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Jim Rohn's 7 Personality Traits of a Great Leader

Introduction: One who finds ways of improving things and motivates people to move towards a better vision is a leader. Leaders put people first and work toward making their vision a reality. Leaders are supposed to be empathetic and to be successful, must connect with people. To be a great leader, you must become a person of quality yourself. Only then you’ll be able to attract quality people. Refining your skills is the most important thing in leadership. One must keep on working on himself/herself until he/she becomes effective. Jim Rohn has given seven personality traits of a great leader. Seven personality traits of a great leader: 1. Learn to be strong but not impolite According to Jim Rohn, the first trait of a great leader is to be strong but not impolite. A very common mistake made by people repetitively is that they think that impolite behaviour/rude behaviour is a sign of strength. But it’s a wrong assumption. A person, with politeness and warmth in his/her nature and behavio
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Principle 11: Controlled Attention

Introduction The eleventh principle of Napoleon Hill's 17 principles of success is Controlled Attention. When we chose our major purpose then we select an object of our controlled attention. People say that don’t put all of your eggs in one basket but we have to put all our eggs in one basket and concentrate our attention to protect that basket. Controlled attention is the process of directing our focus towards a desired end. It is an important aid for other success principles suggested by Napoleon Hill. Concentration on a single idea can give us massive success. Tesla Motors is a manufacturer of Electric vehicles. By concentrating its energy on electric vehicle manufacturing, in less than a decade it has made a great fortune for Elon Musk and other stakeholders. Intel built better chips and satisfied its customer needs. Intel focused on-chip manufacturing and created massive wealth for shareholders. Whatever is your enterprise, controlled attention to your major purpose is extrem

Five Keys to Leave a Lasting Impact

Introduction Lasting impact is the ability to make a mark, leave an impression, or somehow touch the world around us in a meaningful way. To make that impact lasting, you have to make something happen beyond just you and your moment of presentation. Leaving a lasting effect is everyone’s desire somewhere deep down in their heart. It refers to the desire of making an impact that will last long even after you die. It can be financial, with one or more of your creation, or through the people, you connect within your life while you’re alive. Five Keys to Leave a Lasting Impact 1) Stop and Evaluate your life First Stop where you are now in your life and evaluate. Find out, what would you want people to say about you if this was the last day of your life? If you feel that what you found is exactly what you wanted, then it's fine but if no, then you can start asking yourself about how to leave a lasting impact on people around you or whoever you meet in life that would make you happy. Wri

When You Keep Failing: How to Recover and Boost your Confidence

Introduction We all face multiple failures in life. The road to success is paved with failures and a person learns the best lessons of his/her life from failures only. One can choose to react in one of the following two ways: (1) Keep feeling sorry and stuck there only. This leads to a loss of self-confidence. (2) Learn from your failure and use it to avoid further mistakes and achieve your goals. Highly successful people have the right mindset, that is, they have a growth-oriented mentality that makes them move forward towards success even after huge failures. People who achieve great things in life perceive and respond to failure differently: • They Accept the fact that failure is inevitable, • They take problems as challenges to be solved (not avoided), and • They actively identify their mistakes and learn lessons from their failures. You can regain your confidence after a failure, by cultivating the right mindset by the following simple steps 1. Reaffirm Yourself : Most successful

The Toltec Path To Freedom

Introduction Today the world is full of chaos and uncertainty. Beautiful emotions such as love, compassion, and care lives under the weight of fear, anxiety, insecurity, and competition, etc. These negative emotions cling us to societal norms and demands that make us a prisoner to this worldly order. All of us now seek some kind of liberation in one form or the other. The Toltec Wisdom is a thousand years old society in Mexico to conserve the spiritual knowledge and practices and teaches us the way of life where we make few agreements to ourselves which are life-changing and liberating. The Four Agreements 1. Be Impeccable with your word Being impeccable with your word is the first agreement. Whatever we speak brings a great deal to our life. We should always speak with integrity that is we should always be truthful and honest while communicating with others one should always say what he means as it strengthens the character of the person. One should avoid using the words to speak agai

Importance of Selfless Service

Introduction Selfless service can be defined as a service performed without expecting anything in return let alone the result or award for performing it. It is generally performed for the benefit of other human beings or society. In the Hindi language, it is called Seva which means 'service'. It refers to the selfless efforts done for the welfare of all. It includes the act of a person who invests time, money or even imparts his/her skills to others. True selfless service includes helping the whole of humanity and not just your family, given freely and motivated by a strong internal desire to help others. Some people even give their own lives to save others. There are several forms of Selfless Service. For example, even if you can’t donate, you can still help others by imparting your skills such as educating people, making them aware of their rights, giving your time to someone by listening to them carefully, or spending your time with animals, etc. One of the best examples of

Roger Bannister: The Power of Self-Belief

Introduction The first man to break the 4-minute mark, Sir Roger Bannister is the first man who ran a mile in under four minutes. Until he proved it in 1954, people including doctors and scientists believed it to be impossible to run a mile in under 4 minutes as it was considered impractical because the human body will collapse under pressure if someone even attempts to do it. But Bannister proved them all wrong by training himself in his own way. He did not practice for too many hours like his competitors did, rather he followed his own unique way and just had a firm belief that ‘He could do it! Early Life of Roger Bannister Bannister belonged to an ordinary working-class family. He was interested in studying the science of Medicine but his family was not so financially sound that it could afford his education in university. To get a university scholarship, he trained himself for his self-discovered talent of Running. In fact, he actually won a track scholarship to Oxford University.