BS 101

Mastering Mastery

1. Time management “The hardest thing to learn for me was how to plan. Not to execute what I have planned, but to make so epic a to-do list and to schedule it so thoroughly that I’m really capable of completing all the tasks on the scheduled date.” 2. Consistency “We often stop working hard if we reached the top,…

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Backstabbers – How to deal with them

Recently I had a “friend” who stabbed me behind my back. His so called super smartness in taking advantage of certain situation and making me feel like a hostage was one of the worst infuriating situations I was forced to deal with. The values of loyalty, trust, respect – everything thrown out of the window. With life being a constant…

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OLD MAN’S HORSE- wonderful parable

  There was an old man in a village, very poor, but even kings were jealous of him because he had a beautiful white horse. Such a horse had never been seen before — the beauty, the very grandeur, the strength. Kings asked for the horse and they offered fabulous prices, but the old man would say, `This horse is…

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Just a tourist

An American tourist went to see a Sufi Master. For many years he had heard about him, had fallen in deep love with his words, his message. Finally he decided to go to see him. When he entered his room he was surprised — it was an utterly empty room! The Master was sitting; there was no furniture at all!…

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Salt & Sugar

SUGAR AND SALT MAKES THE TASTE I have heard an ancient parable — must be very ancient because God used to live on the earth in those days. Slowly slowly, he became very tired of man, because people would torture him continuously. In the middle of the night, somebody would knock and say, “Why have you done this? Why not do…

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Love – epitome of existence

Life is beautiful only when there is love. Love is a higher value than life… a greater value than life. Life can be sacrificed to love, but love cannot be sacrificed to life. Leslie Weatherhead tells the story of the second world war. Two soldiers were very friendly, great friends. One evening one soldier comes back to the trench but finds…

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Awareness – a wonderful story

Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar, the philosopher and social reformer, has given the following account in his memoirs. He was once invited by the viceroy who was about to confer an honor on him. He was a poor man, his clothes were old and threadbare, and he dressed in the Bengali style of kurta and dhoti. Friends advised him to get new…

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Head Heavy

Success breeds ego.  You need to practice humility and the attitude of arrogance will always pin you down. Small achievements in life, it tries to elaborate in a big screen. The ways of the ego are very subtle. No sooner do you make one small step than it proclaims great triumph. It gets a fistful and claims to have attained all…

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Being Money Minded

Being “Money-Minded”- Credits to Sadhguru and Blog Question: I am someone who is a first generation entrepreneur. I come from a middle-class background and, very often, I feel that I don’t have the money mindset that entrepreneurs require. I want to ask: is it possible to develop that quality, and if not, how do I build a team where as…

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Dissolve the “I”

Remember, you have to follow your heart and never let anyone to steal your dreams. One of the most powerful ways to tame your ego and overcome the voice in your head that says, “I’m the great, , the word “I” that whispers in your ears stating your are invincible – is the first step to lead  you to disaster. there are millions…

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Sadhguru – Come back Home

COME BACK HOME: Questioner: When I do my meditation, everything is peaceful and quiet and I feel like I am getting somewhere. But the real test comes when there is adversity and I forget everything and again go back to the same old way of dealing with things. I feel that my practices have started making a mark but when…

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Entrepreneur 101 – Networking

One of the key qualities you need to develop is to increase you Network. in simple terms, the more network you have, the better your net worth will be . Business is all about building relationships – trustworthy. You should be prepared to share your knowledge with others without any expectations. Keep doing it , opportunities will automatically materialize.

Don’t fix the future

Drop the past each moment. Remember to drop it. Just as you clean your house every morning, every moment clean your inner house of the past. All psychological memories have to be dropped. Just keep factual things and your mind will be very, very clean and clear. Don’t move ahead of yourself into the future because that is not possible…

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Stress Management – easy way

Once Buddha was travelling with a few of his followers. While they were passing a lake, Buddha told one of his disciples, “I am thirsty. Do get me some water from the lake.   “The disciple walked up to the lake. At that moment, a bullock cart started crossing through the lake. As a result, the water became very muddy…

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Money – Money -Money – the Osho way !

All the religions have been against wealth because wealth can give you all that can be purchased in life. And almost everything can be purchased except those spiritual values – love, compassion, enlightenment, freedom. But these few things are exceptions, and exceptions always prove the rule. Everything else you can purchase with money. Because all the religions have been against…

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Responsibility – ability to respond

You go on throwing your responsibility on others. This is a sure way to remain a slave forever. Take the whole responsibility.  “Remember that whatsoever happens to you is your own doing. Good or bad, bliss or misery, darkness or light — whatsoever  you reap you have sown, and you are absolutely responsible for it and nobody else.” Giving responsibility…

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Bullshit – Story by Sadhguru

It once happened, on a certain day, a bull and a pheasant were grazing on the field. The bull was grazing on the grass, the pheasant was picking ticks off the bull; they are partners, you know? Then the pheasant looked at a huge tree which was at the edge of the field, and very nostalgically said, “Alas, there was…

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Interesting fairy tale in Dale Carnegie’s life

Dale Carnegie remembers an incident in his life. He delivered a radio broadcast on Abraham Lincoln. He mentioned a few wrong facts about Lincoln; even his birthdate was wrong. He received one letter, a very angry letter, from a woman, calling him a fool, calling him stupid. “If you don’t even know the right birthdate, what right have you got…

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Lesson from Alexander the great

It is said of Alexander the Great that when he was dying, tears were rolling down his cheeks, because the physicians had told him that he had only twenty-four hours at the most; his death was absolutely certain within twenty-four hours. His physician asked, “Why are you crying? You are a brave man.” Alexander said, “I had promised my mother…

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Challenges

Challenge brings integrity; otherwise a person remains hollow, empty. If all facilities are  provided for you and there is no danger in your life, you will remain hollow and empty

Prayer- calling God

Prayer is just the opposite of desire. Prayer means, “The way things are is absolutely perfect, they are as they should be. Hence, I have nothing except a deep gratitude.” Real prayer is bowing to existence in tremendous thankfulness because whatsoever is, the way it is, is the most perfect way it can ever be. A prayerful heart knows that…

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