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Luck Happens When Preparation Meets Opportunity

Luck

Luck happens when preparation meets opportunity. This is one of my core life mantras and one that I seek to instill in my kids and my mentees. You should always deal with life as if there is an opportunity waiting Read more…


Always Play To Win

Play to win

If you think of life as a sport, there are always situations where you win some, and you lose some. It could be a job interview, a sales pitch, an entrance exam, or any other competitive scenario-there is always one Read more…


Your Success Is In Your Progress

Success

We all want to be successful in life. When we think of success, we think of achieving wealth, influence, power, and status. The more we have these in our lives, the more successful we will feel. Earl Nightingale was one Read more…


Are You Contributing?

Contributing

All of us look at success from the standpoint of career growth, money earned, and assets accumulated. That said, we cannot define success only by what we have. It can also defined based on who we are. Successful people are Read more…


Control Your Mind

All of us have a mind, a mindset, and an attitude to help us manage our day to day life effectively. However, sometimes we have this issue. When we feel cornered and challenged, we become defensive. We hit out at Read more…


Be A Role Model

It’s as good as any other day to reflect on the essence of parenting and being a father. It is about being a good role model for my kids to live a holistic, healthy, wealthy, loving, blissful, and spiritual life. Read more…


Discovering Personal Fulfillment

My wife said something profound to me once, when I was considering a Job change just because the salary that was being paid was very good. “You will be happy about your salary for just a couple of days. Once Read more…


Good Or Bad-Its All In The Pain

Can one produce great music without going through the ordeal of producing bad music Can one write anything great without ever writing bad prose Can one code elegant computer programs without ever coding clunky and ugly programs Can we make Read more…


What Is Success ?

What is success for you? This is one question for which I could never give myself a satisfactory answer. Getting that next promotion was not it. Being Financially independent- This was a nice concept, but I was not clear what Read more…