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Once upon a time, people used to believe that the world is flat. Then came a scientist saying the world is round and not flat. And now, we have Thomas Friedman who tells us that the World is Flat!

The author has presented the ‘history’ of 21st century and has analyzed the phenomenon of globalization in detail.

Now, people don’t need to migrate from one country to another  prove their innovation.

Through the use of internet technology, information about the work in one part of the world can move around the other parts of the world in an instant. It all depends upon the ‘skill set’ of marketing and presenting the services in a manner which can prove to be cost effective. One of the interesting examples given is about a traditional egyptian candle which was made locally by Egyptians which was used in local festivals. Now, thanks to China, electronic candles have flooded the egyptian markets and the local candles are fast disappearing!

In the interesting book, the author argues that now, we are in the era of  ‘Globalization 3.0’. Read the rest of this entry »

At times we are frustrated when things don’t go our way. At times when people around us don’t behave in the way we wanted them to behave.At times when desired results are not achieved, we are frustrated!

Now the question: How can we handle our frustration, particularly when people don’t perform in the way we have expected them to perform.

Below, I am sharing experience from practical life. You are more than welcome to share your thoughts on this blog:

1. When all else fails…… Read the rest of this entry »

Do you become angry at times?

We all become angry when things don’t go our way. Why do we become angry?

Is it good to be angry?

At times, may be the answer is ‘yes, it is good to be angry’.

One of my friend provided me with a very good technique to reduce anger. He told me Read the rest of this entry »

Just ask some one: Do you have time?

Most common answer: I am too busy. Sorry I don’t have time!

Every one has 24 hours in a day. No one has a minute more or a minute less. However, look around: We will find some people achieve much more in same 24 hours. Why is it so? During our daily routine, we also set our priorities to complete XYZ tasks but at the end of the day, we find ourselves still working on our initial ‘to do’ list, though we had a very busy day!

Why at times we are very busy but we achieve very less? Are we ‘wasting’ our time without realizing it?

Here are seven big time wasters and a few tips on managing time effectively. Let’s see if we are wasting time because of any one of them: Read the rest of this entry »

Have you heard about rich people who are not happy at times?

Do you know about those people who have a very good job, they are earning well but complaining that they are not happy?

Who is a wealthy person? Do you think that a person is wealthy when he or she has lots and lots of money?

I think there is more to wealth than money only.

We all are wealthy in one way or the other. Really – Believe me!

In my view, a wealthy person is always happy. Why?

Because there are seven types of wealth:

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How can we cure any kind of fear?

By taking action!

Act and fear will disappear! Try it. People without fear are self-confident. They show self confidence at every level in their lives. Can we learn to become self confident?

Answer is: Why not?

Here are five simple steps which help to develop self confidence: Read the rest of this entry »

self motivation

self motivation

How can we motivate ourselves?


It happens that we want to do some thing like to read a good book or do some task but some how or the other, we are unable to motivate ourselves – what to do? I have been asked by many readers of this blog to write on self motivation and here are two ideas which will help us to understand how can we motivate ourselves?

We need to understand two basic emotions which we need to tackle if we really want to motivate ourselves.

Those two emotions are: Read the rest of this entry »

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This web site comprise of ideas and thoughts from various international management, business, self help best selling books. It is meant for all those who are interested in self-help, self growth and learning. If you are one of those who intend to read good management, business or self help books but have little time, this website is for you.

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