Explorations in the one of the greatest systems of thought devised by the human mind.
Here’s another great post on how we end up ruining our own selves by constantly judging ourselves.
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What makes a good leader?
Is there a test – just one single test – that can pick out ‘good’ leaders from the novices?
There are more books on leadership than one can throw a stone at. There is nothing that … Continue reading
To do anything big requires courage. Courage requires getting out of your own way. Too often, the only thing holding us back is our own self. To overcome this obstacle, we need to figure out a way to ‘remove’ ourselves … Continue reading
Jobs was a Buddhist by choice. His views on life, how to live it and how to keep things in perspective, reflects beliefs that many Buddhists would relate to.
One of Lao Tzu’s sayings:
To the mind that is still, the whole Universe surrenders…
In order for a mind to be still, a mind must be non-rushed. In order to be non-rushed, a mind must stay:
Fear-Free (In the Present)
Non Judgmental Mind
A … Continue reading
We fool ourselves into believing that we have so much to do. In reality, we have only ONE thing to do at any given time. And we need to do that with our full mind and body – full concentration. … Continue reading
Mindfulness is the state most commonly associated with Buddhist schools of thought. If you have felt you are in the zone – i.e. working with full concentration to the complete oblivion of all else, chances are you have experienced mindfulness. … Continue reading
The Two Selves
There are essentially two selves – the outer self – the one that wants things and wants to shape the world to obtain those things. And the inner self, which is quieter and which wants nothing but the … Continue reading
In the end, only kindness matters. Anyone can get results by screaming and yelling – especially if they hold a power position. The ‘yelled at’ people respond to the yeller’s position – not the meanness. The ‘yeller’ (person in the … Continue reading
In computer programming, one encounters a programming paradigm called event-driven programming. The premise is that the computer program ‘listens’ for ‘events’ and responds accordingly.
The gist of Buddhism is to ‘let go’ of any hard and fast … Continue reading