Tag archive for change

The Sad Legacy of Pandora

Buddhists declare that the source of suffering is people’s expectations – from their life and fate, from themselves, from the others.  In the absence of such expectations the state of zen can reign, peacefully of course. For those who carry on their existence always crammed…

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Management of change or change of management

Regardless of our inner desire to enjoy stability and predictability we have surely reached a universal acknowledgment that any person, organization, industry or even country is going at any moment through some kind of change.  Changes can be sudden events created by external and independent factors…

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The Step from Problems to Solutions

  Here in Romania we are in the middle of a maelstrom caused by too much incompetence, carelessness, and insult of our value as individuals, society and country.  In the last 25 years there were many such overflows of anger from those who wanted and…

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Getting Out of the Comfort Zone

Everybody talks about and pleads for embedding change into our lives.  The inevitable change must be acknowledged and then embraced as the ultimate guide to survival.  Going beyond the comfort zone is highly praised in any personal development book.  Yet nobody I know of ever talked…

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The soft side of innovation

 It’s the Era of Innovation: everybody claims it, loves it, and wants it.  Presumably the competition has reached the point where old tricks like location, advertising, cost structure or branding can no longer ensure the peace of mind and wallet of shareholders. Technology is the…

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Mistakes

I don’t think there are people wanting to fail:  without any doubt the straight line between desire and success is the all time favorite. Unfortunately our life is made out of comparable amounts of success and mistakes.  Inspirational speeches and books all praise success –…

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Seeing and believing

We rely much, sometimes excessively on sight.  We act much, sometimes excessively on belief.  We forget that seeing and believing are simply individual and imperfect mechanisms to process reality and transform it into perception. Our sight is dependent on individual anatomic factors.  The alignment, clarity…

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Travel

At least once a year it’s holiday time.  Young and not so young, financially relaxed or not quite, enthusiastic or stressed out – it’s high time we left “home”.  In the mountains or at seaside, towards any direction, by various transportation means, to different kinds…

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