Ganesha's big head inspires us to think big and think profitably; the big ears show openness to new ideas and suggestions; the narrow eyes point to the deep concentration needed to finish a task well; the long nose encourages curiosity and learningGanesha
is known throughout South Asia as the fountainhead of wisdom and courage. When laying the foundation stone of a building, he is invoked. No new business or industry is started without a prayer to him. Prayers to Ganesha
precede every Hindu religious ceremony. Travellers on lonely roads pay homage to the elephant god at roadside shrines; trusting Ganapati
to remove every danger from their path.
As a student of management, I was fascinated enough by Ganesha
to research the subject. Clearly, there is much we could learn to become more effective managers. Management is always the major chunk of the problem on the job; in business and at home.
Symbols have been one of the most effective ways to communicate ideas since the dawn of civilization. Let's look into the symbols of Ganesha
to get our managerial inspirations.
PRESENTING A GOOD FRONTGanesha
's excellent image took thousands of years to evolve. In Hindu mythology, Brahma stands for c Read more...