The People we share our days

What do you look for in a good school?The length of tennis court and width of the swimming poolOr good teachers who impart wisdom What do you look for in a Sunday Mass?The majesty of the cathedral pillars and tempo of the choir's musicOr a humble priest’s heartfelt sermon What do you look for in... Continue Reading →

Show Your Work

When I finish a book, I usually plan on taking one parting thought. Here's ten random ones from Austin Klein's masterpiece "Show Your Work" -Our obituaries are written before we’re dead. -First, be useful, then necessary. -You can't find your voice if you don't use it. You can find your voice by joining the choir.... Continue Reading →

The Trust Equation

This is the equation I use to measure Trust. Yes, trust can be measured. The Trust Equation, from Charles Green, provides a scientific, analytical and actionable framework for organizations and individuals improve their businesses and lives. There are four variables in the Trust Equation. Credibilityhas to do with the words we speak. E.g.,“I can trust... Continue Reading →

Mothers day

My kids ask me what it was like to live in a world before Alexa.Did I feel lost?Who helped me before Google? I say “My mommy!”Then and Now. She had no issues deciphering voices. Didn’t need something to be rephrased.Fully understood the context; even read between the lines.Was never offline or out of coverage. To... Continue Reading →

What’s your Why

Do you know your Why? Great! Try explaining it to someone. E.g., Can you explain Why you love your family in 2 sentences? Tough? It’s difficult for us to articulate our Why. Even organizations may not be able to explain their Why in a paragraph. What we can do is help people see our Why... Continue Reading →

Snakes and Ladder

Growing up, I wasn’t fond of Snakes & Ladders. I preferred playing games like chess where the player had the chance to decide the outcome than surrender to chance. At family parties, I lost the argument. Anyone from 8 to 80 who could roll a dice could play it. I didn’t have a say! Everyone... Continue Reading →

Trees fight crime

Can trees fight crime? Along with energy conservation and storm-water reduction, scientists may soon be adding crime-fighting to the list of benefits that urban trees provide. A major 2019 study of nearly 1 million Danish people showed that kids who grew up near green spaces had a lower risk of psychiatric disorders later in life.... Continue Reading →

What’s your story?

Work speaks for itself.Not Always. Any piece of work is not just about the work. It’s about two humans. Not just the one behind it, the one the work represents. But the one in front of it, the one looking to make sense of it, to connect with it. So, give them more than your... Continue Reading →

Are Quitters Losers?

“Quitters are losers”.So we’ve been told. Taught. Really? Think about all the times that you have incurred far more losses by not quitting in time. Traumatized by the mere fear of quitting. When you denied yourself the chance to quit. Quitters lose lesser.Quitters believe in moving on than hanging in.Quitters perhaps do what others aspire... Continue Reading →

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