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They show us different paths to success.
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Rome wasn't built in a day. It happened brick by brick. Those mini milestone and victories are signs of progress. You are heading in the right direction. Celebrate these wins. Recognise and reward tho...
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Your self-talk (the thoughts you have about your feelings) can make or break you. When you make a mistake, they either magnify the negativity or help you turn that misstep into something productive. N...
As every new generation enters the workforce, it's amazing how quickly they're mislabeled with "attributes" that are common to young people. These labels tend to stick, and they become increasingly in...
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I remember that throughout my life as a student and as a topper, people have called me hardworking, ambitious, determined, confident. But no one in my life, like literally, no one, ever, called me “intelligent”, “intellectual” or “smart”. I remember how I once felt extremely bad for a week when my favourite maths teacher told another student to take a cue from my hardworking nature, adding that it was only the effort I put in that allowed me to score 99% marks.
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Leaders often forget to ask themselves the five most important questions. To me these questions are core to all organization-transformation initiatives and leadership development.
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Professor Raj Raghunathan's book, If You're So Smart, Why Aren't You Happy?, is a thought-provoking analysis backed by detailed research on the habits we need to cultivate to find joy amidst the highs and lows of our daily lives. These habits provide the antidote to the "seven deadly sins" that are the enemies of happiness.
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If motivation comes really hard to you (like it does to me), start thinking of ways you can spill success from one activity to another. I used this concept to become a dedicated runner, which in turn, has helped me become a more consistent writer.
As a writer of books which chronicle the lives of successful entrepreneurs, I have met many high achievers over the past few years. I became acquainted with their life journey and the struggles they faced to reach the top in their chosen field. I realized that while there's no secret formula to success, there are indeed some common principles that successful people apply effectively in their lives to keep them on course in difficult times. Here are some lessons I took from the lives of these successful entrepreneurs.
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Consumers are no longer looking to fill need gaps. They don't have unmet "needs," strictly speaking. And, in their efforts to fulfill their greeds, consumers are willing to leave no stone unturned. To paraphrase an old adage, consumers are now saying, "I always live within my budget, even if I have to borrow to do so."
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Ram Madhvani's Neerja, starring Sonam Kapoor, has scored big time with critics as well as audiences. As of Tuesday, the film has reportedly grossed Rs 50 crore at the box-office, according to Box Offi...
MUMBAI -- Actress Bipasha Basu wishes the upcoming film of her rumoured boyfriend Karan Singh Grover to be hugely successful. Karan, 33, will next be seen in erotic-thriller Hate Story 3. He acted wit...
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Psychologists have come a long way in decoding human behaviour over the past few decades, and their findings can be applied effectively in a number of settings. Here are three powerful concepts that entrepreneurs can use in their businesses.
People on top of their game typically don't have more innate potential, skills or luck than the next person, but they sure do make a difference by finding ways to extract the best of what they have at their disposal. To that end, I have compiled eight TED Talk videos that will help you to not only achieve success, but potentially keep the spirit up around it.
You are making money, lots of it. When you exchange notes with your batchmates, you have lofty titles to display against your name. You also have the expression on your face that says, "I am important! I am always busy." You have arrived. You run and run, until one fine day you are just too exhausted to even get up. You feel an emptiness, a longing, a burnout, a bone-deep fatigue and a desire to break free.