Category Archives: Inspiration

ජාත්‍යන්තර සම්මාන ලත් ඇන්ස්ලම් පෙරේරා

AWARD WINNERS: An interview with Mlesna Tea’s Anslem Perera first published in Athwela Business Journal in June 1999. Continue reading

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Do You Know Your X, Y & Z?

I am not talking about the alphabet here. The X, Y & Z  relate to your assumptions and attitudes about people. These things matter to you whether you are a housewife trying to manage a domestic, a small business operator … Continue reading

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Who Loves SMEs?

NOTE: This is an article I wrote in 2003 while I was in the midst of Sri Lanka’s SME scene as an SME and the Managing Editor of Athwela Business Journal, the Sinhala magazine for small and medium enterprises and … Continue reading

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Reading List for March — via Leadership Freak

“Not all readers are leaders, but all leaders are readers.” Harry S. Truman I’m currently two thirds the way through The Education of a Coach by David Halberstam. It’s the story of Bill Belichick, coach of the New England Patriots. … Continue reading

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Taking The Long View

When an entrepreneur starts a business, he nurses so many dreams. Only, if you look into the lives of entrepreneurs, you would realize that many of them did not even dream of getting where they are today. Of course, they … Continue reading

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යුගයේ නිර්මාණශීලී බැංකුකරු දේශමාන්‍ය නෙවිල් උබයසේන ජයවර්ධන

  අත්වැල ව්‍යාපාරික සඟරාව මංගල කලාපය 1998 ජූනි – යුග පුරුෂයෝ සෑම යුගයකම ඉතිහාසය එම යුගයේ කාර්ය සාධනයට මුල්වූ පුද්ගලයින්ගේ ඉතිහාසයයි. වර්තමාන ඉතිහාසය දෙස බලන විට දිගු කාලයක් තුළ ලාංකික ව්‍යාපාරික ක්‍රියාවලියේ වැදගත් පුරුකක් ලෙස වැජඹුණු පුද්ගලයින් ගැන ලිවීම සඳහාය “යුග පුරුෂයෝ” … Continue reading

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Stressed or Desserts?

So how can you add more desserts to life and go without being stressed? You can begin by checking out How to Make Stress Your Friend, a @TEDTalks video by @kellymcgonigal.  

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The Puzzle of Motivation

From the Most Popular @TEDTalks of all time: Dan Pink ( @DanielPink ) at TEDGlobal 2009. Career analyst Dan Pink examines the puzzle of motivation, starting with a fact that social scientists know but most managers don’t: Traditional rewards aren’t … Continue reading

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A Little Measure of Gratitude…

A little measure of  gratitude goes a long way. Whether you are a leader or follower, teacher or student, parent or child, try to find that “large amount of gratitude” you can hold within your heart. According to #positivepsychology, expressing … Continue reading

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Why we do what we do

#Video from the most popular @TEDTalks of all time: Tony Robbins discusses the “invisible forces” that motivate everyone’s actions.

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