Commitment is the key to your success

 

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: what is your weakness and 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

 

One of the challenges in communication is saying ‘no’, when you need to. Often we commit to doing things even when we should be refusing. Saying ‘no’ the right way will save you from stressful situations at work and in life....

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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. Be conscious of your thoughts. Improve your life as well as the lives of people around you....

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Succeeding at the game of life

 

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

 

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

 

These are just some proverbs that drive most of us towards achieving success in our profession. Often, success without a mature mind leads to arrogance....

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Don’t make mountains out of molehills

 

There is a Hindi quotation that goes something like: ‘Nap tol ke bolo’. I’d like to add something to this: ‘Nap tol ke suno’....

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Inspiration from Murty’s books

 

Sudha Murty’s books will give you more than just a great story, says Vijay Batra. I have started reading novels written by Sudha Murty. So far, I have read Mahashweta, Dollar Bahu, and am currently reading Wise And Otherwise....

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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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