The Tao of Success – Balancing Action and
involves creating a delicate and ongoing
between two somewhat
opposing forces –
of where you are now and
of pushing toward where you need to go.
This balance between reflection and
action is very similar to the balance of
Yin and Yang
Yin and Yang of Happiness
Reflecting and acting at the same time is very
our mind can only hold one thought at a time. You need to be focused on
either reflection or action at one point and then be able to switch quickly
and effortlessly to the other polarity when required. "There are also times
when you must focus your energy in one of the two polarities to bring
balance back. This is an important point to remember when you are
considering focus and
balance your life,"
says Paul Frazer...
a collective method of
creative problem solving.
One major reason why brainstorming is
useful is that it helps to free us from 'fixed ideas'.
can be used when you need to arrive silently
and peacefully, preferably in a 'Room of Silence', to a rational and enduring decision.
Silence here "does not mean only absence of speech, but a perfect calm in
body, mind and heart. Let the decision-maker retire from life-problems, sit
in silence, invoke peace, concentrate on the problem,
over the situation and wait for the
'inner guidance' to reach the solution," advises Dr. G.P. Gupta.
Make a Decision
is the key to transformation. It is one of the key character traits
distinguishing high performers from the vast ranks of the mediocre. Decision
is, by definition, behind every truly great
achievement anyone ever makes.
make decisions quickly
them slowly. They persist with the decisions they have made...
"I do not believe in a fate that falls on men, however they act; but I do
believe in a fate that falls on them unless they act."
– Gilbert Keith Chesterton
Too many people want more form their life but
never start doing something for it. You must start
action if you want to turn your dreams and ideas into reality.
Be Different and Make a Difference!
"The journey of a thousand miles begins with the first
Lao Tzu, the founder of
"On s'engage et puis on voit!" (which could
be translated by "You make a start and see what happens next") used to say
Napoleon Bonaparte, and this simple precept served him well both as a
soldier and as the ruler of France.
Walt Disney, an amazing person and
best way to get started is to stop talking and begin doing." That's the
secret to his great accomplishments...