Tuesday, June 06, 2006

“Passion is a positive obsession. Obsession is a negative passion.”

How far a boat can sail in the deep ocean if all are handicap?
Yeah…that’s how you feel when you see your team is with negative approach!
Even before the match if you predict that we are going to loose then what did you played??? You will be surprised to read the below quote from Einstein :D

“You have to learn the rules of the game. And then you have to play better than anyone else.” ~ Albert Einstein

I think its better to die in the battlefield rather than running away as coward: D
May be these are too harsh to say here but that’s how I feel when I as a PM trying to motivate the team for the success of the project and one single person with his/her negativity…. creates all the turbulence.

“If you realized how powerful your thoughts are, you would never think a negative thought.”

Today, finally the Release Manager asked me…what is that person up to as I always see that person bringing some or the other issues rather than giving a positive approach to it…!!!
It’s the faith in yourself….or else it’s the belief that you are setting yourself for the failure from the beginning..!

“Fear is a habit; so is self-pity, defeat, anxiety, despair, hopelessness and resignation. You can eliminate all of these negative habits with two simple resolves: I can!! and I will!!”

I always believed in myself if not anyone else…and hence I have always conquered through difficult situations just by keeping that light of flame burning even when the tides and winds were high and heavy: D
“Adopting the right attitude can convert a negative stress into a positive one” ~ Hans Selye

My only advise to the person today was…’have patience’ and probably the person understood: D I hope!!!!!

“Be vigilant; guard your mind against negative thoughts.” ~ Buddha

But the best part is my rest of the team has so much faith and trust in me, which inspires my confidence level …and guess what…am being consulted in many occasions for project management…now is that good or bad…the work load will tell :D

“When you respond to life, that's positive; when you react to life, that's negative.” ~ Zig Ziglar
“Think like a queen. A queen is not afraid to fail. Failure is another steppingstone to greatness.” ;)

12 comments:

I love Munich said...

FANTASTIC Dawn!!! I copy the sayings .. they are wonderful and SO inspiring! Where do you get them from? GREAT POST!!!

Hafez said...

I wish I can be half as possitive half as optimistic as you are !!!
I find myslef in a circle of dark shadows
BTW thanks for the comment

Keshi said...

I like the title alot...so true!

**I think its better to die in the battlefield rather than running away as coward

as I alway said :)


yes think like a queen and behave like one too...failure is a stepping stone to success as well as wisdom.

Good one Dawny!


Keshi.

neihal said...

well written....some good quotes there to start my day.

Ekta said...

Well!
Honestly...am probably not half as optimist as you are!
But agree with every single word uv written--its only positive energy that can take us through life!

Kumar Chetan said...

I bow to you o gr8 lady. U alwayz find quotes from here and there. I am also learning Project Mgmt in a hard way.

Masd said...

Yes..........Postive thinking and confidence do make a difference..but sometimes one feels that fear creeps in slowly and quietly in your heart and then everything seems to be going into negative direction. It is a continuous fight. We cannot let our guards down. Great Post.

Sujit said...

wow thats great! that people consulting you :).... yup its the attitude to approach and the faith in you that you can do it!.. is all matters!!..

ArChaNa said...

I think its better to die in the battlefield rather than running away as coward

true!! that's what i say :)

i was feeling a little low today, but after reading ur post.. my confidence level has increased


nice sayings!!!

Shama & Diya said...

Congratulations! That's awesome..I loved your quotes..boosted my optimism even more:)

Manish said...

There r always few people like that as is the case in ur team. Hope ur skills and attitude will win her over as the project goes on.

Dawn....सेहर said...

I love munich: Thanks so much Karin…hey I was thinking about you when I read Germany won :D…am sure you must be so thrilled…am gonna come n check ur blog sooon….Thanks for all the sweet and encouraging words..! Many have asked me about my quotes thing..and its actually…I grew up with quotes I can say…my dad …he whenever wanted to say something he used to say the quotes and then I used to get the deep meaning and which never made him to use lot of words to teach or scold me…:D…where as my mom is opposite :D….I have more influence of my dad and hence…I collect the quotes…from everywhere and its written in my diary…I try to use them as it impacted my life and am sure it will help many others :D…
Cheers

hafez: Welcome hafez…its good to see you here…am sure you will…have that positive thinking cap…its just to look at that way :D….pls do come again
Cheers

keshi: I know …people like you and me will think like that ;)…Thanks so much for ur cute words keshi love…huggggz
Cheers

neihal: Awesome to hear that :D…do come again…as you make my day :D
Cheers

ekta: Yes…dear…and its my personal experience…that I never gave up till the last minute…as that faith and hope is there that no there will be something that will happen and will happen for good …am sure you will soon be in that path and you will realize …am not faking :D…
Cheers and good luck to my friend

kumar chetan: :D…I have many times come across and even now I have those techy guys who don’t believe in proj mgt..hahah…but you know what at the end of the project…they all give credit and say thank you..but some how its difficult for them to agree..I guess its there ego ;)…lol…am glad am inducing some value to you :D…
Cheers

masd: Thanks masd …after a long time…and I know why :D…see that’s your all confidence that things happened in such a nice way :D…good luck my dear
Cheers

sujit: Yes…am glad too :D…thanks for ur thoughts…u said it its all about what you think …and the perspective..
Cheers

archana: :D you also liked it …am glad…I think it relates to characteristics of the people isn’t it ..:D..am so happy that I could make ur day worth…dear for that one u need my hugggzzz :D
Cheers
shama: Thanks buddy…and you made me proud and my chest is bloating with happiness :D….wow…god you made my living worth :D
Cheers dear

manish: You said it…and guess what…we are friends now…but it still happens when that wave comes and I try to stop it…the person now quickly realizes…and many of my colleagues are consulting me for …tactfully managing things ;)
good to see u here …
Cheers

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