If you google Emotional Quotient (EQ), the search engine giant will throw some very sophisticated, ‘padha likha’ definitions at you. Might just end up challenging your IQ as well. Don’t even get into all that. There might be many complicated things in life; understanding and figuring out simple, doable & smart ways to raise your emotional quotient should not be one of those headaches. Simply put, EQ is your ability to handle all the shit life throws at you, without losing your own calm and composure. Emotions are what makes us human (although there are pets in some homes who display more truer emotions these days than the owners). The word ‘Emotion’ stands for ‘Energy in Motion’ :-Hence there lies huge value in staying truthful about your emotions and using your mind and emotions in your favor and not against your own self Read More
Are you someone who has often grappled with the question – ‘What am I good at?’ or rather wondered, ‘Am I good at anything at all!’; then this blogpost on ‘How to find your passion’ is for you. And if you are one of those lucky souls who have always known what to do with their lives, I am sure you know ample people who are still struggling. Pass it on to them.
Nandan Nilekani after the recent Infosys quarterly results made a hugely deep statement – ‘I am glad, Infosys is back to its Boring ways’.
My take away from his statement:- ‘Anything that is very exciting has a very high risk-reward ratio of it turning out to be a disappointment’. Boring is the NEW Sexy. Read More
Every time I log on to Facebook or Instagram, I am a little saddened by the large amount of insecurities at display. One of the issues that a lot of young people grapple with, and I have been frequently asked about is – body image issues. Body shaming has become a commonly accepted norm these days – and there is no dearth of both – the guilty and the victim. Too many people struggle with overcoming body image issues- height, complexion, nose, hair, proportion, voice and many else. As a motivational speaker, I write this an attempt to steal the thunder from vanity in the name of body shaming because of genetics and bring some real clarity on the real things that really matter.
Recently my newsfeed on Twitter, FB and other places suddenly is full of Modis, Rahuls & Kejris. And it is kind of becoming quite boring. Sick and even obnoxious too at times.
The shocker is that a Punjabi guy who himself is not able to govern even basics elements of his own life has a huge opinion about Governments in Uttar Pradesh, Karnataka, Maharashtra, India and even USA. And that does not stop here. He then vehemently defends his favorite leader everywhere. Fights around to prove that what he thinks is right. Clear cut problem of erroneous priority settings and hyper-drugged mind about his idol (political party). Lots of free time and mind too. Read More
See it is simple! One needs to kill whatever is not working right for oneself. If you delay doing this murder; you shall only be delaying becoming the best version of your own-self.
At 40 my time, stamina and willpower is limited. I have deep realized that only a smart, skillful management of my attention can improve the choicest aspects of my Life. Being on autopilot- not giving much thought to what I am doing or talking randomly i.e. loose talking will not help (frenetic shallowness has not helped me or anyone ever). Read More