The laser is one source from which Tom Associates Training learnt its business lesson. Let’s start from the sun, a powerful source of energy. Every hour the sun washes the earth with billions of kilowatts of energy. Yet with just a little shade you may even bathe in the light..
Over the last two decades, India has become a global hub for software development and offshoring of innovative back-office services. However, Indian institutes and educational systems, with a few exceptions, remain incapable of producing talents in the quality needed to keep these innovation spec..
What do your fears look like? What pictures, words, or objects would you use to capture your fears? A construction worker gets busy on a skyscraper. One fellow watches him work sixty meters (about 200 feet) above the ground on the scaffolding arrayed around the outside of the twenty four-stor..
You want to enjoy a relentless success in what you do? You must have an idea and that idea you will begin with a LAUNCH process. You will have to see an opportunity behind which you can put in personal as well as other accessible resources to capitalize on that idea of yours. This stage demands t..
They see themselves as dominating. There is no clear boundary between their personal interests and corporate interests. They seem to have all the answers, often dazzling people with the speed and decisiveness with which they can deal with challenging issues. They..
According to conventional wisdom, the first thing every business founder must do is create a business plan – a static document that describes an opportunity, its size and the problem the business can solve. The typical business plan is essentially a research exercise written at a desk befor..
When everything about you or your business gets really complicated and overwhelming, you’ve got to do three things. First, get yourself or the business out of the ditch (i.e, survival, first and foremost). Second, find out how you or the business got into the ditch (recognize ..
In the Middle Ages, China was the preeminent nation on earth, and the most technologically advanced. § China invented paper. § China invented the printing press. ..
‘Audaces fortuna juvat’ in Latin means Fortune Favours the Brave. Fear is a smoke that holds no substance in itself, yet it chokes. And when its victim yields, it assumes the character of the Arabian jinni, a tiny smoke that grows and crystallizes into a monster and consume..
For close to half a century, the U.S. army focused the vast majority of its planning and resources on being prepared to face the gigantic, well-equipped, highly trained and monolithic military forces of the then Soviet Union. But suddenly in the late 1980s, communism fell and the threat cha..
No matter how well a business prevents cost inflation, it will still have to cut costs. This is because businesses are like people, and peoplecan get sick no matter how carefully they exercise and control their diet. So, a time always comes when there is need for cost cutting. And when that..
The Nigerian One in 5 Africans. One in 8 Black people worldwide. A Nobel Prize Winner. An Olympic Gold Medallist. A Grammy Award Winner. A Soccer Champion. A Prince of the Vatican. An Oscar Nominee. A Giant of Literature. A Distinguish..
The person with the most responsibility foryour development isyou yourself – not anyone else. And the first priority foryour own development is to strive for excellence. Excellent workmanship is what makes such a difference inany person doinga job. Expect your ..
Braille system of writing and reading for the blind was invented in 1824 by Louis Braille who, himself, had been blind since age 3. Between the beginning of the 19th century and end of the 20th century (about 200 years), the height of an American adult male in..
One day, a teacher went through the class of young teenagers asking each one, “What do you want to be remembered for?” No member of the innocent youths could give an answer. So, he chuckled and said, “I didn’t expect you to be able to answer it. But if you still can’..