Emotions in Finance

No matter how much you categorise a financial decision in the bucket of logical decisions, emotions do play a role. The question is: Are you aware of your emotions creating bias in your decisions of spending, saving and investing?

What’s breaking your silence?

Sharing an insightful story for your self-introspection. Four monks decided to meditate silently without speaking for two weeks. They began with enthusiasm and no one said a word the whole day. By nightfall of the first day, the candle began to flicker and then went out. The first monk blurted out, “Oh, no! The candle […]

The NLP Angle – “The Untold Story of MS Dhoni”

Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) is indeed all pervasive. Having spent almost a decade in the study of this fascinating and enchanting field of NLP, I personally find it unnatural not to relate anything around me with NLP. Even while watching the recent movie on MS Dhoni, I was constantly relating to the power of NLP in almost every […]

A hesitation that altered the history

Neil Armstrong, he is the 1st person to set his foot in moon. But, do you know who was supposed to be the 1st person?  Many don’t know… His name is Edwin C Aldarin… He was the pilot for the Apollo mission. He was working for the American Airforce. Moreover he had experience of space […]

What Coaching Really Is 

This article from Blanchard International beautifully articulates what coaching really is. It is not uncommon to find people being unclear about the difference between coaching and other helping modalities like advicing and consulting.  “The beauty of coaching is that it uncovers what people already know in their hearts but maybe just needed a little digging […]

Judge Yourself

Once upon a time there was a painter who had just completed his course. He took 3 days and painted beautiful scenery. He wanted people’s opinion about his caliber and painting skills. He put his creation at a busy street-crossing. And just down below a board which read -“I have painted this piece. Since I’m […]