Jonathan Livingston Seagull is a powerful book and a must read for anyone who wants to soar in life. It is a story of a seagull that wants to live to fly and has beautiful takeaways for the highs and lows of our life. One of the dramatic scenes in the book is when the flock of seagulls turns their back on him and declares him an outlaw.
For someone who has spent most of his childhood in Uttarakhand and trekked through remote villages in the magnificent mountains of the Himalayas, I feel not just pain but also a sense of violation seeing the maninstigated natural disaster unfold in front of my eyes.
In today’s MBA obsessed world, success and growth are often considered a result of looking out for opportunities rather than focusing on the inside. Unfortunately very few of us spend time on exploring our inner strengths and unique characteristics, hence over the years what we do sometimes becomes who we are!
In recent years, many have focused on the challenges of Gen Y, the latest generation of workers to arrive in and begin to reshape the workplace. For me, they aren’t of merely academic interest.
Innovate or die is comfortably the loudest call of this business decade. And though there is no denying its importance, yet somehow one feels that the word has been beaten to death by patronizations of all kind.