“Our chief want is someone who will inspire us to be what we know we could be” – Ralph Waldo Emerson Have you ever admired someone so strongly that you felt like you were stalking that person (though not seriously obsessed to really stalk)? You followed this person secretly and tried to look at him from a far because you admire him and find his examples useful for you. You checked his LinkedIn profile to see where he’d work in the past, his educational background or his accomplishments. Well …..
I have been doing a lot of looking back and incidentally, I read a blog newsletter from talking about the ‘good old days’. There have been a lot of those precious moments that now I could not help but wonder – did I really feel the same way during those times? Could it be that I was so busy that I did not give attention to those moments and simply took them for granted? I could have made them better. I could have prolonged them. I could have helped to create more of those moments. Valid …..
It has been almost half the first month of the year and the fire of New Year had gone down. I can still see resolutions, goals and all that change cliché that happen every start of the year. I intentionally waited for this time before sending this post as I knew everyone is overwhelmed with the idea of change in this time around. As for many of us who are challenged by low self-esteem, shyness or lack of confidence, it is an extra effort to make a resolution. Why is that so? It is because, …..
“We keep moving forward, opening new doors, and doing new things, because we’re curious and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.” – Walt Disney It was 20th November 2014. A day I would not forget in my life. My boss scheduled a meeting with me with the subject title “catchup”. I felt intrigued and scared about it. Deep inside there was something with it that I did not know and so my expectation was in two sides of the coin – a positive and a negative thing. The …..
Twenty years from now you will be disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did do – Mark Twain Have you found yourself in the middle of a party, quiet, in a wallflower mode, uncomfortable about it and yet could not say anything out of fear of getting on the spot? How about having to be in front of those who seemed to you as better and felt so ashamed that you could not even look at them in the eyes? In 1975, Stanford University psychologist Philip Zimbardo, Ph.D., wrote …..