miercuri, 26 august 2009

Spectator sau jucator

Multi spun ca viata este o lupta si daca vrei sa reusesti, trebuie sa lupti. Aceasta este un adevar evident pentru unii mai ales acum pe timp de criza. Dar ce este adevarat pentru unii, nu este neaparat valabil pentru toata lumea. O alta abordare ar fi ca viata este un joc si daca vrei sa reusesti atunci trebuie sa joci, sa te implici. Mi-a placut mai mult aceasta abordare.

Am intalnit recent un material care cita dintr-o carte scrisa de Cherie Carter Scott, “Daca viata ar fi un joc, acestea ar fi regulile”. Sunt prezentate zece reguli pentru a “juca” in viata:

1. Vei primi un trup
2. Vei primi lectii de invatat
3. Nu exista greseli, exista doar lectii
4. O lectie se repeta pana cand este invatata
5. Invatarea nu se termina
6. Nu exista ceva mai bun decat aici si acum
7. Ceilalti sunt oglindirea ta
8. Ceea ce faci cu viata ta depinde de tine
9. Toate raspunsurile sunt in tine
10. La nastere uiti toate acestea

Acest “set de reguli” ofera o perspectiva care mai degraba ajuta decat incranceneaza. Genereaza un fel de destindere si relaxare si un fel de a privi lucrurile ce permite depasirea blocajelor. Nu spun ca incrancenarea nu ar fi buna, ci doar ca este bine sa o folosim doar atunci cand si cat este necesara.

Despre jocul numit viata...

Se spune ca sunt trei feluri de oameni, cei care fac lucrurile sa se intample, cei care privesc cum se intampla lucrurile si cei care se intreaba “ce s-a intamplat?”.
Fiecare dintre noi decide ce rol isi asuma pe parcursul jocului.
Tu ce preferi?

Distractie placuta.

Articol scris de Alex - www.hrd.ro

miercuri, 19 august 2009

About Success

Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful.

The secret of success is constancy to purpose.

There are no gains without pains.

Yesterday I dared to struggle. Today I dare to win.

Life is a succession of moments. To live each one is to succeed.

A successful person is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks that others throw at him or her.

Small opportunities are often the beginning of great enterprises.

It is common sense to take a method and try it. If it fails, admit it frankly and try another. But above all, try something.

You cannot dream yourself into a character; you must hammer and forge yourself one.

Nobody got anywhere in the world by simply being content.

To succeed, we must first believe that we can.

sâmbătă, 8 august 2009

The Man with the Coconuts

One day a man who had been to gather his coconuts loaded his horse heavily with the fruit. On the way home he met a boy and asked him how long it would take to reach the house.

"If you go slowly," said the boy, looking at the load on the horse, "you will arrive very soon; but if you go fast, it will take you all day."

The man could not believe this strange speech, so he hurried his horse. But the coconuts fell off and he had to stop to pick them up. Then he hurried his horse all the more to make up for lost time, but the coconuts fell off again. Many times he did this, and it was night before he reached home.

Moral: You sometimes have to go slowly to get where you want.

Sursa: http://www.managetrainlearn.com/

joi, 6 august 2009

Time to Learn

A young but earnest Zen student approached his teacher, and asked the Zen Master:

"If I work very hard and diligently how long will it take me to find Zen."
The Master thought about this, then replied, "Ten years."
The student then said, "But what if I work very, very hard and really apply myself to learn fast. How long then?"
Replied the Master, "Well, twenty years."
"But, if I really, really work at it, how long then?" asked the student.
"Thirty years," replied the Master.
"But, I do not understand," said the disappointed student. "At each time that I say I will work harder, you say it will take me longer. Why do you say that?"
Replied the Master: "When you have one eye on the goal, you only have one eye on the path."

Moral: You can't learn quicker by trying harder.

Sursa: http://www.managetrainlearn.com/

miercuri, 5 august 2009

The Penalties of Being Late

A priest was being honoured at his retirement dinner after 25
years in the parish. A leading local politician and member of the
congregation was chosen to make the presentation and give a
little speech at the dinner. He was delayed, so the priest
decided to say his own few words while they waited.

"I got my first impression of the parish from the first
confession I heard here. I thought I had been assigned to a
terrible place. The very first person to enter my confessional
told me he had stolen a television set and when questioned by the
police, was able to lie his way out of it. He had stolen money
from his parents, embezzled from his employer, had an affair with
his boss' wife, taken illegal drugs.

I was appalled. But as the days went on I knew that my people
were not at all like that and I had, indeed, come to a fine
parish full of good and loving people."

Just as the priest finished his talk, the politician arrived full
of apologies at being late. He immediately began to make the
presentation and gave his talk. "I'll never forget the first
day our parish priest arrived," said the politician. "In fact,
I had the honour of being the first one to go to him in

Moral of the story: If you're going to be late, find out what
you missed before you do anything else.

Sursa: http://www.managetrainlearn.com/

marți, 4 august 2009

Carrying Your Burden

A lecturer, when explaining stress management to an audience,
raised a glass of water and asked, "How heavy is this glass of

Answers called out ranged from 20 grams to 500 grams. The
lecturer replied, "The absolute weight doesn't matter. It
depends on how long you try to hold it."

"If I hold it for a minute, that's not a problem. If I hold it
for an hour, I'll have an ache in my right arm. If I hold it for
a day, you'll have to call an ambulance. In each case, it's the
same weight, but the longer I hold it, the heavier it becomes."

He continued, "And that's the way it is with stress management.
If we carry our burdens all the time, sooner or later, as the
burden becomes increasingly heavy, we won't be able to carry on.
As with the glass of water, you have to put it down for a while
and rest before holding it again. When we're refreshed, we can
carry on with the burden."

"So, before you return home tonight, put the burden of work
down. Don't carry it home. You can pick it up tomorrow. Whatever
burdens you're carrying now, let them down for a moment if you
can. Relax; pick them up later after you've rested. Life is
short. Enjoy it!"

Sursa: http://www.managetrainlearn.com/