Summit Thoughts

What do you think about self-help and motivational books?

What do you think about self-help and motivational books?

People I know are often divided about the value they see in self-help and motivational books. The advocates within my circle are able to easily articulate the key messages of such books and even share specific stories about how such books have helped them in dealing with specific issues. The others within my circle who question the value of such books have neither read those that the advocates talk about nor will they ever read them but always look out ...

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State of awe, innovation and development

State of awe, innovation and development

I recently attended a talk by Jason Silva a self-confessed epiphany addict, futurist and filmmaker. I attended the talk with a friend and fellow executive and life coach. The talk followed an interesting format because an open Q&A session was interspersed with showing some of his short films. There were two points discussed and raised that strongly resonated with me.

The first one was the importance of constantly being in a state of awe. Being in a state of awe and ...

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Welcome to Summit Thoughts

Welcome to Summit Thoughts

It is a privilege and honour to be able to write a blog and encourage collaboration and sharing of experiences.  I intend to update this every one to two weeks with relevant topics about work and life issues.

I will be sharing some of my personal experiences in life and at work. I may also be reviewing some relevant books and articles and share my thoughts with the readers. I will be sharing my perspectives as a coach or highlight how ...

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Career second- or third-acts: a myth or possibility?

Career second- or third-acts: a myth or possibility?

As part of my coaching journey, I undertook a research project to help me understand whether the current career paths of people are aligned with their aspirations and dreams before they started working and the main reasons for doing so. It also sought to understand how people define transitions, investigate the extent to which they have experienced such transitions and get some views on what factors have helped or hindered them from experiencing or managing such transitions.

Despite the ongoing Global ...

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Have you ever experienced being on a career cross-roads?

Have you ever experienced being on a career cross-roads?

I have experienced being on the career cross-roads a number of times. My close friends and colleagues often ask themselves if they are in the right jobs or careers or if what they do is a reflection of who they really are and what they stand for. I sometimes wonder if the availability of choice amongst the current generation of professionals and workers is a blessing or a curse. The generations of our parents and grandparents often ended doing the ...

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