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:
I naughtily picked up my favorite line for my Events during College fests from the movie ‘Dirty Picture’! It says:
“College fests require only 3 things – Entertainment, Entertainment, Entertainment. Aur main Entertainment hoon.” . Slightly self glorifying. But it worked for me
The abbreviations IIMs, XLRI, FMS, MDI etc have hyper fascinated many a graduate in India. Because junta knows that prospective mother-in-laws salivate at such keywords :). This post is a glimpse of the inside of one of the most hallowed portals of management education in India, IIM Lucknow. It has been written by Wamika Mimani. Year 2012 , I was invited by St Xaviers College Kolkata to address the students during their Fest – INSIGNIA. I met Wamika post my Event and I instantly saw a spark in her. A smart, bubbly, self inspired and confident girl, I have seen her emerge excellent at whatever she takes up. Read More
Motivational speakers are like Viagra. Only a very tiny minority of people needs them & hence likes them.
There is a definite set of people that I know who hate self help books or theoretical speakers. They love stories, real life examples, fun & most importantly logically intriguing write ups & talks. I knew that such an audience will be in majority at IIM-Ahmedabad; when I was invited for an Event by the IIM.
So! What did I do? I upfront threw acid & burnt the motivational speaker in me & decided to create a mad event titled ‘Lag Gayi’ – The Secret Science of ‘How we Screw our Lives’. Read More
As you live life forward; many many TRAPS will attract YOU. Some people fall into them out of excitement & then spend a lifetime in recovering…
As a Motivational Speaker in India; I am so tempted to warn you about one such trap; which is becoming a big suction point for the youth of today. If you are young, ambitious & seeking solutions for an awesome career – read on…