“There are things known and there are things unknown, and in between are the doors of perception.”― Aldous Huxley This is part-2 of the multi-part series on cognitive biases and how to get beyond them. Here is Part-1. Here are the biases discussed so far: 1. Confirmation Bias 2. Hindsight Bias 3. Negativity Bias Before we […]
18 Cognitive Biases And How To Get Beyond Them-Part 1
“Your perspective on life comes from the cage you were held captive in.” ― Shannon L. Alder If you enjoyed the science fiction series Star Trek as I have in the past, you are aware of the character of Spock, the Vulcan first officer. Spock’s character was played by the late actor Leonard Nimoy. […]
How To Be a Great Leader: Unmissable Ideas And Quotes
“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, concerned citizens can change the world. Indeed it is the only thing that ever has.” —Margaret Mead Are great leaders born or are they made? Or is it a mixture of both? Great leaders are not just found in big boardrooms and fortune 500 companies. With the shrinking of […]
Creative Ideation Tips From 10 Accidental Discoveries
“Creativity is inventing, experimenting, growing, taking risks, breaking rules, making mistakes, and having fun.”— Mary Lou Cook The history of innovation, dotted with many accidental discoveries is a colorful one. Accidental discoveries and stories capture our imagination. They open the fields of possibility for novel creative ideation. What are some of the stories behind these […]
11 Ways To Navigate Uncertainty And Self-Doubt
“Madness is the result not of uncertainty but of certainty.”-Friedrich Nietzsche Why is it that some people who have a lot of talent and intelligence do not become successful? Many of us have friends or family who seemed to be bright and full of plans. But they end up resigning themselves to a life that they […]
Engage the Dimensional Mind For Creative Mastery
“You must engrave deeply in your mind and never forget: your emotional commitment to what you are doing will be translated into your work. If you go at your work with half a heart, it will show in the lackluster results and in the laggard way in which you reach the end.”― Robert Greene, Mastery […]
21 life tips from Thich Nhat Hanh-Part 2
“I know this is a wonderful moment. This is the only moment that is real. To be here and now, and enjoy the present moment is our most wonderful task. Calming, Smiling, Present moment, Wonderful moment. I hope you will try it.”- Being Peace, Thich Nhat Hanh This is part-2 of the two part series […]
21 life tips from Thich Nhat Hanh- Part 1
“The present moment is filled with joy and happiness. If you are attentive, you will see it.” ―Thich Nhat Hanh Thich Nhat Hanh needs no introduction as a great teacher and practitioner of mindfulness and loving kindness. Affectionately known as Thay or teacher in Vietnamese (Thay is pronounced as “Tie”) to his students, Thich Nhat […]
21 Ways To Be Relentlessly Creative-part 3
“The creation of something new is not accomplished by the intellect but by the play instinct acting from inner necessity. The creative mind plays with the objects it loves.”—Carl Jung This is part-3 on the three part series on how to be relentlessly creative. You can read part 1 here and Part 2 here. If […]
21 Ways To Be Relentlessly Creative-part 2
This is part-2 on the three part series on how to be relentlessly creative. You can read part 1 here. If you like the ideas in this post, please leave me a comment below or send me a message about your unique creative challenges and how you overcome them. Moving on right alone to the […]
21 Ways To Be Relentlessly Creative-Part 1
“Go and make interesting mistakes, make amazing mistakes, make glorious and fantastic mistakes. Break rules. Leave the world more interesting for your being here. Make. Good. Art.” -Neil Gaiman Do you want to be more creative in your work and in your life? I know what you are thinking. Your first reaction might be: “Are […]
17 Amazing Life Tips From Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
“Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.”-Martin Luther King, Jr. Today is MLK day and what better way to celebrate the life of the iconic civil rights leader than to remember some of his great words. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was […]
New Study Shows How to Boost Your Happiness By Prosocial Spending
“Happiness doesn’t result from what we get, but from what we give.” ― Ben Carson Research has shown that having more money can boost happiness levels in people. Research has also shown that having a lot more money beyond a certain preset limit does not have a huge impact on levels of happiness. Studies have […]
21 Ideas On Taking Massive Action!
“Be the change that you wish to see in the world.” ― Mahatma Gandhi Happy Holidays and Happy New Year! What better way to finish the year than with a post on action? Let us begin! Action… Why do we have such a problem with taking action? Often, you may have the best intentions and […]
10 Habits of Insanely Creative People!
“Imagination is the beginning of creation. You imagine what you desire, you will what you imagine and at last you create what you will.” ― George Bernard Shaw Please Note: This is a guest post written by me in the wonderful Empowerment Moments Blog run by Yvonne Wilson. Yvonne had a giveaway on her blog and […]
Gratitude and Appreciation: In Words And In Pictures
“Gratitude turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos into order, confusion into clarity…it makes sense of our past, brings peace for today, and creates a vision for tomorrow.” Melody Beattie It is Thanksgiving week here in the USA and I would like to take this opportunity to […]
21 Affirmations For An Empowered Life!
“No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.” ― Eleanor Roosevelt What are some of your favorite affirmations? We all know that affirmations are statements that we make to the self. The dictionary defines affirmation as “the action or process of affirming something or being affirmed.” Some of the synonyms of the word affirmation: […]
The New “Hot Off The Press” Science Of Creativity: Episode 1
“Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep.” ― Scott Adams Do you believe that creativity is inborn and only a few people are lucky to be creative? Or, do you believe that everyone is creative and can learn to be creative in their life and at their work? […]
10 Ways To Make The Impossible Possible!
“When you have eliminated the impossible whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth.” ― Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, The Sign of Four What is possibility thinking? You may have heard before that “anything is possible” with the right amount of hard work, talent and perseverance. Is that idea true or is it something we tell […]
21 Things That Highly Abundant People Do Differently-Part 2
“Out of abundance we took abundance and still abundance remained.”- The Upanishads, Ancient Indian Text This is part-2 of the 2-part series on abundance. You can read part-1 here. Let us dive right into part-2: 12. Being Decisive And Staying With Their Decisions “It is the moment of decision that your destiny is shaped.”-Anthony Robbins […]