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Labor Omnia Vincit: Work Conquers All

Introduction Labor Omnia Vincit, a Latin phrase meaning "Work Conquers All," encapsulates a timeless belief in the power and significance of labor across cultures and throughout history. This motto serves as a poignant reminder of the transformative potential inherent in diligent effort and perseverance. Meaning of Labor Omnia Vincit At its core, Labor Omnia Vincit emphasizes the idea that through industrious work and dedication, individuals can overcome challenges, achieve success, and effect positive change in their lives and communities. The phrase underscores the inherent value of labor, not merely as a means of economic sustenance but also as a pathway to personal fulfillment and societal progress. In contemporary contexts, Labor Omnia Vincit resonates deeply in various spheres, including business, education, and personal development. It encourages individuals to embrace hard work, resilience, and determination as essential virtues in the pursuit of their goals and aspir

Success Story of Karsanbhai Patel

Introduction Karsanbhai Patel, the low profile founder of Nirma, started making detergent by mixing Soda Ash with other chemicals. He used to make detergent in the backyard of his house and sell at his own cycle. He directly challenged the veterans like Unilever and Proctor & Gamble by grabbing more than 60% market share. Story of Nirma & Karsanbhai Patel Karsanbhai Patel was a son of a small farmer and he worked as a lab technician at one of the Government Department of Mining and Geology in Gujarat. The job security and flexible working hours of a government sector allowed him to explore his passion for chemistry. He took up the challenge of making low-cost yet high-quality detergent powder.  Don't forget to watch a best video on biography of Dr BR Ambedkar. At that time, Hindustan Unilever's Surf was the market leader and was considered as a luxury item, the cost of one KG of Surf was around Rs.13. He started his experiment by using Soda Ash to make a detergent and

7 Strategies of Wealth and Happiness

Introduction To live a fulfilling life, a person needs both wealth and happiness together in his/her life. But most of us struggle with achieving both of these together in our life, and in due course of time, many of us could not find or achieve either. Jim Rohn, an American Business philosopher teaches us the ways to health, wealth, and happiness in his award-winning book, ‘7 Strategies of Wealth and Happiness’. In this book, he directs us to follow a 7 strategies path to wealth and happiness. These are as follows: 7 Strategies of Wealth and Happiness by Jim Rohn 1. Unleash The Power Of Goals: It is the first strategy of the 7 strategies for Wealth and Happiness. The goals which are well defined and well described have always a strong pull on you. They drive you, motivate you to become the person or bring you on the path to become that person who is required to achieve those goals. Recognition of your work, feeling like a winner, family, and benevolence are the four greatest motivator

Bill Marriott’s 12 Rules of Success

Introduction Bill Marriott was the CEO of his family's Hotel Chain for more than 40 years. He practiced "Management By Walking Around" or MBWA in a very practical manner. In 2012, on his 80th birthday, he left the CEO position but decided to play an active role as a chairman of the Marriott Hotel Chain. Recently he published an article where he shared 12 rules of success. We always like the list and hence he summarised his success in the form of these 12 success principles. He often says that no one can become a good leader by accident and it takes discipline and dedication to become a great leader. Let's discuss these principles in more detail. Bill Marriott’s 12 Rules of Success Bill Marriott explained how the list of 12 rules of success served him well and he hopes that it will be useful to our career also. 1. Always challenge your team members to do give their best. He also stressed upon doing this very often.  Let's watch a video on success formula of Kalpana

Unwritten Social Rules We Must Follow

Introduction Our parents, teachers, and friends teach us traffic rules, etiquette, and other behavioral traits. But many times, we do not acquire certain important traits from others. Let’s discuss 22 unwritten social rules that everyone must know to survive in society. Unwritten Social Rules We Must Follow 1. Never order an expensive dish from the menu if someone else is giving you a lunch/dinner party. You never know his/her financial condition. 2. Always return borrowed money before the promised time. Don’t give another person a chance to remind you of the return. This shows your character and integrity. 3. Don’t call more than twice and always remember that if another person is not picking up your call then s/he has more important work at hand. 4. Never ask awkward questions like “Why you don’t have your own house ?”, “Ohh are you are still unmarried ?”, “Don’t you have kids ?”, “Why don’t you buy a car?”. Always remember that it’s not our business or problem. Watch this video to u

Four Factors of Motivation: Jim Rohn

Introduction Jim Rohn is the legend of the self-help industry and personal development. He, after going through a number of studies on motivation, found that there are four main factors that are the most powerful human motivators. You can use these four Factors to accomplish your goals. You can also use them to motivate people who are subordinate to you if you’re in a leadership position. These Four Factors of motivation given by Jim Rohn are the real factors that work when just the desire to do that task is not enough. They are the reasons behind the belief and action, that is, believing in something and doing it as well. Four Factors of Motivation 1. Recognition from Peers The first factor of the Four Factors of motivation given by Jim Rohn is recognition from peers. Soldiers give up their lives in wartime because they get motivated to fight well for the respect of the person fighting beside them. This feeling is more important for them rather than the medals and public recognition o

Habit 4: Think Win-Win

Introduction Habit 4 of Stephen R. Covey’s "The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People" is "Think Win-Win". When one side benefits more from the transaction as compared to another side then it is known as a Win-Lose Situation. In the short run, the winner might feel good but in long term, it breeds distrust and resentment. We already realized the importance of starting early and taking 100% responsibility for ourselves through Habit 1: Be Proactive. Then we understood the importance of setting a goal and truly feeling it through Habit 2: Begin with End in Mind. Thereafter we observed the importance of setting priorities in our life through Habit 3: Putting first things first. Now we come to a point where it’s become important to understand the disadvantages of becoming selfish for our own goals. We must help others to achieve their goals in order to achieve our own goals. Let’s further explore Habit 4: Think Win-Win through 6 paradigms of human interaction. 6 paradigm

10 Challenges from Can’t Hurt Me by David Goggins

Introduction David Goggins is a retired US Navy SEAL and former US Air Force TACP member. He completed 60 ultra-marathons, ultra-triathlons, and triathlons. He is a former Guinness World Record holder for most pull-ups done in 24 hours. David Goggins has learned many important lessons over the years that he shared in his book with the title ‘Can’t Hurt Me.’ Can’t Hurt Me evokes the motivation within you to go out there and change your life. This book is honest, raw, and inspiring and talks about 10 challenges. 10 Challenges from Can’t Hurt Me 1st Challenge from Can’t Hurt Me The first challenge of the 10 challenges from Can’t Hurt Me by David Goggins is to grab a journal and write down the bad experiences that you have gone through in life in detail. Then, write down the factors that are limiting your growth in the present day. You need to be honest with yourself while writing. 2nd Challenge from Can’t Hurt Me The second challenge from Can’t Hurt Me is to create an “accountab