I was conducting a leadership workshop in Zurich for a top business school. There were about 60 persons in the audience, mostly senior executives.

I began by saying that I knew something about Zurich that I bet they did not know. And then I paused.

They were intrigued and sat…

We are early in the new year and memories of the past year are still heavy.

Here is a question for you to consider: How many times did you feel joy last year? Was there laughter that simply floated up for no reason and held you in a bubble of…

The new year has finally arrived, and I hope it is terrific for you in every way. The one which passed was eventful and this one promises to be as well. To make sure you laugh a lot I recommend reading at least one novel by P G Wodehouse each month.

Did the title of this blog grab you? It was designed to!

One of the many blessings of doing what I do is that I regularly get to meet remarkable persons. I told you about Ben Zander in my last blog. …

I am constantly amazed by the games we get caught up playing.

I recently had someone ask me — seriously! — how he could be more humble. He had read a book on leadership that said humility was a trait of great leaders and he wanted in on this trend.

As you look back on your life do you feel that there is so much more that you could have done and should have done and why didn’t you do it?

It is not that you were too busy and did not have time. It is not because you did not have the talent or the know-how or the wherewithal.

It is simply because, you never actually got around to doing what you knew you should do. It was much easier…

Srikumar S Rao

Srikumar Rao is the author of “Are You Ready to Succeed?” and creator of the celebrated MBA course, “Creativity & Personal Mastery.” // theraoinstitute.com

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