Making work a place for growth, discovery and reflectionMarch 5, 2023
It is not an exaggeration to say that my contemplation of Camus and Sisyphus planted some early seeds for...0
The importance of slowing down to reflectOctober 14, 2022
Over the past few posts, we have seen that Nelson Mandela’s quiet reflection in his prison cell led to a...
Experience versus reflection on experienceSeptember 30, 2022
In a number of recent entries, we have noted that Nelson Mandela’s most consequential personal experience, the event that...
Mandela’s unusual approach to incarcerationSeptember 19, 2022
Last time, we observed that among the most critical roles Nelson Mandela played during his presidency was that of...
How Nelson Mandela reshaped himself in prisonNovember 26, 2021
In the previous post, we looked at the extraordinary change of attitude that transpired during Nelson Mandela’s lengthy incarceration....
The value of processing your life’s experiencesApril 26, 2018
In the previous post, we looked at a personal story from Steve Jobs’, about “connecting the dots”. One of...
Time for reflection and good wishesDecember 29, 2017
As I often do this time of year, I am taking a week off from writing the blog. My...
How multitasking and smart phones change human interactionOctober 8, 2015
I’ve had something of a busy travel schedule for the past 15 days, flying to the US for a...
Finding idleness in the swimming poolSeptember 24, 2015
In the last post, I commented that the lifestyle of Pico Iyer—a travel writer who lives unplugged from nearly...