Graduations hold a special meaning in our lives. They seem to signify our maturity at a certain skill that we may have learnt and demonstrated through our actions and behaviour.

Yesterday, i had the pleasure of speaking at a graduation event and in today’s musings i thought of sharing the…

“What’s my potential”, asked the little tortoise to his mamma.

“I don’t know my love, but you are destined for great things”, said his mamma.

“What kind of great things?”, he asked with an eager curiosity.

“Have patience little one, time will tell”; said mamma hugging him tightly….

So many…

We are creatures of habit.

And yet, when it comes to creating a new one, we find it super difficult…. especially, when it comes to doing things that are good for us!

Sounds pretty irrational, isn’t it?

Well, that’s because humans aren’t logical creatures, especially when it comes to what…

The panelist said something that struck a chord with me… “It’s not failures that define you, its what you do after that”…

Coming from a software development experience, i thought of the many application codes that i had written which fail the user acceptance tests due to code defects… i…

A strange thing happened today…. One shoot of my money plant had turned yellow…. the rest of the plant seemed fine… maybe i hadn’t watered the pot enough, i thought… but then why did just 1 shoot go yellow?

Now, i’m not a botanist but my analytical brain decided to look closely and realised that other shoots had long aerial roots spouting out where as this one didn’t … guess, that means others had another source of nutrition for survival and this poor yellow shoot died because its only…

On Wednesday, i hosted a Personal Branding session for an amazing group of over 1000 !!

It felt a little overwhelming and quite reassuring at the same time… overwhelming because my brain was suddenly in a frenzy to figure out how to manage an interactive session with such a large…

I love him, i worship him and i also get angry with him. He is my favourite. He is Ganesha.

Growing up, i would look forward to the festival of Ganesh Chathurthi… for the yummy modaks that mom made, the visits to friends and relatives homes and to sarvajanik pandals…

I’ve always been fascinated by the elephant… A magnificent creature that is the epitome of power, royalty and resilience. Ever wonder how such a creature could ever feel shackled? Elephant calves are tied to a tree by their mahouts using a rope or chains … and as they struggle to…

A week back, I had the opportunity to attend a virtual panel with some of the most successful entrepreneurs in India focusing on their career journeys. The moderator quickly cut to the chase, by asking the panel members how they would describe their ‘successful professional journeys’ in a few words…

One of my ex-manager takes vacations. You’d wonder, so what’s the big deal?

The big deal is, he truly disconnects, no phones, no emails…. It’s like he vanishes for those few days… the other big deal, is that he respects if his team also takes true vacations…

Not all managers…

Vaishali Wagle

Founder & Executive Coach at ZENESSE.in

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