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Google is the world’s first $100 billion brand

Consultants, Millward Brown found that the company’s value is worth $ 101.4 billion. Google is rank first globally. Google’s marketing manager Lorraine TwoHill said, “We know that without consumers you have nothing and there is a great element of trust in us. We think about the consumer first and expect everything else to fall in to place after that. We do ...

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2-year old girl with an IQ of 156

Amazing. YES!!! Elise Tan Roberts with an IQ of 156 is just two years and four months. She has become the youngest member of Mensa, the society strictly for geniuses. It puts her above Carol Vorderman, at 154, and just below Einstein, who was believed to have an IQ about 160. She pressed her fingers and thumbs together to make ...

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IPL showing management lessons

IPL (Indian Premier League) is showing all hues of success in South Africa. All global cricketers are playing at their level best. They are also showing global relationship, which is more important rather than playing for a country and winning.   Cricketers are demonstrating management lessons.   Yesterday, Yusuf Pathan has shown an attitude of meeting challenges. When he came ...

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YES! YOU NEED PERSONAL CREED

Read personal creed of former coach John Wooden of UCLA’s basketball team.   Here is what he says:   1. Be true to yourself. 2. Help others. 3. Make each day your master piece. 4. Drink deeply from good books, especially the Bible. 5. Make friendship with fine art. 6. Build shelter against rainy days. 7. Pray for guidance and ...

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We must walk on talk

“People imbibe what they see and learn from senior people or people around them,” said N. R. Narayanamurthy, Chief Mentor of Infosys, recently at the time of releasing his book “A better India, A better world.”   Narayanamurthy is sharing his life experience. If I say to my staff members, “I will come at 10 a.m. but you must be here ...

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Open mind is a parachute landing

“My greatest challenge has been to change the mindset of people. Mindsets play strange tricks on us. We see things the way our minds have instructed our eyes to see.” profoundly said by Nobel Peace Prize winner Muhammad Yunus.   We see only that, we want to see. In fact, we do not learn to see the things impartially. Most ...

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RESILIENCY…..NEW TECHNOLGY FOR SUCCESS ENDEAVOUR

NBA coach and player Jerry West said, “You can’t get much done in life if you only work on the days you feel good.”   You have to perceive through adversity and complexity bringing out the best of the talent. You cannot become dull, negative, rigid and average talented person. You must learn from the tennis ball to bounce back ...

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START WORKING RIGHT NOW

Do what you can, With what you have, From where you are.   Don’t look at the circumstances, don’t blame the people around you, don’t wait for the luck factor and don’t wait for an opportunity to strike. Focus on what you can with what you have….. Let failures take place or mistakes take place. Doesn’t matter, creating perfection at ...

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LEARNING, UNLEARNING, RELEARNING AND DELEARNING…..

Author Julio Melara, a dynamic keynote speaker, was able to learn lessons of life and carry it up to adulthood. “Here is the list of all the jobs you will not find on my resume but lessons that have lasted a life time.” This is from the book; ‘It only takes everything you’ve got.’ Lessons for a life: · Started ...

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SUCCESS IS THE DOMAIN OF FEW…..

Everyday am I able to move closer to my final goal? Do I make value addition in my services, product, skill or knowledge? Am I living in past or future? Am I focusing on strength or weakness? Am I building team? Do I know the difference between Boss and Leader? Am I flexible with time? Leaders believe in tomorrow, they ...

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CHECK BEFORE YOU OPEN YOUR MOUTH

The greatest gift that you can give to other people is the attitude of “unconditional positive strokes.” That means, you offer them which they have never expected from you. (Of course it should be positive.) This is an unorganized and unplanned stroke for them as they have never expected from your end. You reward them with a gift which is ...

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REAL RENEWAL VERSUS GENUINE ESCAPE

I came across Dr. A. Sundarshan Reddy (An expert on Bio-genetic agriculture) in Kerala, India. 52 PhDs were honoured to him in his lifetime. I have an opportunity to discuss with him about his success. I was also keen in knowing his strategy to lead himself towards success. He made an outstanding statement. He said, “Every year, I have to ...

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STRATEGY BREAK…..

Strategy break in cricket sports is recently introduced by CEO Lalit Modi. This break is an innovative development from the traditional system, which would see that the teams get time to re-design and re-frame themselves for the next act. It can help team to act better and right after 10 Overs. To introduce strategy break in the sports is the ...

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SIMPLIFY YOUR LIFE….BE CONTENTED

Can I find out right now just 3 ways to simplify my life? Life is never desire oriented, it is always need oriented. Can I plan for more contented life???? I have arrived on the planet to live not for showing up life. Why to show off???? Warren Buffet owes an air industry but he never hires a charter plane, ...

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PEOPLE WITH NEGATIVE DOMAIN

How many times have you met a man with negative thoughts? What’s your reaction after meeting him? Don’t you think you find yourself less enthusiastic, dull or even without any charm……? YES I FEEL IT. But, you know you can’t tell him because he is very close or he is your boss or you have self interest towards him. There ...

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NOTHING BAD, NOTHING GOOD…IT'S MIND GAME

THE GOOD NEWS: Recession is mentally. THE BAD NEWS: Recession is actually. The good news is that…… bad news can be turned into good news… if you change your attitude. Steve Chandler said, “We restricted our thinking for no good reasons. We do things simply because that’s the way we always did them.” If I will not improve my thinking ...

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TEAR UP, GEAR UP…..IN RECESSION

“I admit that I tear up like my idol, Winston Churchill. I do that a lot.” Recently, above feelings were revealed by Tom Peter on the recession situation of USA. I recall Mahatma Gandhi, Father of the nation India and my personal guru. He had committed in his autobiography “SATYA NA PRAYOGO” (My Experiments with Truth) “During Quit India movement, ...

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PROPER PRIOR PLANNING PREVENTS POOR PERFORMANCE

“No plan is worth the paper it is printed on unless it starts you going.”- William Dan Forth. Your dream will not lead to superb success without homework. Today’s preparation determines tomorrow’s achievement. Value of preparation had its own value in life. Musical performers, Sports stars and Military officers do a lot of preparation and homework. Preparation gives you confidence; ...

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END OF THE DAY IS EVERYTHING

Take care of seconds and hours will take care of your life. Time is the most precious gift to humanity. Every morning we get 86,400 seconds as gift. We usually say time is money but do you think that we use seconds as money? Let me be frank to submit on “BIG NO.” While meeting people across the globe, only ...

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SATISFACTION AND DISSATISFACTION FACTOR AT THE WORK PLACE ARE DIFFERENT

Dissatisfaction factors include things like getting a proper salary, having paid holidays, access to a canteen, relaxation and thinking space, gym, restaurant, Child-elderly care, shower and washroom, cultural activity and concierge services. A recent workplace satisfaction survey of 600 hundred managers was carried about by Stanhope and ICM for management today, had surprising results. Relaxation and thinking space they really ...

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