Category: wisdom

Decision memos

I love this productivity tip. A Fast Company article cited how former President Barack Obama made decisions when he was in the White House. The article stated how the former…

Staying ahead

If you want to stay ahead, you have to constantly challenge yourself. Taking on challenges keeps you hungry, humble, and in a learner state of mind. The hardest part is…

The weight of awards

At a recent award ceremony, one of the pioneers of taking wireless technology to rural parts of Nepal, Mahabir Pun was honored with the Pioneer ICT Award. On stage, he…

Are you ready?

Well…one is never “completely” ready. Launching a new project, starting a business, or something major in our personal or professional lives, an individual is never completely ready. We can prepare…

Asking good questions

Asking good questions is both an art and a science. Found a good resource on Wabisabi learning on THE 5 KEY STEPS FOR HELPING YOU ASK GOOD QUESTIONS [INFOGRAPHIC]

The coach

All managers should, in part, be coaches. This is from the Picking up the Bill article on The Economist (May 25th 2019). Gallup, a polling organization cites research showing that…

Once upon a time…

Stories are powerful. Evolution has wired our brains for storytelling. We all love a great story. For over 27,000 years, since the first cave paintings were discovered, telling stories has…

Tools of happiness

Here are some ways that can make you happy. -Do things you love (even if you don’t get paid for them) -Spend time with your loved ones (family, friends, relatives)…

Shoe Dog

Shoe Dog: A Memoir by the Creator of NIKE by Phil Knight  was a book on my Book bucket list for 2019. I wrote then “When I went to college,…

Beginner’s Mind

In the beginner’s mind there are many possibilities, but in the expert’s mind there are few. – Shunryu Suzuki, Zen Mind, Beginner’s Mind

Some valuable wisdom…

I love this paragraph from Phil Knight’s Shoe Dog. It’s about the time when he wrote about the long-term prospects of Blue Ribbon and how he saw the future. “This…

Awareness

The dictionary definition of awareness is the quality or state of being aware: knowledge and understanding that something is happening or exists. As I got older (I’m not that old!), I’ve come…

The reflection

Even the best preparation can sometimes not be enough to achieve the results you wanted. There are things that are out of your control. Other times, you know you could…

Words have power

Our words have value when we do as promised. They have value when we communicate if we cannot do as promised. They have less value when we do something other…