– Know who you are and what matters to you.
– Get clear on what you want to happen.
– Picture success in your mind’s eye.
– Be passionate!
– Ask: is it important and worthwhile?
– Work out allies and get a coalition together.
– Don’t forget your loved ones and a good night out!
– Give the media a good story.
– Ask for help from experienced and important people.
– Be very persistent when people say maybe.
– Expect to go off course on a regular basis before you get there!
Change Activist: Make Big Things Happen Fast
“When I say maturity, I mean an inner integrity. And this inner integrity comes only when you stop making others responsible, when you stop saying that the other is creating your suffering, when you start realizing that you are the creator of your suffering. This is the first step towards maturity: I am responsible. Whatsoever is happening, it is my doing. Continue reading
“Communication is the most important skill in life. You spend years learning how to read and write, and years learning how to speak. But what about listening? What training have you had that enables you to listen so you really, deeply understand another human being? Probably none, right? Continue reading
The doors of the heart open only to love. And remember it is only when one hears with the heart and not with the head that listening happens. Continue reading
Everything in nature gives with a grace that comes of selfless giving. Even the tree lets falls its fruit into our lap. Mother Earth bears serenely our insults yet she cradles us nourishes us with every grain of Riceland wheat that we eat. We have free air to breathe and water to drink.
Loving speech is also a kind of generosity. Kind words could gift sunshine to a dark life . Generosity of spirit brings two hearts together in joy. True communication through loving speech and deep listening is a loving gift. How often do we hold back such gifts , even from our close friends and family? Continue reading
( Contributed by Nidhi)
On the path, I asked him: “Sir, you meet so many people, some are serious but others have twisted lives and thoughts. I have watched you and see you always have energy to deal with people regardless of what they want from you. How do you do it? Don’t you get tired?” Continue reading