The Road to Your Dreams is the High-Road | Effective Personal Productivity

The Road to Your Dreams is the High-Road | Effective Personal Productivity

The Road to Your Dreams is the High-Road | All about your Effective Personal Productivity

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When chasing your dreams, you will be confronted with obstacles, and some come in the form of people who tell you that your dream is not realistic or plausible.

Some of the people who will tell you this might be people who you are close to and have considered well-wishers.

That’s the funny thing about the naysayers, some come with good intensions and some just advice out of their own insecurities.

Regardless, of where the intent lies, the whispers of doubt bring us down. They make us question our dreams, what’s worse, they make us second guess ourselves.

Here is where you must tap into your inner wisdom. Visualize the dream, see it as a reality and rationalize your ability to make it happen.

Let your inner wisdom drown out the noise of the naysayers. Let it sing loud till all those whispers fade away.

Society and culture have taught us to value validation that comes from others in order believe in ourselves. Seek praise from teachers, peers, officials and even parents to be confident in our own abilities. Our minds have a unique ability to value what we hear from others and shape the way we think and feel about ourselves.

It sounds crazy when we think about it but keeping the faith alive a continuous effort, believing in your dreams when other tell you to walk a different part is hard work.

So how do we do it?

The answer is simple: Work on your dream. Covert every seed of doubt into the fuel you need to keep at it.

Research and chart out a course that will get you one step closer to making your dream and reality, and once you take that step, figure out the next.

You don’t always need to go every single aspect of making your dream your reality but at every stage, if you just figure out what the next step is, you be well on your way and before you know it, you’ll reach your destination, your dream.

This process helps your put the pieces of the puzzle together and it helps you reinforce the belief that You can do it.

Your thoughts will soon be filled with motivation from the best and most trusted source: YOU.

As Marianne Williamson wrote, ‘And as we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give people the permission to do the same, as we are liberated from our own fears, our presence automatically liberates others.’

When you live the ‘yes, I can’ philosophy, you will find more and more people coming forward to support you and believe in you.

They will see your vision they may even share it. You will inspire those who might have dreamt your dream once but never acted on it the way you have, to join you.

You will be able to build a group of people who will be able to help you in your endeavor. The resounding support will soon outweigh the doubt.

Don’t be surprised if the once naysayers get converted into full-blown believers.

So, keep at it even in the face of negativity. Remember you are born to shine bright. You are Born to Win.

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Stop the Wait and Self Motivate | Personal Productivity Improvement

Stop the Wait and Self Motivate | Personal Productivity Improvement

Stop the Wait and Self Motivate | All About your Personal Productivity Improvement

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We’re often told to stay motivated to achieve our goals and make our dreams come true. Basically Personal Productivity Improvement is the basic thing for self motivate.

So, what is motivation? The word motivation is the amalgamation of ‘Motive’ and ‘Action’.

When our actions are guided by and cater to our motive, we give rise to our motivation. Your motivation can come from different sources.

The first is external motivation which is largely driven by the idea of an incentive or reward. Common examples of this is in a corporate set up is the incentive of a bonus, increment, promotion gets you to work hard.

You may have experienced this growing up too, where performing well in your exams would have gotten you a gift from your parents.

You might also find that you give yourself a few incentives to look forward to – workout 6 days a week to earn a cheat day.

External motivation also comes in the form of fear of loss. The threat of losing out on a job, a love interest, a status symbol, etc. also gives you a reason to keep at it.

Both reward and loss can be very powerful. However, they often depend on factors beyond your control. They are tied to the ‘other’.

Someone will give you a reward for achieving your goal, someone will punish you for not making your dream a reality.

Seems odd that your dream becomes attached to the validation or condemnation of others. So, while powerful, external motivation is short-lived and temporary at best.

At Born to Win we believe that way key to keep yourself motivated is self-motivation. The kind that comes from the heart.

The kind that keeps you going not for a reward or punishment, but because your dream is much bigger than that.

We encourage self-motivation because when it comes to your dream, you are the custodian, you are the cheerleader, and you are the one that will make it a reality because it brings you happiness and satisfaction.

Now lies the question, how do you keep yourself motivated from within?

First, start by focusing on the joy you get from the process of working on your dream.  Allow yourself to celebrate the little steps and the big strides you make along the way.

Share your achievements with your trusted few, it’ll fuel your confidence and encourage you to tread on.

Find the fun in the hard work, and when things get hard, visualize the dream to remind yourself about the happiness you get from it.

Second, practice the attitude of gratitude. People spend years trying to figure out what their true calling is, some never find it. If you’ve got a dream and you truly are passionate about it, be grateful that you’ve found it altogether.

Be grateful that you have the chance and the opportunity to work towards it. Be thankful for those that have stood by you and encourage you, take the time to tell them their valued and it’ll make you feel stronger.

At the end of the day, when you’re on your way to making your dreams come true, it’s never a question of ‘if’ it’s always a question of ‘when’.

As Swami Vivekananda had said, “All power is within you; you can do anything and everything.

Believe in that, do not believe that you are weak; do not believe that you are half-crazy lunatics, as most of us do nowadays. You can do anything and everything, without even the guidance of any one. Stand up and express the divinity within you.”

So, start the process and you fill find that there is only one person who ca motivate you like none other and can keep you going in the long run and that person is you.

You are born to keep going, you are Born to Win.

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I’ve Found My Passion. Now What?

I’ve Found My Passion. Now What?

I’ve Found My Passion. Now What?

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Passion is a light that shines so bright, it makes the road to success as clear as a warm sunny day. Once you’ve identified your passion, it’s time to embark upon the journey to make it an everyday reality. How do you go about this?

You’ve probably found yourself smiling as the mind wanders and you envision a lovely daydream that you heart hopes will one day come true, but your dreams can be guided and shaped by you.

At Born to Win we believe that adding passion into your dreams can prove to be fulfilling and a huge motivator in developing a ‘go-getter’ attitude. Visualization is a technique that help you do it. Here are a few simple steps to get you started on developing active visualization.

Step 1 : You’ve heard the phrase see it to believe it. This step aims at helping you really rally behind your passion. Visualize yourself doing what you love, let that vision overpower you, let that vision fill you with joy – an indication of the joy that you believe you will get when you live a life driven by passion. For example, if cooking is your passion, see yourself as a Michelin star chef.

Step 2 : Now visualize the efforts you’d put behind making that a reality. Think of it as a montage sequence you see in movies, all the hard work, the practice, and the efforts the protagonist puts into reaching their level of greatness. Chart out your course, what would it take for your passion? For example, if you love music, visualize studying it, practicing, connecting with people who can help you along the way or learn from etc.

Step 3 : Be unapologetically relentless about your dream, imagine it, picture it, write about it or talk about it because it will help you identify the avenues and efforts you must put to ‘make it happen’ and most of all, it will help you really believe it. Now create a road map for yourself and identify what the steps are to achieve it. At this very moment, figure out what your exact next step is to further your pursuit of passion.

Dreams that stem from passion will always have a very special place in your heart and it is important to find a way to making these dreams something that you can live by. Use this visualization technique over and over because dreams like these never get boring, you never really grow out of them. You should even get into the littlest of details, even the materialistic – visualize the success that will lead you to buy the f car of your dreams. Picture the model, the colour the interiors. If it makes you happy and fuels your fire to make it a reality, it deserves a spot in your dreams.

As A.P.J Abdul Kalam said, “You have to dream before your dreams can come true.”

Eventually you will find that through this process your passion takes the form of a splendid set of dreams. Never give up on them no matter how hard they might seem to achieve they are yours after all, and they will always be worth the hard work and effort. Try the visualization technique out for yourself, and remember you are born to make your dreams a reality, you are Born to Win.

Your Passion is Waiting for You to Find It

Your Passion is Waiting for You to Find It

Your Passion is Waiting for You to Find It.

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“Find your passion, and you’ll never ‘work’ for a day in your life.” We’ve all heard this philosophy before and want to live by it. So, why is passion so important and why is it so hard to find your own?

When driven by passion, you become a subject matter expert out of the sheer love for the subject itself. It’s what the world will know you for, call upon you for and regard you for.

Today the journey towards the discovery of your passion has become complicated. We’re constantly bombarded with different kinds of stimuli in the form information and while knowledge is power, the overdose of it can often leave us stuck in a paradox of choice. This complicates our decision-making process which is key in the journey of self-discovery.

The abundance of choice causes confusion, you like so many things, that is becomes hard to identify which one is truly your passion. What makes it harder is how much time we spend consumed by the information available around us, often making us forget that the one thing we should make time for is ourselves.  We start thinking about what we want to do in life without really knowing ourselves. What would make us wake up 10 years from now, just as excited to do what we’ve been doing all along?

At Born to Win, we believe that passion is a blend of two key ingredients – what you love doing and what you can be the best at doing. So, here’s an exercise to help you in your journey to figuring out just that.

Step 1 : Start by listing out your interests. All the things, fields, or products that you like and that make you happy. Don’t analyze, critique, and filter them out while you’re putting down your interests. After all this is just the first step.

You’ll find that you have a variety of things, fields, and products you like. They will vary from simple everyday things like playing with your pet, listening to music, certain foods, etc. to more engaging and time-consuming things like writing poetry, creating new recipes, cryptocurrency, movies, animal care etc. Remember nothing is too small or too big to be your calling – your passion.

Step 2 : Now from the list of interests you’ve put down, start prioritizing that list by putting them in the order of most loved to less loved, until you have a top three that bring you joy. It’s important to arrive at a top two or three or even four because true passion makes you delve deep into a particular subject or field. It’s what you will spend majority of your time doing and that special commitment can only be commanded by a few.

Step 3 : Now this is where the analysis comes in. From what you’ve identified as your top interests and likes, it’s time to figure out what you’re good at. Which of these do you believe you can do at a world-class level? When doing this activity, it is important to recognize that you might not be at a pro level just yet, however, you should introspect to identify which of these interests will motivate you to improve upon it and develop the necessary skills to master it. For example, if you love writing and are good at it currently, will your love for it motivate you to learn the different aspects of writing and better your craft until you find the avenue that best allows you to display your craft?

This exercise will help you identify the one or two things that can consume you. Passion for a particular field will make you put all your efforts into learning more about it, and it will also make you enjoy the feeling of it being the one thing that’s at constant play in your mind. It will fuel you to a point where you will become one of the best in the world in that field.

As Swami Vivekananda said, “Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life; dream of it; think of it; live on that idea. Let the brain, the body, muscles, nerves, every part of your body be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success.”

Though this exercise will take time and the process requires dedication, it’s the best way to discover your passion and the success and joy that passion brings. So, give it a shot after all you are born to live a life fueled by passion, you are Born to Win.