You Must Be A Positive Influence In Your World

Be the change you want to see in the world- Gandhi. Sometime in the initial phase of my management career I realised that I was a person with tunnel vision who was slavishly addicted to my personal and professional to-do lists. My entire focus was on achieving targets and maintaining a high level of personal […]

Perfection Should Not Be Your Ultimate Goal

Perhaps more than any other medium of communication it is social media which has amplified our need to be models of perfection as we compare our own lives to the edited versions of reality that we observe on various social media platforms . It has been said that we live in an age of perfection […]

When Your Work Motivation Slumps

So, you liked your work, you felt useful, contented and psychologically safe. Yes, you worked hard and you could withstand the pressure. But, over time the pressure mounts, the work becomes all-consuming and your attitude changes. You find yourself becoming irritable, you are too busy for a social life, your work life consumes your personal […]

Smart Organisations Promote Wellbeing

The OECD has estimated that 11% of employees around the world work 50+ hours per week . Employees spend around 50% of their waking hours in any given working day at work. It matters, therefore, that employees are reasonably content and productive and it is in any organisation’s interest that this is the case. Employees […]

Work Life Balance-Make It Happen

It was the American First Lady, Michelle Obama, who wisely advised : We need to do a better job of putting ourselves higher on our own ‘ to do’ list. Indeed, another American First Lady, Hillary Clinton also advised: Don’t confuse having a career with having a life. I must confess that over a long working career […]

Gratitude is the greatest of all virtues.

The word ‘ gratitude’ derives from the Latin word ‘gratus’ which translates as  grace, graciousness or gratefulness. Gratitude is the state of feeling gratitude towards someone or something. It was the ancient  Roman philosopher Cicero ,who said that gratitude is not only the greatest of the virtues but the parent of all the others. Buddha […]