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stressed out

Stressed Out?

At times, the stress we undergo is caused by the people around us. What we often miss is that the stress is not caused by the people. The stress is caused by our incompetence to deal with them. I’ll share with you a few tips that’ll help you reduce the stress. You like someone and that …

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What are your limiting beliefs? 2 of 2

I talked about the impact of limiting beliefs in my previous post. Let’s look at it a little closer this week. Before you proceed reading further, I recommend you take a note pad and pen. This exercise takes 5 to 10 minutes. You will need uninterrupted thought process – so please sit alone comfortably and …

achieving

What are your Limiting Beliefs? 1 of 2

My classmate Dr. Mumtaj shared this story with me and I have modified it to suit my learning from it. Once a man goes to a village and challenges the villagers to climb the tallest wall. All the villagers say that it’s impossible. A few of them come forward to try while the others behind …

What are you teaching?

Once, I was at a kids school for some event. One kid came to me and introduced himself. When I told him my name, the question he asked me has baffled me. He asked me “Does it mean you’re not from this religion? What is your religion?” I was silent for a moment and then …

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Who are you competing with?

At the start of my career, I joined a multi national organisation. On the day 1, during the induction, one of the speakers walked into the room and asked us “Do you know who your competitors are?” After hearing our responses, she said “Take a moment. Look around yourself…everybody here and every other person who isn’t …

Do you have a trouble tree?

***Story Source – Anonymous*** Once a carpenter had a very bad day – arrived late due to car break down and faulty tools in tool kit. In the evening, his client drops him home. The carpenter invites the client home for a coffee. Before entering, the carpenter walks across to a tree next to the entrance, …

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Who’s your teacher?

September 5 is celebrated across India as “Teachers’ Day”. I fondly remember my school days when we used to do a few small things to make our teachers feel special. We made them sit down while we played the role of a teacher, create small gift articles for them, crack some jokes to make them …