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“Hope is not the conviction that something will turn out well but the certainty that something makes sense, regardless of how it turns out” Vaclav Havel At the outset let me thank all those who took time out to comment and give a feedback on my previous post and for their warm appreciation of the blog in general. During this last 6 days there has been a spurt in the viewership with over 2,400 more views and 20 more followers. A year and half ago, when I first began writing this blog, I had no clue as to how the whole adventure would turn out. On hindsight I now realize that it was my passionate belief that I had something interesting, important and invaluable to share irrespective of who would appreciate, acknowledge and act on it that spurred me to plunge headlong into writing this blog . The quotes for today , in m any way s unlock the secret to m aking that leap of faith . The tragedy that befalls many is that they suffer from a syndrome called ‘paralysis by analysis’. At various times each one of us may also have briefly fallen victim to this ailment, w here our ability to think and act seem to freeze, more so w hen the stakes are very high because we do not want to fail. Choosing betw een tw o equally appealing alternatives, deciding on a course of action w hen the end outcome is extremely uncertain and identifying the w ay ahead w hen the heart urges and the head rules, are typical situations that sap our confidence, dent our self belief and dash our hopes of seeing the light at the end of the tunnel. The net result is that w e procrastinate, go forw ard tentatively, keep looking over our shoulder and /or take a half cocked stance leaving us stranded in no man’s land. Logic is the bugbear of hope. W ith or w ithout substantial analysis, based on past experience, our classroom or imbibed learning and our rational unemotional structured thought process w e come to some conclusions. The problem w ith logic is that if it is not structured properly, w e tend to arrive at conclusions that meet our preconceived hypothesis. How ever, there is alw ays that nagging feeling that something is not right that keeps pricking us and in the stalemate between logic and feeling we choose to do nothing in the belief that there w ill be clarity soon or that the problem w ill be solved over time. Inaction often leads to missed opportunities, stress and frustration and futile attempts to justify the status quo. The handmaid of logic is analysis. Analysis is definitely a tool that aids and supplements the decision making process to arrive at logical conclusions. What limits its effectiveness though is complete reliance on it, for pure analysis has strong limitations in front of human emotions, sentiments and quirks. Moreover, one needs to make allow ances for unexpected dynamics that can w aylay the most carefully chalked out plans. This situation is common enough in daily life be it choosing a career path, making a career shift, choosing a spouse, making investment decisions etc. This does not make analysis redundant, but merely reinforces the fact that analysis cannot be stretched beyond a point and that once broad facts are know n and some conclusions reached w e need to pause and listen to our heart. Those who attain success are people who identify what they can successfully and substantially contribute to and then use the tools of logic
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I take this opportunity to Thank Each One of Y OU once again for your support. The key to that lies in adopting the follow ing approach: Accepting criticism.” Winston Churchill Most of us are natural critics but very few of us accept criticism w ith an open mind and the right attitude to learn from it. It calls attention to an unhealthy state of things.poweract. Ignorance. bosses and colleagues. attempt to justify and rationalize our short comings and in extreme cases attempt to discredit our critics or dw ell upon w hat w e perceive as their incompetence and inability to judge us correctly. perhaps twice a week. Doubts. Reactions. Failures. W arm regards B. Being positive. W hen there are disagreements and in a fit of rage an opponent or http://actspot. because each of us has an idea of a perfect world and invariably there is always something wrong with it. Perceptions. What we fail to appreciate is the reality that very few people w ill criticize us because human nature prefers to be good and sw eet to one and all and being critical is an invitation to strain relationships. Weakness.actspot. This is the toughest part to overcome. m y sharing today and would welcom e both bouquets and brickbats if any .Jacob This post is courtesy www. Criticism is unavoidable and so w e need to accept this reality and then leverage it to improve our life. siblings. bring about improvement and progress tow ards excellence. teacher. Be Positive. Doubts. I would urge y ou to continue to patronize the blog. Daring. The sudden spurt in follow ers over the last couple of months has also been very encouraging. we see criticisms as a direct attack on our ability. Relationships. 2011 | 2 C omments » “Criticism may not be agreeable. C hange Self. Problems. be it parents. The problem that we face as individuals is that we ‘fear criticism’. Difficulties. Opportunity. friends. Judgment.com Y ou are also invited to visit our Inspirational and Motivational Blog www. Hurdles.poweract. self belief on July 19. Of course the good part of the critical w ay w e see things is that w hen the clamor gets louder some action takes place and there is improvement. I shall definitely be writing the blogs. Mistakes. w e view it as the incorrect and inappropriate assessment of us and resent the reality w hen pointed out to us. Fear. 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Enthusiasm. reject and rebut.blogspot. attempt the Try This and experience the learning.blogspot. No sooner w e are subject to criticism. Thereafter it is a simple matter of pouting opinions on how things are not right and perhaps w e pontificate on how w e could set things right if only w e w ere empow ered. I also noticed a steady drop in feedback and rating w hich to my mind also signaled an overdose of the blog.com/2011/07/ . Criticism comes naturally. We react to criticism with skepticism. If the same conversation is initiated by others w e can heartily concur and add a few more view s w ithout contributing very constructively. It fulfills the same function as pain in the human body. Our natural temperament is to refute. Knowledge. patronage and appreciation of both www. Equally important is the fact that any valid criticism is a good feedback mechanism that enables us to correct ourselves. w e w ould pay heed to w hat they have to say.wordpress. tagged Appreciation. How ever once w e realize that most people criticize us w ith our w elfare at heart. Being critical. but it is necessary. spread word about it to those who y ou feel will benefit from the contents and be assured that I shall continue to pontificate as before. I would welcom e FEEDBACK from each one of y ou about the blogs.actspot. our effectiveness and our relationships. family. Fear.com Wishing each of you success in your endeavors and in having a fulfilling life filled with love.com and www. Achievements.July | 2011 | Actspot's Blog 3/19/2013 because I also got some feedback that there w as reader fatigue since the daily posts saturated their ability to imbibe the contents. However there have been a few ardent fans who have kept inquiring why I have cut down on the blog posts and they have reinforced the belief that my work is not in vain. Limtations. C onfidence.
actspot. Reactions. it could be a sure sign that there is an element of truth in it. the ones w ho dare to be critical w ill be holding a mirror to our face. Difficulties. should be gentle enough to nourish a man’s growth without destroying his roots.com Read Full Post » 3/19/2013 peace (6) Perceptions (140) Perseverance (82) Personality Development (22) planning (25) Playing Safe (32) Poetic Licence (7) Prayer (7) Problems (45) Reactions (63) Relationships (48) self belief (170) self control (49) Self Pity (9) Start (22) Suffering (11) Temperance (40) Thinking (47) time (14) Time Management (26) today (45) Tomorrow (58) Troubles (31) Trust (26) Visualization (65) Weakness (28) work (24) Worry (47) Yesterday (10) T h e w a y t o c h a n g e M Y S E L F Posted in Ability. The simple rule here is to ask yourself if there is there some truth in it. C ount Blessings. C onfidence. w hich w as hurtful but helped you improve Your dad Your mother Your favorite teacher The teacher you disliked immensely Your best friend A third party. Remember: Criticism. W hen there are disagreements and in a fit of rage an opponent or adversary makes a comment or observation that hurts us deeply. how ever painful it may be. Reactions. Compared to the previous point. Worry. 2011 | Leave a C omment » Many people have ideas on how others should change. Motivation. Being honest with our criticism of others so that we understand the shortcomings. Mark Anthony’s speech criticizing Brutus in Shakespeare’s play Julius Caesar is a master piece of using the rhetoric to criticize subtly.poweract. courage. http://tinyurl.July | 2011 | Actspot's Blog say. Fear. C hange Self. If some skills have to be learnt. w e are honing our skills of observation. Thinking. perhaps a passenger traveling w ith you or a motorist w ho rammed your vehicle or a player from an opposing team or a taxi driver This post is courtesy www. Judgment. 2. As tough as it may seem. faith. self belief. We can then see ourselves w arts and all and then begin the process of sprucing up and making a fresh appearance w orthy of our talent. click on the follow ing link. Making all out efforts to implement the change based on the learning from the feedback holds the key. Thereafter read the professional review s and compare your ow n effort. Harnessing the feedback got. Hurdles. for w hile there may be many w ho w ould praise us and overlook our shortcomings.com Y ou are also invited to visit our Inspirational and Motivational Blog www. Balancing this contradiction actually makes us develop an all round personality w here w e can learn to live w ith the good and the bad. Ignorance. Judgment. Go and see new released movie w ithout reading the critics review s. Enthusiasm. Fear. courage. self belief on July 14. On returning home from the movie. Appreciation when balanced with criticism also enables us to remain rooted to reality. w e are also unconsciously raising our ow n standards of performance for w e w ill strive to attain w hat w e see as the bar of excellence. If yes. Achievements. Be Positive. All these qualities w ill go a long w ay in improving our personality. learning. if some relationships have to be mended or if some ties have to be cut off.com/yae2nno 3. C hange. the same has to be done.blogspot. To read the same. Hurdles. Learning to appreciate others so that we can adopt the good practices that we observe. faith. behavioral change. by being constructively critical. this may sound extremely ironic for it involves making a complete U turn in our w ay of seeing things.com/2011/07/ 4/8 . Frank Howard Clark Try this: 1. learn from the feedback and make the adjustments.5 critical observations about the movie. Relationships. Tomorrow. required. W hen w e appreciate. Can you recollect the criticism given by the follow ing people. This realization w ould be the ultimate test to w alking the w ay of accepting criticism. few people have http://actspot. like rain.wordpress. our abilities and our aspirations. improving our standards of excellence and fine tuning the art of disagreeing w ithout being disagreeable.5 appreciative points and 3. tagged C hange. attempt to review the movie or at least jot dow n 3. our confidence and our outlook of life.
P. Our problem is our inability to adopt and embrace the advent of technology and make peace with the upheavals brought about by the emotional changes. Bidding good bye to life. w hen w e are merely asked to even think of an epitaph for our self the task seems frightening. What we fail to understand is that we need to change with the times and adapt to the ways of a changing younger generation.html http://actspot. looking out for intrinsic motivations and w here possible change jobs.Anil Kumar – http://familyofdisabled. Change comes in many forms. Oprah Winfrey Try this: 1. A major reason for this is our coziness and comfort of aligning with the known devil rather than risking it with a new devil as a result of which the very advice we give others ends up being impotent and ineffective to rescue us from the hellish rigors of daily life. Airborne to Chairborne by M. Imagine the challenge for those in the older age bracket. This sound ironic considering how appropriate the advice sounded for someone else but alas its potency seemed to vanish w hen a inch of it is applied at home. Each successive generation grapples w ith the problem of handling the younger generation. perhaps at the doorsteps of those w ho dish out these pearls of w isdom. they w ould grapple to come to grips w ith it. ludicrous and insane.July | 2011 | Actspot's Blog 3/19/2013 ideas on how they should change.org/voice-magazine/hear-thevoices/airborne-to-chairborne.) Now jot dow n 2 reasons that you think are w hy these seem to annoy. For others w e w ould suggest a variety of solutions to cope w ith this situation. Each of us comes w ith our expiry date stamped and hardcoded in our destiny. We could suggest job rotation. More difficult are the emotional changes that challenge us be it death of a loved one. Facing the humdrum of everyday life. 2. W ho are the 3 people w ho you w ould like to speak to in the last moments of your life? W hat w ould you like to tell them? 3. its appeal and its magic properties w hen w e attempt to charge up our ow n monotonous everyday life. Remember: The greatest discovery of all time is that a person can change his future by merely changing his attitude. Sadly in most cases if the problem is closer home. We do not fear death itself but the prospect of leaving behind all those we love for we believe that they are the real possessions that matter. W hile the furious pace of technological and scientific changes eases life in many w ays mastering their functionality can be quite a change to manage. The daily grind of w ork that is the destiny of every individual rich or poor. breakdow n of relationships. Yet being prepared to accept that reality is an extremely painful and heart w renching prospect. The very same advice somehow seems to lose its charm. pain of separation. brining about variety in the job. The conclusion that one can draw is that any advice given must first be tried and tested by those giving it before it is freely distributed around. W hile w e w ould in all earnestness and honesty give courage to a dying person by draw ing their attention to the goodness of afterlife and the prospect of never ending peace and happiness.com/2011/07/ 5/8 . job loss and the challenges caused by ill health and related trauma. finding creative w ays to do the repetitive job. Each generation also gets ample advice from the previous generation most of w hich is very sound and based on good experience. healthy or sick often gets monotonous and boring. Perhaps you now get a better perspective of the other side. (If you are a youngster w rite dow n 3 most annoying things about the older generation. Managing life changing challenges. Leo Tolstoy There is plenty of free advice floating around. W rite dow n the 3 most annoying things about the younger generation. Here are four situations in the average person’s life where advice is often sought and given but rarely digested in the same form if the giver of the advice has to digest it himself// herself Parenting and the generation gap. Here are tw o links to help you connect w ith 2 heroes w ho coped w ith drastic CHANGE in their lives. The problem is that there is still a huge gap betw een us and the next generation w hich w e normally try to rationalize and explain failing w hich w e emotionalize the issue and pressurize.wordpress. most of it liberally dished out by ordinary folks w ho believe they have a solution to everyone else’s problem. Remember the first time one tried to master the mouse on the computer. young or old.
actspot. more scraw ny but stout hearted student assert and defuse the bully’s arrogance and bullying. silence. Remaining silent when we need to speak up. We w ould rather dw ell on the hurt that is verbalized for it can be recounted and our senses can conjure up a rage and revenge possibility. We cringe at the thought for it shames us to recollect our ow n cow ardice. tagged Assertiveness. Imagine a situation where you have done something wrong and a classmate is reprimanded and punished and all the w hile you keep mum for fear of the consequences. C owardice.poweract. Recollect the time you could not refuse your friends in joining them in their misadventure and flouted the rules and got severely punished for it. Despite pleas by elders and parents to tell the truth on the promise of not being inflicted w ith any serious ramifications if you still kept mum and thereafter somehow the truth emerged and you w ere severely reprimanded and punished the embarrassment and shame never gets erased. Remember the terrible feeling that overcomes us w hen latter on someone proffers our view and gets complimented and applauded for the radical idea? Similarly if you are standing in a line and an aggressive person attempts to break in do w e meekly allow it or do w e tick the person off for his/her uncouth behavior? If w e keep mum do w e hate ourselves for our spineless behavior? When we keep mum to avoid telling the truth. However it would possibly take us a while to recollect the events that evoked a searing pain caused by those who hurt us by their silence.com Y ou are also invited to visit our Inspirational and Motivational Blog www. Anger. Limtations.com Read Full Post » W h e n s i l e n c e i s N O T g o l d e n Posted in Action. frustration.” We seem to recollect those harsh and spiteful w ords spoken by others. Speak up. Yet you do not lode your protest w ith the authorities for fear of the consequences both by the students as w ell as the authorities w ho could extract vengeance. that may have been spoken in anger. group after group epitom izes the truth above http://actspot. Remember the school bully w ho constantly harassed either us or someone else w ho w as w eaker. courage. Does the image of the innocent classmate pleading his innocence still hurt you? When we clam up when we need to assert. The hurt is more w hen at some point w e see a much smaller.Randy Pausch – http://www. If you came back w ith a black eye and are closely questioned by your parents after attempting some half hearted lies you w ould possibly have simply kept quite refusing to respond to any questioning. When is it that the silence resounds so loudly and painfully? Perhaps we too are guilty of creating this silent cacophony that deafens the senses and perhaps even our sense of self worth.wordpress. Visualize the shame and pain w e felt for remaining pow erless and quietly bearing up. Doubts. C oncerns. The words of ” Pastor Martin Niemöller (1892–1984) about the inactivity of German intellectuals following the Nazi rise to power and the purging of their chosen targets. w hich have hurt us. Fear.com/watch?v=ji5_MqicxSo This post is courtesy www.July | 2011 | Actspot's Blog 3/19/2013 The last Lecture by Prof. 2011 | Leave a C omment » “Spiteful words can hurt your feelings but silence breaks your heart. Truth on July 10. Look back at school days w hen you ended up having a scuffle w ith a classmate or neighbor. irritation.blogspot.youtube. Worry. disappointment or pain. Often w hen our view s seem to be opposed by a strong majority w e have self doubts about our point of view and prefer to keep silent rather than risk ridicule. self belief. Perhaps the latter hurt is so painful that w e unconsciously erase the memory and keep it hidden in the deepest recess of the heart but secretly the bitterness and the painful experience engulf us. Thereafter did you feel lousy for not having the moral courage to boldly refuse being a participant in the misadventure? When refuse to voice our concerns or vocalize our support due to sheer apathy or fear of the repercussions You may have experienced the pain of studying hard and appearing for an exam only to see mass scale copying all around. C oncerns.com/2011/07/ 6/8 .
Eg.wordpress. It is essential to be pragmatic about our fears and asses them. C ommitment. and I didn’t speak out because I wasn’t a trade unionist. Acknowledge them. There w ould also be the more unfortunate lot w ho perhaps have not been able to overcome some of the fears and continue to be terrorized.” Adrienne Rich Try these: 1. It is essential that each of us confront our fears or they w ill be shackles that w ill limit our ability to soar higher in our life.July | 2011 | Actspot's Blog 3/19/2013 First they came for the communists. we become more conscious and aware of the reality and we then have an opportunity to work on eliminating the problem. Ideally try and file an RTI query in all seriousness but for a matter on an issue in w hich you really seek information. Worry. Action. To know the gist of the movie click on the follow ing link http://dearcinema. 2. tagged C onfidence. Other times w e are so ashamed of it w e hide it to the best of our ability. W hile extreme psychological problems could explain acute fears and phobia that w ould require expert treatment. Daring.poweract. Pain.com/2011/07/ 7/8 .com Read Full Post » O v e r c o m i n g y o u r f e a r s Posted in Ability. Make a list of 3 – 5 social issues about w hich you as a responsible citizen have serious concerns.blogspot. C hange Self. Like a good doctor w ho focuses on the diagnosis.com/review /ek-ruka-hua-faislaa-brilliant-adaptation-of-12-angry-men/0720 ( Notice how ONE man changes the view s of 12 others and also the final verdict all because he refused to keep silent) This post is courtesy www. and I didn’t speak out because I wasn’t a communist. Assess them. Fear. C owardice. Daring. partly justified but definitely not to be ignored. courage. Doubts. Goal. one must be ready to face the reality and identify our fears no matter how trivial it may seem to others. The danger here is that change may overtake us and then w e w ould crib that w e missed the opportunity or that w e w eren’t given a fair chance to keep up w ith new systems etc. Then they came for the trade unionists. Choose one of those topics and w rite a letter to the editor of a local new spaper. http://actspot. Then they came for me and there was no one left to speak out for me. Try and w atch the movie Ek Ruka Hua Faisla (Hindi) or 12 Angry Men (English). Remember: “Lying is done with words and also with silence. Effort. Here are 3 ways to conquer our fears. Many people are afraid of change.actspot. C hange. Hurdles. Be Positive. Most times w e tend to ignore our fears and hope they go aw ay. How ever they w ould mask it in the garb of being comfortable w ith the existing setup or dismiss suggestions of change as ‘ not really suited for an old dog to do learn new tricks’. and I didn’t speak out because I wasn’t a Jew. Keep w riting till you get atleast one letter published and then you can take pride that ‘your voice is heard’.com Y ou are also invited to visit our Inspirational and Motivational Blog www. Fear. Then they came for the Jews. 2011 | Leave a C omment » To conquer fear is the beginning of wisdom. self belief. for the vast majority the fears they suffer from are largely self imposed.” Bertrand Russell All of us w ithout exception w ould have experienced fear in some form or the other. 3. Make a list of issues on w hich you believe you as a responsible citizen should file an RTI query. By acknowledging our fears we are pinpointing the problem. self belief on July 3. Perceptions. It is equally possible that most of us w ould have overcome most of these fears but are plagued by some select fears still. Judgment.
How w ould you react to the follow ing situations? During your annual medical checkup the doctor expresses a doubt that you have a possible cancerous lymph node. Theme: MistyLook by W PThemes. A fear of going underw ater or paragliding are not majorly career limiting or life impacting unless one w ants to make a career in it. This post is courtesy www. we increase our potential and end up being confident and successful Remember: “Like Pain. 2. We elim inate our fear or at least m inim ize it. http://actspot. In being purposeful there are planned goals that one seeks to attain and then thereafter one resets the bar to achieve better results. or fear of meeting people in authority like a school principal/ chairman etc. In ov ercom ing our fears. By assessing the fears w e can pay special attention to those that are critical and take corrective steps.com Read Full Post » Joss Whedon Blog at W ordPress. How ever if w e cloak it under the garb of being shy and do nothing about it w e w ould never overcome it and possibly our potential w ould be limited and stunted to that extend. Eg. For a law yer in court effective public speaking skills w ould be almost as important as know ing the law .blogspot.com.actspot.July | 2011 | Actspot's Blog 3/19/2013 Not all fears need to be confronted.wordpress. A file containing confidential information w hich is kept w ith for safe keeping is suddenly not traceable after the office has been shifted to a new location. Our fear of public speaking could possibly be the result of a failed public performance in childhood for w hich w e w ere mercilessly chided. Attack them: There are no soft options to confront our fears. Theatrics may not count for much although it may have some impact too.5 of your fears and outline at least 3 steps to overcome it.com Y ou are also invited to visit our WEEKLY Inspirational and Motivational Blog www. Many a fear can be ignored for it might not impact us directly .poweract.com/2011/07/ 8/8 . In being deliberate the process is executed to a plan w ith safe guards to minimize the risks if any. How ever if w e manage to appreciate the psychological and logical reasoning for our fears w e w ould have w on half the battle. deliberately and purposefully . You have borrow ed your friends car for an urgent trip and unfortunately another rash driver smashes his vehicle into the car you are driving and badly damages it. we achiev e 3 things. Fear of mathematics or fear of snakes/ cockroaches/ rats etc. fear can be controlled” Try these: 1. However it is imperative that we assess each of our fears that we acknowledge and rationalize its relative importance in our life. Identify 3. Your best friend accuses you of gossiping behind his/ her back and refuses to have any ties w ith you. In being cautious one has to take steps to ensure that the process is chosen w ith care and that it w on’t make a bad situation w orse. The tougher part is to attack our fears by taking the risk of confronting it. This m ust be done cautiously . Eg.
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