The Deep Breath Before the Plunge

s smart, intelligent, driven & successful people, we are used to getting our way. We want to always be in control. It is hard to let go of control. But the process of real transformation happens when we surrender, let go, and trust so that a better answer can come to us. So that we can find a means of going on.

Finding Certainty in Uncertain Times

For those feeling overwhelmed (hint: it’s all of us), the wrong thing to do is to impose our will on the world. The best thing to do is to find what’s certain in our lives.

Love in the Time of Corona

In these times of great anxiety, we need something to ground ourselves, give us hope in our ability to get through this. Our relationships are the greatest source of resilience and strength. The man came to see the woman, a long lost lover. He came from the town into the big city, without much money. Withering away in his small …

Pramukh Swami Maharaj with Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam

The President and The Swami

It was a cold November evening in London. The sun had started to set by 4 PM. Our days would start at 8 AM when the sun was barely visible. By the time the day would end, it would be dark again. But on this particular day, after a hasty dinner, a group of fresh faced business school students were …

How to Lead: Empathy, Trust & Respect

Our models on leadership are broken. We know a lot about WHAT it takes to be a leader. We know good leaders are meant to have a vision, motivate others, forge a path, and take their team there. There are also many truisms related to leadership. For example, Simon Sinek says ‘Leaders Eat Last’. They lead by example, etc. But …