Kissing Up To The Boss

Many people simply kiss up to the boss.  They forget about their colleagues or people reporting to them.  Don’t fall into this trap. Once you graduate from high school you are more likely to be in touch with your fellow …

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Fake Work

Lets say you want someone to dig a hole for you in your garden.  A normal person would take a shovel and get it done within an hour.  A consultant will use teaspoons to dig.  And get three analysts to …

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Are You Relatively Happy?

There was an experiment done at Harvard University where they offered the graduating students a choice of two salaries.  They could choose to earn $75,000 per year and all their classmates would earn $80,000 a year or they could earn …

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Inner Game vs Outer Game

You are probably conscious about the outer game that you play continuously throughout your life – but are you also aware of your inner game? The inner game is what differentiates the people at the top level and the sooner …

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Coaching

Thinking of starting your own business but don’t know where to start? Or perhaps you have already started and figuring out it wasn’t as easy as you thought? Or you simply want to get ahead in your corporate career? Even …

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Don’t Work. Think.

Its hard to measure quality thinking.  Its easy to measure other things: number of PowerPoint slides produced, number of words written, hours spent in the office. But what is easy to measure is not necessarily better to measure. Our brains …

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Pick Your Own Race

Today I did the triathlon in Lausanne. I was one of the last to finish and was initially embarrassed at how far behind the main crowd I was. But then I realized that life is about competing against yourself. We …

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Finding My Audience

As I began to venture into the world of writing I pretty soon started to struggle to find what my “niche” was going to be. Is it technology, personal development or entrepreneurship? Should my style be funny or serious? Am …

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How To Make Someone’s Day

I just got this email: Subject: Love your Getting used to rejection 98 % of the time Posting Message: Hey Amir, this posting is simply amazing! Congrats! Were you inspired by http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rational_Emotive_Behavior_Therapy by chance? Best, R This mail took less …

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