Vikas Sherawat

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How Taking a Step Backward Can Be the Way Forward

<b>“Your dream doesn’t have an expiration date. Take a deep breath and try again.” ~KT Witten</b><p>As I said goodbye on my last day of work, I couldn’t help …

Motivation

11 Thought-Provoking Quotes from Spiritual Teachers | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Are you perceiving reality as it is or as you think it is?<p>I would like to share with you the following quotes from some of the best spiritual …

Christmas Tree Lighting: Pictures

Mary J. Blige

3 Remarkably Effective Habits for a Happier, More Successful You

When you're happier at work, you're 31 percent more productive.<p>To be happy, you have to want to be happy. It is a personal choice. You can define your own happiness; it is OK. Going through life is easier when you embrace happiness and when you see life through a more positive lens. Not only that, …

7 Words You Should Never Use in an Interview

Landing a job interview is the easy part. Performing well is where things get tricky.<p>Most of us get nervous at the thought of being judged for our every word. In theory, a job interview should be a mutually investigative event between a potential employer and a potential employee, each thoroughly …

Gratitude: the latest self-help trend that could change your life

What if you could de-stress and double your energy with just two little words? Anna Hart says 'thank you' to the new self-help trend taking the world by storm<p>When was the last time you popped a cork to celebrate something? In my decade as a journalist, I’ve never once gone out with friends to …

5 reasons you're getting knocked out in the first round of interviews (and how to stop)

You thought the interview went OK. Maybe it could've gone better, but certainly you didn't totally bomb it, right? So why hasn't anyone called to set …

7 Secrets to Solving the Work-Life Balance Conundrum

It turns out there's no such thing. Here's what to do instead.<p>You struggle with work-life balance. I know you do because just about everyone does. For entrepreneurs, but also for everyone else, it seems impossible to get everything we would like done in the space of 24 hours. It can be deeply …

Work-life Balance

Active ListeningHear What People are Really Saying

Listening is one of the most important skills you can have. How well you listen has a major impact on your job effectiveness, and on the quality of …

50 Mindful Steps to Self-Esteem (Interview & Book Giveaway)

<i>Update: The winners for this giveaway have been chosen. They are: Julie C. Perry and GoBubbles1.</i><p>Growing up, we learn innumerable things about how the …

Mindfulness

5 steps for structuring an ideal work day

With looming end-of-year deadlines and the holidays imminent, it’s one of the most stressful times of the year. Are you maximizing your work days to …

7 Morning Rituals to Empower your day & Change your Life

In Personal Development-speak, we are always talking about goals, outcomes, success, desires and dreams. In other words, all the stuff we want to do, …

5 Fool-Proof Ways to End Procrastination Today

“Never put off till tomorrow what may be done the day after tomorrow,” quipped Mark Twain. Waiting until later is one of life’s guilty secrets, but …

10 Empowering Beliefs That Lead You To Success

<i>“Beliefs have the power to create and the power to destroy. Human beings have the awesome ability to take any experience of their lives and create a</i> …

Motivation

The Worst Bosses Might Actually Be Good For Your Career

As writers and researchers, we typically focus our attention on companies and people who achieve great things, and lead people to extraordinary results. We love to share stories about how leaders somehow tug out the best and most unexpected results from their people. But, when we began talking …

How To Change Your Life With Mini Habits | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

“Victorious warriors win first and then go to war, while defeated warriors go to war first and then seek to win.”<p>~ Sun Tzu<p>Imagine you’re at a New …

How to Maximize Your Protein Intake Every Day

It's super simple<p>You don't need to increase the protein in your diet to maximize its muscle-building effect. <i>Men's Health</i> nutrition advisor Mike Roussell, Ph.D., reveals the super simple way you can achieve a 25-percent increase in protein synthesis every day. Watch the video to see Roussell's tip …

Since You Can't Manipulate Time, Try These 13 Time-Saving Tips

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As an entrepreneur you have no limits or restrictions. There is nothing that you can’t achieve. Well, except for freezing time.<p>Time is the most valuable commodity to an entrepreneur. Most of us would do anything to have another hour in …

Time Management

The Five People Who Determine Your Success

Anyone who has accomplished anything of significance didn’t do it alone. Neither should you. Think about the five people you spend the most time with and answer this blindingly simple yet imperative question: <i>Do they make you better?</i><p>If they don’t, the question then becomes: <i>Wh</i><i>o does makes you</b> …

Are You Addicted to Being Tired?

You're Getting Tons of Work Done—Tons of Good, Smart Work<p><b>Why You're Hooked:</b> Your boss is consistently impressed with the solid efforts that come out …

University of California

20 Basic Grammar Rules for Business Owners

Your high school and collegiate days might be behind you, but that doesn’t mean the English lessons you learned are over as well.<p>Even in today’s …

Set Your Sights On Your Most Important Goal

“You can’t depend on your eyes when your imagination is out of focus” – Mark Twain What’s the one thing that you can do to dramatically improve your …

Mark Twain

Master Your “Body Clock” to Eat, Sleep, and Work More Efficiently

<i>Why are so many Olympic records broken in the afternoon? Does the body perform differently at this time of day than say, early morning? The team at</i> …

5-Minute Stress Relief Strategies

Stress comes from many areas of life, and stress relief comes in many forms. While some people like using one favorite tool for stress relief, many …

How To Focus Your Mind and Do More Productive Work

“The key to success is to focus our conscious mind on the things we desire.” - Brian Tracy (Self-Help Author & Motivational Speaker) Over the years, …

The Single Most Proven Way to Get Smarter and Happier

<b>Yes, It’s This Simple</b><p>Many of the fixes for our problems aren’t complex — something that’s clear in the things I recommend people do every day.<p><b>What’s</b> …

Humanity

6 Simple Rituals To Reach Your Potential Every Day

Becoming and staying productive isn’t about hard-to-follow programs or logging your every move in an app. It’s about self-care. Here are daily to-dos to get you started.<p>It’s Tuesday morning at 8 a.m. Two San Francisco entrepreneurs are pitching their ventures to potential investors today. They’d …

How to Consistently be a Calm Person Even if The Going Gets Tough | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

How to be a calm person<p><i>There are some things you learn best in calm, and some in storm.</i><i><br>– Willia Cather</i><p><i></i>We have all been through times that have been …