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Take Feedback But Ignore Opinions

People always have opinions about others. That is human nature. “He is aggressive.” “He is smart,” “He is self-centered.” “He is not confident.” “I love the way he works.” “He is a difficult person.” For everyone, whatever one may do, Read more…


Give Whatever It Takes

At some point in our life, all of us have to deliver results associated with a set of goals. It could be qualifying examinations for a student; for an sales executive, it could be delivering sales targets in a calendar Read more…


Who Are You On The Inside?

It is human nature to be concerned about how we look and appear to others. When we live our life affected by what others think about us, we are worried about our reputation. Reputation is how others see our outside. Read more…


Don’t Take The Easy Path

Pain is a doorway to the pleasure of success and fulfillment in life. There is no achievement of any sort without pain. We are all creations of compulsions and instincts. We go by what gives us pleasure in the current Read more…


How Do I Build Confidence?

“How do I become more confident?”-This is a question I have asked my mentors often, and many others have asked me too. Why is there this desire for more confidence? Does it come from a place of lack always? If Read more…


Effective Communication

“Pramod, Whenever I try to convey a message or communicate something, I get the feeling that I am not taken seriously. How do I create more impact?” Many times in life, it is not enough if you do something well. Read more…


The Value Is In You, Not Your Resources

Whenever there is a family function, my brother and I take turns as the family photographer. I click a lot of photographs. Most of them are ordinary. There is something about the way my brother clicks the photos. The same Read more…


Be In Control Of Your Emotions

All of us have different shades to our personalities. I have mine too. Everyone in my family, friends circle, work colleagues, know me, and see me as a calm, composed individual who is always in control of his emotions and Read more…


Deploying Your Assets

All of us have three types of resources that we have at our disposal, to manage our life-Money, Time, and our Effort. Unless you have a rich uncle bequeathing cash to you, for most people, Money comes as a consequence Read more…


What Should I Work On?

A few months back, I was in an interesting discussion with one of my Mentees. We were discussing the specific aspects one should focus on for personal development. The point of debate was about what areas if worked upon, would Read more…