The holidays are approaching. You are itching to spend an idle-hour, feet propped up on a table, engrossed in a lovely book. I hear you thinking, “No self-improvement books or performance guru talk, please. We’ll do that next year!” Alas, there’s much work to do. … Continue reading Reflections on work as the holidays approach
The sky has opened and the rains patter against the window inviting me to leave the workplace and its gadgets and celebrate nature’s bounty. Beauty is just a window pane away. A gentle breeze accompanies the rain, playing a soulful melody. The melody is nature’s; … Continue reading Musings on a rainy day….
Just as I predicted, the week zoomed past. Meetings, travels, emails, the odd television show - and I am a week older. The question I thought I'd ask this week - am I wiser though? Thinking about it, it appears to me that wisdom comes … Continue reading Is wisdom a function of doing?
I remember hearing this story: A zen master had a neighbour who always critiqued everything the master did. While this got on the disciples’ nerves, the master himself smiled on hearing the criticism, contemplated it awhile and went on his way. One day, the neighbour … Continue reading Cherish the friend with the alarm clock