If you are aiming to succeed in life get rid of the habit of telling excuses.
As a school student, the first step you can take is to stop giving excuses to your teachers on not completing your homework and not submitting your assignments on time.… Read the rest
A new year with many unknowns. Eager expectations on one side. Worry and anxiety on the other. How can I move forward with courage?… Read the rest
If you ask people what brings success, you will hear a lot of answers like hard work, perseverance, luck, ambition, and a host of other factors.… Read the rest
If you procrastinate you are living on credit you can never pay back. For time is a limited resource and there is not anything that can replace time lost.… Read the rest
New Year is a time of promise of a bright future ahead. It is a time you love to leave behind the baggage of the past and take new resolutions for the year ahead.… Read the rest
“Where do you see yourself five years from now?” is a typical question in a job interview. It is a tricky question and is used to assess the candidate’s commitment to the job and to find out his or her career goals.… Read the rest
It is an Organization’s unique approach to work that helps shape its culture. Building a world class culture in an Organization is like growing a tree.… Read the rest
Some work to make a living. Others work because they are passionate. The first kind of people do things well. The second kind of people pursue excellence!… Read the rest
One of the questions commonly asked in my training sessions is this: “What will others think about me?” Whether it be professionals or students they share this same concern.… Read the rest
Self-doubt can defeat you.
How can you tackle self-doubt? Let us look at seven steps to do so:
Look at the worst that can happen.… Read the rest
Some of you will be called to lead by choice or chance. It is a privilege but a great responsibility too.… Read the rest
Yes You Can
Great achievements follow when your pursuits are fuelled by the I Can belief and attitude. When this combines with enthusiasm and perseverance you become unstoppable.… Read the rest
Isn’t it amazing that only men and women gather together to talk? And perhaps listen. Other creatures of instinct lack this ability.… Read the rest
Other than fear, the greatest paralyzing factor in life is perhaps discouragement.
You should fight against it and conquer it.
Never wallow in self-pity.… Read the rest
Most jobs require good communication skills. If you would like to succeed in your career, it is important you develop good communication skills.… Read the rest
Talk for Yuvavani, All India Radio, Thiruvananthapuram.
Date of recording: 25 February 2011
Radio Talk: Life Lessons from Cricket PDF
Cricket World Cup 2011 will showcase some of the great talents of cricket.… Read the rest
It is with hopes and aspirations, dreams and ambitions that you are on this Campus this morning. You are raring to go.… Read the rest
A life without problems does not exist even in fairy tales. Oh yes, they all have happy endings which come only after the hero or heroine endures a lot of difficulties.… Read the rest
The words of authority of the Risen Christ, “I have placed before you an open door that no one can shut,” 1 has put strength in the hearts of countless men and women down through the centuries.… Read the rest
It is quite natural to be anxious about your children. Your children are God’s gift to you. So they are precious.… Read the rest
If you can live without breathing, you can live without prayer. Many people miss the joy of prayer because it is always made to be too sacred and religious.… Read the rest
When Nadia Comaneci won the first perfect ten in gymnastics in the 1976 Montreal Olympics* it stunned the world with amazement.… Read the rest
#1. Know Your Customer’s Needs Identify the market.
Know what will sell? Opening a fish shop near a school might not be a great idea; rather it might be great to go for a book shop which also sells stationery items.… Read the rest
Plenty of Bad Speeches Make a Good Speech
When you get depressed over a bad speech the easiest thing to do is to find comfort in feeling sorry for yourself.… Read the rest
1. Imagined Fears (Grasshopper Vision):
There is a classic account in the Bible where twelve spies are sent by Moses to explore the Promised Land (the Land of Caanan).… Read the rest
“What will others think about me?” This is a thought that terrifies many people especially as they get on stage to give a speech.… Read the rest
It doesn’t take much to build a good habit. If you can aim for five minutes each day it can be done.… Read the rest
Everyone seems to be angry these days. Outbursts of anger have become common.
#1. The Pressure Cooker
Some people bottle up things on the inside and keep it boiling under tremendous pressure.… Read the rest
If trees shed their leaves in eager expectation of spring how much more should we give up things worn out to make way for the new.… Read the rest