TED Talk of the Day #020: The Gospel of Doubt

We all have a Gospel (beliefs, rules, etc.) to live by. There can be great strength in blind faith. Emotionally, you are ABSOLUTELY SURE that you SHALL CERTAINLY be taken care of. What do you do when your firmly held beliefs turn out not to be true? When Casey Gerald’s religion failed him, he searched for something new to believe in — in business, in government, in philanthropy — but found only false saviors. In this moving talk, Gerald urges us all to question our beliefs and embrace uncertainty. Continue reading TED Talk of the Day #020: The Gospel of Doubt

What is your experience with New Year Resolutions?

Posted this query in the Business Owner Book Club: What is your experience with New Year Resolutions? Believe in them? Hate them? Have you made any resolutions for the Year 2020? If yes, how is it going? Here are the responses: Ajay: Interesting poser!My personal take……. No, I do not subscribe to New Year Resolutions I feel resolutions are for some thing you want happen in the future. In a sense therefore one is limiting , binding and bracketing the future. In doing so one closes a whole other window of opportunities life maybe waiting to present one with. Trying … Continue reading What is your experience with New Year Resolutions?

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A New Year Resolution #2020!

Don’t just learn, experience. Don’t just read, absorb. Don’t just change, transform. Don’t just relate, advocate. Don’t just promise, prove. Don’t just criticize, encourage. Don’t just think, ponder. Don’t just take, give. Don’t just see, feel. Don’t just dream, do. Don’t just hear, listen. Don’t just talk, act. Don’t just tell, show. Don’t just exist, live — Roy T. Bennett, The Light in the Heart I am part of a Business Owners Book Club where in a moment of bravado, I declared: From 1st Jan 2020 onwards, I will share ONE BOOK DAILY from my collection (or new or any … Continue reading A New Year Resolution #2020!

Let’s Gift Away Our Books

A New Year Resolution for 2020! I am going to share one book for giving away for the entire year! Which means, I have to scan my collection and find books to give away. Alternatively, I might buy new books for giving away. Help me promote the culture of gifting books, and, of course, actually reading them! I invite you to dig into your books collection and start giving away one book a time, Blog about it – let the world know what you gave away so that more and more people are inspired to gift books. Continue reading Let’s Gift Away Our Books