Commitment is the key to your success

 

Lack of success is a result of not committing to learning and improving one’s habits. There are four kinds of individuals; cynical, complacent, conceited and committed. We have to ensure that we remain committed at all times. Recently, we were interviewing a 40-year-old candidate for a marketing position in our company. We asked him two questions, one,“What is your weakness?” and two,“What do you want to be five years from now?”...

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In a relationship with yourself

 

Getting along well with yourself and others is the crucial ingredient for a happy and prosperous life. The first step is to build a relationship with yourself. In my seminars, I ask participants to close their eyes for a minute and visualise the five faces most important to them. After the minute is over, I ask them to write down the names of faces they have visualised. In most cases, participants visualise others their parents, relatives, friends and co-workers. They seldom visualise themselves....

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Learn to say no

 

Saying ‘no’ the right way will save you from stressful situations at work and in life. One of the challenges in communication is saying ‘no’, when you need to. Often we commit to doing things which we should be refusing. This leads to stress as we end up over committing, and straining ourselves to do more than we can. We then feel guilty for not keeping our word and losing credibility for not fulfilling our commitments. ...

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Change from within

 

You see things as they are and you say, ‘Why?’ But I dream things that never were, and I say,‘Why not?’” - George Bernard Shaw...

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Succeeding at the game of life

 

It’s important to let our playing determine our scores and not allow our scores to determine how we play. Golf is played on a large outdoor course with a series of 9 or 18 holes spaced far apart. The object of the game is to propel a ball with the use of various clubs into each hole with as few strokes as possible....

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Find opportunity even in a crisis

 

Train yourself not to give up without a fight. In Chinese, the word crisis is composed of two characters; One represents danger and the other opportunity. Most people experience turbulence at some point in their lives....

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Keep conceit and cynicism at bay

 

Physical strength is important, but don’t let arrogance slow you down. ‘Nothing succeeds like success.’ ‘Winner takes it all.’ ‘Success needs no explanation, failure has none.’ ...

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Don’t make mountains out of molehills

 

There is a Hindi saying in relation to this, and which goes something like, ‘Nap tol ke bolo.’ I’d like to make a constructive addition to it, ‘Nap tol ke suno’. ...

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Inspiration from Murty’s books

 

The novels are amazing in the way they have been written — simple but profound — and inspires the reader to think, and improve his mindset.In a time where more and more commercial institutions are posing as centers of education and duping youngsters by making misleading offers, Sudha Murty’s books are a must read...

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Inspiration from Murty’s books

 

The novels are amazing in the way they have been written simple but profound and inspires the reader to think, and improve his mindset. Sudha Murty’s books will give you more than just a great story, says Vijay Batra....

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