How to Excel in life A symposium by Ritesh MalikMBBS Theni Government Medical College; Dr. MGR University Chennai Intern Sir Ganga Ram Hospital Founder Adstuck Consulting Director Strategy Malik Radix Healthcare Director Hotel Woodapple Residency
Why this symposium? SomePrimary goal of principles andevery human is Formal VS Self habits are to be happy Education common toand successful successful people What we think, or what we know, or what we believe is, in the end, of little consequence. The only consequence is what we do. —John Ruskin
4% of the people on Earth own 96% of the riches $$$$ !! They have a SECRET!! Over the years I have accumulatedhabits which these 4% people follow..!We’ll discuss about these in the coming 1200 seconds!!
Action oriented-Doer & Viewer • Things may come to those who wait but only the ones left by those who hustle. • Our thinking, knowledge, belief is of little consequence in the end but what matters is what action we take. • Excellence is 10% inspiration and 90% perspiration. • There is no wrong time to do the right thing. You miss 100 percent of the shots you never take. —Wayne Gretzky
Pain of discipline VS pain of regretWork like you don’t need money, love like you’ve never been hurt, and dance like no one’s watching — Unknown Author
You change your choices you will change your destiny!! MANAGE YOUR MICRO CHOICES!! Child study/party Exercise/morning Salad/Junk Food Polite / Rude sleep behaviour with the patients Movie/Journal Gossip/Conference
See Food; See Thought & See Company• You are an average of seven people you spend maximum time with.• Emotions are infectious..!• Network with positive and successful people.• Negative thoughts are brakes and positive thoughts are accelerators. Even if you’re on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there. —Will Rogers
Pareto’s Principle (Prioritizing) You can do anything, but not everything —David Allen
• Choose your tasks, categorise in XYZ. • Prioritise • Start with the most important task. • Visualise the end of every task you do.People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does bathing – that’s why we recommend it daily—Zig Ziglar
Consequence oriented life• Restrain yourself from immediate gratification tasks.• Do delayed gratification all the time. Eg reading, attending seminar, workshops, taking care of your health and improving your skills.• Your achievements in life are directly proportional to the number of Delayed Gratification tasks you accomplish in a day! Watch your thoughts; they become words. Watch your words; they become actions. Watch your actions; they become habits. Watch your habits; they become character. Watch your character; it becomes your destiny. —Lao-Tze
Absolute accountability• No excuses at all. Take • EVENT + RESPONSE=RESULT absolute control of your life. • YOU CANNOT CHANGE THE EVENT BUT YOU• Accountability leads to CAN CHANGE YOURSELF responsibility which helps you get out of your comfort “Those who mind dont matter, and those who matter dont zone; which leads to action mind.” and results..!
Focus• Finish a job completely 100 % before shifting to another task.• Example of Arjuna from The Mahabharata.
5 D’s which the most successful follow• Decide• Delegate• Do• Delay• Dump “Two things areinfinite: the universe and human stupidity; and Im not sure about the universe.” ― Albert Einstein
Health problems Financial problems Relationship problems Professional practiceFamily Problem Anticipation Work problems • What you cannot predict you cannot prevent.
Optimism & Opportunity sensitivity • Cosmic agenda • Be an inverse paranoid • Be a part of the solution than part of the problem. • Opportunity knocks lightly • Feedback is the breakfast of champions!! We are what we repeatedly do; excellence, then, is not an act but a habit. —Aristotle
Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgement that something else is more important than fear —Ambrose Redmoon
Art of goal setting • High but realistic goals. • Goals VS Dreams • Think on paper • Everyday do something to come closer to your goal. • Dream BIG! And frequently!.You must be the change you wish to see in the world. —Gandhi
We are what we repeatedly do; excellence, then, is not an act but a habit. —Aristotle
Commit to constant improvement • Kaizen • Try to make everyday better than the previous day. • Search for the area for improvement. • Constantly ask yourself how can I do it in a better and efficient way. “You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.” ― Mae West
Reject Rejection..!!• Rejection is a natural part of life.• Sanders ( founder KFC ) was rejected 300 times for his chicken recipe.• Be persistant never give up.• Remember there are 6 billion people on the planet.• Ask Ask Ask!! This is the worlds most powerful tool and the most neglected secret to success and excellence.
Time Management • Say ‘no’ frequently. • Delegate • Time traps. • Perfection traps. • Time analysis • Systematic working.
Change the bad enrich the good in you• Change the bad in you constantly; be a better person.• Stop self praising, back biting, acting like a social reformer, scratchy element in the personality, thanklessness.“In three words I can sum up everything Ive learned about life: it goes on.” ― Robert Frost
Interpersonal Relations• NLP ( neuro linguistic programming ) is the most critical factor to succeed in life.• Be likeable• Listen more speak less• Genuine appreciation• Understand the other person.
Invest in yourself – you are your best asset• Invest time and money in yourself for upraising your skills and knowledge.• You’re best asset you have so empower yourself.
Never believe in luck or destiny• Believing in luck encourages procrastination and decrease in action.• Luck is nothing but proper planning, hard work, action and execution.
The Present• Past is history and future is mystery; today is the best present you have; enjoy it.
Enthusiasm / Passion• Nothing worthwhile can ever be achieved by lack of enthusiasm.• Passion leads to obsession for a task; which creates landmarks.
Patience Pays• Be patient like an eagle. “No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.” ― Eleanor Roosevelt
Quality triumphs• If you give quality to your customer ; you are bound to succeed.
“Insanity is doing the same thing, over and over again, but expecting different results.”
Summary• Excellence-commit to excellence and constant improvement• Ask-never hesitate in asking for help• Focus-and finish 100% of a specified task• Optimism-continuously feed your mind with positive books, audio, people and conversations.• Action-take immediate actions on your goals; do something daily to move forward towards your goals.• Prioritize your tasks and identify critical success areas of your life.• Reading plan-develop a reading plan to open a universe of knowledge and skills.• Learn from your past.• Visualize-yourself as a postive; confident and cheerful person; you become what you think of mostly. Thought has power.• NLP- Make others feel important.
Summary• Solution oriented person• Opportunity conscience• Network among different strata’s of the society.• Invest in yourself• Health-take time to focus on your health; it’s the most important task of your life.• Self discipline is the key• Delayed gratification should be a habit• Absolute accountability• Positive friends boost your confidence• Pareto’s principle• Past is history and future is mystery; so stay in the present.• Say ‘no’ frequently• Never believe in pre-ordined destiny