Be Still, My Turbulent Mind (a poem)

Part of your wisdom portfolio A pentametric poem in six stanzas. Recite aloud. Be Still, My Turbulent Mind I awake, and my mind’s wheel starts churning,It spins out dreams even while I’m sleeping,Why does my brain think so unceasingly?What’d happen if it went still fleetingly? Would I wilt, crumple, or cease to exist?Is it not …

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Find the Right Question, Find a Treasure.

Part of your wisdom portfolio We presented a proposal recently. It was an intense session, and the customer probed us on many aspects of the solution and financials. It went well, and when we gathered for a debrief afterwards, our leader said, ‘I think we did a good job. We had all the answers!’ In …

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The Day I Really Saw Beauty

Emanations of the Philosophy of Life Instinct It was a balmy evening, and we were strolling on a beach in South Goa. The sun low on the horizon was casting a golden glow over the Arabian sea, a few straggling trawlers, swaying palms, and feathery clouds. A river entered the sea nearby, birds were squawking …

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3 States of the Wise Mind

Fly low and soar high I was meditating yesterday, and a thought came to me unbidden, as they are inclined to do. When this happens, if it is something new and worthwhile, the trick is to capture it, write it out, and share it. I am invariably confident I’ll remember the notion until I finish …

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