Values to be successful

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Aum Sri Sai Rama
Planning for
Infinite Success
Sai Gollapudi
Mar, 2014
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Bird
Education
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process
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• Egg  Bird
– Building up nourishment, health, muscle
• Dream  Home
– Hard-work, practice, discipline, patience…
• Infinite Success
– 3 strategies that encompass positive Indian values
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Need for governing principles
• Behaviors (occasional)
• Values (principles that guide)
• Business values (commercial, corporate,
transactional)
• Human values
– Principles that guide us in life, across jobs
– This gives employer and you predictability,
consistency.
– Eases decision making. Clearer conscience.
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Faith in what?
1. your own ability
2. process taking its course
3. higher power, the spirit
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Why Faith?
• It gives
– Confidence
– Hope
– Peace
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(negative) Scenarios
1. Not successful in school, family not strong…
don’t assume the worst… have faith
2. Friends have abandoned you during couple
of key events, you may think that people are
talking behind your back… have faith
3. You have gotten rejected in a job, or failed in
an exam… have faith
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Have faith in yourself
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Remember, this too shall pass
Passing clouds
This is NOT the end
Have confidence that
– you will meet new people, make new friends and
move on in life
– Many have failed in exams, but passed in life
– Persist, overcome failure -> that yields success
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(positive) scenarios
• Have faith that you will be successful… that
you have what it takes
• This builds positive attitude
• That you will go thru life, just fine…
• You put your life at risk everyday
– Barber, driver, crossing street…
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A) Therefore, have faith in yourselves.
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b) Have faith in process
Initial
excitement
renewed
hope
Reality
disappointment
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c) Have faith in higher power
• The spirit is there to guide you, help you,
support you…
• Invoke the power of that spirit thru…
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Imagine
• A higher power
– Guiding you,
directing you,
helping you
– Believe in it
(whatever name,
form)
– Think only positive
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When to invoke
• in distress, trouble, stressed, in need of help
• you need advise, ideas, insight
• you need to make a decision, do something
important
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Prayer as conversation
• When a problem surfaces, talk about it to your
higher power… imagine your partner, close
associate
• Discuss everyday, all topics (internally, silently)
– “what to do about this??”
– “Pls give me fresh insight?”
– “How best to handle this situation?”
• Ultimately, your full day becomes divine!
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Prayer as gratitude
• During a silent moment, connect with divinity
and say thanks for all that has happened well
• Say thanks to the little things, to the big things,
show gratitude and be grateful
• See a beggar and be grateful that you have a meal
• See a blind person and be happy that you have
good vision
• Be thankful that you have…
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There are many Don’ts in life
• Don’t knowingly do wrong
things… like Smoking,
Drinking
• Don’t be disrespectful
towards ladies
• Don’t waste time, energy,
money, food
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Why we commit wrongs??
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Enticement
Peer pressure
Convention; everybody is doing it
We lack conviction
Fear being an outcast
Negative Impact
on family, friends
Endangering
our health
Reluctant
trials
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• Have strong fundamentals
• Know what is right, wrong… don’t engage in
wrong behaviors
• Learn to discriminate between, good & bad
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• Respect parents, elders
• Be obedient to your workplace
• Serve your community
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Why do right?
We gain…
• Skills that help us in the workplace
– Communication
– Interpersonal
– Negotiation…
• Practical Experience (thru Seva)
– Project Management
– Practical outlook
– Positive attitude
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Establish a connect with your higher
power
1. Everyday, for a few minutes… sit silently and pray
2. Use conversational language & style in your prayer
3. During the course of the day, take a minute, shut your
eyes & focus internally
4. More than asking, sometimes just show gratitude
5. Have faith that prayers will be answered
6. Have positive thoughts & requests
7. Take what ever comes your way as blessings
8. Learn to surrender
9. Pray selflessely
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Establish a connect with your higher
power
1. Everyday, for a few minutes… sit silently and pray
2. Use conversational language & style in your prayer
3. During the course of the day, take a minute, shut your
eyes & focus internally
4. More than asking, sometimes just show gratitude
5. Have faith that prayers will be answered
6. Have positive thoughts & requests
7. Take what ever comes your way as blessings
8. Learn to surrender
9. Pray selflessely
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Secret of infinite success…
1. Confidence, Attitude
2. Trust, Reliability
3. Focus, Direction
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