(c) Chinmaya MissionIntroducing Spirituality at WorkplaceSwami Ishwarananda(Chinmaya Mission)
(c) Chinmaya MissionSattvikNoble, Man of Perfection,incarnation of Love &CompassionRajasikAggressive, full of selfishdrive, prone toactive lifeTamasikLazy, sensuous, inactiveAssertive,Stands forPrinciples& ValuesSR TSimpleminded,lacksworldlyexpe-rienceCommoner,no guidance,prone toinfluencesOpportunist, wantsothers to workfor him – proneto violencePersonality TypesEnlightenedSoulNobleLeader withVisionLearnerCommercialBusinessmanPoliticalLeaderCriminals,Law-breakerTraineeS+RR+TS+TS+R+T
(c) Chinmaya MissionTraining with compassionTraining with compassionPersonality Type-> AssertiveAssertive AggressiveAggressive OpportunistOpportunistPhilosophy at work Detached, dedicated toDetached, dedicated toworkworkAttached to work andAttached to work andresultsresultsInsecure,Insecure,attached to statusattached to statusand authorityand authorityIntention of work Selfless, Works out ofSelfless, Works out ofcompassion, Quality-compassion, Quality-consciousconsciousSelfish, Works underSelfish, Works undercompulsion, Quantity-compulsion, Quantity-consciousconsciousEgo-centered,Ego-centered,Works out of needWorks out of needto surviveto surviveAttitude at work Considerate and alwaysConsiderate and alwaysattempts to makeattempts to makeeveryone participateeveryone participateCareful and dominatesCareful and dominatesin all aspects of workin all aspects of workCareless andCareless andfinds fault withfinds fault withothersothersRisk taking Runs forward to take riskRuns forward to take riskand protects othersand protects othersStays behind and makeStays behind and makeothers take risk.others take risk.NeverNeverDistribution ofauthorityBased on willingness toBased on willingness towork and capabilitieswork and capabilitiesBased on contributionBased on contributionto earlierto earlieraccomplishmentsaccomplishmentsBased on one’sBased on one’sown petown petpreferences.preferences.Relationshipwith othersParticipates in others’ lifeParticipates in others’ life– shares ideas, feelings– shares ideas, feelingsand emotionsand emotionsProfessional. NeverProfessional. Neverinvolves in others’involves in others’emotions & feelingsemotions & feelingsPrejudiced.Prejudiced.Outcome Goodwill, Peace-of-Goodwill, Peace-of-mind, Security, Caringmind, Security, Caringand harmoniousand harmoniousrelationship.relationship.Stress, Loneliness,Stress, Loneliness,poor health andpoor health anddisharmony with others.disharmony with others.Insecurity, hatred,Insecurity, hatred,restlessnessrestlessness
(c) Chinmaya MissionPerformance withPerformance withDetachmentDetachmentA detached performer identifiesA detached performer identifieswith ‘accomplishment’ and notwith ‘accomplishment’ and notwith what is accomplished.with what is accomplished.
(c) Chinmaya MissionGita’s guidanceGita’s guidanceIn this (Detached performance) there is no loss ofIn this (Detached performance) there is no loss ofeffort, nor is there any harm (contrary result). Eveneffort, nor is there any harm (contrary result). Evena little performance protects one from great fear.a little performance protects one from great fear.You can choose your action.You cannot choose the result of action.You can choose your reaction.May you not be without action.The essence of Karma YogaPhilosophy @ WorkPhilosophy @ Work
(c) Chinmaya Mission(c) Chinmaya MissionIntention @ workIntention @ workHuman mindis like a parachute. It worksbetter when it is open!Often Ask toOften Ask toyourself:yourself:What am I doing?What am I doing?Why am I doing?Why am I doing?How am I doing?How am I doing?Is it related towhatI would like toachieve?Can Idelegatethis toSomeone?Can I do somethingdifferently withoutdisturbing theOutput?
(c) Chinmaya MissionLeading by livingWhatever a great man does, that othermen also imitate; whatever he sets upas the standard, that the world follows.Bhagavad-Gita 3.21
(c) Chinmaya MissionHow to recognize a leader?• In his presence, others feel an urge to followhim.• Ready to accomplish some goal under hisdirections.• A leader stimulates, motivates and inspires tofollow.• He does ordinary things extra-ordinarily.• He is part of the group he leads and does notremote-control.• He finds ideas by discussing with his group
(c) Chinmaya MissionNoble IntentionNoble Intention• Action creates external result of success; intentionAction creates external result of success; intentioncreates internal result of peace.creates internal result of peace.• Action without noble intention does not lead toAction without noble intention does not lead tospiritual growth. Intentions are shaped by values.spiritual growth. Intentions are shaped by values.• 20 noble Values:20 noble Values:Absence of Pride Absence of Pretension Non-violenceForgiveness Straightforwardness Service to SeniorsPurity of motive Sustained interest Self-controlDetachment Absence of Arrogance Mature vision of lifeNon-Possessiveness Emotional balance Not being greedyLove for God Meditation Not being extrovertSeeking true knowledge Steadfast in wisdom
(c) Chinmaya MissionWise v/s Otherwise!Talk about IDEAS Talk about PEOPLECaring AttitudeRespects AuthorityCourage of ConvictionConfidentConcerned about CharacterAssertiveWilling to LearnSensitiveSolitudeDiscussDisciplineInternally DrivenRespects OthersKnows the LimitCritical AttitudeRebels AuthorityGoes Along to get alongConfusionConcerned about ReputationAggressiveKnow it allTouchyLonelyArgueDistorted sense of FreedomExternally DrivenLooks down on OthersEverything Goes!
(c) Chinmaya MissionManage worries• The longer you hold,heavier it becomes!• Learn to put downthe burden and pick itup when you need.• Don’t carry theburden wherever yougo.
(c) Chinmaya MissionManage your leisure time• Avoid hurry, worryand curryBe regular in yoursleepAt home, pick upphone by choiceAvoid compulsivethinkingAvoid compulsiveeatingEveryday give sometime for yourself todo NOTHING!
(c) Chinmaya MissionTake care of yourBalance-SheetOur Birth is our Opening BalanceOur Death is our Closing BalanceOur Prejudice Views are our LiabilitiesOur Creative Ideas/ Good Deeds are ourAssetsHeart is our Current AssetSoul is our Fixed AssetsBrain is our Fixed DepositThinking is our Current AccountGoodwill & Achievements are our CapitalCharacter & Morals, our Stock-in-tradeBALANCE SHEET OF LIFE!
(c) Chinmaya MissionFriends are our General ReservesValues & Behavior are our GoodwillPatience is our Interest EarnedLove is our DividendChildren are our Bonus IssuesEducation is Brands/PatentsKnowledge is our InvestmentThe profit or loss is our KARMA Earned.So, before the INCOME-TAX assessment (arrival ofdeath), Balance your Sheet!