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LIFE IS WHAT WE GIVE TO THE WORLD

Sandeep Bachhe is an autorickshaw driver in Mumbai. More of him later, but first let me take you through his wonderful autorickshaw. It has a television set tuned to good old Doordarshan which incidentally is celebrating 50 years of transmission in India. Then there is also a board with the day’s price of gold, silver, dollar, pound and the yen. ...

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NO CREDIT, NO CASH, KARMA AUCTION

Philip Kiracofe believes what goes around comes around. He just doesn’t want to wait around. Kiracofe is running what may be the world’s first “Karma auction” to inspire people to help others. He’s selling computers worth hundreds of dollars, but he’s not accepting money – the only bids accepted are acts of kindness. “Every single one of those actions will ...

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Live Beyond 100 Years

Jack Borden has found the fountain of youth. It’s in his office. Borden has been practicing law for more than seven decades. At 101, he was recently honored as America’s “Outstanding Oldest Worker” by the nonprofit group Experience Works. Will Miles Clark, D.D.S., on the other hand, is a spry 105-year-old who has gladly spent about half a century in ...

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How 2 Minutes Story Can Help Us in Leadership

Leaders gain trust and teach people what’s important to them by telling stories. But, these days there’s so much to attend to — now! —coming at us so fast. You might be tempted to let slide your soft skills, like how to tell a useful story. Just get to the point and move on to the next thing on the list. No time for ...

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18 MINUTES PLAN FOR MANAGING YOUR DAY

Yesterday started with the best of intentions. I walked into my office in the morning with a vague sense of what I wanted to accomplish. Then I sat down, turned on my computer, and checked my email. Two hours later, after fighting several fires, solving other people’s problems, and dealing with whatever happened to be thrown at me through my ...

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If You Really Pay Attention

When I was a little bitty kiddy about five my Dad began a process… anytime somebody came and said something to us, my dad would say, “You remember what he said, honey girl?”  I would tell my father what the person said until I got so good at it that I could repeat verbatim even long presentations of what the person ...

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PRESSURE AT WORK PLACE

Today, work places have tremendous pressure and deadline. Most of the employees are facing heavy pressure at work place. Pressure and deadline is the regular scenario at corporate houses. I appreciate pressure and deadline, but pressure for 24*7*365 are never recommended. Even, pressure, for 5-7 days in a month helps us to bring our best performance. Pressure helps us in ...

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STAY CONNECTED – BE GOOD TO PEOPLE

There is a new worldwide movement developing, made up of people with a different vision for their local communities. They know that movements are not organizations, institutions or systems. Movements have no CEO, central office, or plan. Instead, they happen when thousands and thousands of people discover together new possibilities for their lives. They have a calling. They are called. ...

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