Gratitude – An Invitation to Life

There is so much in our Life to be thankful for. The more we search, the more we find reasons to be thankful for. Every moment gives us a reason to be grateful. There are people who love us, support us, contribute to what we are today, encourage us, give us a reason to live […]

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Empathy: The Cab Driver

The moment I got the call from the driver after booking the cab, I knew there was something different. The command on language, politeness in expression – everything was different. As I entered the cab, I was welcomed with warmth. When he started the trip by following the GPS, I realised my mistake of entering […]

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Confront Issues

In our life, we keep facing issues which need to be resolved. In such issues, most of the time people are involved and the only way to resolve is to have a conversation, a dialogue. The first step to initiate a conversation is to ‘confront’ the issue. In this context, confront is a very positive […]

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WHAT IT MEANS TO BE AUTHENTIC

On a Sunday morning, a few days after Suraj got transferred to Mumbai as a unit head, he came across the news of a half-marathon. He was thrilled as he had been missing out on such opportunities because of his posting in a smaller town. The last couple of years had gone by without any […]

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Learning: What January Taught Me

One thing that I am sure of is that life is a journey of continuous learning. It is said that if you do not learn your lessons, events keep on repeating themselves to make sure that you learn and move on. I started tracking my own learning and thought that the best way to anchor […]

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Professionalism: Responsive

Image Credit: Iridia Medical A little while after the Thai Airways flight that I boarded from Phuket took off, in-flight crew started serving snacks. When they approached me, I indicated my preference for Vegetarian meal, a request that I had made while booking my ticket also. He immediately checked the roaster and bluntly told that […]

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Change is just a Thought…

I was facilitating a two-day programme on Change Management. The context was Organisational Change but the discussion veered towards Personal Change because the source of any change outside lies ‘within’. Participants started reflecting on some of their personal habits which would be good to change, how and how much they interact with their family members, […]

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“You are what you do when no one is watching.”

An exclusive interview with Mr. K. Jayacandran, Managing Director at HR Axis Hyderabad. How have you evolved in professional life i.e. your professional journey? It has been a very long and enriching journey with many milestones and learnings. I started from the Indian Air Force in 1975 and trained as a mechanical engineer. The IAF […]

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Values in Organisations – An Interview

An exclusive interview with Mr. Uttam Routh, Vice President, HR of SHV Energy (Supergas), an MNC with its presence in over 40 countries.  Mr. Routh has been with the company for over 15 years now. The theme of the interview is: Values – How they Affect People Personally and Professionally. How have you evolved in […]

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