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  • Success Begins with You… Vetri
  • Successful Person…
    • Practices: Positive Thinking
    • Knows: How to overcome Failure
    • Possesses: Vision
    • Sets: Goals
    • Uses: Time Management
    • Find: Ways to avoid Stress
  • Successful Person with Others…
    • Values: Relationships
    • Develops: Communication Skills
    • Believes: In Motivation
    • Demonstrate: leadership
  • Practices Positive Thinking…
    • Attitude is the first Quality that marks the successful person. If he has a Positive Attitude and is a Positive thinker, who likes challenges and difficult situations, then he has half his success achieved.
    • - Lowell Peacock
  • Practices Positive Thinking…
    • There is little difference in people, but that little difference makes a big difference.
    • The little difference is attitude.
    • The Big difference is whether it is POSITIVE or NOT …
  • Practices Positive Thinking…
    • Your Attitude determines your Altitude.
    • The difference between those who are successful in life is this: The lives of those who are successful are governed and controlled by the thoughts of their best hour , their greatest optimism , and their most triumphant experience ..
    • Unsuccessful people, on the other hand, are guided and controlled by their doubt and past failures .
  • Practices Positive Thinking…
    • Effects of Negative Attitude:
        • Creates Clouds at Critical Decision Making
        • Contagious
        • Blows everything out of perspective
        • Decreases Hope
        • Keeps us from Enjoying Life
  • Practices Positive Thinking…
    • Think… You Become…
      • Act, Walk and Think like the person you wish to Become: Attitude follows action
      • Hold Successful, Positive thoughts in your mind: Give your thoughts to what’s positive and Successful, Don’t feed the weeds.
      • Radiate the Attitude of Well-being, Confidence and purpose.
      • Treat everyone you meet as the Most Important Person on Earth.
      • Make Every person you meet Feel Needed, Important, and Appreciated – The Attitude you bring with you is the Attitude you give to others...
  • Practices Positive Thinking…
    • Power of Positive Thinking…
        • Look for the Best in Every one.
        • Don't’ talk about your Health Unless it is Good.
        • Look Everywhere for the Best in New Ideas.
        • Avoid pettiness.
        • Develop a Spirit of Giving.
  • Practices Positive Thinking…
    • Fruit of Positive Thinking… Positive Living
        • Self Confidence
        • Initiative
        • Persistence: Quitting is permanent solution to a temporary problem
        • Creativity
        • Leadership
        • Growth
        • The Ability to produce Results
        • “ Nothing on Earth can stop a man with the right mental attitude from achieving his Goal; nothing on earth can help a man with a wrong mental attitude”
  • Knows How to Overcome Stress…
    • Failure isn’t a failure unless you don’t learn from it.
            • – Dr. Ronald Niednagal
    • Ninety Percent of all those who fail are not actually defeated… They simply Quit...
            • – Paul. J. Meyer
  • Knows How to Overcome Stress…
    • One of the most critical factors determining a person’s success is how he or she deals with failure.
    • Anyone who desires to be more successful must develop Strategies to overcome it and keep going forward.
    • If he doesn’t,
    • failure will certainly lead to discouragement, and to defeat.
  • Knows How to Overcome Stress…
    • Fear of Failure.
      • Failure: Even the sound of the word is Negative. What other word. Except “Death” – can instill such fear in people?
      • When you hear someone say that a person is a failure, it can conjure up quite a mental image:
            • Someone living in poverty
            • Maybe- Friend less
            • Devoid of future, hope
  • Knows How to Overcome Stress…
    • Reasons for Fear of Failure.
      • Fear of Criticism
      • “ Most of the great achievers in history were people who were bitterly criticized bet who PERSEVERED..
      • Fear of Taking Risk
      • Fear of Losing Self – Confidence
      • Fear of Never Getting a Second Chance
      • “ Forget spending time and energy trying to avoid failure.. Instead Focus on dealing with it in a Successful Way…”
  • Knows How to Overcome Stress…
    • Formula for Overcoming Failure.
      • Recognize Failure for what it is
      • Failure is not final- Unless you make it final
      • How you see failure is entirely a function of your attitude
      • Review your Failure in order to Learn – View Failure as an Opportunity to Learn
      • Recognize your Weakness
      • Re- Adjust your Efforts, Process
      • Re- Enter the Game
  • Possesses Vision…
    • Poor Eyes limit your Sight; Poor Vision limits your Deeds…
            • - Franklin Field
    • A blind man’s world is bounded by the limits of his touch…An ignorant man’s world by the limits …A Great Man’s world by the limits of his Vision…
            • - E. Paul Hovey
  • Possesses Vision…
    • A leader with vision has a clear, vivid picture of where to go, as well as a firm grasp on what success looks like and how to achieve it.
    • But it’s not enough to have a vision; leaders must also share it and act upon it.
    • Jack Welch, former chairman and CEO of General Electric Co., said, "Good business leaders create a vision, articulate the vision, passionately own the vision and relentlessly drive it to completion."
  • Possesses Vision…
    • The Value of a Vision
      • The people who have most powerful and permanently influenced their generation have been “ Seers” – men and women who see farther than others. In other words, people who make things happen are people who have Vision…
  • Possesses Vision…
    • Values of Vision
        • Vision makes WORK FUND
        • Vision adds Value to our Work
        • Vision Predicts your Future
    • Obstructions to Vision
        • Our past can limit our Vision- Be prepared to Dream Big and then test your Limits. Don’t put a lid on your potential.
        • Current Pressures
        • Problems, Circumstances, Handicaps
        • Lack of Perspective
        • Present Positon
        • “ Success is never achieved by men and women of caution”
  • Possesses Vision…
    • Realize your Vision
      • A Visionary who cannot make his vision a reality is only a Dreamer…
      • Define your Vision: of your Life
      • Examine your life at the moment
      • Exchange all little options for the One Big Vision- All Dreams have a Price
      • Tailor your Personal Growth to your Vision
      • Expose yourself to Successful People
      • Continually express your Belief in your Vision
      • Expect oppositions
      • Exclude Negative thinkers as Close Friends
      • Explore every possible Avenue to fulfill your Vision
      • Exceed Normal Expectations- Average energy & effort is not enough
      • Help others who have a similar Vision
  • Sets Goals…
    • To Achieve Happiness, we should make certain that we should make certain that we are never without as Important Goal.
          • - Earl Nightingale
    • The World makes way for a man who knows WHERE HE IS GOING.
          • - Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • Sets Goals…
    • Goals: The Building Blocks of Success, is the Progressive Realization of a Worthwhile, Predetermined Goals.
        • The Practical Person is the one who knows how to get what he wants
        • The Philosopher is the one who knows what people ought to want
        • and
        • The Successful Person is the One Who Knows how to Get What he Ought to Want
  • Sets Goals…
    • Importance of Goal Setting:
    • A person who doesn’t plan ahead will never get ahead.
    • When you want to create a road map to Achievement, set Goals.
        • Goals Motivate Us
        • Give Us Purpose
        • Add Value to Work
        • Keep Our Priorities Straight
        • Channel and Maximise Our Potential
        • Give Us Power to Live in the Present
        • Help Us Communicate
        • Promote Enthusiasm in an Organisation
        • Force Us to Plan Ahead
  • Uses Time Management…
    • It has been my observation that most people get ahead during the time that others waste.
          • - Henry Ford
    • Most time is wasted. Not in hours, but in minutes. A bucket with a small hole in the bottom gets just as empty as a bucket that is deliberately emptied.
          • - Paul J. Meyar
  • Uses Time Management…
    • The Clock is Ticking- Whether you know it or not, you face that situation every day of your life. The “ BANK” is time, and you receive 86,400 seconds each day which you can spend any way you like. And if you fail to use those seconds, they are gone forever.
    • Successful People realize the value of time. The only difference between two individuals is not how much time they have but how that time is used.
    • If You Value your Time, You Must Plan your Time.
  • Uses Time Management…
    • One of the most important strategies for using your time wisely is to drastically reduce the time you waste.
    • Time Management is Self Management.
    • When you work in blocks of time, you build momentum, and you are able to accomplish more work in a shorter period of time.
    • Your telephone is there for your convenience- not vice versa.
    • When you can delegate to others, and empower them to succeed, Everyone Wins.
    • Every moment you waste in preoccupation is a moment you steal from productivity.
    • Emotional turmoil can cause you to lose energy and be less productive.
  • Finds ways to Handle Stress…
    • The punch that knocks you out is not so much the hard punch as the punch you didn’t see coming.
          • - Joe Torres
    • If you can’t fight and you can’t flee, FLOW
          • - Robert Eliot
  • Finds ways to Handle Stress…
    • One of the greatest problems faced by people today is stress. Even successful people seem to have their lives in order are afflicted by stress-related problems.
    • All people have stress in their lives.
    • Some kind of stress can be Positive - Stress causes some people to Break, and Others to Break Records.
    • Stress becomes strain when it is continuous.
  • Finds ways to Handle Stress…
    • Stress becomes strain when it is continuous.
    • Expect the best, and that’s what you’ll most often get.
    • As you grow older, try to work more and more in your areas of strength. If you do, you are more likely to avoid stress and find success.
    • Work hard. Strive to Achieve your Goals, But don’t do it to the detriment of your family, your health, or your fellow men.
  • Finds ways to Handle Stress…
    • Preventing Stress from Becoming Distress:
      • Develop a proper perspective
      • The Bad news is that the world is filled with things that can cause us stress.
      • The good news is that we can learn to deal with it Effectively.
      • Work in your areas of Strength.
      • Avoid the Rat race.
      • Get off the Road of Overload.
      • Develop Strong Conviction.
      • Give up your Rights- Giving can bring great joy, and it can greatly reduce stress.
      • Turn your focus Outward.
      • Have someone to talk to find a Fun way to Release Stress
  • Values Relationships…
  • Values Relationships…
    • The most important single ingredient to the formula of success is knowing how to get along with people.
          • - Theodore Roosevelt
    • I will pay more for the ability to deal with people than any other ability under the sun.
          • - John D. Rockefeller
  • Values Relationships…
  • Values Relationships…
    • Treat Others as you would like to be Treated
      • Holy Bible
    • Look at People as People
  • Develops Communication Skills…
  • Develops Communication Skills…
    • The great challenge in communicating is to understand the mind, the background, and the thinking process of your audience. If you know these, you can prevent a lot of “ Communication Static”.
          • - Wayne Penington
    • Give every man thine ear, but few thy voice.
          • - William Shakespeare
  • Develops Communication Skills… Message Encoding Medium Decoding Decoding Medium Encoding Message Receiver (now sender) Sender Transmission Phase Feedback Phase NOISE
  • Develops Communication Skills…
        • Pay Attention to what is sent as a message.
        • Be a good listener: don’t interrupt.
          • Ask questions to clarify your understanding.
        • Be empathetic: try to understand what the sender feels.
        • Understand linguistic styles: different people speak differently.
          • Speed, tone, pausing all impact communication.
          • This is particularly true across cultures.
          • Expect and plan for this.
  • Develops Communication Skills…
    • VALUE OF LISTENING
    • Listening to others is an elegant art.
    • Good listening reflects courtesy and good manners.
    • Listening carefully to the instructions of superiors improve competence and performance.
    • The result of poor listening skill could be disastrous in business, employment and social relations.
    • Good listening can eliminate a number of imaginary grievances of employees.
    • Good listening skill can improve social relations and conversation.
    • Listening is a positive activity rather than a passive or negative activity.
  • Develops Communication Skills…
    • Do’s
    • Always think ahead about what you are going to say.
    • Use simple words and phrases that are understood by every body.
    • Increase your knowledge on all subjects you are required to speak.
    • Speak clearly and audibly.
    • Check twice with the listener whether you have been understood accurately or not
    • In case of an interruption, always do a little recap of what has been already said.
    • Always pay undivided attention to the speaker while listening.
    • While listening, always make notes of important points.
    • Always ask for clarification if you have failed to grasp other’s point of view.
    • Repeat what the speaker has said to check whether you have understood accurately.
  • Develops Communication Skills…
    • Don’ts
    • Do not instantly react and mutter something in anger.
    • Do not use technical terms & terminologies not understood by majority of people.
    • Do not speak too fast or too slow.
    • Do not speak in inaudible surroundings, as you won’t be heard.
    • Do not assume that every body understands you.
    • While listening do not glance here and there as it might distract the speaker.
    • Do not interrupt the speaker.
    • Do not jump to the conclusion that you have understood every thing.
  • Develops Communication Skills…
    • Effective Communication:
      • Desired result is achieved
  • Believes in Motivation…
    • If you want to make things happen the ability to motivate yourself and others is a crucial skill. At work, home, and everywhere in between, people use motivation to get results. Motivation requires a delicate balance of communication, structure, and incentives
  • Believes in Motivation…
    • Motivation is the Art of getting people to do what you want them to do because they want to do it.
          • - Dwight D. Eisenhower
    • No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself, or to get all the credit for doing it.
          • - Andrew Carnegie
  • Believes in Motivation…
    • REQUISITES TO MOTIVATE
      • We have to be Motivated to Motivate
      • Motivation requires a goal
      • Motivation once established, does not last if not repeated
      • Motivation requires Recognition
      • Participation has motivating effect
      • Seeing ourselves progressing Motivates us
      • Challenge only motivates if you can win
      • Everybody has a motivational fuse i.e. everybody can be motivated
      • Group belonging motivates
  • Believes in Motivation…
    • Recognition: Make a point to recognize achievements one-on-one and also in group settings. People like to see that their work isn’t being ignored.
    • Kindness: Get people on your side and they’ll want to help you.
    • Positive Consequences: Happiness, Need fulfillment, Growth, Increased Benefits in Short term and Long Term, etc
    • Performance incentives: Show them the opportunity to earn more for themselves.
  • Believes in Motivation…
    • Trust and Respect: Give people the trust and respect they deserve and they’ll respond to requests much more favorably.
    • Create challenges : People are happy when they’re progressing towards a goal. Give them the opportunity to face new and difficult problems and they’ll be more enthusiastic.
    • Raise Bar: Don’t let people stagnate. Each time someone advances raise the bar a little higher (especially for yourself).
  • Believes in Motivation…
    • Team Spirit: Create an environment of Winning Team. People work more effectively when they feel like part of Winning team, they don’t want to let others down.
    • Make it fun : Work is most enjoyable when it doesn’t feel like work at all. Let people have fun and the positive environment will lead to better results.
    • Make it stimulating – Mix it up. Don’t ask people to do the same boring tasks all the time. A stimulating environment creates enthusiasm and the opportunity for “big picture” thinking.
  • Believes in Motivation…
    • Negative Consequences: Making people aware of the negative consequences of not getting results can have a big impact. Never use threats. They’ll turn people against you.
  • Demonstrates Leadership…
  • Demonstrates Leadership…
    • Leadership is not wielding authority- its empowering people.
          • - Becky Brodin
    • The size of a leader is determined by the depth of his convictions, the height of his ambitions, the breath of his vision, and the reach of his Love
          • - D. N. Jakson
  • Demonstrates Leadership…
    • A leader must be able to communicate his or her Vision in terms that cause followers to buy into it. He or she must communicate clearly and passionately, as PASSION is contagious. A good leader must have the discipline to work toward his or her vision single-mindedly, as well as to direct his or her actions and those of the team toward the goal. Action is the mark of a leader. A leader does not suffer “analysis paralysis” but is always doing something in pursuit of the vision, inspiring others to do the same.
  • Demonstrates Leadership…
    • Integrity is the integration of outward actions and inner values. A person of integrity is the same on the outside and on the inside. Such an individual can be trusted because he or she never veers from inner values, even when it might be expeditious to do so. A leader must have the trust of followers and therefore must display integrity. Honest dealings, predictable reactions, well-controlled emotions, and an absence of tantrums and harsh outbursts are all signs of integrity. A leader who is centered in integrity will be more approachable by followers.
  • Demonstrates Leadership…
    • Dedication means spending whatever time or energy is necessary to accomplish the task at hand. A leader inspires dedication by example, doing whatever it takes to complete the next step toward the vision. By setting an excellent example, leaders can show followers that there are no nine-to-five jobs on the team, only opportunities to achieve something great.
  • Demonstrates Leadership…
    • Magnanimity means giving credit where it is due. A magnanimous leader ensures that credit for successes is spread as widely as possible throughout the company. Conversely, a good leader takes personal responsibility for failures. This sort of reverse magnanimity helps other people feel good about themselves and draws the team closer together. To spread the fame and take the blame is a hallmark of effective leadership.
  • Demonstrates Leadership…
    • Leaders with humility recognize that they are no better or worse than other members of the team. A humble leader is not self-effacing but rather tries to elevate everyone. Leaders with humility also understand that their status does not make them a god. Mahatma Gandhi is a role model for Indian leaders, and he pursued a “follower-centric” leadership role.
  • Demonstrates Leadership…
    • Openness means being able to listen to new ideas, even if they do not conform to the usual way of thinking. Good leaders are able to suspend judgment while listening to others’ ideas, as well as accept new ways of doing things that someone else thought of. Openness builds mutual respect and trust between leaders and followers, and it also keeps the team well supplied with new ideas that can further its vision.
  • Demonstrates Leadership…
    • Creativity is the ability to think differently, to get outside of the box that constrains solutions. Creativity gives leaders the ability to see things that others have not seen and thus lead followers in new directions. The most important question that a leader can ask is, “What if … ?”
  • Demonstrates Leadership…
    • Fairness means dealing with others consistently and justly. A leader must check all the facts and hear everyone out before passing judgment. He or she must avoid leaping to conclusions based on incomplete evidence. When people feel they that are being treated fairly, they reward a leader with loyalty and dedication.
  • Demonstrates Leadership…
    • Assertiveness is not the same as aggressiveness.
      • Rather, it is the ability to clearly state what one expects so that there will be no misunderstandings.
      • A leader must be assertive to get the desired results.
      • Along with assertiveness comes the responsibility to clearly understand what followers expect from their leader.
      • Many leaders have difficulty striking the right amount of assertiveness. It seems that being underassertive or overassertive may be the most common weakness among aspiring leaders.
  • Demonstrates Leadership…
    • A sense of humor is vital to relieve tension and boredom, as well as to defuse hostility . Effective leaders know how to use humor to energize followers. Humor is a form of power that provides some control over the work environment. And simply put, humor fosters good camaraderie.
  • To Recapitulate…
    • Practices: Positive Thinking
    • Knows: How to overcome Failure
    • Possesses: Vision
    • Sets: Goals
    • Uses: Time Management
    • Find: Ways to avoid Stress
    • Values: Relationships
    • Develops: Communication Skills
    • Believes: In Motivation
    • Demonstrate: leadership
  • Thank You… Vetri