My biggest learning about people is that ‘People are very different from each other and need to be handled differently & accordingly’. This statement is so simple and pure common sense but its low implementation is the only reason why so many of us have people issues with friends, relatives, colleagues, neighbors or even spouses. Read More
What do you think a recently graduated, yet twice-sacked-from-job, unemployed fresher should do? I would say, keep going. That’s what I did. In 2001, I was fired from my second job in the garment industry. Reason – “demotivating colleagues” at workplace. And that demotivation would be – my fundas to my colleagues and seniors. My employers thought my “gyaan” would increase the attrition rate in their organizations 🙂 … I knew then, that I could become a motivational speaker.
“Cheap, Idiotic, Useless, Immature, Fake, Has no Content, Gas, Sentimental, Flirt, Talks a LOT” – Some of the adjectives that were used by people for me between my age 20 & 35. And by a total of some 200 people spread across those years. If I were to have let my FORCE die down because of those few hundred who had no idea why I did what I did; – I would not have MET the next lot of million people who have today made me who I am by believing in my ways of life!
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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