CONTINUOUS PARTIAL ATTENTION?

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Champion of Emotional intelligence Daniel Goleman (2013) wrote another fascinating book called the FOCUS : the hidden driver of excellence. It is all about the neurobiology, psychology and personal management of leaders on learning to pay attention in a world that is chronically less able to do this thereby leading to the proliferation of information […]

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Seek and Ye Shall Find

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When we opened this up in our coaching conversation, he confessed that the paradigm he was operating under was “An effective manager should figure things out himself – that is what he is paid to do! Admitting failure, asking for help … these are signs of ineffectiveness”. Another example: At an IT delivery organisation, I […]

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The power of presence

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It was a 9 hour flight from Heathrow to Mumbai. The departure was pretty eventless and on time. The flight had leveled off to a cruise. Tired from the pre-departure routine, almost everyone on the plane had dozed off and the cabin crew had dimmed the lights. Suddenly an announcement was made through the public […]

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