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Essentials of Personal Effectiveness for Success PART 2

January 27, 2011 by Shweta Handa-Gupta

* Bringing out the Best in You *

Thank you for your tremendous response to the first part of the Essentials of Personal Effectiveness series. Your stories have been an inspiration to me and I present here more information to help you increase personal effectiveness and remove barriers that may be holding you back.

I) Don’t stereotype your Critics – We often distort people whom we have conflicts with. Once we have built our mental image of the person, we begin to perceive his/her actions/incidents in a manner that would confirm the image we’ve built up. Colleagues whose agendas seem to oppose our own are not necessarily our enemies. Similarly, people who cannot see the point behind our brilliant ideas are not necessarily intellectually inferior :)

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Essentials of Personal Effectiveness for Success PART 1

January 6, 2011 by Shweta Handa-Gupta

* Bringing out the Best in You *

Ambition has always been one of the greatest drivers of growth for humankind. Which one of us does not aspire to get the most out of our abilities to achieve success? The desire for achievement can only be fulfilled if we first master ourselves and school the self to extract the talent that resides in us.

It is to this end that a study of the factors that enhance personal effectiveness was embarked on and the results follow. Below are some tips that will help you to most efficiently put your personal resources at work and remove the barriers that may be holding you back from reaping the fruits of your complete potential.

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Multi-Specialists – Winning the Specialist Vs Generalist Debate

by Shweta Handa-Gupta

Top Reasons Why Being A Multi-Specialist Pays

In this world of specialists is the Renaissance Man dead? Is Da Vinci – painter, sculptor, architect, musician, scientist, mathematician, engineer, inventor, anatomist, geologist, cartographer, botanist and writer still relevant in the modern world? Generalists have often claimed him for their own especially in battles with specialists but I do not think Da Vinci was a generalist or even a specialist. He was multi-talented and definitely a multi-specialist.

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