Personality and Career

Really Achieving Your Childhood Dreams

By Sanjeev Singhai. I came across this amazing post on My Facebook and thought this surly has a place on my blog to share with a larger audience. Do share your comment. On September 18, 2007, computer science professor Randy Pausch stepped in front of an audience of 400 people at Carnegie Mellon University to deliver a last lecture called “Really Achieving Your Childhood Dreams.” With slides of his CT scans beaming out to the audience, Randy told his audience about the cancer that is devouring his pancreas and that will claim his life in a matter of months. On …

Key Qualities of Successful Salesman

Every year thousands of youngsters starts their career in Sales. Everyone wants to succeed and fulfill their life’s dreams. But why, only very few are able to grow beyond a point in their career? Why only handful of them, in their life time, reach to the top of the corporate ladder? Why only very few salesman, can achieve the position of a Chief Executive Officer? Because they forget to focus on key qualities of salesman while building their career. So what are key qualities of successful salesman? In my opinion, the successful salesman or people are not very different from …

Test of Three

By Sanjeev Singhai. One day the great Greek philosopher Socrates (469 – 399 BC) came upon an acquaintance who ran up to him excitedly and said, “Socrates, do you know what I just heard about one of your students?” “Wait a moment,” Socrates replied. “Before you tell me I’d like you to pass a little test. It’s called the Test of Three.” “Three?”, exclaimed the student. “That’s right,” Socrates continued. “Before you talk to me about my student let’s take a moment to test what you’re going to say. The first test is Truth. Have you made absolutely sure that …

How a Sales Person can Damage your Company Reputation

By Sanjeev Singhai. I travel extensively within India and for car rental at Airport, there is only one reliable option of car rental service which is CarzOnRent. Bangaluru (Bangalore) airport is no different and I always hire car from the said car rental/ taxi service: CarzOnRent. Usually at Bangaluru CarzOnRent counter, when a customer walks in, the Sales Manager will ask customer that where all he wants to go and will suggest the minimum hour and distance package. While standing in Q for taxi few trip back, I noticed that Sales Manager was pushing for the hire distance package to …

Disappointments and How to Manage them

By Sanjeev Singhai. It happens with everyone, that you have been working on something big and waited long for that one good news. The whole atmosphere is all upbeat around you and suddenly you realise that your dreams are shattered. Such news always leaves one in state of shock and with huge disappointment. Specially in business, these types of news may dislodge one’s future ambitious plans and comes as a huge loss to business. In this situation managing “Disappointments” becomes very critical for each of us, if we are not able to manage our disappointments well, it not only effects …

Own Identity

By Sanjeev Singhai. A small note which I posted on FB wall of my cousin. Hope readers agree with the same? “I have been wanting to say this to you for long and hope you will understand my POV (point of view). Never give up your identity for anyone. Not even for your role model (like in your case Salman). Try creating your own identity. It’s good to follow people you get inspired as that help you to create your own identity”. We all have role models or even if we feel that we do not follow a role model …