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Saturday, April 30, 2011

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Thursday, April 28, 2011

give your best

“Man who waits for roast duck to fly into mouth must wait very, very long time” ~Chinese Proverb

Don't be afraid to give your best to what seemingly are small jobs. Every time you conquer one it makes you that much stronger. If you do the little jobs well, the big ones will tend to take care of themselves. ~Dale Carnegie

Tuesday, April 26, 2011

You Can Win: Shiv Khera You Can Win Without CD: Shiv Khera (9780333937402): "An easy to read, practical, common-sense approach that will take you from ancient wisdom to contemporary thinking, You Can Win helps you dispel confusion in daily life and clarify values. The book helps you evaluate if you are going through life out of inspiration (playing to win) or desperation (playing not to lose). It translates positive thinking into attitude, ambition and action that brings in the winning edge.

About the Author
Shiv Khera - Founder of Qualified Learning Systems Inc., USA, he is an educator, business consultant, much sought-after speaker and successful entrepreneur.

Table of Contents
Importance of Attitude - Building a positive attitude • How to Build a positive attitude • Success - Winning Strategies • What is holding us back? • Motivation - Motivating Yourself and Others Everyday • Self-Esteem - Building a Positive Attitude • The Importance of Interpersonal Skills - Building a Pleasing Personality • 25 steps to building a positive personality • Subconscious Mind and Habits - Forming Positive Habits and Character • Goal Setting - Setting and Achieving Your Goals • Values and Vision - Doing the Right Things for the Right Reason."

What does it take to write tomorrow's news?

Everybody Loves A Good Drought -: P. Sainath Everybody Loves A Good Drought -: P. Sainath (9780140259841): "The human face of poverty
The poor in India are, too often, reduced to statistics. In the dry language of development reports and economic projections, the true misery of the 312 million who live below the poverty line, or the 26 million displaced by various projects, or the 13 million who suffer from tuberculosis gets overlooked. In this thoroughly researched study of the poorest of the poor, we get to see how they manage, what sustains them, and the efforts, often ludicrous, to do something for them. The people who figure in this book typify the lives and aspirations of a large section of Indian society, and their stories present us with the true face of development."

Seven daily sins: Shower every day? Rinse after brushing teeth? These 'healthy' habits could be devilishly bad for you | Mail Online

Seven daily sins: Shower every day? Rinse after brushing teeth? These 'healthy' habits could be devilishly bad for you | Mail Online: "Could your daily routine be ruining your health? We all know that smoking, drinking and bingeing on junk food are behaviours to avoid if we want to keep fit — but an increasing amount of research is emerging to suggest other seemingly benign habits could also be bad for us.

Here, MATTHEW BARBOUR asks the experts to reveal these seven daily sins, and what we can do about them."

7 Fun Facts About The Royal Wedding - Socialite Life

We are not makers of history. We are made by history

Life is a mixture of everything: failure & success - they complement each other. If you fail, then you know the value of success, it is a stepping stone.You need to move forward: ask yourself, what did I learn from the past, and then what is my vision for the future? This will keep you going - Sri Sri Ravishankar

“The only questions that really matter are the ones you ask yourself.” ~ Ursula Le Guin

“I am open to the guidance of synchronicity & do not let expectations hinder my path” ~ Dalai Lama

"Nature, when she adds DIFFICULTIES... adds B R A I N S" ~Emerson

To succeed, we must first believe that we can. - Michael Korda

"We are not makers of history. We are made by history." - Martin Luther King, Jr

A mind at peace, a mind centered and not focused on harming others, is stronger than any physical force in the universe.
Wayne Dyer

inspirational quotations

Sathya Sai Baba discourse 20-11-1993 - part1/7

Monday, April 25, 2011

Atul Gawande: a career built on an obsession with deadly failures - Profiles, People - The Independent

Atul Gawande: a career built on an obsession with deadly failures - Profiles, People - The Independent: "Surgeons are medicine's gladiators, courageous risk takers with big egos, untroubled by self-doubt. We like them that way. You wouldn't want a mouse slicing you open and stitching you up.

But not Atul Gawande. The celebrated American surgeon and writer, who now leads a global drive for the World Health Organisation that promises to save tens of thousands of lives, is made of different stuff. He is, he says, “obsessed with failure.” Instead of celebrating surgery’s 99.5 per cent success rate, we need to examine its 0.5 per cent failure rate. “It is in those margins that thousands of lives are lost,” he says."

7 Ways To Protect Your Memory

7 Ways To Protect Your Memory: "It happens to all of us: You stop at the store and forget the one thing you went for. You blank on your co-worker's husband's name -- Is it John? Jim? And where are those darn keys?!? It's normal to be forgetful once in awhile, especially if you've got a lot on your plate.

But even if you're years away from worrying about senior moments, research shows that memory loss can actually begin as early as your 20s, and it continues as you age. Thankfully, taking a few easy steps throughout your day can help you stay sharp -- and maybe even help you remember where you put those keys!"

Sunday, April 24, 2011

Minds are like parachutes - they only function when open

We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence then, is not an action, but a habit. ~ Aristotle

A surfer spends Martin Luther King Jr. Day waiting for a wave as a golden sunset streams through a tree amidst warm temperatures at Doheny State Beach in Dana Point

When you think positive, excellent thoughts you will be propelled toward greatness" -Joel Osteen

I take nothing for granted. I now have only good days, or great days." - Lance Armstrong

When faced with a TOUGH CHOICE, pause for a moment... & think what ur MOTHER would say about ur decision ~RH Connelly

He that Jokes... CONFESSES" ~Italian Proverb

SOLITUDE is painful when one is young... but delightful when one is more mature." ~Albert Einstein

You know you are on the road to success if you would do your job, & not be paid for it." Oprah

"...Belief is the ignition switch that gets you off the launching pad." Denis Waitley

Everything yields to diligence - Antiphanes

"Knowing yourself... is the beginning of all WISDOM." ~Aristotle

Take time to deliberate, but when the time for action has arrived, stop thinking... & GO IN." ~Napoleon

Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm. Ralph Waldo Emerson.

Courage is the discovery that you may not win, and trying when you know you can lose - Tom Krause

It is well enough that people of the nation do not understand our banking and monetary system, for if they did, I believe there would be a revolution before tomorrow morning - Henry Ford

Everybody thinks of changing humanity, but nobody thinks of changing himself - Leo Tolstoy

We are still masters of our fate. We are still captains of our souls. Winston Churchill

The only medicine for suffering, crime, and all the other woes of mankind, is wisdom. Thomas Huxley

Every production of genius must be the production of enthusiasm - Benjamin Disraeli

Glenfinnan Viaduct

It's not whether you get knocked down, it's whether you get up - Vince Lombardi

"Never begin the day until it is finished on paper." ~Jim Rohn

Baltimore Oriole
A business that makes nothing but money is a poor business - Henry Ford

fun with water

Focus on the critical few... nothing the insignificant many.

-- Mac Anderson

They say marriages are made in Heaven. But so is thunder and lightning. — Clint Eastwood, actor, director, and producer

Falsely submissive!!
Pleasure for one hour, a bottle of wine. Pleasure for one year, a marriage; but pleasure for a lifetime, a garden. — Chinese proverb

Good girls go to heaven. Bad girls go everywhere. — Helen Gurley Brown, editor

wanna play?
Keep steadily before you the fact that all true success depends at last upon yourself. Theodore T. Hunge

Don't bunt. Aim out of the ballpark. David Ogilvy

Schmetterling -- Butterfly
Who aims at excellence will be above mediocrity; who aims at mediocrity will be far short of it. Burmese Saying

Our plans miscarry because they have no aim. When a man does not know what harbor he is making for, no wind is the right wind. Seneca

"A man sees in the world what he carries in his heart." - Johann Wolfgang Goethe

"No great man ever complains of want of opportunities." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"There is more to life than increasing its speed." - Mahatma Gandhi

"The man who can drive himself further once the effort gets painful is the man who will win." - Roger Bannister

"There is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so." - William Shakespeare

"The power of imagination makes us infinite." - John Muir

"Nothing is predestined: The obstacles of your past can become the gateways that lead to new beginnings." - Ralph Blum

"The one certain way for a woman to hold a man is to leave him for religion." - Muriel Spark

"The difference between the impossible and the possible lies in a person's determination." - Tommy Lasorda

For what is the best choice, for each individual is the highest it is possible for him to achieve. Aristotle

“A great leader's courage to fulfil his vision comes from passion, not position.” - John Maxwell

"Anything I've ever done that ultimately was worthwhile... initially scared me to death." – Betty Bender

“The person who makes a success of living is the one who sees his goal steadily and aims for it unswervingly” – CB De Mille

Flashing Lights
Xenon lights shine over Launch Pad 39A before NASA canceled the first launch attempt for Space Shuttle Discovery on mission STS-128 due to weather, at Kennedy Space Center in Florida. NASA has also cancelled the second launch attempt, scheduled for August 26, because of a faulty liquid hydrogen fill and drain valve.

"The most effective way to manage change is to create it." - Peter Drucker

"People with goals succeed because they know where they’re going." - Earl Nightingale

“The person who makes a success of living is the one who sees his goal steadily and aims for it unswervingly” – CB De Mille

"Try not to become a man of success but a man of value." - Albert Einstein

"Minds are like parachutes - they only function when open." - Thomas Dewa

good wife is one who serves her husband & pleases him like a prostitute in the night

Marcus Garvey - "With confidence, you have won before you have started."

When we least expect it, life sets us a challenge to test our courage and willingness to change; at such a moment, there is no point in pretending that nothing has happened or in saying that we are not ready. The challenge will not wait. Carpe diem. Seize the moment - Paulo Coelho

"If we did all the things we are capable of, we would literally astound ourselves." - Thomas Edison

Aishwarya Rai
A good wife is one who serves her husband in the morning like a mother does, loves him in the day like a sister does and pleases him like a prostitute in the night.

Blessed are those ...

People will not look forward to posterity who never look backward to their ancestors. " - Edmund Burke

Blessed are those that can give without remembering and take without forgetting – Elizabeth Bibesco

Kim Clijsters
The power of music: It's a real heart opener
If you didn't catch the white coat and the stethoscope, you might take Dr. Mike Miller for a middle-aged rocker, roaming the halls of the University of Maryland Medical Center in Baltimore.
For years, Miller, a research cardiologist, has been studying the effects of happiness -- or things that make people happy -- on our hearts. He began his research with laughter, and found watching funny movies and laughing at them could actually open up blood vessels, allowing blood to circulate more freely.

Miller thought, if laughter can do that, why not music? So, he tested the effects of music on the cardiovascular system. "Turns out music may be one of the best de-stressors -- either by playing or even listening to music," said Miller.

The setup was basically the same as with the laughter study: Using high-tech imaging, Miller measured blood vessel size as people listened to music.

The results did not surprise Miller. "The inner lining of the blood vessel relaxed, opened up and produced chemicals that are protective to the heart," he said.

But when participants listened to music they didn't particularly enjoy, Miller said, "the vessels actually began to close up."
source: cnn

inspirational quotes

Friday, April 22, 2011

Seven secrets of her desire : Sex & Relationships - MensHealth

Seven secrets of her desire : Sex & Relationships - MensHealth: "Finally you have taken plunge. The big leap of faith. We mean the C word. Commitment. Enjoy the moment, celebrate it. But does long-term commitment kill romantic love, as a recent scientific paper suggested? Does it have to? Or can we rediscover passion?

Look to science for answers. Today, we have pelvic MRIs and thermal imaging of the thighs. We have the new science of sexual psychophysiology to help us become better lovers. Now we can piece together a plan that appeals to both a man's quest for understanding and his need for action. And buddy, if none of this stuff works, at least she'll know you tried."

Top 10: Quotes About Men That Every Man Should Live By -

"You are what you believe yourself to be."

Cloud forests of Dong Hua Sao
All the flowers of all the tomorrows are in the seeds of today." Indian Proverb

Great Salt Lake at dusk, Salt Lake, Utah

Take the first step in faith. You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step - Martin Luther King, Jr.

Forgiveness is a gift you give yourself. ~Suzanne Somers

Successful and unsuccessful people do not vary greatly in their abilities.They vary in their desire to reach their potential." John Maxwell

"If you can find a path with no obstacles, it probably doesn't lead anywhere." Frank A Clark

"If you can't fly, run. If you can't run, walk. If you can't walk, crawl. But by all means keep moving." Martin Luther King, Jr.

Quality means doing it right when no one is looking. ~ Henry Ford

Moon. birds


"Dance like no one is watching. Sing like no one is listening. Love like you've never been hurt and live like it's heaven on Earth."
— Mark Twain

"Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that."
— Martin Luther King Jr.

"If you don't stand for something you will fall for anything."
— Malcolm X

"There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle."
— Albert Einstein

"If you judge people, you have no time to love them."
— Mother Teresa

"I have never let my schooling interfere with my education."
— Mark Twain

"Great minds discuss ideas, average minds discuss events, small minds discuss people."
— Eleanor Roosevelt

"I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work."
— Thomas A. Edison

"Not all of us can do great things. But we can do small things with great love."
— Mother Teresa

"It is never too late to be what you might have been."
— George Eliot

"A day without laughter is a day wasted."
— Charlie Chaplin

"It makes no difference how many peaks you reach if there was no pleasure in the climb."
— Oprah Winfrey

"Learn to value yourself, which means: to fight for your happiness. I need no warrant for being, and no word of sanction upon my being. I am the warrant and the sanction."
— Ayn Rand

"You are what you believe yourself to be."
— Paulo Coelho (The Witch of Portobello)

Thursday, April 21, 2011

Control your own destiny

Control your own destiny or someone else will.~Jack Welch

I always knew I was going to be rich. I don't think I ever doubted it for a minute.~Warren Buffett
Zimbabwe’s blind cricket commentator Dean du Plessis bowls audiences
He was born blind and has never seen a single match in his life, but has proved that all one requires to become a great cricket commentator is a mix of erudite descriptions of action, comprehensive knowledge of great players, faultless recall of statistics, and needle-sharp sense of timing and judgment.

Needless to say, Zimbabwean-born Dean du Plessis, 32, possesses all these attributes, and has been delivering commentaries on matches for nine years.

He has shared the commentary box in Tests, one-day, and Twenty20 tournaments involving all the Test-playing nations in worldwide radio broadcasts.

The commentators he has worked with include Tony Cozier, Geoffrey Boycott, Ravi Shastri, and Australia’s former spin bowler Bruce Yardley, who himself lost an eye.

In 2004, du Plessis and Yardley made the first ever team to deliver a commentary with a single eye between them.

It is du Plessis’s accentuated sense of hearing that makes up for being sightless.

He relies upon sounds heard via the stump microphones to tell who is bowling from the footfalls and grunts, a medium or fast delivery by the length of time between the bowler’s foot coming down, and the impact of the ball on the pitch.

He can tell whether a delivery was a yorker from the sound of the bat ramming down on the ball, whether a ball is on the off or on-side, and when it’s hit a pad rather than bat.

When the wicketkeeper’s voice goes flat, du Plessis tells him a draw is in the offing.

Though he can’t play the role in the commentary box of the anchor, du Plessis can tell from the crowd noise whether a ball has been gathered in a fielder’s hands or spilled.

“I have to work with the anchor. I am the guy who supplies, well, the colour,” Times Online quoted him as saying.

Andy Pycroft, the Zimbabwean opening batsman from 1979 to 2001, said: “The thing about Dean is the intuition. The public love to listen to him. If he has the right person at anchor to support him he is brilliant.”

Du Plessis hated the “blind cricket” he was taught to play with a plastic-wrapped volleyball at the blind school he attended.

At 14, while feeling bored one day, du Plessis tuned the radio in to a station devoted to ball-by-ball commentaries, and that was what was to change his life.

“There was a phenomenal noise in the background, 80,000 people in a stadium in India, people roaring. I realised it was cricket. I was fascinated,” du Plessis said.

He pushed his way into the commentary box at Harare Sports Club in 2001, and was allowed to try out with the microphone. He never looked back. (ANI)

The price of greatness is responsibility

Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, “If you bungle raising your children, I don’t think whatever else you do well matters very much.”

"The smallest of actions is better than the noblest of intentions." From "Who Will Cry When You Die?"

"If you'll not settle for anything less than your best, you will be amazed at what you can accomplish in your lives."-Vince Lombardi

The price of greatness is responsibility - Winston Churchill

A Hindu holy man bathes his elephant in the river Tawi, on a hot afternoon in Jammu, India