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Whose fault is it anyway ?

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In the book “The Monk who Sold His Ferrari”, Julian asks John to go over his day, and asks him to see what could he have done differently. John mentions how he cursed the traffic, and cursed the client and so on. Few days ago, I had a similar incident, which led to thinking, is it always someone else’s fault ? May be not.  If one is careful, lot of unnecessary arguments can be avoided. Read the rest of this entry »

Written by Mandar Vaze

December 26, 2008 at 9:06 pm

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Few weeks ago, I came across this booked titled The Five Temptations of a CEO I haven’t read the complete book, yet.  By the way, although the book title is about The CEO, it is equally applicable to anyone in people management role. I want to share my own experience with the advice related to the second temptation.

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September 6, 2008 at 8:15 pm

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How to Convert Idle time into Leisure Time

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Many People don’t understand the difference between idle time and leisure time. Idle time amounts to wasting or stealing time; leisure time is earned. Enjoying leisure time leavs us energized and refreshed. Idle time saps our energy. Procrastinating is idle time

– Shiv Khera, You can Win,  Chapter2 : Success:Winning Strategies

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Written by Mandar Vaze

July 31, 2008 at 10:30 pm

Life Hog

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And then what ? I thought. And then more, always more for life-hogs to learn. To learn, to practice, to give back to other life-hogs, to remind them we’re not alone.

– Richard Bach, The Bridge Across Forever, Chapter forty five, Pg 356-357.
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February 23, 2008 at 5:30 am

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