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Whom do you consider your biggest personal enemy? I am not talking about our political views (Therefore, don’t think about any world power or any country you don’t like!).

I am talking about the enemy within every one of us e.g. anger, stress, nervousness or lack of confidence?

Do you think that we live two lives – one we live and one we ‘want’ to live! (Do you agree with this?)

What is ‘that factor’ which stops us from the life we want to live? I want to jog on daily basis, perform some exercise and reduce my weight. But there is an enemy within me which stops me to do so. I want to start my business. But there is an enemy within me which stops me to do so. I want to do ‘this’ and I want to do ‘that’, but there is an enemy which stops me all the time.

That enemy is:

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What is the main function of a supervisor or ‘the Boss’? We can come up with countless ideas on the main function of a boss. However, it is widely accepted that the main function of a boss is to motivate.

The boss need not to be present every time to see the employee working properly.  So, let’s look around and see who is the great boss around us? We can find answer in our family.

The best bosses are…. Read the rest of this entry »

Leadership is art of dealing with issues, challenges and various situations. (In previous post, we noted that instead of using the word ‘problem’, successful people use the words: situation, challenge or opportunity).

In a research conducted at Stanford University, researchers examined the annual performance appraisals of hundreds of presidents and chief executive officers of Fortune 1000 companies i.e. those who are considered as the most successful executives in every business or industry.

The experts looked at what had been written about the executives from the time they started work, searching for the common characteristics of top people. This study revealed that top executives had two dominant qualities in common. The first was the ability to Read the rest of this entry »

Are successful people problem free? 

Let’s think about all the successful people whom we are aware of: Bill Gates, Tiger Woods, Steve Jobs, Warren Buffet or any other successful person around us –

Do we think they don’t have any ‘problem’?. Certainly, life is full of problems. The question is: what is the vocabulary of successful people when they use to define their problem.  

Let’s start from the vocabulary of successful people. Do they use the word ‘problem’ again and again during their conversation?

The way we think about our problems determines our attitude, or approach, as well. We can use three words to change our attitude and our approach to any difficulty we face.

First of all, let’s change the word “problem” to the word Read the rest of this entry »

People dream – people desire – people make resolutions on December 31 and yes, on our birthdays – we do think about our goals. The key question: What happens next? We want to reduce weight or we want to study for further educational qualification – we want to start exercise but………..

but…….. very few people take action! Why? How can we set and monitor our goals effectively and that too, by investing only ‘one minute’? Read the rest of this entry »

I read a simple but life-changing book called “Don’t Sweat the small Stuff – and It’s all small stuff” by Richard Carlson.

To say the least, it changed the way I looked at things – forever. I recommend this book to anyone who tries and lives ‘life’ – or whatever is left of it – and is constantly dissatisfied, demotivated, hurt, confused with whatever is happening around us.

 Some of the tips that I really loved in the books were: Read the rest of this entry »

Do you feel stress at times?

Do you think you feel tired after working in office or at home or your place of business?

Are you looking for a way to relax in a short period of time?

I think ‘Reiki’ can help you!

One of the ways to reduce stress is called ‘Reiki’ (meaning ‘universal flowing energy’.

Here is a very captivating prayer which I just found while reading the book: Reiki – self healing. Just feel this prayer. whenever I have practiced it, my day has really passed very well. Sharing with you all:


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