Adopting the abundance mentality at the workplace

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The magic about abundance is that it doesn’t simply stop at the personal level: you can leverage it to work to your benefit either as an employee or as a business-owner. More


Manifesting abundance…

An Abundance of Berries Road to Robridding

What would make me really happy?


Not having to wake up early in the mornings

Lazy breakfasts

A greater sense of control over things like how the house is organised (even though I try hard to convince myself that not being in charge is less of a hassle and leaves me more free time)

An afternoon siesta

Casual dressing

Good wholesome meals for less

Time to curl up with a good book sometimes


What we can learn from the Veronica who wiped Jesus’ face

The Biblical Veronica must have been tempted to:
1. Wail and lament at the sight of death, as the Women of Jerusalem were doing.
2. Stay where she was and rail against the unfairness of it all
3. Adopt a my-hands-are-tied and that is his fate attitude.
4. Attempt to fight against the injustice by either convincing the soldiers that Jesus was the son of God, or by placing herself squaring in front of Jesus to protect him from the whip lashes

But instead she chose to step into the Lord’s shoes and understand what would give him momentary respite by wiping his face with her own sweaty apron. More

Making your own luck


In Be Lucky, its an Easy Skill to Learn, Richard Wiseman cites a study to prove that optimists are more likely to recognise and take advantage of opportunities:

Take the case of chance opportunities. Lucky people consistently encounter such opportunities, whereas unlucky people do not. I carried out a simple experiment to discover whether this was due to differences in their ability to spot such opportunities. More

On Leaders and the Led…

The more understanding someone has, the less he speaks and the more he does.

Who ruled the ancient world, the warriors or the scholars? Who rules the world today, the politicians or the philosophers? Who runs corporations, the managers or the subject-matter experts?

If an employee is the most competent at his job, would the organisation reward him with a promotion or with incentives to work harder? Why is it that the middle management rarely understands the concerns of those under them? More

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