An Unusual Entrepreneur #2

unusual profit purpose

Read about Pratik Gauri, a serial entrepreneur who has an unusual vision for the companies he creates. He talks of making profits while pursuing purpose!

The difficulty of becoming who you are…

In my childhood, I wanted myself to do, and be, various things in my life. Some of them are: become the driver of Pandian Express (it was once the fastest express train in Southern Railway), a black belt in Karate (inspired by Bruce Lee and Enter the Dragon), Bharatnatyam Dancer (inspired by Kamal Hasan in … Read more The difficulty of becoming who you are…

Leadership Lessons from the Bhagavad Gita 18 – Unique Gifts

Chapter 2 Verses 32 and 33 – यदृच्छया चोपपन्नं स्वर्गद्वारमपावृतम् | सुखिन: क्षत्रिया: पार्थ लभन्ते युद्धमीदृशम् || 32|| yadṛichchhayā chopapannaṁ swarga-dvāram apāvṛitam sukhinaḥ kṣhatriyāḥ pārtha labhante yuddham īdṛiśham yadṛichchhayā—unsought; cha—and; upapannam—come; swarga—celestial abodes; dvāram—door; apāvṛitam—wide open; sukhinaḥ—happy; kṣhatriyāḥ—warriors; pārtha—Arjun, the son of Pritha; labhante—obtain; yuddham—war; īdṛiśham—such Translation :- O Parth, happy are the warriors to … Read more Leadership Lessons from the Bhagavad Gita 18 – Unique Gifts

… And we are certified Leadership coaches!

Krishnan and I love to coach. My leadership style is a coaching leadership style and I always believed that every individual is a star performer. I also think as a leader its my responsibility to create the environment where each employee can shine and live upto his or her potential, exceed even. I have also … Read more … And we are certified Leadership coaches!

The power of coaching

As many of you know, Krishnan and I are certified executive/life coaches. Coaching is a calling in our life because both of us love to transform people’s lives and have spent all our corporate years helping people unleash their potential. Yesterday, we were participating in the 11th session of our level 3 coaching training and … Read more The power of coaching

Celebrating Life !

Dear Appa,  Today is my master Osho’s birthday and the day you chose to leave this life. Osho describes life and death as revolving doors and that’s probably the easiest and most beautiful description of death. The biggest fear for man is death and just imagine if that fear were to be rooted out, what … Read more Celebrating Life !

Passion, Purpose or what you are good at ?

Yesterday I had written about stress – You got Stress ? :):) and my dear friend Usha commented rightly on Linkedin that if you don’t identify your passion rightly then following it may lead to more stress !! Now that made me think about this whole set of buzzwords “Passion”, “Purpose”, “innate skill” etc. Especially “purpose” is … Read more Passion, Purpose or what you are good at ?

2015 – Get, set, give … The race is on

Krishnan and my purpose in life was chosen for us the day we were born in our respective families. It took us nearly 40 years to clearly identify it :). Both our fathers were rich, not with fat bank balances, but a large enough heart to “give”. Their giving never stopped, till their breath stopped … Read more 2015 – Get, set, give … The race is on

I help unleash your potential – what do you do ?

I love advertisements, because they are a few seconds in length and creatively manage to communicate their message. Some ofcourse fail to do that and are bad advertisements, but just the sheer creativity that goes into making advertisements is fascinating. I have channel hopped to catch adverts 🙂 and at work, I have insisted upon … Read more I help unleash your potential – what do you do ?