Global Leadership from Dr. Vergehese

DISCIPLINE OF PRACTICE

There are certain things in life where it is not possible to reach perfection. I have been doing various forms of yoga for more than 30 years. It is called a yoga practice because we…

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CREATIVITY

Being creative is something that humans uniquely have. Yet, I find is that many people say they are not very creative. There are many ways to express creativity- art, music, writing, singing are all forms…

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REST AND TIME OUT

Is time-off productive? People seem to be very busy. In terms of work and life I believe having time off from what you usually do is important for your brain, body and your soul. It…

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CHANGE EQUALS CHALLENGE

My friend Roman Ruzbacky is fond of saying all change is met with challenge. This is fundamentally because it is always easier to maintain the status quo. Change requires us doing, thinking and being different….

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SILVER LININGS…

I recently read a news article that offered two perspectives of the same story. One was a more pessimistic and negative view of the subject and the other was optimistic, which highlighted the positive aspect….

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IN THE CAVE

A term we sometimes use in my house, when we need to withdraw is “ I just need to be alone in the cave”. It describes times when I can feel sad or sorry for…

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HQ vs REGIONAL

I am working with a client that heads up the APAC region of a global organisation. As the business in this region is expanding rapidly, the leader is aware that some work around cultural effectiveness…

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CARE OF SELF

On an aircraft, in the event of an emergency you are always directed to place an oxygen mask on yourself first and then assist others. This also applies to life in general, particularly in the…

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OUTREACH – REACHING OUT

Many times when I am feeling down I reach out to others and when I do, I find 2 things happen; Those that I speak to are usually able to support me/ listen to me…

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BHAG

BHAG  is the abbreviation for ‘Big Hairy Audacious Goals’. It was a term popularised by Jim Collins in his book, Good to Great. Recently, I have been part of a group  that is involved in a…

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