The Golden Buddha

The Golden Buddha

There is a fascinating true story about the golden Buddha Statue of the Wat Traimit temple in Bangkok, Thailand. Historians estimate that this statue must have been made somewhere between the 13th – 14thcentury. This statue stands ~9’8” tall and weighs 5.5 tonnes (of gold). A true masterpiece, it was revered by monks and appreciated by […]

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Becoming a spoon bender?

There is no spoon - The Matrix

In the 1999 film, The Matrix, there is a scene where Neo is waiting to go in and visit the oracle. In the waiting room, he notices a little child, dressed as a monk, bending a spoon by merely looking at it.  Fascinated by what he has just witnessed, Neo asks the kid, “ How are you […]

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Looking and Seeing

What do you see?

Looking and Seeing…. In the book Ichigo Ichie by Héctor García and Francesc Miralles, there is a wonderful chapter on The Art Of Looking. It brings attention to the fact that there may be many instances when we “look” but we do not “see”. There is a story about Ronald Reagan attending a university award […]

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Mindful Non-Verbal Communication

One of the most powerful languages of all time is non-verbal language. It is the language of facial expressions, gestures and the subtle movements of our body. The beauty of non-verbal communication lies beyond the realm of words and what is said. It is what is not “said” that matters the most – the cues, […]

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Working with the fear of Judgment

Working with the fear of Judgment

One question that we coaches love to ask is “What would you do if you knew you couldn’t fail?”.   This question helps the mind think beyond boundaries set by the fear of failure. However, responses to this question bring up two contrasting pieces of information. On one hand there are bold and magnificent dreams […]

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The Poster Girl of Indian Radio!

Nisha Narayanan

  I often thought that my diverse interests run in parallel without intersecting. Women in leadership, sarees, creative expression, Indian music and writing – they don’t seem to intersect. However, one day I found a happy intersection in form of a unique and inspiring role model – Nisha Narayanan, Director and COO of Red Fm […]

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Having Meaningful Internal Dialogue!

Having Meaningful Internal Dialogue!

  Being someone who loves solitude, I have spent a significant amount of time in my own company. Consequently, I have spoken a lot to myself. I have been my best friend and also my worst enemy. However, in the recent past, I have had some of the most meaningful conversations with myself. I have […]

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