#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…

#26 ‘2017’ My year of being a Change Agent in a Nutshell

As the year 2017 draws to a close, I am left with a deep sense of gratitude and many experiences to be thankful to. This will remain the year, marked forever, that I commenced my journey of Using Self as an instrument of change. Here is my 2017 captured in a nutshell! Creating bonds &…

#19 Gratitude, a Change Agent’s Journey!

I was reading a brilliant work of David Whyte, Consolations -The Solace, nourishment and underlying meaning of everyday words, and in that a particular chapter on Gratitude. I realized that in 15 more days the year draws to a close, and the timing is just apt to delve on the subject of this week’s Sketchnote…