4 Ways Your Burning Purpose Is Unique And Special

Every morning, we wake up and get ready to do some things. Often those things revolve around our job, our business or our hobbies.

Day after day, week after week, year after year, we do them.

But… Why?

What drives you to do what you do?

Sometimes it is necessity. Sometimes it is passion. Even curiosity, compulsion or coercion.

But when you take a closer look, it becomes obvious that all this is driven by something more abstract, that is unique and special to the human state. And that is…

Your Purpose.

What Is Purpose?

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Meaningful Numbers

The sheer size of India’s population is staggering. And that leads to some interesting spin offs. 25 people isn’t a “crowd”. Only 250 people is. Or maybe ten times as many. Educating 100 children doesn’t seem special. 1,000 is. Or better still, 10,000. Go big, or go home. It’s taken (too) literally. Something gets lost … Read more

Reintegrate Into Life

Life may not be all we wanted it to be.

That’s a realization every middle-aged person wakes up to one fine day… and lives with for many years.

Where did all our dreams go?

The question haunts and taunts you. Keeps you awake late into the night, or awakens you in the early morning hours. Pops up inconveniently at odd times throughout your work day, sapping energy and kindling nostalgia for the “good old” past.

The cure to this ‘problem’ is reintegration.

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Frustrated By Success

As a child, I read Richie Rich comics. Richie was fabulously wealthy, with his personal butler, Cadbury, his robotic maid, Irona, and an endless collection of gadgets, toys and exotic presents. The tag line of Richie Rich always fascinated me, though, because it sounded so contradictory… “The Poor Little Rich Boy”We are all familiar with … Read more

Why I Gave Up Conventional Medical Practice To Build a Non-Profit

I was in a restaurant, holding a steaming mug of hot java. With me were two friends. One I’ve known for 30 years. The other I’d just met 30 minutes back. The social dance was on. We explored vital questions. Who are you and who do you know? What do you do, and why? The … Read more