‘Be proactive’ is the first habit of effectiveness as rightly laid out in the famous book ‘Seven habits of highly effective people’ by Stephen R. Covey.
The following text presents a step by step guide to develop the habit of “Being Proactive”.
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Ever wonder what process does your brain follow when there is a decision to be made – good or bad? Yale researchers have found that three distinct circuits connecting to different brain regions are involved in making decisions.
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Rajarshi Purushottam Das Tandon was at the time a Member of Parliament.
Once, when he went to collect his salary cheque in the Parliament Office, he asked the clerk there to transfer the amount directly to a “Public Service Fund”. The officials over there were pleasantly surprised by his generosity. One of his colleagues standing nearby said: “There are hardly four hundred rupees as your allowance for the whole month. And you are donating the entire amount for social service?” Tandon ji humbly replied – “You see, I have seven sons and all are earning sufficiently to raise their families; each one sends me one hundred rupees per month. I spend only about rupees three to four hundred from that and the rest goes to some philanthropic causes. This allowance as a Member-of-Parliament is again extra for some one like me. Why should I save it for myself or my family? Such was the character of our leaders.
It was because of this natural austerity and detachment from selfish possessions that he was called a “Rajarshi”.
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Inside or, outside?
While buying my first new car me and my wife got into an argument over two choices that we finalised.
One car had good interiors & good performance but was not as good looking from outside.
The other car looked great from outside but was not spacious from inside & did not have comfortable interiors.
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An inspiring story
In an age of negative news showering on us continuously, sometimes we take our eyes off the great inspiring stories happening around us. This inspiring story, amongst many, delights us like the first shower of monsoon.
A few years ago, he used to sell SIM cards in a small town in Odisha. Today, one of the world’s biggest investors, Masayoshi Son of Softbank, wants to partner with him to help OYO Rooms with its foray into China. It makes an interesting reading.
Source: Boy from Naxal area scripts incredible story – The Economic Times