Even a Word like ‘Divorce’ can Eventually Lose its Sting

Today, Life surprised me in a strange way. I was teaching a class of MBA students and was debriefing an exercise on negotiation that they had done yesterday in which they had played roles of buyers and sellers. At one point I wanted to emphasize how negotiations are not just about buying and selling butContinue reading “Even a Word like ‘Divorce’ can Eventually Lose its Sting”

Perhaps a Way out of Dissonance is to find Resonance with the Earth

Our staff canteen at breakfast has two TV screens on two different walls. Today morning one screen was showing a heart wrenching footage of refugees lining up to be granted permit, while another was simultaneously flashing a cheerful basketball match. My brain went into a spin! The dissonance was very taxing for me. Somewhere betweenContinue reading “Perhaps a Way out of Dissonance is to find Resonance with the Earth”

You get to Choose Your Pace – Not just your Path!

Whether it is about making money, creating art, contributing to others, or self discovery and development, most of us realize at some point that there are many different paths to choose from. Fortunately there is a growing awareness about this and at some point we begin to acknowledge (at least to ourselves) that one man’sContinue reading “You get to Choose Your Pace – Not just your Path!”

Overcoming The Math and Science Bias in Student Career Choices

“What was your JEE Rank, was it double digit ?”, – Seriously this is how my day started today! I had just sat down to breakfast with my tray of crispy hot masala dosa, when an ex-colleague and friend popped this question to my face – almost like a substitute for good morning. He wentContinue reading “Overcoming The Math and Science Bias in Student Career Choices”