How do you make the right decisions when your old playbook is obsolete and no expert can guide you to a perfect answer?
Some people’s life story leaves a deep and lasting impression on us, quietly illuminating our own path. Jacques Lusseyran’s is one such story for me.
Empathy is the virtue-du-jour in management circles in 2021. And yet, empathy comes with its struggles, and must be practiced with wisdom.
Never has the call to purpose been stronger in big business. And yet, we are also discovering that purpose is laden with perils.
We can learn so much about our own selves from the diary of a thirteen-year-old.
Regardless of our different beliefs, death can teach us how to maximize our potential in life and leadership.
This silent stand can teach us valuable lessons about life and leadership.
America has always had a special place in the world, as a nation that encouraged you to keep growing. Now we must help America do the same.
Abraham Lincoln invited the American people to do a powerful reflection in 1863 - and we can do the same today.
Hitendra’s adaptation of the story “The Bet” by Anton Chekhov draws out its timeless lesson for our age.
Six mindsets that are particularly important for us to cultivate in today’s rapidly changing world.
A beautiful example of personal leadership practiced by Democratic representative Elijah Cummings in an exchange with President Donald Trump.
Ruminations on what India has taught Hitendra about kinship, tolerance, and self-realization.
Martin Luther King teaches us about finding your own truth in the cacophony of ideas.
Progress towards a goal can be measured in different, unexpected ways.
A powerful technique that will help you eliminate a bad habit once and for all.
How Yogananda’s teachings inspired Steve Jobs’ aspiration to “make a dent in the universe”.
Four lessons on personal leadership that we can draw from the life and death of Robin Williams.
Four tips to give an effective and stirring extempore speech, inspired by an impromptu 60-min address by India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
How Mandela’s ‘outer’ journey from prisoner to president walks hand in hand with his ‘inner’ journey as a leader and human being.
What made Abraham Lincoln great weren’t simply his strengths, but rather how he came to harness those strengths for the right purpose.
This video is an excerpt from a Zoom conversation I had with members of Mentora's India team to offer solace to those experiencing personal loss during the recent COVID wave.
A story for us to reflect on times when circumstances force us to radically change our goals and how we can rise up to the challenge . . .
I explore the idea of how a forced lockdown may actually be a place of great potential, opportunity, and change.
An anecdote from Mandela’s life illustrates how he stayed true to his authentic self, in a moment of ‘turbulence’!