Wednesday, November 12, 2008

Personality Development -1

1. You knowledge can be more precisely and effectively developed through writing than through either reading or discussion alone.
2. Welcome problems as opportunities.
3. Always know what’s ahead for the day, always go to sleep knowing you’re prepared for tomorrow.
4. Always go to sleep knowing you’re prepared for tomorrow. Use a monthly chart so that you can always plan a head.
5. Keep your task visible in front of you : set up reminders, signs, slogans, notes, lists Use your impulsiveness.
6. A problem is not a punishment; it is an opportunity to increase the happiness of the world, an opportunity to show how powerful you really are.
7. A maker follows a plan; a creator produces a plan.
8. Developing Relationships: “ No man is an Island”.
9. “Coming together is a beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success”.
10. The most powerful tool in your program to becoming more assertive is to take one step at a time.
11. Genuinely good listeners are always welcome.
12. We remember only 20% of what we hear, 50% of what we see but 80% of what we do. Computers and internet have opened up many possibilities for interactive and experiential learning.
13. Initially, the average time an employer spends on your CV is (approx) 30 seconds.
14. In an interview the first few minutes are the most important because the interview starts when you walk through the door. The interviewer will notice how you walk, shake hands, sit down and answer the first few questions.
15. You will need to spend half an hour a day in quiet meditation, “seeing” vividly the person you want to become. This inner mechanism works for us, striving toward the goal we have set. When you dare to see yourself as more than you are, with far more capacity than you ever dreamed of, you can become that person.
16. Don’t buy anything on the spun of the moment.
17. Luxury items means those things we would like to have but which are not essential for life.
18. Most worries are needless. Studies indicate that of the things we worry about 40% never happen, 30% are beyond our ability to change, 12% are needless health worries and 10% are petty, miscellaneous worries. Therefore 92% of our worries are unnecessary.
19. Focus on the act not the person. People are not bad just because they err. Instead of saying, “You’re irresponsible”, you should say, “That was irresponsible”.
20. When Dhirubhai Ambani started his concern his capital was 500 rupees.
21. Hard work does pay and gets noticed, anywhere. So, do not behave like you have reached the end of the road just because you got into a big concern. Then you will soon be pushed to the periphery, and most likely stay there.
Failure doesn’t mean you are inferior.
It does mean you are not perfect.

Failure doesn’t mean you have wasted your life.
It does mean you must try harder.

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