Growth Gap Traps

Had a fantastic mastermind session with my team earlier today. We discussed the Law of Intentionality from John Maxwell’s 15 Invaluable Laws of Growth. One of the highlights of today’s session was our discussion around the “Growth Gap Traps.” There are 8 of them: The Assumption Gap. Growth will happen automatically.  The Knowledge Gap. I […]

Delivering results needs a different mindset

I’ve been focusing on delivering nothing but “specific results” or “meaningful outcomes” for the past several days. Just wanted a change in my approach and thought process. I noticed that the mind works differently when I’m focused on achieving results compared to striking a few things off of my list. It’s liberating. It’s daunting. I […]

Growth is a continuum, not an event

Despite my nature, I play it safe. Almost all the time. Especially when things are new to me and I want to be absolutely sure I’m following the right process, learning from the mistakes and doing a good job overall. And I keep at it until it becomes second-nature to me. I start to play […]

Reasons for not planning so much…

If you’ve been thinking about starting a business or that project you’ve been waiting to get your hands on for the past 18 months, here’s the best advice that I (and even Seth Godin) would give: Stop planning and start doing. Just finished rereading (the second manifesto this week along with two other books) Seth’s […]

Accelerating skills-development sessions at the workplace

Confession — I know the headline’s a little lame. It had to be that way… “learning and development” (L&D) is considered “lame” by executives. Particularly the “cost-conscious” ones who would be happy to throw the L&D under a bus during lean times. Sure, they may be valid reasons to do that, but isn’t that always […]

How tracking progress daily can help you become good at absolutely anything!

Disclaimer: follow the advice below at your own risk… if you stay at it long enough, it just works! I won’t rant about the reasons why you should track progress daily or how beneficial it can be for you. There’s enough anecdotal and empirical evidence out there. And I won’t even bother hyperlinking for reference. […]