Motivational Articles


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These are strange times...

When every where people want to wage a fight against corruption. Everyone wants transparency, justice, honesty, sincerity.

But how many want this genuinely?

Dialogues like:

-Be practical
-Such kind of support who gives in today’s world
-Who will take care of the other stuff
-Sorry boss, that much trust I can’t invest
-who will sacrifice so much

are so common, that all of us have more or less begun to believe that is the way to be…

But then, we have enough to brag.

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Communications Skills.

Effective communication skills, both verbal and non-verbal are absolutely essential for the successful delivery of a message and progress in life!

Communication can be defined as the human interaction where an idea or information or any message is transferred or exchanged either through verbal or non-verbal means. But in this age of industrialization, communication skill is much needed for growth and development of the person and the company or the industry.

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Confidence Stems from Optimism!

Tired of thinking negative all the time? Tired of always being scared of the consequences? May be it is time to snap out of pessimism and reclaim your life!

No one has ever profited from negative thinking. If you are a bright student and get bogged down unnecessarily by fears of failure, you may need to rethink the direction in which your life is heading. It might be symptomatic of a larger emotional problem like insecurity and self-hate. There is little to gain from being a negative Nancy.

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How winners are different from losers!

Hard work and consistency: Hard work and consistency is the key to success. There is no alternative to it. It is often said that luck has a role in success but in reality it is just the hard work that counts. Luck has nothing to do with success. Hard work builds up the calibre and determination for success. It prepares you to face the adversities of life and shine out later.

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Public Speaking: How To Get Rid of The nerves!

Public speaking is an art where the speaker informs and influences and motivates an audience on certain issues. A good speech can work wonders!

Public speaking is an art where the speaker or the orator informs and influences the audience on a certain issue. The speech is deliberate and always purposeful. A wise orator concerns more with what his speech can do rather than what his speech should be. A good speech can motivate certain groups of people, clarify and solve out confusions and open up interest on a certain issue.

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Success Mantra: Prioritise Work and then Focus!

Setting utopian tasks for yourself and attempting many things at once can be overwhelming and may lead to a dip in confidence Are you overburdened with work? Do you take on more assignments than you can handle? Sometimes, in spite of being energetic and motivated, you might fail to meet deadlines and targets. Ironically, this could be due to a general lack of focus. The fact of the matter is that you have too much on your plate and by trying to concentrate on all your projects you are attentive to none.

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Hang in There…

I remember Navy boot camp like it was yesterday. It was clearly my second day from what I was wearing. I was walking single file with my unit down a hall and a sailor, who was about to graduate, passed us.

He must have noticed my expression. It without a doubt said, 'I am tired, intimidated, scared and hungry.' You can't talk when walking in formation, therefore he whispered out of the side of his mouth as we passed...'Hang in there...you can do it.

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Swami Vivekananda - Sacrifice.

My children msut be ready to jump into fire...

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Dr. SarvePalli Radhakrishnan (Teacher's Day - from
Wiki).

Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan (5 September 1888, Tiruttani, now in Tamil Nadu – 17 April 1975) was an Indian philosopher and statesman who was the second President of India from 1962 to 1967. He was the first Vice President of India (1952–1962).

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Peace of Mind : Man’s only basic need (Part 1).

I think it was in my school days that I learnt the 3 basic needs of human beings – food, water and shelter. And over these years I have heard different variants of its.

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Peace of Mind: How do you get This Peace of Mind?
(Part 2).

For some reason the concept of Peace of Mind has been an elusive one. I think a better way to look at it is what is it that causes disturbance in the mind? Anything that is not in tune with your self – in alignment with your self – right ?

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Peace of Mind : How do you get This Peace of Mind?
(Part 3).

One more point I thought that should be added or is related is…
Most of the world we see today is still stuck on the physical body plane.

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Peace of Mind : Body-conscious, Mind-conscious and
Soul-conscious (Part 4).

It is said, Half the world out there is body-conscious, remaining are mind-conscious

Hardly 1 % of the population will be soul-conscious. What conscious are you operating from?

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Accountability: A Catalyst for Change.

Something magical happens when we accept personal responsibility for our behavior and our results.

But, it's not easy, because it's human nature to "pass the buck".

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Holi Hai Bhai, Holi Hai!

Holi is one of the major festival of India and is the most vibrant of all. The joys of Holi knows no bound. The festival is celebrated across the four corners of India or rather across the globe!

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Steps To Happiness…

Everybody knows: You can't be all things to all people. You can't do all things at once. You can't do all things equally well. You can't do all things better than everyone else. Your humanity is showing just like everyone else's

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Dahi Handi - An exemplification of TeamWork!

Dahi Handi is the soul of the celebration of Janmaashtami. DahiHandi is filled with joy and excitement just like any other festival.  However.what differentiates it from other festivals is how subtly it explains the importance of unity and teamwork.

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Change!

Change starts with you...

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Swami Vivekananda - Thoughts.

We are what our thoughts have made us...

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Dhanteras - Festival of Wealth (A Compilation).

The festival of Dhanteras falls in the month of Kartik (Oct-Nov) on the thirteenth day of the dark fortnight. This auspicious day is celebrated two days before the festival of lights, Diwali.

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The Spiritual Significance of Diwali.

Deepavali or Diwali means "a row of lights". It falls on the last two days of the dark half of the Hindu month of Kartik (October-November).

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Potato Chips.

A little boy wanted to meet God. He knew it was a long trip to where God lived, so he packed his suitcase with a bag of potato chips and a six-pack of root beer and started his journey.<

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Meditate Part II: How to Meditate ?

So many textbooks are available on meditation nowadays that everyone has some idea of what it is all about. In brief, meditation is the most wonderful adventure: ‘Discovery of self’. Meditation enables us to enjoy consciously the peace, happiness and revitalisation that we unconsciously have in sleep. Meditation lifts us above the cares and anxieties of our daily life, it enables us to overcome our moral weaknesses.

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An Inspiring Story...

Man grows 1,360-acre forest in India...by himself
A man in India single-handedly planted an entire forest, proving that one person really can make a large difference.

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Everything Is Best!

When Banzan was walking through a market he overheard a conversation between a butcher and his customer.

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Practice makes Perfect!

A dramatic ballad singer studied under a strict teacher who insisted that he rehearse day after day, month after month the same passage from the same song, without being permitted to go any further. Finally, overwhelmed by frustration and despair, the young man ran off to find another profession.

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A Cup of Tea.

Nan-in, a Japanese master during the Meiji era (1868-1912), received a university professor who came to inquire about Zen.

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Enlightening Youth Day: Swami Vivekananda's
Birthday.

May we understand, realise and act upon what theMaster stood for!
Wishing you an enlightening Youth Day!

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Makar Sankranti.

Happy Makar Sankranti,
May the Sun radiate happiness,
prosperity and peace in your life!

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Meditate Part I: Why Meditate?

The basic problem in the world today seems to be that there is no interest in meditation as such. It is partly the fault of people who preach and do propaganda for meditation. When you want to spread the practice of meditation and encourage people to take it up, you persuade them that there is some benefit in it. In order to do that the preachers suggest, Practise...

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An Inspiring and Moving Tale...

Continuing our mission to highlight the unsung heroes...here is a tale...

Denis Ritchie: here is one person who probably changed the course of modern history-while we acknowledge and appreciate the great Steve job and bill gates - how many of you know that most of the software or for that reason any serious software written in this world somewhere uses, what is popularly known in IT circles as the 'C' language- every thinkable software in this world whether it be the one that fires rockets or the one that play games on computers and mobiles somewhere hold their lineage to the C language...

Here is an article that remembers this great hero, the person who probably had the most profound impact on software, computers and technology that makes modern man the modern man - Denis Ritchie...(am taking the liberty to reproduce the article as is as a mark of respect for the great man - all credits have been duly given)
May his soul rest in peace.

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Varghese Kurien : Father of White Revoluton, The
Milkman of India - A True Intrapreneur!

Varghese Kurien could have been the Gates or a Jobs of India but, his commitment to the country was so strong that, today any organization across any industry would be proud to have an employee like Kurien. Kurien has been an intrapreneur - a professional with an entrepreneurial spirit.

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The significance of Ganesha.

...Lord Shiva represents the divine Self. Lord Ganesha, being His son, is symbolic of a person who has attained that state of Divinity. While representing the Divinity, Lord Ganesha also represents the way to attain that exalted state.

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Saluting the Father of the Nation - Gandhiji.

Remembering some of his thoughts...

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Saluting Lal Bahadur Shastriji.

Remembering him through some of his childhood stories...

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Wishing all a Happy Children's day!

Children’s day is special day for the children. Universally, Children’s Day is celebrated on 20th November, every year. But in India it is celebrated on 14th November, because the date marks the birth anniversary of legendary freedom fighter and independent India’s first Prime Minister – Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru. As a tribute to Nehru and his love for children, Children’s Day is celebrated on his birth date.

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Wishing All A Merry Christmas!

Share the spirit of giving, peace and joy on this occasion of Merry Christmas with your acquaintances and loved ones.

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Wishing all Happy New Year 2013!

The celebration of the new year on January 1st is a relatively new phenomenon. The earliest recording of a new year celebration is believed to have been in Mesopotamia, c. 2000 B.C...

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Find Purpose, Live Longer!

77 years Marge Jetton had identified herself proudly as a doctor's wife and found meaning in the work she did to support her husband, James. Their partnership was magical, says Marge, a former nurse, but it all ended abruptly the morning Marge found James on the bathroom floor of their Loma Linda, California, home, the victim of a fatal fall.

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Who Can Benefit?



MBAs who want to start up business.

Business owners who want to train their children in business.

Business owners who want to prepare their wives to be the second line in business.

Professional wanting promotions.

Graduates looking at getting better jobs.

Professionals working close to owners, promoters, senior management.

Youngsters wanting to start business or learn management.

People with less percentages struggling to get admission in management colleges.

All Entrepreneurs who want to grow their business.

Professionals who are less than 3 years into business.