the middle of conducting a massive online survey across a wide demography and the responses so far have been quite mind-blowing*! I didn’t want to wait until the tail end of the survey (or it’s conclusion) to share a glimpse of what’s really going on. Mind you, this is an Indian audience, and […]

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For best results, flatten as you go up…

Probably the most useless advise for people who make oral health a priority. And I’m convinced it’s useless because my 3-year-old daughter needn’t be told to squeeze the tube from the bottom and flatten it to extract the last ounce of paste. Her instincts knew better. Of course, toothpaste companies won’t stop sharing this age-old […]

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leadership Random Thoughts

What if politicians were to take a public services exam?

Based on the pontifications and not-so-intelligent remarks we’ve been watching, listening, and consuming on the social media, I’m pretty sure 3/4th of the politicians out there won’t make it through the simplest of public services exam. And that’s not just due to the thorough preparation needed but also the minimum level of intelligence and emotional […]

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coaching leadership personal growth Random Thoughts

Don’t waste it on people who don’t respect it

This was has been remarkable — a handful of instances where I either got stood up or didn’t hear back from the other person a pre-arranged meeting. It’s infuriating. And for the first time in life, I didn’t feel like following up. Yes, I am aware there could be a genuine crises at the other […]

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personal growth Random Thoughts

We haven’t got it all figured out yet

There isn’t a thing such a true expert because the ones who are always strive to evolve and get to the next level. The non-experts or the lay person have a similar journey to consider — a long way to go before they figure things out and when they do, they’ll realise there’s so much […]

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Boxy or curvy?

If you’ve ever wondered why automakers switched from the good old boxy cars to curvy (ahem, aerodynamic), we’re on the same boat. I’ve always wondered but never bothered to look into it until this video from Vox popped right in my YouTube feeds! For some stupid reason, I prefer boxier cars over the curvier ones […]

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personal growth Random Thoughts

Random thoughts are for real

Bumped into a former colleague yesterday. It was a chance encounter but a good one nonetheless. It’s great to catch up with someone from work after ages! He was blown away with the things I have been doing lately (it’s the usual stuff that you know of… but folks these days get easily impressed with […]

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business marketing Random Thoughts

Zen and the art of car maintenance

I was sweaty, restless and driving across three cities in Delhi-NCR. It was 39 degrees (celcius) outside but felt more like 45, thanks to my car’s clunky air conditioning. The four-hour drive was arduous to say the least. The first thing I did after coming home as guzzle down a litre of chilled water and […]