Sure as an entrepreneur or business veteran, you would know how to push yourself to achieve goals. Pushing, challenging, or sometimes even coercing yourself to break the boundary and do more can offer expected results. But, to go beyond mere expectations and do miracles, requires motivation. What is motivation really? Is it just repeating ‘I have to do this or I can do this’ in your mind to keep yourself focused? Or is it something else entirely?
Motivation is a hunger that can drive you through emotional triggers to achieve the unachievable. It is what separates leaders from the herd, best from the rest, you from all the others out there. Sounds like something divine, and it is! However, to switch it on, you need more than just focus. Continue reading
Being an entrepreneur is rewarding, especially if you never throw in the towel and call it quits. And undoubtedly, those times will come when you might consider taking a few steps back. In those moments, it is perseverance that will get you through the confusion, self-doubt, and ebb & flow of your business journey. It sure sounds great to have a guidebook to navigate the ‘not so cakewalk’ that is entrepreneurship, with comparative ease. Sure, there are biographies of great men and mantras that can help you with time management, relationship building, and career development, but experiences that are given birth to by entrepreneurship are unique to every individual. Continue reading
A successful man/woman is always goal centric. There are always objectives that continuously shape and reshape their approach and perspective. Reaching a goal offers a sense of success, but eventually, that feeling is overtaken by the urge of achieving even more. So, essentially a successful man/woman, lives the life of pursuit and continuous improvement. Continue reading
While I have read many inspirational books, there is one amongst them that holds a special place for me, being the most motivating of all the books I have read so far. ‘As a Man Thinketh’ is a classic literary essay written in the early 1900’s by James Allen, a British philosopher, writer and a pioneer of the self-help movement in the late 1800’s and early 1900’s.
The thing that impressed me most about this book is how the writer perfectly illustrates the dilemmas of modern man and guides the reader towards a healthy, prosperous and fulfilling lifestyle by addressing the issues. ‘As a man thinketh’ underlines the fact that a man is both made or unmade by himself! It is the thought or mindset of a person which eventually determines his/her destiny. Continue reading