The Dying Art of Disagreeing Agreeably
Effective communication is one of the biggest challenges in the post-pandemic workplace. And how we disagree with points of view different to our own can
Why I always forget to take ‘SELFIES’
A few weeks ago I attended an event. I watched fascinated as people abruptly left very interesting conversations (literally while the other person was still
WHY NO ONE TAKES YOUR OPINIONS SERIOUSLY
Are you frustrated because your friends, co-workers or boss don’t take you or your opinions seriously? When you put forward an idea, it goes unheard.
Appreciating Imperfection – The Japanese art of Kintsugi
Have you heard of Kintsugi? It’s the Japanese art of repairing broken ceramics by using powdered gold. Once upon a time, a Japanese shogun (military
Not exercising or meditating? Here’s why…
“I haven’t exercised in 6 months” she told me. “Why not?” I asked. “Because I need to exercise for an hour and I can’t spare
Is this it? The meaninglessness of human existence…
Even when everything is fine, have you ever felt a moment of sudden and infinite sadness? Felt a bit teary-eyed but couldn’t figure out why?
The ECHO CHAMBER EFFECT
“Person X is a fool. He has done more damage than good for society” she said, pouring tea for her friends who had all gathered
Improve your WRITTEN COMMUNICATION skills
“Hi! How’s life? Hope all well!! See you next week!!!” 6 exclamation marks in such a short message. To improve your written communication skills, please
The Power of ‘WEAK TIES’ in your professional network
Want to build a strong and valuable professional network? Focus on building your ‘weak ties’. The weak ties are people on the periphery of your
What time do you wake up?
Once upon a time I used to wake up at 6.15 am but soon realised that it was impossible to find the time to meditate
THE SECRET INGREDIENT
‘This tastes so good. What’s the recipe?’ I was asked this by a lady at a dinner party I had hosted a few months ago.
Keeping up with the Joneses
‘Let’s buy a house’ she said. ‘Why?’ he asked. ‘I’m fed up of living in a unit. All our friends have huge mansions.’ ‘But we
When close friends tell small lies
I receive lots of messages each day requesting my thoughts on different topics. Because I’m unable to respond to each query one-on-one I try to
POWER HOUR SESSION WITH NIM
INTRODUCING FOR THE 1ST TIME: A ONE-HOUR POWER SESSION WITH ME Are you worried/overwhelmed/lost/confused? Unsure about an important decision? Frustrated with a toxic colleague? Feeling
The person you love is not a mind-reader
I was watching a movie on Zee 5 last night where the father of a grown-up son is constantly criticising him for not having focused
Yes, you are lucky….
Hey, did you read my social media post where I described the argument I had with my husband? No? What about the one where I
Definition of love…
A few years ago, I met a young couple who seemed madly in love. Somewhere in the conversation, the man made an interesting statement: ‘I’m
A Universal Truth
A couple of years ago while holidaying in Mumbai, India, I sat next to a total stranger while watching Bollywood movie “Good News” at the