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Decode A Culture – Individualistic Vs. Collectivist
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Decode A Culture – Task Oriented Vs. Relationship Oriented
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5 Surefire Ways To Better Your Communication Skills Across Cultures
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Voice Your Opinions – Why It Matters
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I Am Ashamed…
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How to Avoid Being Burned Out
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How To Grow Love In A Relationship
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Entertaining Made Easy: 5 Step Guide For Busy Professionals
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3 Things We Can Learn From The Life Of Ward Treat
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16 Inspirational Quotes To Live By In 2015

Decode A Culture – Task Oriented Vs. Relationship Oriented

You are a savvy professional, and a social human being. You understand the value of having colleagues that support your ideas, business allies that want to collaborate with you, and friends that will help you when you are in need. Right? Then you will also understand how critical it is to have such allies on your[…]

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5 Surefire Ways To Better Your Communication Skills Across Cultures

Some time back, a friend asked me to write about specific challenges that individuals with multicultural experiences face. That really got me thinking. I recollected many of my own challenges when I first came to the US from India, and how those evolved over time. I also started intentionally observing my friends who grew up in[…]

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Voice Your Opinions – Why It Matters

After my post last week, I received this as a question from a reader (who wishes to be anonymous): “You talked about speaking your voice, expressing your values, and standing up for what you feel is right. All that is great. But do you ever feel hesitant to speak up because you are tired of the[…]

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I Am Ashamed…

 saw the documentary, “India’s Daughter”, and cried my heart out. I feel furious, devastated, and helpless. I can’t fathom the way this rapist and his lawyer thinks.

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How to Avoid Being Burned Out

I have been so busy since the last couple of weeks “making things happen” that I have not been able to write as much as I would like – the activity which I look forward to every week. Why? Because I felt that I had so much to do, I could not afford to take[…]

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How To Grow Love In A Relationship

Valentine’s Day is upon us. Love is in the air. Every store I go to has at least one special display of merchandise in red and pink with heart shapes all over it. Some items claimed that it is THE gift to demonstrate your love to your spouse, and some went as far as saying that[…]

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Entertaining Made Easy: 5 Step Guide For Busy Professionals

This is the last post I ever imagined I would write. Yet, here I am talking about it today. Why? Because it just goes to show how far one can come if only you take small steps in the right direction. I first got serious about decluttering in May 2014. I got rid of half my[…]

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3 Things We Can Learn From The Life Of Ward Treat

Who is Ward Treat? You May Wonder. Ward was a dear friend of mine, a mentor for 10 years, and as giving as a human being can be. He suddenly passed away in December 2014. After the initial shock of the news was over, I started thinking about all that he has taught me knowingly[…]

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16 Inspirational Quotes To Live By In 2015

I heard and read so many “Top 10” type of lists as 2014 ended that I decided to create one for myself. Here are the 16 quotes, in no particular order, that have gotten me through the last year. I hope that these inspirational quotes will carry you through the year 2015. Happy new year!

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