Manohar Man Shrestha: Management Consultant / Trainer / Writer/Venture Capitalist

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Manohar Man Shrestha: Management Consultant / Trainer / Writer/Venture Capitalist

Luxury is not good for leadership

Nepal’s new PM got a car that cost 10 million rupees.  It is lots of money.  The car will do good to his bums and his nostrils but not to his image.  Nepalese people are looking for a leader who will not indulge in the trappings of power.  In Nepal they are: 1.  Expensive cars…

The new truth about getting rich or simply surviving

Did you ever care that your plumber or your electrician , the local laborer, the cabbie , the grocery shop owner and similar people you buy services or products from, survive, have enough to eat or not? You don’t.  you buy what you need from them, and then you don’t want to hear from them. …

A new way to look at career problems

Look at the world around you.  Many of us won’t have to time to do that simple thing.  When i was young and deciding on the  career that i would pursue, i made it a point that my career will allow me time to look both outside and inside myself on a regular basis.  I…

Living with elderly parents

It is an emotionally challenging aspect of life. Many people are unaware of the psychological impact it has both on the elderly parents and the young generation. As a result they take the conflicts that arise either in silence or mental-verbal violence. In silence, the quality of life detoriates, in violence no life remains. The…

What’s in a new year anyway?

The best part of any new year for me is the reflection of the past year followed by the contemplation of the coming year.  Give it a try… We need to find any reason there is to look back at life and not wait for the day we are on our death bed.  Every new…

New times, new roles: redefining yourself

Even a comparatively poor country like Nepal is getting into the harsh realities of a burstling economy.  There was a time when only the poor had to work heavily to be able to survive.  Today even the rich and the middle class are working as much as they can.  Why?  It is no longer because…

Negative Attitude: your own nemesis

You think you have done nothing wrong.  You have done the best you could.  Because people have been saying you should communicate well, you have tried to be as polite as was possible.  Yet you get negative comments or feedbacks from others.  From my consulting work, i have come to the conclusion that is phenomenon…

Living in the Borderline

Life of a management consultant is always on the borderline of super business and abosolute inaction.  For several months you are so busy, you are there saving companies.  Then suddenly you complete your job and it will be a while before you get the next assignment.  Office workers and business men relish on the fact…

Exploitation and success

No body wants to be exploited, talent wise (not physically).  Yet at the beginning you have to allow yourself to be exploited, otherwise you can never find your talent.  However, at one point you must wake up and refuse to be exploited.  Name most successful people, they passed through this law of success.  Recently i…

The painful part of Management consulting

Today at my consulting assignment at a bank, i felt so strange.  As though a daily laborer, working at people’s mercy.  It is a tough position to live by.  Yet is my way of living always on the emotional edge.  Imagine having to change your house everyday, starting a career everyday, having to be prepared…