Gratitude and Hospitality

Last week was a hectic week at work. We had an external (client) audit for entire week. My US colleague, Marc, had specially flown in for this audit. Overall, the audit went well. This was also an opportunity for me to meet Marc in person for the first time. We interact regularly over Zoom and... Continue Reading →

Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs and Good Will Hunting

“𝗪𝗵𝗮𝘁 𝗮 𝗺𝗮𝗻 𝗰𝗮𝗻 𝗯𝗲, 𝗵𝗲 𝗺𝘂𝘀𝘁 𝗯𝗲. 𝗦𝗲𝗹𝗳-𝗔𝗰𝘁𝘂𝗮𝗹𝗶𝘇𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻 𝗿𝗲𝗳𝗲𝗿𝘀 𝘁𝗼 𝗺𝗮𝗻’𝘀 𝗱𝗲𝘀𝗶𝗿𝗲 𝗼𝗳 𝘀𝗲𝗹𝗳 𝗳𝘂𝗹𝗳𝗶𝗹𝗺𝗲𝗻𝘁; 𝗮 𝘁𝗲𝗻𝗱𝗲𝗻𝗰𝘆 𝗳𝗼𝗿 𝗵𝗶𝗺 𝘁𝗼 𝗯𝗲𝗰𝗼𝗺𝗲 𝗮𝗰𝘁𝘂𝗮𝗹𝗹𝘆, 𝘄𝗵𝗮𝘁 𝗵𝗲 𝗶𝘀 𝗽𝗼𝘁𝗲𝗻𝘁𝗶𝗮𝗹𝗹𝘆.” - says Maslow  He identified eight personality factors or layers/levels in people that make them self-actualizers. I find the following three particularly important in today’s corporate world. 𝗗𝗿𝗶𝘃𝗲𝗻... Continue Reading →

Happy World Book Day!

Happy World Book Day! To be precise, it's called World Book and Copyright Day and is celebrated on 23rd April which is supposed to be b'day and death anniversary of William Shakespeare. In 2023, World Book and Copyright Day will link the power of literature and storytelling with the International Decade of Indigenous Languages (2022-32)... Continue Reading →

A good life…

My maternal grandmother passed away recently. I informed my boss in the US about it. He promptly sent me condolences. I just happened to reply to him in live chat from my heart, without actually drafting my response. And I felt that it came from my long formed view. I said: "She lived till 92... Continue Reading →

मकरसंक्रांतीची आठवण…

मकरसंक्रांती आणि गणेश उत्सव या दोन्ही सणांच्या माझ्या आठवणी, अनुभव विशेष चांगले नाहीत.  आज माझे आजोबा गेले त्याला ३० वर्षे झाली.  आज मी एक महत्वपूर्ण निर्णय घेतला. काही विशिष्ट अपेक्षा आणि मागण्या सोडून देण्याचा.  आता लक्ष कमावण्यावर/मिळवण्यावर केंद्रीत करणार...! आजपासून २ वर्षांचा ध्यास/प्रवास सुरु... 

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