Break free from the ropes that bind you

 

An elephant can lift a weight in excess of a tonne with its trunk. Still, yet only a small rope tied to its front leg holds an elephant no chains, no cages....

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Keep looking for your sweet spot

 

We should identify what we are good at, what we like, and a find a platform where we can add value to society at large....

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You determine how your world should be

 

Once a person travelling with all his belongings on a cart entered a village, and went to the village leader’s house. He sought his permission to settle down in the village. The village head asked him a question, “Why have you left your village?” The travelling man answered that the village was full of cheats, and lazy people....

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Do what you love, love what you do

 

Successful people learn to do more of what they are good at. They don’t allow the things they can’t do to interfere with what they can do well. I often remember a profound experience I had with my Japanese teacher, Sayama Sensei in the Japan America Institute of Management Sciences, Hawaii, USA in 1986. Sayama Sensei, taught Japanese management practices, and also was a Kendo teacher; Kendo is a form of Japanese martial arts....

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The mind works best when it is open

 

“Instead of worrying about my losses, I started to count all the things I still had, and it was a revelation,” says Alexis Leon a software engineer with Tata Consultancy Services who met with a road accident, which left him paralysed waist down. Post accident he went through agonies associated with such an accident....

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Be as passionate as an entrepreneur

 

Ships are safe in the harbour, but ships are not profitable if they stay in the harbour! Likewise, your personality is only important because it gives you a head start. Eventually, the ideas in your head and feelings in your heart will take you ahead in life. For this, keep your mental screen turned on: That is Focus....

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Success leaves clues, start searching for them

 

Life is all about improving oneself. Recently my wife and I took a trip to Gwalior to address a gathering of students and their parents. We were booked in a four-star hotel, but it was far from being a four-star....

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Choose what you say wisely

 

There are thousands of agreements you make with yourself, other people, society, your spouse, your children and your parents. But the most important agreements are the ones you make with yourself. In these agreements you tell yourself who you are, what you feel, what you believe, and how to behave. The result: Your personality....

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Learn to ask for help

 

Ramayana, the epic, glorifies the virtue of humility that Lord Rama possessed. Lord Rama was known for his wisdom to ask for help, and to accept it. Ramayana, the epic, glorifies the virtue of humility that Lord Rama possessed. Lord Rama was known for his wisdom to ask for help, and to accept it, without judgement based on pride or prejudice. There are numerous examples throughout the epic demonstrating this virtue of Lord Rama....

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Sweat the small stuff

 

A lot of trivia in our day-to-day life doesn’t matter and worrying about it is a waste of time. But some details, however small and harmless they may seem, need to be addressed....

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