First two months of 2012: my work got me to ‘make a difference’ to some 20,000+ lives. February has not got over yet & I feel I am already done with 2/3rd of the country. I feel glad to have carried out my ‘Happy Energy messages’ across 18 states of India at some 35+ Events / Corporate Trainings / TED talk / India’s top College fests etc in the last 2 months.
So many of us are living two lives. One- on Internet and the other — ‘whatever remains from it’. There are people who spend a staggering 8-10 hrs online every day. That’s like – the whole of their productive day. Being online is fine. But how much of it is spent on social media? If it is more than an hour, there’s something wrong with you! This blog post is a humorous take on those hours you spent on FB, outraged and enraged over nothing, and 12 very simple ways of limiting social media time.
So! Guys- what HAPPENings are HAPPENING on the ‘HAPPENING’ front of your Life? If not much- maybe you are NOT doing the NEW. You are just stuck with enacting ‘Your ONLY Life’; in a very ordinary way, yet looking for ways of living a better life. Ain’t gonna happen my friend, because, maybe you are feeling ‘USELESS’ because YOU are using it (brain) LESS. How can the results CHANGE; if the inputs do not CHANGE? Maybe it is time for you to- Do the NEW.
Ironically —we in India are more worried about the mileage of our cars than our own Productivity / Efficiency. While we ask anyone with a new vehicle ‘Kitna Deti Hai’, we seldom stop to wonder what’s happening to our own mileage. This blog post is just an attempt to help you boost your productivity. After all – if someone were to video record your day- would you feel PROUD seeing the recording? If your typical days signify a ‘sense of permanent urgency’ & ‘endless distractions’- Read on …
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….
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….