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Mantra #1: People are at the core.

Mantra #1: People are at the core. After 2 years of Business School and reading countless cases on topics ranging from finance to high-level, global strategy, every business challenge, opportunity, or issue basically came down to people – the decisions people make, the biases people bring to the table, the motivations people want to fulfill, and … Continue reading

My 4 Mantras to Managing Business & Life

Over the recent past, my real-world and virtual experiences constantly serve as a reminder of how rapidly the world is changing and evolving.  Nonetheless, our Graduation Keynote Lecturer, Prof. Brad Killaly, also reminded me via his last lecture that the more things change, the more they remain the same.  Regardless of which school of thought … Continue reading

Mantra #2: Trust, but ask questions.

Mantra #2:Trust, but ask questions.   Have you ever found yourself in your doctor’s office dying to ask a question?  You’re so eager to ask the question, but end up not doing so because you don’t want to question the so-called expert, your physician?  If people are afraid to ask questions regarding their health and … Continue reading

Mantra #3: Life is all about tradeoffs.

Mantra #3: Life is all about tradeoffs.  Couple years ago on a high stress, mission-critical project for a huge client, I remember a colleague repeatedly reminding our project team that If everything is a priority, then nothing is a priority.  This statement really resonated with me and extends this Mantra that life is all about tradeoffs. … Continue reading

Mantra #4: Appreciate your experiences.

Mantra #4: Appreciate your experiences.  I’ll be the first one to say life is not easy nor is it fair.  Nonetheless, there is an opportunity to learn, grow and appreciate each and every interaction you encounter on a daily basis whether it be business or personal.  Assess every good, bad, and ugly happening in life from … Continue reading