This is the second of the two posts on ‘Chanakya Neeti’ (Part I is Here). Chanakya is one of my favorite Management Gurus. What insight that man had, hundreds of years ago! Most of the life lessons from Chanakya Neeti, written in the Arthashastra are very much relevant in today’s times as well. I have tried to make the learning more contemporary in its appeal by adding examples from your day to day living. You must read it ; ’only’ when at leisure….
An MBA qualification; even from a good B-School — has lost its sheen somewhere in the last few years. The reasons are varied: – Too many B-Schools are opening up (MELA LAG CHUKA HAI) ,6th Pay commission Recommendations making the Public Sector jobs more enticing, Economic Slowdown, General sentiment etc. As such, for those joining the MBA bandwagon, the first important question that needs to be answered is – How to crack CAT? And this blog is an answer to that.
‘Buy a good stock when it is running a bad time’ — says an old Stock Market Saying.
Chanakya, also identified as Kautilya or Vishnugupta, is a famous Indian scholar known for writing Arthashastra – the epic, the Bible for Corporate strategy and Management in ancient India. Hence, he is aptly also known as the Management Guru of ancient India. I have picked up 12 of his best, most valuable management lessons from Chanakya Neeti for the blog. Trust me, they will also help uplift the the self. I have tried to make the learning more contemporary in its appeal by adding examples from your day to day living. You must read it ; ‘only’ when at leisure….
Whenever a client books me for work at a new city — the first two things I do is- Google about it and know about the best Parks / Lakes in there. Of late, I have stopped doing this- for I can brag about having travelled India; some 3-4 times. Why do I search for parks / lakes? Well — I also suffer a few addictions. One of them is a ‘Jogging Track’; which is situated -the closest to the nature. And I invariably, always, come across 7 different types of people in those parks.
I truly believe Bhagawad Gita is one of the most compete texts in the history of literature. This blog is my attempt so bring to you, the biggest, most important life lessons from Bhagawad Gita; especially for the young people. Because, it’s better to start early! Converging these lessons onto the ways; you live your life- shall bring ‘Spiritual & Material Magic’ in it. Sure — you shall enjoy; as the descriptions and examples are contemporary. While you read — you may see solutions to your ‘living well problems’. Jai Sri Krishna!!
Your chances of doing ‘FANTASTIC’ in this modern world increase multi-fold; if you adopt the ‘3R’ approach. ‘3R’ is — ‘Running, Reading and Relaxing’. As a Motivational Speaker , one tip I have consistently given to my audiences, especially young people and their parents is – 3 most crucial habits for a wholesome life are – 1) habit of being physically and mentally fit, 2) a great reading habit and 3) a love for travel. Trust me, it takes care of a lot of things. And that’s why, I have put together this list of fantastic books for you. Because, whether you accept it or not – reading is an awesome habit (if one could develop it right)!