Personality and Career

Is a CEO successful

Will you call a CEO successful or an Entrepreneur – this was the topic of debate yesterday when I met an old friend; a working professional turned in to an entrepreneur last six years. His previous job was as CEO of a large company. Our topic of discussion was “professional progression (a secure and growing job, like was his earlier) or entrepreneur – whom you will call successful?” In the end, we both agreed that being an entrepreneur or professional career progression as CEO can be called successful, as both deliver the position of power and money. However, we had …

Small habits which had BIG impacts

For almost 17 years, I had a sticker on my mirror – “You are not dressed for the day until you wear a smile.” So every day in the morning while brushing, shaving, and dressing, I will read this sticker multiple times. Gradually this message got in my head, and I became a person who doesn’t get shaken and face life boldly as it comes to me – good, bad or ugly – everything gets the same embrace from me. Here are a few small habits that I guess had made a high impact on my professional career. 1. I …

7 best advises for successful sales career

In a professional career on ones, advises mostly come as casual comments or warnings by our superiors or co-workers. Everyone is always busy, and no one has time to guide anyone like a teacher. Only a teacher teaches us and measures our learning through exams or evaluations. Does that happen in our careers? All will agree, it doesn’t. It’s on us and on our ability to pick those comments and remarks made on us or how we analyze the questions which we are asked and can we find advice in those? Here are some of the pearls which I was …

Importance of Brain Training

Today morning in the office, I was having a conversation with my son, who has been working with us for some time. He is just like all other youngsters who have got education from good schools, has able parents, lives carefree and non-committal life, is dreamers who want to succeed, unsure of his today’s actions, doesn’t have vises, has right friend circle and lives in the present. Overall a perfect Urban Kid about whom his parents will feel good. Our discussion, which started from an email (which we were supposed to respond) to in the direction that what we should …

Indecisive Thinking

Is indecisive thinking often referred to as Broken Mind by the people? Broken mind? Really? I always thought that only non-living things break? How can the mind be broken? A Mind forever remains intact whether one uses it wisely or not. People often confuse with the way they think and the ability of the mind to decide. And they blame mind for their indecisive thinking. Everyone seeks education to gain knowledge of various subjects, but what school doesn’t teach us is “how to optimize” the learning or acquired knowledge for own or other benefits. The usage of acquired knowledge varies …

Should I leave job to begin a Startup

In the current hyped startup environment, millions of youth are finding themselves on this crossroad and are asking this question – “Should I leave the job to begin a Startup?” It’s a typical situation for few, mainly if one is at the beginning of the career or has been in a job for a few years but doesn’t have enough money or a secure support system. In 1998 with 14 years of experience, I found myself in a similar situation. I gave up my job, wanting to start my business, and went to a bank for help. By that time, …