Global Warming: Choosing Earth: Our Awakening

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I read Duane Elgin’s Choosing Earth a few months ago. This blog post is my extract from the book combined with some other ideas and thoughts. The book’s message to me is a story where we, the citizens of Mother … Read More

Clarify: Take off my Thinking Shades: Ten Nuggets

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An excerpt from Jon Kabat-Zinn’s book, Wherever You Go, There You Are: Our thoughts can act like shades, our dream glasses. When we have them, we see dream family, dream job, dream colleagues, dream partners, dream friends, etc. We can live in a dream present for a dream future. Without knowin

I am Quiet

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I am quiet. I have been that way all my life. What does it mean for my communication? In this blog post, I am sharing my journey with communication and the role of emotional development along the way. I am sharing my experiences, perspective, and a book that has made a strong impression. I am an en

My Brain is Plastic!

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A few years ago, I picked up a very insightful book on neuroplasticity. What did I learn? What are my thoughts on this topic? I will start with my experience of learning harmonium in my early twenties. My Baby Steps with Harmonium We have a portable harmonium about 2.5′ x 1′ x 1′

Connecting Credibly – Part I of II

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Every presentation has a purpose – you would like your audience to do something about it. It could be – Understand your view point, or Understand the problem at hand, or Adopt your solution or an answer,  or Think about … Read More

A Ripple on Parenting

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I had read a very nice thought about children and parenting them in Scott Peck’s book, Road Less Traveled – children are worthy of living their own life, of facing their own challenges and situations and finding meaning of their … Read More

Genius of Excellence

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Thomas Edison said, “Genius is 1% inspiration, and 99% perspiration.” I am always intrigued by stories and ideas from people that are genuinely good in what they do. They juice me up. In this article, I am sharing what I have learned from a number of examples, books and own personal expe

A New Earth

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I read Ekhart Tolle’s A New Earth over the winter break. It gave me a new perspective to look at everything in life. What did I learn? Tolle focuses on consciousness in the book. It’s the universal energy that different people, cultures acknowledge and recognize in a number of different ways –

Help along my learning curve – paradigm, lenses and a binocular

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Give me the crystal ball. The crystal ball that shows when to continue plugging away, and when to look for the new avenues and alternatives. I am still searching for one. In the meantime, let me share some of my thoughts from my quest to sharpen my saw and exploring new avenues. It was spring of

Decisions – do I use intuition or logic?

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When it comes down to making decisions – do I use logic, or emotions, or intuition, or all of them? This is for any situation with my career, my business, my customers, my family, or any other social engagement. I debate this question all the time. I am bringing some of my thoughts and ideas here.