Thoughts, feelings and intense feeling…

Every portrait that is painted with feeling is a portrait of the artist, not of the sitter. - Oscar Wilde

As a visiting faculty, I generally address young and dynamic students of professions like C.A. & C.S. Their training sessions is called GMCS (General Management & Communication Skills) & my role is to give a `motivation talk’ so as to develop some progressive vision about their profession among them.

 

However, the question here is: Can others influence our actions through their motivation talks?

 

The answer is `no’. No one can make us to act in a particular way.

 

What Motivation can provide is food for thought only & there is a gap between thought and action.

 

 

The thought should become a feeling. The feeling should become an intense feeling and the feeling becomes intense, we act. Someone can give us a thought or an idea. But our feelings are generated by us. It is up to us to make the feelings intense or weak.

 

For example, I am `thinking’ of getting up at 5 am. This thought should trigger a feeling of excitement or happiness inside me. If this is to take place, I am getting up at 5 am and enjoying all the feelings associated with it else It’s just a thought.

 

Not every feeling will push you into action, especially when I am influenced by old habits. The feeling should be intense and strong enough. The more and more I visualize the benefits of getting up at 5 am, my desire to get up early intensifies. When the intensity at the highest, I cannot be prevented from getting up early.

 

So, as I said, mere motivation talks by others will not change my actions. My mind has to accept the goal, the business plan and the target. Only then I will initiate specific actions and enjoy doing the same.

 

The best motivator is our mind. The worst de-motivator is also our mind.

 

Unless and until our mind supports our ambition, we will not do what is required.

 

We have to keep our mind on our side. Our mind should follow our intellect. The mind has no intelligence. It is something like using powerful software by giving the right commands.

 

We have to be emotionally intelligent and control the five senses. If we don’t exercise this option, the mind will escape in all directions.

I have an interesting story to explain emotional intelligence

A group of monkeys decide to go on a fast one day.
“Before we begin, I think we should keep the food with which we’ll break the fast ready,” counseled the old monkey chief.
The monkeys agreed, procured and held delicious bananas in their hands.

“I think each of us should keep our share of bananas with us before we begin our fast, so that we don’t spend time distributing them after we break our fast. You can imagine how hungry we all will be by then!” said the chief’s wife.
The monkeys liked the idea and they collected their share of the bananas.
“Why don’t we peel one banana and keep it ready to eat?” said one of the youngsters.
“Yes, let’s do that,” shouted a fat monkey in agreement. Just looking at the bananas was making him hungry.
“All right,” said the monkey chief. “We shall peel the bananas but under no condition should we eat them.”
So the monkeys peeled their bananas and carefully kept them ready for eating in the evening.
“Can I keep the banana in my mouth? I promise not to eat it till evening. Please!” a little monkey asked his father.
“Why don’t we all put a banana in our mouth? That way we can chew it immediately when we break the fast,” said his father, who had agreed to go on the fast only because his wife had not given him a choice.

“As long as we don’t eat it, it should be fine,” he added.
So, the monkeys put the bananas in their mouths. One by one they eyed each other uncomfortably as they began their fast — and as you can imagine, within no time at all, the bananas disappeared down their gullets.

And that was the end of their fast!

 

Hence

Its only your mind Which motivates you…….

Its only the power of your own mind;

Discipline of your own emotions

which will direct you towards achievement of your goal

 

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Hi friends..!

 I was chatting to one of my friends after a day long training session & suddenly an idea about sharing a blog for motivation, vision creation and providing food for thought came to our discussion. Mohit, my younger friend encouraged & inspired me to write a blog for this site.
Well! I dedicate my first blog to Mohit and site administrator….their effort reminded me of some beautiful lines by Napoleon hill….& a beautiful story of a butterfly.
I share it here under for you……!!!

Strength and growth come only through continuous effort and struggle’- 
Napoleon Hill

We need to be tested to prove that we have the ability to win. Some tests are severe and make us to learn hard lessons.I read somewhere the story of a butterfly and it goes like this.

A butterfly was trying to come out of a small hole that appeared in a cocoon. A man sat and watched the butterfly struggling to come out. To help the butterfly to come out without the struggle, he took a small scissor and slit open the cocoon and the butterfly came out.  The man was very happy that he helped the butterfly and waited for the butterfly to come out and take its first flight of freedom. He noticed that the butterfly had a withered body and weak wings. The butterfly was never able to fly and spent the rest of its life by crawling around.

The man did not understand that the restricted hole in the cocoon and the struggle that the butterfly goes through to come out is the God’s way of forcing a fluid from the body into its wings and the fluid will give the necessary strength for the wings to fly. Since the butterfly did not go through this struggle, the wings remained weak and shriveled and the butterfly was never able to fly!

Student life is just a journey through a cacoon for enlightenment & wisdom 

The harder is your effort, better is your strength or vice versa.
Learn, Listen & observe………
Most important among them is struggle & continuous efforts.Rajeev Puri is a Chartered Accountant and a visiting faculty at the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, for General Management & Communication Skills classes.

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The Showdown of Students

The vice chancellor of the Delhi University has been facing opposition long since he took his post. But his recent, FYUP, has stirred mix reactions amongst the students and has aroused vast multitude of debates. While some students continue to protest outside the minister’s houses, the others have begun to rejoice in new perception.

So, after all the labor of Delhi University’s decision makers, is it justified?

Organizations like AISA stand firm at their claim that the new- four- year program is nothing but plagiarism. Shunning it as an imperial concept, the association feels that mandatory foundation courses including mathematics would be a disadvantage upon the differently abled and SC/ST students.

However the vice chancellor, Prof. Dinesh Singh clarifies his decision on a different level. In his interview with a national daily, he states that the new program would increase the career level and job opportunities for his students. “No American degree is close to what we offer” says he. “Multiple exit programs have only made us flexible.”

With admissions, so close at hand, the question still hangs in the court. After so much dissatisfaction in the air, it would not be a surprise to find out that much of DU’s teachers and related staff tops the league of protestors.

Meanwhile the court, continue to ask why the university seems in haste for their new experiment. The supporters on the other hand, states that the decision was well considered through regular meetings of student congress and teachers where the plans were as efficiently discussed as it happened with the Indian constitution. According to a source, the plan came to being, only after a document was signed by a body of students to motivate the approval of four year plan.

Apart from FYUP, this year also saw cancellation of the two year old CATE exam (entrance test for BA Eng (Hons.). While newspapers show that students are much relieved in this change, the other side is but yet to be revealed. Entrance exams suffice the education business in their own way. And when, one is cancelled at such a short and unclear notice, there is a possibility of the situation to turn into bewildering crisis. It is not a new idea for coaching centers to earn money by guarantying the admission, offering highly paid tutors but of course at handsome amounts. After CATE being cancelled, the money stands in loop holes. But let us not forget, while it might be extravagance for some, but for others, it is much like a sentimental duty of parents who invest the hard work of their lives for the better future of their children.

Therefore, on a personal note, I believe the university must not keep its decisions in secrecy and it shall give a chance to its audience to digest such changes.

Lastly, a top newspaper also claims that DU doesn’t even have records for outside-state students and Hindi professors. Therefore in the OMR forms, you have to mention your original state. And what that is left of Hindi professors, no other news regarding it has been recorded. Perhaps there are much more that circulate being undistinguished from other rumors.

So you agree or not, embrace yourselves for the FYUP. Thus Let us wait, if the experiment unravels a success story or if it continues to harass confusion and complex. Only time can tell.

Or are you just shopping for the first impression at college? But it isn’t a Sharukh Khan’s Mai Hoon na..is it?

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India’s biggest money lender – SBI (State Bank of India ) is contemplating to cut interest rates on education loans. SBI’s chairman Pratip Chaudhuri said on Monday (13th Feb,2012) that the bank would go for a rate cut in education loans along with other loan categories. However he did not disclosed the percentage point cut.

SBI Student Loan Scheme

Loan Amount  Rate of Interest (w.e.f. 10.10.2011)
For loans upto Rs.4 lacs 3.75% above Base Rate, currently 13.75% p.a.
Above Rs.4 lacs and upto Rs.7.50 lacs 4.25% above Base Rate, currently 14.25% p.a.
Above Rs.7.50 lacs 2.25% above Base Rate, currently 12.25% p.a.

(0.50% concession in interest for girl student)

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