I planted a bougainvillea climber in a big earthen pot in my veranda & watered it religiously for more than a year. My vision about the climber was to one day -see the plant flower with the intensity of an 18 yr youth. It did but with the intensity of a 60 yr old youth who is on Viagra. Dream and vision shattered.
One of the most important skills you could learn in life is to negotiate, be it work or otherwise. Great negotiation skills can not not only solve some tricky problems but also help build better relationships, both professional and personal. Here’s a story which I as a Motivational Speaker often share during my Corporate Trainings & Events. It will show you just how important it is to believe in the existence of a solution for every problem, if you are willing to negotiate … Read on:
- My friend’s marriage is in ICU. Reasons – Normal marriage issues which just refuse to get sorted. However, my friend accepts his personality gaps & tries to work on them but his wife inspite of hazaar counsellings does not put in the sufficient effort to save the marriage. She thinks she is doing all that she can. But her ALL is far far away from the desired cut off. She will just not own up her mistakes. Rather operate from ALL brain but NO heart & defend herself vehemently and egotistically.
Here’s my singular most ‘people learning’ of 2016:-
You tried to very genuinely help someone so many many times… and that too at the cost of your own health, peace & most importantly TIME. The more you helped; the more you lost your own self. Got misunderstood as well most of the times.
If you ask me, you should try to be Cappuccino … It is the sexiest.
My friend sent me this beautiful story and I itched to relay the same to you. Read on –
In a recent interview on a famous talk show, actor Salman Khan’s brother said, “He is Salman because he has put in that effort. Every day after shoot, he would come back and hit the gym. I was often too tired and left it for tomorrow. I think that tomorrow hasn’t come for me yet. He is where he is because of his will power.” Ditto goes for anyone / everyone else who has become a rockstar in any domain.