Entrepreneurship, Experience, Personal, Thoughts

the discipline of freedom

We all want freedom. Freedom from rules and regulations, freedom from family, freedom from teachers, freedom from friends, freedom from everything. But what is freedom? Is it only attributed to what and how we want? Freedom is an attribute of mind. The mind needs to have its control over all what is happening around us and that is what the…

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What I learnt from my Mother

2014 August is when my mother left us. She had been a homemaker all her life, but with her understanding of mythology, she used to share quite a few stories of her life, childhood and learnings from her mother. Life was so beautiful when she was around. I am fortunate and blessed to be born to her. A decade ago,…

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General, Personal, Think

The art of building relationships

Let us accept it, in this world everything depends on how you build your relationships. Be it with your parents, friends, spouse, children, boss, co-workers, subordinates and your buddies, every relationship needs to be nurtured and built upon. What happens most of the times is that our expectations in each of the relationships decides how much we get out of…

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Personal, Think

Resilience – The way I work with it

I read and heard about resilience quite a few times in my life. Through the journey, whenever something happened and I learned from it and incorporated the learning into my life, I looked back and thought I was getting more resilient. Building resilience needs a lot more strength and mental ability. This is the best life skill you can ever…

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Experience, Leadership, Personal, Strategy, Think

Intention

What is your intention? All of us make New Year resolutions, but over the period of time, they fade away and we loose the energy to accomplish them. I found a way to work around that. First, Identify the intention of the Goal. For example, you wish to accomplish something noteworthy which can add to your accomplishments in life. Identify…

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Leadership, Lessons2Learn, Personal, Strategy, Think

5 Steps to create your Niche.

Creating a niche to bring out the best in yourself always is not an easy one. In today’s world, identifying skill set, nurturing the right attributes with apt understanding of domain are the key qualities to establish oneself.   The 10 Year Rule To be a perfectionist in a particular field, one needs 10,000 hours of practice. Let us break this into a practical way to implement.   Years 1-2 of your career goes into understanding the “working world” after spending 21 years in school/college.   Years 2-4 go into understand what the work is.   Years 4-6 go into mastering what you are doing.   At this juncture, you need to understand what you wish to do – If you wish to add professional qualifications to strengthen subject knowledge or find work which will help you broaden understanding of the subject.   Years 6-8 go into building on the learnings.   The last two years in the decade goes into establishing yourself as the Subject Matter Expert.   These 10 years will help you complete 10,000 hours of practice and help you identify, create and nurture your niche.   If you aspire to make a meaningful impact in what you do, identifying you niche is the first step.

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Personal, Strategy, Thoughts

Finishing 2009

The Year 2009 passed by very swiftly. There have been many learning’s for me both Personally and Professionally. If you have been following my Twitter, you must have noticed by now that I changed my style of tweets concentrating more on Entrepreneurship, Social Entrepreneurship and Leadership. Also, I started working on Dazasya more seriously and will have the new site…

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First Post from Nokia E71

I wrote a very big post earlier and it failed. The trial version of Wavelog does not allow me to save and hence had to exit the editor and come back to write. Well, to begin with, I got a new Nokia E71. Yesterday, tried to search for blogging clients for Symbian and i found two – Scribe and Wavelog…

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Going the iPod Way

Long ago, not so long ago, when the world was just welcoming mp3 players, I was in London and felt the need to have a portable music player which I can carry along. I brought a Creative Zen 20 GB player which can play WAV and MP3 format music. On Windows operating system, when you plug it in, it opens…

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