America’s job creating economy is flashing red: What are the obstacles and how do we solve this crisis?
Courage is the key to great entrepreneurship. All other virtues of a great entrepreneur- leadership, innovation, honesty, integrity, decision making, risk taking – all flow from the virtue ‘courage’. If you do not have the courage you will not have the guts to pursue new high-risk opportunities.
“Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear- not absence of fear.”- Mark Twain. Courage comes from facing and overcoming fear. Dominate your fear instead of letting it dominate you. When your courage and humility outweigh your pride and self-confidence
How Well You THINK is critical to tackle the problems that we confront in our daily lives. Edward de Bono’s Six Thinking Hat technique will help you think better and take control of every situation in life or business. This is a practical and simple tool created for focussed thinking, better communication and greater creativity.
When you are challenged with a problem, you tend to think only through your own perspective. When a complicated situation arises in your business, tackling the challenge using your habitual way of
We are now in the new era -“Age of the Customer”. Customers are your company’s assets. Understanding customers is the key to provide them good service. To deliver your promise, you need know your customers well so that you can anticipate their needs and exceed their expectations. To become a customer focused company, you need a 360 degree view of a customer. Companies need to use better data analytics to gain a much more complete understanding of the customer behavior- what prompts customers to buy, how they prefer
Active Listening facilitates understanding and compassion between people. It is understanding the content and feeling of what is being said and clarifying or reframing content. Active listening is an acquired skill which takes practice and effort. It is a set of skills to enhance the ability to pay attention and respond appropriately.
Good listening is more than listening to the words of the speaker and the meaning of words. Good Listeners are actively engaged in the conversation and stay focussed on the speaker and the topic. Active
“The most important single ingredient in the formula of success is knowing how to get along with people.” ~ Theodore Roosevelt
People play a big role in your life. We connect with people from all walks of life everyday. This means that we need to communicate well with others. People want to feel important and accepted, so we need to improve our interpersonal skills to build positive and impactful relationships with people. Regardless of your position, you will benefit as a person or a professional from building
Embrace The Change and Re-create Your Life with Purpose
“I’m so stressed out. Why do these happen to me? And why does this happen so often. I can’t take this anymore”, complained Mary. The unexpected events had knocked the wind out of her. When Mary denied the impermanence of the events in her life and struggled to embrace the change, a roller coaster of events continued to materialize.
“Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or present are certain
Most people are daunted by the thought of tackling challenges as they fear change. Life is full of challenges and it is these challenges that make you grow. Everything changes when we start to see challenges as great opportunities to learn and grow. “A challenge only becomes an obstacle when you bow to it.” – Ray Davis. Challenges arise at various circumstances in life and work. We need to adapt to changing circumstances and environments, embrace new ideas and be naturally adaptable. Challenges should inspire you to work
Degrees are ways to market yourself for a new job. But does the presence of an engineering degree in your resume really matter to an employer?
Engineering is a very rewarding and profitable career. An engineering degree will give you better exposure and provide opportunities to develop variety of skills in that particular major. Engineers are trained to think logically and to solve problems better. But do you need a degree to do an engineering- based job? For example aircraft maintenance can be done by talents with
Laura came home very happy after work. She felt so energized that day. She was able to perform better and felt more confident. Have you too felt naturally energized and engaged at work? Did you experience higher levels of energy and vitality? Well, its because you have finally discovered your natural talents and started to focus on your strength. This is the sole secret to your happiness.
Strengths are personal characteristics that STRENGTHENS you- allow you to perform well. Focus on those areas where you are incredibly interested, you will make