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The R2A2 Formula for Success: Napoleon Hill

Introduction Have you ever thought, “If I could get some extra time from my job or some extra money to catch my goals, my life will be more comfortable”? Getting spare time or getting some extra money will not make your life comfortable as no single stroke of luck can change our mindset which is holding us back. Walt Disney never spent time imagining such breaks but he started his work in the Rat-infested backyard of a church and ultimately achieved success due to his cultivated habits. Those habits helped him to focus on what matters the most in his industry to set him apart. The R2A2 principle was mentioned by Napoleon hill in his world-famous book “Think and Grow Rich”. The R2A2 principle was actually formulated by W. Clement Stone who was also a business partner of Napoleon Hill and a founder of Combined Insurance. This formula gives us the actionable points to implement the philosophy of “Think and Grow Rich” and become a true goal achiever. After learning this principle, we can a

Fire of motivation: Life story of Kalpana Saroj

It's really true that when we see a person's success then we cannot see her life struggles. Today Kalpana Saroj is the owner of 3000 Crore company known as Kamani Tubes, she is also a successful builder, social worker, and a great entrepreneur. She had won the Padma Shri award from the Government of India for her contribution towards the welfare of society. Her life story is not so sweet and she faced so many challenges in her life. She got married at the age of 12 years with a person of higher age. Her inlaws were very bad and used to beat her on a daily basis. When her father visited her house and saw her bad condition then he decided to bring her back. She tried to start her studies again but her neighbors and classmates started asking why she had come back again? This made her the victim of stress and she decided to take her life by poison. She drank poison but doctors saved her. On that day she got her new life and decided if we can die while working then why not live

Important rules of Ikigai

Do you know why Japanese people have the highest life expectancy rate in the world? There are very basic rules that Japanese people used to follow in their daily lives and that is the main reason for their higher life expectancy. Héctor García and Francesc Miralles beautifully explain the term " Ikigai" in their book with the same name. Ikigai means having the reason for getting out of bed every morning. Many of us do not have very purposeful goals and used to live a sloppy life. We must have purposeful and fulfilling goals in order to have a long and happy life. Héctor García and Francesc Miralles interviewed several centenarians (A centenarian is a person who has reached the age of 100 years) and many things were found common about the lifestyle of these people. They all have Ikigai in their life. Let's see what are those basic rules they follow in their life: 1. Eat less: We must not eat more and more. Centenarians explained how they always keep their stomach a lit

Soichiro Honda: Powerful motivational story

There's a famous Japanese saying “Nana korobi, ya oki” which means “Fall seven times, stand up eight.” This proverb fits Hundred percent to Mr. Soichiro Honda. Many times we become myopic and start weeping for our failure but we must remember the story of Honda who displayed "never say die attitude" by tackling so many failures without stopping. Since childhood Honda was enthusiastic about automobiles, he used to help his father in the Bicycle repair workshop. He started an apprenticeship in a workshop at the age of 15. Soon he gained interest in designing piston rings for a car.  He left his job and started his own company after selling all of his valuables and his wife's jewelry. He now started dreaming of working with Toyota Motor Corp. He showed his design of piston rings to Toyota management but all of the designs got rejected by the management and many people started laughing at him. But he tried again and prepared 3 lakh designs for piston rings and showed