Monday, 26 December 2011


Yes we can achieve anything that we can conceive & believe.

Do all the good you can,
By all the means you can,
In all the ways you can,
In all the places you can,
At all times you can,
To all the people you can,
As long as ever you can

The performance of anyone is very much influenced by his:

-          Willingness
-          Competence
-          Ethics.

Willingness is based on  one’s internal & external motivation. Knowing one’s purpose or having a clear goal is the greatest motivation for anybody to act on that. The true purpose of anyone should be aligned with his/her uniqueness. We are all unique! Our talents, likes & dislikes, beliefs, mental makeup, our neural paths are unique. Hence understanding our uniqueness is essential to know why we are willing to do something and not willing to do something else. Internal motivation is also known as Inspiration. If you want to be willing to do something, it is very important that you should be inspired to do that first.

Competence is based on your skill, knowledge, talent. It can be learned. Anything you do repeatedly, becomes your skill. More you know/learn  about what you do & why you do, your skill become more precise.  Knowledge & Skill need to go hand-in hand.

Ethics reflects the values behind what you do or you refrain from doing. It is the righteousness or Dharma behind your thought, speech & action. If you do anything which is unethical (according to you), you will not be able to sustain that action for long and it will have its own side effects too.

Now if you are not performing  in any area in your life(be it in your career, studies, business, keeping good health , creating wealth or building relationship) up to your expectation/standards, then you need to understand where you need to pay attention. Is it on willingness or competence or ethics?

 If you are not willing to do a job, may be it is not aligned with your uniqueness or you are not clear about your  life purpose.
 Ask your self, "what are the skills I need to possess to do the job well? Do I have them? How can I  acquire them?  Am I improving/updating my skills constantly to keep up with the changes?".
 Similarly ask yourself  whatever you are doing is ethical or not. Is it for the common good of all in the short-term and long-term?
We need to understand it is easy to work on willingness & competence and change them for better but it is relatively difficult to change our values & ethics as they are deep rooted.For good consistent performance High self-esteem, Values & Beliefs play very vital role.
 A quote from Georges Clemenceau  would be appropriate here ," A man's life is interesting primarily when he has failed- I know very well. For it is a sign that he tried to surpass himself. Begin to free yourself at once by doing all that is possible with the means you have and as you proceed in this spirit the way will open for you to do more."

 If we believe we can then we can and with the right internal motivation we will.


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