#42 When I am silent..

Staying comfortable with silence is not easy. There is a discomfort that prevails around silence, almost as if one has to make an attempt to break it! Staying comfortable with silence enables a higher  level of concentration & observation, almost like meditating with your eyes open & staying conscious.  Rumi says “When I am silent, I…

#41 Why we do what we do..

This book by Edward L.Deci was a delight to read. No, it’s clearly not one of those self-help books (with due respect to that genre). It’s a book on self-motivation. There are many theoretical constructs and research based psychological inferences that the author makes, which are very convincing and compelling for a reader. It is through…

#40 A pure heart open to light..

“A pure heart open to light will be filled with the very essence of truth”. ~ Rumi  The mastreo Rumi, yet again helps me draw a parallel with OD. Chris Argyris spoke about ‘espoused truth and truth of practice‘. As practicing OD consultants, we need to seek the truth by embodying the values of Humanism,…

#36 Look for the Answer…

It’s good to stay curious! It’s equally important to be aware of the questions we ask. The answers we receive are only limited to the questions we ask. I’m reminded of a brilliant quote by David Cooperrider “We live in the world our questions create”. How true & relevant in the current world of Appreciative…

#35 Be like a Tree 

Be like a Tree, let the dead leaves drop. ~Rumi #zentangles #doodles #Rumi #dailydrawings #b&w Join me on Twitter @s_scoops on LinkedIn @Shilpa Srikanth

#34 Flow

  “By stretching skills, by reaching toward higher challenges, such person becomes an increasingly extraordinary individual”. -Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi. It will be interesting to ponder over what are such Flow experiences that we encounter, what is it that gives us a Dopomine kick & puts us in a state of heightened attention! How do we increase…

#25 What Comes will go…

What comes will go, what is found will be lost again. But what you are is beyond coming and going and behind descriptions. You are it!  ~Rumi Join me on Twitter @S_scoops On Linkedin @Shilpa Srikanth