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    • Opportunity Knocks Only Once
      Opportunity knocks only once said an old proverb. I believe opportunities are always plenty in this vast world, but how many of us are ready to grab that in our life…? At least how many of us are aware of the opportunities we come across in our lives…? Family and society in which we are […]
    • Stephen Covey's Sharpen the Saw
        Seventh habit in Dr.Stephen Covey’s most famous book “The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People” is Sharpen the Saw, which is the very common analogy of a woodcutter who failed to sharpen his saw and become less productive. The very process of continuous sawing, eventually makes the saw to loose it’s sharpness. Hence the […]
    • Overcoming Creative Avoidance
      Overcoming Procrastination should have been the actual title of this article. But I changed it after my visit to Colombo. I was in Colombo attending Toastmasters District Conference OVATION 2012 during July last year. One of the keynote speakers in that conference was this amazing young man Rory Vaden. Rory Vaden is a Self-Discipline Strategist,  […]
    • Why Should I Focus on my Strengths?
      One of the most common statements we often hear from our parents, teachers, managers etc is “these are the subjects or areas you are weak at, work on these, spend extra time & effort and you will come up in life”. Research had proven that focusing on weakness will only make you an average or […]
    • Confidence Competence Cycle for Excellence
      Confidence Competence Cycle plays a very important role in any skill development process. Be it creative arts or public speaking or cycling or swimming or driving, confidence competence cycle becomes the foundation in skill building and development. You may wonder which comes first? Confidence or Competence? During one of my “Dream Career” workshops, I asked […]