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Radhanath Swami stresses the importance of compassion in leaders

Radhanath Swami stresses the importance of compassion in leaders

A world-renowned speaker and social activist spoke at Northwestern on Tuesday and discussed how his experiences shaped his view of the role of different leaders in society. The event, called ‘The Power to Lead,” featured Radhanath Swami and drew a crowd of about 150 individuals to Harris Hall. It was co-sponsored by several student groups including the Bhakti Yoga […]

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Dealing with difficult people

Dealing with difficult people

“The most important thing in communication is hearing what isn’t said” – Peter Drucker (1909-2005), American Management guru We often face the challenge of dealing with difficult people. Every leader faces ‘trouble cases’; people who annoy you repeatedly and you wish they weren’t part of your team. Incorrigible subordinates or even unreasonable superiors may suck […]

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What is ‘spiritual’ about Leadership?

What is ‘spiritual’ about Leadership?

“The problem with the rat race is even if you win it, you still remain a rat” –   an American saying Leadership appears attractive; we often see leaders surrounded by fans and ‘yes’ men. But few are aware of what happens behind the scenes. Although externally smiling and basking on the glory that comes his […]

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Manager- Manage your mind!

Manager- Manage your mind!

Discover the 4 p’s of Manage your mind “One must deliver himself with the help of his mind, and not degrade himself. The mind is the friend of the conditioned soul, and his enemy as well” – Bhagavad Gita (6.5) Have you ever been so stressed at work that you felt your mind could explode […]

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Making assumptions v/s understanding needs

Making assumptions v/s understanding needs

“Begin challenging your own assumptions. Your assumptions are your windows on the world. Scrub them off every once in a while, or the light won’t come in.” – Alan Alda (six time Emmy award winning actor) One friend shared his hard earned realizations:

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Sacred principles of team building

Sacred principles of team building

“You can do what I cannot do. I can do what you cannot do. Together we can do great things.” – Mother Teresa Relationships at all levels, family, friends or workplace yield success, joy, and fulfilment only when we live by sacred principles.  Whether you are a housewife, or a manager of a company, you […]

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Communication skills- From interpersonal to intrapersonal

Communication skills- From interpersonal to intrapersonal

  “Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe.” – Abraham Lincoln It’s amazing how personality development and communication workshops attract many participants but seminars on character development and improving communication with our deep inner selves has few takers. The world is smitten by […]

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Personalized Leadership

Personalized Leadership

The word Krishna means all attractive; in other words Krishna attracts all. When He used to do the Raas Leela all the gopis used to think Krishna is dancing with me and He loves me the most. Krishna is personal with His devotees. A leader needs to be personal with his followers. I remember some months back, […]

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