Success comes with choices

 

Volunteer your services to do more than what is expected of you. It could be as an organiser of events at your workplace, or the locality you live in. A youngster once came across an advertisement in the newspaper about a walk-in interview for a job. The interview was to be held next the day at 8am. The interviews were to be held on a first-come-first-served basis....

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Listening makes you popular

 

There’s a big difference between hearing simply receiving communication and truly listening the art of paying attention towards understanding the message being delivered....

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Get ahead in the queue

 

The interviewer liked the initiative and ended up hiring him. Life is a series of opportunities to hone one’s skill of making great choices in life’s challenging situations....

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Teach my son, please

 

People say that 90 per cent of our behaviour is because of the habits we form. From the time we wake up, till the time we go to bed, we do almost everything mechanically....

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Eight steps to excellence

 

Grab the moment, and live up to it. You have to lead by example The wheel of fortune will only turn the way we want it to if we we take control and drive the wheel of excellence....

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Eight ways to stay happy

 

The secret to being happy is to make the most of the moments of innocence and wonder Scientists have discovered that with a broad range of active intellectual interests and a vigorous lifestyle, your body, mind and spirit can unlock hidden capacities. There’s also a chance that you can be as sharp — or sharper — at 70, 80 and even 90 than when you were at 20....

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10 ways to win at life’s game

 

Take responsibility for your dreams, and you will find that goals will become attainable. The only way to ensure a bright future is to improve what we do in the present. To achieve a seemingly impossible dream, we need to make difficult decisions, and act on them....

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Winning isn’t about medals

 

Life presents many external symbols of our accomplishments: promotions, degrees, bonuses, new jobs, bigger cars, achievement milestones and such. They represent new levels of internal growth that we’ve been aiming for: contentment, friendship and vitality. We shouldn’t assume that to reach our goals, we have to defeat or tread on other people. ...

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Fix a direction to fix yourself

 

Some Indian films are inspiring. Movies such as Black, Iqbal, Guru and Chak De India, all have one thing in common — they lead the audience to believe that the only way to lead better and more fulfilling lives is by cultivating the right desires and direction, and dedication....

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Who pulled Akbar’s beard?

 

We find advisors everywhere. We believe that because someone is educated and important, the advice they offer will be helpful. What we don’t realise is that there has to be a certain amount of thought, logic and understanding in the advice....

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