SEIZE THE MOMENT

Seize the moment mean in simple words to live in a present, not think about your future or a past. Not only does planning help you develop the necessary skills and leadership, it also increases your chances of getting promotion, as people already recognize you as a leader. This key is to take on opportunities now, regardless of your tenure or role.     A few days ago, I had a chance meeting with one of my school friends, Smitha Sharma. Much elated to see each other, giggling like school girls we rushed to the nearest CCD. Meeting after 10 years, we had a lot of catching up to do. During the course of our conversation, Smitha told me that after her seven years of stint with one of the leading firms she was elevated to the post of managing director. She had reached this executive position by continuously challenging status quo- and by making the most of each of her previous roles. “I’ve never been concerned with my title. When I thought an assignment was a stretch, I took it,” she explained. “When I applied for my previous position, the job carried the title ‘project manager’. But after my first conversation with the manager, I knew it was a position that would require a complex leadership skills and challenge me, so I accepted the job.” That set me thinking, what set Smitha apart from others? I realized that in each role, Smitha embraced additional responsibilities without being asked. “ I make an effort to volunteer and raise my hand where I see a need. I started talking on...

The Reasons for a Lack of Motivation

    Lack of enthusiasm and motivation lacking are two of the main reasons for failure and of living a mediocre life. English speaking course in Chandigarh searches the reason for a motivation lacking & negative outlook and provide solution for that type of lacking. The reason for Motivation lacking are discuss here : 1. Inability to focus on the bigger picture In many cases we get so distracted by a daunting task that we start to lose focus of the long-term benefits, motivation lacking and rewards of accomplishing it. Instead, we focus all our attention on the great effort it will take to address the task. We no longer have the bigger picture in mind, but only see the burden of a specific task. Solution: Redirect your focus on the benefits and rewards.  Avoid focusing all your attention on the great difficulties of a given task, but instead try to make yourself clear what the higher purpose of the task is. You might not like doing a specific task, but if you know that it contributes significantly towards your mission, you’ll be more motivated to address it. There will be many daunting and challenging tasks you have to overcome, but if you are convinced that you are addressing these tasks for a good reason you will be able to find the right motivation to tackle even unpleasant responsibilities. 2. Negative outlook on the chances of success A characteristic many unmotivated individuals have in common is their troubled outlook on their chances of success. Such a troubled outlook can lead into a vicious circle. If you’re not trusting about your chances of succeeding...