Dr. Kaushik Sridhar

Career Coaching

Delivering that “Knockout” Presentation

Reading Time: 5 minutes “The two most important sentences in any presentation are the first and the last.” In both formal and informal settings you are always presenting, that is, attempting to change someone’s viewpoint by speaking. To prepare your presentation, precisely follow this sequence of steps: 1. Decide What Your “Knockout Result” Would Be This is the absolutely ideal …

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10 Tips to Improved Time Management

Reading Time: 4 minutes “Successful people take immediate action on almost every item they encounter. They know that to be efficient, they want to expend the least possible amount of time and mental energy processing things.” 1. “Time Is Your Most Valuable and Scarcest Resource” As a CEO irked by constant interruptions, author Kevin Kruse posted a large sign …

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Reality plus Response equals Result

Reading Time: < 1 minute You can make major changes in your life with minor changes in your thinking and behavior. To understand how this works, consider the three Rs model: “Reality plus response equals result.” Say that one of your colleagues criticises your work (that’s reality). Your response creates a particular result. If you ask your colleague why he …

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What can I do in 90 seconds that will be useful for the rest of my life?

Reading Time: 2 minutes Think about the last time you were angry? If you’re like most, it probably went something like this… That’s not right, how can they do that? You begin thinking about it. It makes you angry. You feel slighted, irritated and mad. Your heart rate rises, you begin feeling an impulse to yell or argue; you …

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May the Shift Be with You

Reading Time: 2 minutes The “Eeyore Syndrome” is named after the famously sad little donkey, Eeyore, in the popular Winnie-the-Pooh children’s books. Eeyore walked around with his head hanging down, feeling sorry for himself. Those suffering the Eeyore Syndrome expect the worst and find shifting their attitude difficult. A lack of confidence fuels this pessimism. Positively Persevering Laughter relieves …

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