Making the Jump

When I was in my 20s, it never crossed my mind that I would run my own business one day. In fact, two years ago, I did not imagine that I would leave my job or the ‘employment world’ to run my own company. I mean, I was schooled to believe making it in life (career-wise) was about attaining the big job title with a hefty monthly salary with all …

Untold Pathways

In last month’s blog, we talked about shifting from the comfort zone and having conversations that lead to change. This month, we go a step further and explore the untold, unspoken pathways. The fact is, there are pathways to success and we spend our lives trying to find them. Hidden capabilities are revealed to those who try out things to find out. This involves taking risks, plunging into the deep …

Comfort Zone Conversations? No way!!

When we talk to one another, we naturally avoid unpleasant topics. Keeping the conversation in the comfort zone serves as a social lubricant, making our interactions smooth. In business, we like to think we are uncompromising, honest and insightful when we talk about strategy and organizational issues. In reality, we also tend to stay in our comfort zones when talking to colleagues—we don’t talk about the weather, but we also …