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Month: September 2020

Your Intention Is Key

Whenever we have to do something, our skills and technique come into play. You may be a Salesperson making a pitch, an Athlete competing in a sport, or a Professional Coach guiding someone – how skilled and practiced you are Read more…


Two Annoying Habits

I recently had an interesting conversation with a friend who asked me about some of the personal improvement challenges I was working on currently. We ended up discussing about two annoying habits that many people who have experienced success display. Read more…


Five Ways To Develop Mindfulness

Most of our life happens on autopilot. Our habits, reactions, impulses, routines control us, and we are not even aware of them taking over. A few days back, after a difficult work-related conversation, I was chatting with my son on Read more…


Keep Smiling

My son, who plays the Violin, is preparing for an upcoming musical concert. I heard my wife telling him this evening, ” Why are you so serious when playing. Look up and smile. You are playing a beautiful piece of Read more…


Rise Above Mediocrity

We are all actors who get to play different types of roles in life. It could as an executive in a workplace, a leader to a team, a son to the parents, a brother or sister to siblings, a role Read more…


Random Ideas

As I read books, I come across some interesting quotes, thoughts, ideas. I am sharing Ten fabulous ideas that I came across last week. The gap between our expectations and our reality is the root of our stress. Acceptance of Read more…


Get Your Perspective Right

There was once a lady who had two sons. The elder son was a Noodle Maker while the younger son was an Umbrella Seller. On Sunny days, she was worried for her younger son. “Oh, No. It’s not been raining. Read more…


Success Is In The Struggle

You are happy and willing to punish your body 4 to 5 hours in the Gym every day. You enjoy the struggle of pushing yourself physically every day. It is very likely that you will be comfortable competing for a Read more…


The Baby Outside Your House

Imagine that you wake up one Saturday morning, and you find a Baby left outside your door. Your surprise turns into shock when you realize that it has been kept outside your door and not your neighbor’s. The Baby starts Read more…


Communicate !!

To communicate effectively is one of the most important life skills we all need to invest in. Many times in life, it is not enough if you do something well. How effectively you communicate what you have done is also Read more…