What goes into forming “high performing teams”?

Adopted from Simon Sinek’s book titled “The Infinite Game” Trusting teams are those which are based on the foundation of trust.People trust each other , collaboration is a byproduct and people feel free to express their vulnerability. Biologically human beings are hardwired to protect outselves.When we do not feel safe feeling of mistrust results andContinue reading “What goes into forming “high performing teams”?”

Willingness to express vulnerability

Adopted from Simon Sinek’s book titled “The Infinite Game” Trusting teams are those where the members feel safe under an infinite minded leader.Collaboration is the key snd the members are willing to give their blood , sweat and tear to advance a just cause. When members work in Trusting Teams , they feel safe toContinue reading “Willingness to express vulnerability”

Emotional vs Rational brain arousal

The rational brain or “neo cortex” gives human beings the unique ability to analyze , rationalize & brainstorm , given a problem statement On the other hand , limbic or emotional brain has been inherited from apes , gives us emotions e.g. feelings of love , affection etc. To understand the respective arousal , nothingContinue reading “Emotional vs Rational brain arousal”

Leadership lessons for the day – Simon Sinek

Simon Sinek’s Together is Better is a leadership masterclass. The following have been adopted from the book: 1) Leadership is an education.The best leaders think themselves as students and not teachers 2) A star wants to see himself rise to the top. A leader wants to see those around him become stars. 3) A leaderContinue reading “Leadership lessons for the day – Simon Sinek”

Difference between “stress” and “passion”

Simon Sinek “Together is Better” highlights the difference in the simplest possible manner. Working hard for something we don’t care is called stress.Working hard for something we love is called passion. A true masterclass.

Assessing “true value” of a leader

Simon Sinek in his book “Together is Better” provides key insights related to the same. The true value of a leader is not measured by the work they do.The true value of a leader is measured by the work they inspire others to do. A true masterclass in leadership

Assessing the “value” of our lives

Simon Sinek in his book titled “Together is Better” illuminates us on this. The value of our lives is not determined by what we do for ourselves.The value of our lives is determined by what we do others. A true masterclass because after all what matters is fulfillment.

Is fulfillment related to achievement?

Simon Sinek in his book titled “Together is Better” clearly states the difference between excitement and fulfillment. Excitement comes from the achievement , fulfillment comes from the journey that got you there. Whereas excitement is no more than a short term “dopamine” shot , fulfillment os related to the flow of chemical named “oxytocin”. AContinue reading “Is fulfillment related to achievement?”