Sonia's Quotes

What we need more than foresight or hindsight is insight.

Sonia Mehta

Spring cleaning? Begin by trashing this phrase: "But I've always done it this way!"

Sonia Mehta

Do not fear if you feel 'lost' along the way, You will 'find' yourself if you let the music play.

Sonia Mehta

"Don't store your stories. What you share could 'make' someone's story."

Sonia Mehta

Sometimes you don't see the light until you feel the heat.

Sonia Mehta

"Make peace with all the pieces that make you,
Coloured, pale, sturdy or brittle too.
Seen a kaleidoscope? Beautiful view.
All pieces at peace. Why isn't that you"

Sonia Mehta

Are we serving for a Cause or merely for Applause, is the question to ask?

Sonia Mehta

"The day we understand the difference between value and price, our whole approach to life and work will change."

Sonia Mehta

When you present, be present that you are the present, you are giving.

Sonia Mehta

"Simplify= simple + amplify. In other words amplify simplicity, not complexity."

Sonia Mehta

Don't let anyone or anything coat your quote.

Sonia Mehta

Your word will determine your world. Choose carefully.

Sonia Mehta

I realised that in order to be a fair judge, the first thing I needed to do was, suspend judgement.

Sonia Mehta

"If only we remained children and not became adult-erated."

Sonia Mehta

"The moment you immerse 'U' in 'solitude', it becomes 'soul-itude'".

Sonia Mehta

While learning the best Communication Skills don't forget the art of a simple conversation.

Sonia Mehta

"Do what you believe in and then believe in what you do."

Sonia Mehta

"Leadership is not just about leading. It is also having the flexibility to be led whenever the situation demands."

Sonia Mehta

"Education need not give the knowledge we envision, but knowledge can definitely educate us as we have envisioned."

Sonia Mehta

"Is all your travel outbound? When was the last time you took an 'in'bound flight? Yes, the flight with-'in'?"

Sonia Mehta

Ever wondered why "feedback" is called so? Because it feeds us, nourishes us, gives us "food" to chew and digest. So next time someone gives you feedback, say "Thank you" and reflect upon it.

Sonia Mehta

"Running the race in some one else's pace only guarantees a fall flat on our face. Keep moving, adapting your pace to every case."

Sonia Mehta

"Diversity,gender parity and so on are not just annual events to be celebrated. It is a mindset. Till that is embraced what International Women's Day are we celebrating?"

Sonia Mehta

I very often hear people say, "These are my 2 bits on it, or my 2 cents" when presenting a thought. Is this the value you attach to your ideas? How do you think "a 2 cents" idea will be received?"

Sonia Mehta

"When we shift our focus from connecting solely with people who can enrich our business to those who can enrich our lives, when we find inspiration in simple people and things, is when we become rich in experiences. And these experiences in turn have enriched my work."

Sonia Mehta

"A true Coach will disrupt your 'set' pattern, will question you, will make you 'uncomfortable' and 'unsure' of your actions, will not jump to your rescue, will even watch you struggle...but eventually open up a world of new possibilities which you yourself have created."

Sonia Mehta

"Stories are all around, not just in books. And it takes more than just eyes to read them."

Sonia Mehta

If you are gifted and sincerely want to serve, being visible is not a choice, it is a duty, an obligation. Playing small when you are endowed to play big serves no one.

Sonia Mehta

"The experiences in your life that have been most rough,
Actually grind you, polish you and make you tough."

Sonia Mehta

"'Small' details can make a 'big' difference. Never neglect the 'small' if you want to make it 'Big'."

Sonia Mehta

"Don't let breakdowns break you. Remember that's how breakthroughs happen."

Sonia Mehta

"You are the present that was gift wrapped and given to you. Which ribbons are still to be untied? Which adhesives are still binding you down?"

Sonia Mehta

"Ultimately it is the quality of our questions as well as our ability to understand not just the 'what' of the questions posed to you, but why they were asked in the first place, that will determine the quality of our relationships with people."

Sonia Mehta

"Loss of money is recoverable. Loss of faith and trust is irreparable. Integrity is everything."

Sonia Mehta

"It is said 'Action speaks louder than words.' It is also true that words have the power to galvanize any action. Choose judiciously."

Sonia Mehta

"You don't necessarily need a 'Power point' to make a 'powerful point' or make your 'point powerful'."

Sonia Mehta

I fail to understand the term "Work-Life Balance". Work is an integral part of Life and life needs to be pumped into work to achieve anything.

Sonia Mehta

I am often asked on how to "begin a presentation". My response, "Begin with the end." Yes, you read it right. You want to leave an indelible imprint with your presentation? Then begin with the end/purpose in mind."

Sonia Mehta

"Self-service is not just a term applied in restaurants. It is a term to be applied in life. Are you serving yourself well enough? If you aren't how are you equipped to serve others well?"

Sonia Mehta

"Present+ation"- Yes it is a present, a gift. So make it valuable. Remember 3 I's
1) Am I "Invitational"?
2) Am I "Inclusive"?
3) Am I "Inquiring"?

Sonia Mehta

"The quality of your disposition determines the altitude of your position."

Sonia Mehta

"Just as a sculptor works tirelessly chipping and carving stone into a masterpiece, refined communication too needs to be carefully chiselled."

Sonia Mehta

We all hear this phrase, "Stop wasting time!" I say, " START wasting time." Who decides for you what is a waste of time?

Sonia Mehta

"Communication is more than just a skill or an art. Communication is a 'grace' we bestow upon ourselves and upon others.

Sonia Mehta

"It's important to understand the difference between Assertive Communication and Aggressive Communication. The former builds bridges of Trust, the latter creates walls of Mistrust. Are you building bridges or walls?"

Sonia Mehta

"Do you operate from a space of 'abundance' or 'lack?' Am certain we all have reasons to feel 'abundant' in some ways. What you operate from is what you attract."

Sonia Mehta

"Thoughts just enter, without knocking. And we have the choice to decide which ones that 'enter' should we 'enter-tain'."

Sonia Mehta


"Always work your worth and ensure your work is worth the while."

Sonia Mehta

"Personalise your Professionalism."

Sonia Mehta


"Challenges are opportunities
Face up
Brace up
Grace up
Ace up!"

Sonia Mehta

"If you don't stretch, how will you know how far can you stretch?"

Sonia Mehta


"The altitude of your success is inversely proportional to the amplitude of your excuses."

Sonia Mehta

"One man's poison is another man's elixir. Who are we to judge? Who are we to grudge?"

Sonia Mehta


"The day we are able to discern the difference between 'value' and 'price', our whole approach to life will change."

Sonia Mehta



"When you value your 'Val-YOU', no other 'Val-idation' is needed."

Sonia Mehta




"Leadership is not a title.
Leadership is a grace.
So treat it gracefully,
graciously,
gratefully."

Sonia Mehta



"Are you affected by what people say? Or are you steering your life your way?"

Sonia Mehta



"The first 4 letters are the same. It's the latter 2 that shape our destiny.VIC-TIM or VIC_TOR.What are you playing?"

Sonia Mehta



"Shift from being 'Perfomance driven' to being 'Purpose driven'. When all are aligned with a purpose, performance will automatically be achieved."

Sonia Mehta



"Stop telling and selling.Start observing and serving."

Sonia Mehta



"Small details can make a Big difference. Never neglect the 'small' if you want to make it 'big'."

Sonia Mehta



"The quality of our service unto others, is directly proportional to the quality of our self-worth."

Sonia Mehta



"In my total emptiness, I found my complete fullness."

Sonia Mehta



"Carpets are for beauty, warmth and comfort. Never for brushing things under them.
Something needs to be said?
Go say it!
Something needs to be done?
Go do it!."

Sonia Mehta



"There is only one way to inspire others.
Be the inspiration!."

Sonia Mehta



GAME OF LOVE.

Gratitude (Wear the attitude), Alone Time (do what makes you happy), Media time (restrict), Exercise (any physical activity), Others (connect/reconnect), Fix a routine (eat, work, sleep on time), Line (draw healthy boundaries), Offer help (there is plenty we can do), Vent (emotions intelligently), Empathy (for self & others)

Sonia Mehta



Our thoughts impact our emotions and guide our actions

Have a cup of TEA

T-Thoughts (we can train & tame them)
E-Emotions (express appropritely)
A-Action (act responsibly)

Sonia Mehta



How do you balance your emotions?

Try AAA Batteries formula

Awareness (Become aware of your feeling)
Acceptance (Accept it without judgement)
Actions (Act mindfully)

Sonia Mehta



Whatever you engage in,
Remember one thing It is a reflection of your self portrait.

Are you autographing it with excellence?

Sonia Mehta



Heave you ever wondered
how some of your most creative ideas are born when you let your mind wander?

Wander moments can be Wonder moments?

Sonia Mehta



Life will have many battles
you can be a "Worrier" Or "Warrior".

Sonia Mehta



When we make
a mistake.
Don't blame
Don't trivialise
Don't rationalise
Simply aologize.

Sonia Mehta

What we need more than foresight or hindsight is insight.

Sonia Mehta
Sonia Mehta

Spring cleaning? Begin by trashing this phrase: "But I've always done it this way!"

Sonia Mehta
Sonia Mehta

Do not fear if you feel 'lost' along the way, You will 'find' yourself if you let the music play.

Sonia Mehta
Sonia Mehta

"Don't store your stories. What you share could 'make' someone's story."

Sonia Mehta
Sonia Mehta

Sometimes you don't see the light until you feel the heat.

Sonia Mehta
Sonia Mehta

"Make peace with all the pieces that make you,
Coloured, pale, sturdy or brittle too.
Seen a kaleidoscope? Beautiful view.
All pieces at peace. Why isn't that you"

Sonia Mehta
Sonia Mehta

Are we serving for a Cause or merely for Applause, is the question to ask?

Sonia Mehta
Sonia Mehta

"The day we understand the difference between value and price, our whole approach to life and work will change."

Sonia Mehta
Sonia Mehta

When you present, be present that you are the present, you are giving.

Sonia Mehta
Sonia Mehta

"Simplify= simple + amplify. In other words amplify simplicity, not complexity."

Sonia Mehta
Sonia Mehta

Don't let anyone or anything coat your quote.

Sonia Mehta
Sonia Mehta

Your word will determine your world. Choose carefully.

Sonia Mehta
Sonia Mehta

I realised that in order to be a fair judge, the first thing I needed to do was, suspend judgement.

Sonia Mehta
Sonia Mehta

"If only we remained children and not became adult-erated."

Sonia Mehta
Sonia Mehta

"The moment you immerse 'U' in 'solitude', it becomes 'soul-itude'".

Sonia Mehta
Sonia Mehta

While learning the best Communication Skills don't forget the art of a simple conversation.

Sonia Mehta
Sonia Mehta

"Leadership is not just about leading. It is also having the flexibility to be led whenever the situation demands."

Sonia Mehta
Sonia Mehta

"Education need not give the knowledge we envision, but knowledge can definitely educate us as we have envisioned."

Sonia Mehta
Sonia Mehta

"Is all your travel outbound? When was the last time you took an 'in'bound flight? Yes, the flight with-'in'?"

Sonia Mehta
Sonia Mehta

Ever wondered why "feedback" is called so? Because it feeds us, nourishes us, gives us "food" to chew and digest. So next time someone gives you feedback, say "Thank you" and reflect upon it.

Sonia Mehta
Sonia Mehta

"Running the race in some one else's pace only guarantees a fall flat on our face. Keep moving, adapting your pace to every case."

Sonia Mehta
Sonia Mehta

"Diversity,gender parity and so on are not just annual events to be celebrated. It is a mindset. Till that is embraced what International Women's Day are we celebrating?"

Sonia Mehta
Sonia Mehta

I very often hear people say, "These are my 2 bits on it, or my 2 cents" when presenting a thought. Is this the value you attach to your ideas? How do you think "a 2 cents" idea will be received?"

Sonia Mehta
Sonia Mehta

"When we shift our focus from connecting solely with people who can enrich our business to those who can enrich our lives, when we find inspiration in simple people and things, is when we become rich in experiences. And these experiences in turn have enriched my work."

Sonia Mehta
Sonia Mehta

"Stories are all around, not just in books. And it takes more than just eyes to read them."

Sonia Mehta
Sonia Mehta

If you are gifted and sincerely want to serve, being visible is not a choice, it is a duty, an obligation. Playing small when you are endowed to play big serves no one.

Sonia Mehta
Sonia Mehta

"The experiences in your life that have been most rough, Actually grind you, polish you and make you tough."

Sonia Mehta
Sonia Mehta

"'Small' details can make a 'big' difference. Never neglect the 'small' if you want to make it 'Big'."

Sonia Mehta
Sonia Mehta

"Don't let breakdowns break you. Remember that's how breakthroughs happen."

Sonia Mehta
Sonia Mehta

"You are the present that was gift wrapped and given to you. Which ribbons are still to be untied? Which adhesives are still binding you down?"

Sonia Mehta
Sonia Mehta

"Ultimately it is the quality of our questions as well as our ability to understand not just the 'what' of the questions posed to you, but why they were asked in the first place, that will determine the quality of our relationships with people."

Sonia Mehta
Sonia Mehta

"Loss of money is recoverable. Loss of faith and trust is irreparable. Integrity is everything."

Sonia Mehta
Sonia Mehta

"It is said 'Action speaks louder than words.' It is also true that words have the power to galvanize any action. Choose judiciously."

Sonia Mehta
Sonia Mehta

"You don't necessarily need a 'Power point' to make a 'powerful point' or make your 'point powerful'."

Sonia Mehta
Sonia Mehta

I fail to understand the term "Work-Life Balance". Work is an integral part of Life and life needs to be pumped into work to achieve anything.

Sonia Mehta
Sonia Mehta

I am often asked on how to "begin a presentation". My response, "Begin with the end." Yes, you read it right. You want to leave an indelible imprint with your presentation? Then begin with the end/purpose in mind."

Sonia Mehta
Sonia Mehta

"Self-service is not just a term applied in restaurants. It is a term to be applied in life. Are you serving yourself well enough? If you aren't how are you equipped to serve others well?"

Sonia Mehta
Sonia Mehta

"Present+ation"- Yes it is a present, a gift. So make it valuable. Remember 3 I's
1) Am I "Invitational"?
2) Am I "Inclusive"?
3) Am I "Inquiring"?

Sonia Mehta
Sonia Mehta

"The quality of your disposition determines the altitude of your position."

Sonia Mehta
Sonia Mehta

"Just as a sculptor works tirelessly chipping and carving stone into a masterpiece, refined communication too needs to be carefully chiselled."

Sonia Mehta
Sonia Mehta

We all hear this phrase, "Stop wasting time!" I say, " START wasting time." Who decides for you what is a waste of time?

Sonia Mehta
Sonia Mehta

"Communication is more than just a skill or an art. Communication is a 'grace' we bestow upon ourselves and upon others.

Sonia Mehta
Sonia Mehta

"It's important to understand the difference between Assertive Communication and Aggressive Communication. The former builds bridges of Trust, the latter creates walls of Mistrust. Are you building bridges or walls?"

Sonia Mehta
Sonia Mehta

"Do you operate from a space of 'abundance' or 'lack?'. Am certain we all have reasons to feel 'abundant' in some ways. What you operate from is what you attract."

Sonia Mehta
Sonia Mehta

"Thoughts just enter, without knocking. And we have the choice to decide which ones that 'enter' should we 'enter-tain'."

Sonia Mehta
Sonia Mehta

"Always work your worth and ensure your work is worth the while."

Sonia Mehta
Sonia Mehta

"Personalise your Professionalism."

Sonia Mehta
Sonia Mehta

"Challenges are opportunities
Face up
Brace up
Grace up
Ace up!"

Sonia Mehta
Sonia Mehta

"If you don't stretch, how will you know how far can you stretch?"

Sonia Mehta
Sonia Mehta

"The altitude of your success is inversely proportional to the amplitude of your excuses."

Sonia Mehta
Sonia Mehta

"One man's poison is another man's elixir. Who are we to judge? Who are we to grudge?"

Sonia Mehta
Sonia Mehta

"The day we are able to discern the difference between 'value' and 'price', our whole approach to life will change."

Sonia Mehta
Sonia Mehta

"When you value your 'Val-YOU', no other 'Val-idation' is needed."

Sonia Mehta
Sonia Mehta

"Leadership is not a title.
Leadership is a grace.
So treat it gracefully,
graciously,
gratefully."

Sonia Mehta
Sonia Mehta

"Are you affected by what people say? Or are you steering your life your way?"

Sonia Mehta
Sonia Mehta

"The first 4 letters are the same. It's the latter 2 that shape our destiny.VICT-IM or VICT-OR. What are you playing?"

Sonia Mehta
Sonia Mehta

"Shift from being 'Perfomance driven' to being 'Purpose driven'. When all are aligned with a purpose, performance will automatically be achieved."

Sonia Mehta
Sonia Mehta

"Stop telling and selling.Start observing and serving."

Sonia Mehta
Sonia Mehta

"Small details can make a Big difference. Never neglect the 'small' if you want to make it 'big'."

Sonia Mehta
Sonia Mehta

"The quality of our service unto others, is directly proportional to the quality of our self-worth."

Sonia Mehta
Sonia Mehta

"In my total emptiness, I found my complete fullness."

Sonia Mehta
Sonia Mehta

"Carpets are for beauty, warmth and comfort. Never for brushing things under them.
Something needs to be said?
Go say it!
Something needs to be done?
Go do it!."

Sonia Mehta
Sonia Mehta

"There is only one way to inspire others.
Be the inspiration!."

Sonia Mehta
Sonia Mehta

GAME OF LOVE.

Gratitude (Wear the attitude)
Alone Time (do what makes you happy)
Media time (restrict)
Exercise (any physical activity)
Others (connect/reconnect)
Fix a routine (eat, work, sleep on time)
Line (draw healthy boundaries)
Offer help (there is plenty we can do)
Vent (emotions intelligently)
Empathy (for self & others)

Sonia Mehta
Sonia Mehta

Our thoughts impact our emotions and guide our actions

Have a cup of TEA

T-Thoughts (we can train & tame them)
E-Emotions (express appropritely)
A-Action (act responsibly)

Sonia Mehta
Sonia Mehta

How do you balance your emotions?

Try AAA Batteries formula

Awareness (Become aware of your feeling)
Acceptance (Accept it without judgement)
Actions (Act mindfully)

Sonia Mehta
Sonia Mehta

Whatever you engage in,
Remember one thing It is a reflection of your self portrait.

Are you autographing it with excellence?

Sonia Mehta
Sonia Mehta

Heave you ever wondered
how some of your most creative ideas are born when you let your mind wander?

Wander moments can be Wonder moments?

Sonia Mehta
Sonia Mehta

Life will have many battles you can be a "Worrier" or "Warrior".

Sonia Mehta
Sonia Mehta

When we make
a mistake.
Don't blame
Don't trivialise
Don't rationalise
Simply aologize.

Sonia Mehta
Sonia Mehta