Why do you want to change jobs?

Why do you want to change jobs?

Recently, I was interviewing an individual (“interviewee”) for a role. My first question was “why you for the role?” The interviewee very succinctly and passionately articulated a value proposition. I was impressed. As I listened to the response and watched the body language, I noticed a spark when the interviewee highlighted accomplishments, progress, and impacts [...]

Forgot Rocks Daddy – Trust Lessons from a 4-Year Old

Forgot Rocks Daddy – Trust Lessons from a 4-Year Old

It was unlike any other morning - Daddy (I) was home and so was Mommy. I was going to be dropping off my 4-year old at the daycare. It also meant we slept in a bit more than usual and still ended-up scrambling to drop my fella at the daycare just-in-time for his Circle time. [...]

Simply Play…

Simply Play…

In many recent conversations, I have had to reflect on that one momentous feedback and I believe it is the concept of “Simply Play“. One of my prior bosses (who is now a friend for life) told me in a conversation – “Simply Play“. Play with Purpose There are two purposes – personal and professional [...]

Are you fully present?

Are you fully present?

Now a days we suffer from the overage of communication media. While these media elements have increased connectedness, they have significantly impacted relatedness. Today, we typically carry 2 mobile phones, have a work landline, home landline, email, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, SMS, What’sApp, Viber, and probably a few more. All of these are great tools but [...]

Am I doing my best?

Am I doing my best?

As a kid in school, we would begin our morning with prayers, pledge, hear a summary of news, debate, or a talent show, and then head to our classrooms. We called it the morning assembly. During these assembly sessions, our school principal at Sherwood Academy of Education in Hyderabad, India would always ask us to [...]