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ZEN AND THE ART OF ACHIEVING EVERY GOAL

Do you recall setting a goal, and achieving it? Didn’t that feel wonderful? Do you also recall setting a goal but somehow missing it. Would you like to achieve every goal you set? A Zen Master from the fifth century AD, created the Daruma doll  (featured above) to help every one of us achieve our…

LEARN TO WIN FROM P V SINDHU

Hard work..Determination.. New strategy PV Sindhu achieved her dream of becoming a world champion in Badminton after missing out often in the finals. What did she do differently to become the first Indian World Champion? She remained determined in her pursuit of gold.. never gave up on her dream to be champ. How often do…

GET ALONG WITH YOUR NEW BOSS

Shalini groaned – her boss of over ten years was moving on. The new boss had sent out an email, saying, among other things, that meetings would last no longer than 30 minutes and that he wanted short data-based reports. Shalini’s first meeting lasted exactly 30 minutes.  There was a ton of adverse feedback on…

DONT LEAVE BEFORE YOU LEAVE

It is good to think ahead and have a sensible career plan. Or is it? As a third-year engineering student, a friend accepted a job with a rather sedate company, even though she had another offer that included a chance to study abroad. When I asked her why she chose the first, she said, “This…

TAKE THE LONG TERM VIEW

Recently I read “The Everything Store: Jeff Bezos and the Age of Amazon” by Brad Stone, where he talks about why and how Amazon survived and thrived while so many companies crashed and burned in the dot com bust of 2000 and the Lehman crisis of 2008. He talks about Jeff Bezos’s long-term thinking.  Bezos…

UP YOUR GAME THE DUTEE CHAND WAY

Keep Developing Yourself as You Keep Moving Up Dutee Chand, our champion sprinter, is not resting on her laurels. She is busy identifying gaps in her technique and addressing them, in time for the 2020 Olympics. In a recent interview to the Times of India, this what she had to say. “I realised that during…

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