Personality and Career

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, …

Storytelling in Sales

Storytelling in sales has always been part of the sales pitch to explain the product better to the consumer in a manner he/ she understands. For example, product specifications are facts of a product, but no sales get completed until those specifications are explained to a prospective buyer in a manner it makes sense to him. Let’s take an example – LED TVs have 4K resolution. How many people would be able to make a sense out of this specification? It’s a salesman’s job to explain to prospective buyers how 4K resolution delivers better picture quality and hence, better TV …

When you are tired of running the business

When you have your own business which is running decently well, and everything thing is more or less sorted and follows a monotonous routine, this when you feel tired of running the business. A kind of boredom (like old marriage) starts mounting. Most of the owner-driven companies face this situation, and no wonder only a few such businesses grow with time into more prominent firms. I feel this happens due to two prime reasons: 1. Lack of ability to think beyond the obvious. 2. Out of box thinking. Most act as “Frog of the Well,” and their world ends there; …

What Makes Someone Successful

Last four days, I have been quizzing myself on one question – what makes someone successful – their knowledge & experience or their beliefs and behaviors? Why some people who have skills fail to achieve? Why don’t some people have the drive? I feel that all successful people usually have a very high self-drive, which separates them from the masses, and this one unique quality of their personality makes them achieve their goals.

Know Yourself Better

“Knowing yourself is the hardest thing in the world because nobody lies to you about you more than you do. So if you want to do well, know yourself better”. I posted the above status on my Social Media profiles today morning and then kept on wondering that this is not complete and need more explanation. Hence came back to make the above statement more meaningful for readers. And maybe help readers with a step by step solution of knowing yourself better. In my experience, knowing our self is the most significant challenge people face, and usually, most of us …