Languishing is the hidden toll taken by the long-haul Covid pandemic.
People with outstanding achievements are not anatomically or physiologically different from other persons. So why do they make it happen?
Continual fear and anxiety lead to severe depression, where the very will to live is challenged. In the USA, anxiety disorders affect 40 million citizens above 18, adding to about 18% of the population every year (4). And the figures are comparable in other developed and developing countries.
Ancient wisdom from any part of the world is firmly rooted in the natural attributes of compassion, empathy, tolerance, sharing and nurturing. These are the same qualities that adorn the feminine personality.
What are we as human beings longing for? Which needs have to be satisfied for us to live the highest expression of ourselves? And why millions cannot experience the latter?
The good-old Indian mentality revolves around the fact that women are backward in their brains. Women cannot think like men when it comes to taking up leadership roles in any strata of society. It is the innate desire of men to overrule women because Indian women cannot achieve great success all by themselves and are incomplete without their husbands.
One of the key features involved in the practice of Ancient Wisdom is integrity. Derived from the Latin word, Integritas, it means wholeness, entirety or completeness. Anything which is not whole or is incomplete will not sustain.
In a quest for sustainability and adding real value to the world, all responsible company is seeking objectives beyond monetary gains. Ancient Wisdom throughout the world is replete with advice, philosophies and methodologies to transcend beyond financial gains, into real and lasting objectives
Business ethics taught in the Business schools or as practised half-heartedly by many organisations, to suffice the legal requirement or due diligence process, misses out on its purpose. The organisations need to go beyond their individual existence to find themselves as a part of a much larger system. Everything that they do must benefit the whole system.