Am I impatient???

  • Heating up food in microwave for 1 minutes takes forever
  • After shopping in the Walmart, check out queue takes forever
  • You hit refresh button ten times; if the Internet is slow and do not allow to load the page successfully
  • You are waiting for an expected call at 1.00 PM. At 1.01 PM are you thinking why does he take so long to call?

Whenever I face above situations, I asked million dollar question to myself “am I impatient?” However, my friends and family describe me as a patient person. If that is the case, which side of the bucket I fit into? Does that mean I have patience only for 5 min? Is that how will you describe a patient person?

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Do you know your clients?

Have you ever asked – Do you know your client’s needs and understand how you can deliver that suits their requirements?

While I was growing up in Mumbai, my mom used to travel by local train to work and bring groceries while coming back home from street side vendors. Often I accompanied her to the marketplace.They know what time she comes from work and what’s her buying habits. They ask her about family, work and give her fresh vegetables & fruits without her explaining what she needs.

Isn’t this a counterintuitive approach? The result is repeated business one after another.

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A quest to a sustained motivation

‘The people who make it to the top, are the ones who’d be doing whatever it is they love, even if they weren’t being paid.’ This quote from Quincy Jones articulates a significance to find things I would like to do it even if I am not getting paid. Every time I set a goal, I focus on accomplishing it only when my back to the wall. Why I wait until last moment and find myself in the hard-pressed situation? It means I have not imbibed past lessons within me, and my goal is a want instead of need. Is there an answer to my quest of a sustained motivation?

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