Friday, 31 March 2017

Captivating Lines from Here and There-15

  • The four primary tasks that any people management role involves are (1) Selecting the right people (2) Defining the expectations (3) motivating these people (4) Developing these people- Ashok Gopal, Senior Practice expert,Gallup, 
  • People who see negative results as permanent failure are the ones who give up easily and often generalize their 'failure' into other areas of their life and even into their sense of self- Tom Venuto, Writer
  • Our greatest glory is not in never failing but in rising everytime we fall- Confucius, Philosopher  
  • Expectations determine outcomes- Always!  - Dr Deepak Chopra, Author & public speaker
  • Youth is not a time of life but a state of mind, a temper of the will, a quality of imagination, a predominance of courage over timidity, of the appetite for adventure over the ease of life- Robert Kennedy, Former US Senator
  • Ego is the unobserved  mind that runs your life when you are not present as the witnessing consciousness,the watcher- From the book "Power of Now"
  • To win the lottery, achieve a goal, make a friend, we need to take some positive action or nothing will happen. Winning starts with the beginning- Robert Schuller, Author & Clergyman
  • Change your thoughts and change your world -Norman Vincent Peale, Positive thinking Guru
  • By three methods, we learn wisdom- The first is by reflection, which is the noblest.The second by imitation which is the easiest.The third is by experience which is the bitterest- Confucius, Philosopher  
  • To some people it doesn't matter whether it is rainy or sunny- They carry their own weather with them- Kris Cole, Author


  1. I love, love, love the last one -- the one about the people who carry their own weather.
    I hadn't heard that one before.
    Thank you.

  2. Really nice. But most senior managers take such guiding principles with a pinch of salt and do what they like. I guess that is what alpha males. do.

  3. Thank you so much for sharing your thoughts on the subject!