Everyone wants to be unique. Well, the good news is everyone is. So the worry should not be about how ‘to become’ unique but about how ‘to find’ one’s uniqueness. Where most people falter is when they start their search for ‘uniqueness’ in ‘what they do’. It’s actually about ‘who you are’. The more you understand yourself, accept yourself, start enjoying your company and be yourself is when you are on the road to uniqueness .. because not most are! Let’s take examples from our own circle or from the celebrity of choice. More than what they do, what endears them to us is their enjoyment of what they do, their getting lost in what they do and their absolute comfort in what they do. […]
Zero Defect, Zero Effect – Our PM Mr Narendra Modi gave this slogan amidst many other important takeaways in his Independence Day Speech yesterday. I have heard almost every speech of his since his debut on the national scene in the last few years, even the ones that were given in the pre-electioneering days. There are a few common patterns that emerge regularly.
How many of you reading this have HR policies that have cared to address the fast increasing tribe of 40 plus ‘singles’ in the workplace? I can tell you – almost none. I say almost to account for a surprise entry! I come across at least 15% of senior people I interview who are single. I’m speaking of people who never married. However we still continue with archaic policies on