September 30, 2019

Are you an owner or an employee?

Are you the proverbial employee or the owner of your company? It requires enormous courage to treat people working for you like owners instead of machines . Machines do their jobs but […]
September 26, 2019

8 Gifts For Your Next Team Building Offsite

Last week, I saw our gardener wearing a brand-new t-shirt of a Top Tier Consulting firm! Curious, I asked him where he got it from. Said it was given to him by […]
September 23, 2019

Book Learning: Influence Without Authority by Allan R. Cohen

Introduction With a recent trend of the organizational structure getting more and more linear, coupled with the fact that in today’s times, Gen X Gen Y and Gen Z are all required […]
September 19, 2019

Facing The Giant : A FocusU First

“The chief enemy of creativity is good sense.” – Pablo Picasso  Sometimes we come across a challenge in life that initially seems impossible to solve. A challenge that challenges one’s perceived limits […]
September 13, 2019

Left Of The Center : Barking At The Wrong Tree

“The chief enemy of creativity is good sense.” – Pablo Picasso  The book “Barking up the wrong tree : The surprising science behind why everything you know about success is (mostly) wrong” […]
September 11, 2019

Book Learning: A Whack On The Side Of The Head

“The chief enemy of creativity is good sense.” – Pablo Picasso  Let me start with two milestones in my personal life which have truly shaped my personality and decision making abilities. First […]
September 6, 2019

Book Learning: The Checklist Manifesto by Atul Gwande

Introduction For every FocusU family member, checklists are an irreplaceable part of life. So, when I came across a book titled “The Checklist Manifesto,” I knew I had to read it. The […]
September 5, 2019

Book Learning: How to Stop Worrying and Start Living by Dale Carnegie

Introduction Dale Breckenridge Carnegie (November 24, 1888 – November 1, 1955) was an American writer and lecturer, and the developer of famous courses in self-improvement, salesmanship, corporate training, public speaking, and interpersonal skills. His book, […]
September 3, 2019

Book Learning: The Six Thinking Hats by Dr Edward de Bono

Thinking is the ultimate human resource. And, yet we can never be satisfied with our most important skill. No matter how good we become, we should always want to be better. The […]
September 2, 2019

Failure – A Chance To Succeed Better.

I am someone who sleeps like a baby, but last night was different. I kept tossing and turning and after barely managing to sleep for a couple of hours, I woke up […]