positive thinking? To define
it briefly, positive thinking means
attitude where you feel "I
can do." This "I can do"
attitude is positive thinking. To
say "Yes, I cad do", the goal must
be very clear to you. Be
determined to say 'Yes, I can do"
all the time. This way, all the
time, a positive attitude is
Creativity means doing
things in your own way, doing things
in a new way rather than in the same
old way. And for that the goal
should be clear. Creativity means
pro-activeness, not reaction.
Invoke your ingenuity, your
creativity and work wholeheartedly.
Then alone can you enjoy your work.
day you have to create a new idea
rather than rehash the same idea
day-in and day-out.
There is always a new way of doing
things. There are various methods of
doing the same thing.
Therefore you must try
to invoke that
creativity from within
yourself by trying to do
things using different
methods and ways.
Everyone can, if they
try. You must take it up
as a challenge.
Always say, "Yes, I can do that! We
will do that. We can do that
together." This is the kind of
attitude to be created. Creativity
in doing things, taking up the
challenge and offering solutions in
The central concern of modern
management now is people whereas
earlier it was machines, money or
resources. The individual is the
greatest resource. The individual as
a producer, or as a worker and
consumer has become the centre of
The main management challenge is how to
inspire an individual.
Bhagavad Gita says that that any
infinite potential, and that
people enjoy work. Work gives them
dignity. Work gives them self-worth.
leader has to draw inspiration
from within himself and
inspire others, as a leader
alone can do just as
Rama inspired monkeys and forged
a mighty fighting machine out of
them, fought Ravana, and retrieved
Sita and his honour.
worker is like a seed − when it is
nourished by the earth, the seed
worker doesn't do his best, a
supervisor should not think, "He is
a lazy man". Instead, his attitude
should really be, "I'm not able to
inspire him, not that he is lazy or
corrupt. How could I touch a deeper
level of him and
unleash his limitless creativity
and passion for work?"
How To Manage Indian Workers
order to make work enjoyable, the
worker should be able to identify
the work and mode of training that
fits his innate nature which is
composed of combination of the
three characteristics (gunas) –
activity (rajas), and
intertia (tamas). A recruitment
and training programme which employs
this paradigm of thought can
understand and communicate better
with the Indian mind...