Category Archives: Journalism

Measure Your Feet Before You Buy Shoes

For many starting a business is an attractive option. Often they have personal savings and are comfortably placed. They do not need to start a business. But they want to. To them, any business will not do. They are not simply after money. Self satisfaction (or self actualization as motivational theorists call it) is important to them. Continue reading

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I’d like to start a business. How and Where Do I Begin?

What you need is, to borrow words of Kipling, to “dream and not make dreams your master.” That is, you need to take action to make your dream come true. Continue reading

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A Good Morning Exercise…

”It is a good morning exercise for a research scientist to discard a pet hypothesis every day before breakfast. It keeps him young. ~Konrad Lorenz in So-Called Evil Scientist or no, why not try it every morning with one of … Continue reading

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Use Your Mind! [Sinhala Presentation]

Your mind is like a muscle – If you do not use it, it will grow weak. “You mind is like an umbrella, it works best when open.”
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Quotation: Ernest Hemingway

“We are all apprentices in a craft where no one ever becomes a master.” ~Ernest Hemingway

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Do You Make Time to Think?

Do you feel thinking is important? If you do, why not make time for it? You know the saying about taking a horse to water. We can lead you there. But, you are the only one who can make you think. Continue reading

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A New Definition for Luck

Have you heard of how an old woman taught the legendary Prince Dutugemunu the art of war? After watching the hungry prince eat she said: “You have been preparing and battling just like you ate your hot milk rice. If you want to win battles, go at it in a methodical way.” Continue reading

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The Route to Success

“I think, the right attitude is dreaming big dreams (no matter how silly or impossible they may seem, or what others tell you) and saying YES, I CAN DO IT and working very hard in a persistent manner towards that. Never giving up.” Continue reading

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Of Sand and ‘Perfect’ Conversations…

How much more meaningful can we make our conversations with a little bit of care? How much sand can we reduce daily? How would that contribute to improving the quality of conversations, time management and our lives? Continue reading

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How Much Sand is there in Your Life?

Are you spending your time on priority areas in your life? Continue reading

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