It may quack like a duck, but..

It may quack like a duck, but..

It may walk like a duck, look like a duck and quack like a duck. But, it may still not be a duck if it does not feel like a duck. Modernity’s obsession with analytical reasoning has its benefits, however it can become problematic when it leads to narrow, reductionist...
Obscuring the light within

Obscuring the light within

Ask not how you can shine more. Rather, ask what obscures the light that is already within you. Often, we get in the way of ourselves, to curb what exists. To curb what is already bright but not allowed to be seen. A question incorrectly asked The question of...
When coaching and mentoring converge

When coaching and mentoring converge

The difference between coaching and mentoring is not always clear cut. In fact, it can vary from being quite distinct to virtually the same depending on the focus. Coaching vs mentoring may be quite different things in the realm of “career”, but they can converge when...
Welcoming insults

Welcoming insults

Sometimes people think they are insulting you, but in your mind it’s actually a compliment. Because the thing they accuse you of, is exactly what you are going for. However, this requires you to be very clear in your mind on if something is an insult or...
Reveal your green

Reveal your green

Our bamboo plant was looking dry a couple days ago and I was surprised to see it well today. It took me a second to notice it had just shed its dead leaves. Our habits and beliefs too can be like dead leaves. And some of these may have to be consciously shaken-off to...