Last Thursday, I quit my job as a research scientist at a MNC to pursue my passion in Podcasting and inspiring lives. It was not a easy decision to make but you have to often times take tough decisions to grow.
Fredrik Haren is a Keynote Speaker who speaks at global conferences around the world. He has travelled 65 different countries to speak and share his message as a professional speaker. He has been to 24 countries as a global keynote speaker last year alone.
Gautam is an entrepreneur in the transformational education space and the Head of Tribes at one of the largest online learning platform on self-help space Mindvalley. For past 8 yrs, he’s been obsessed with trying latest studies & concepts in personal transformation in his own life, in essence has made himself his own guinea pig, and he calls this process “Life Designing”.
bring you a powerful story of Smiley Suri, bolywood actress, model and dancer from book of my friend Gemini Dhar. Smiley’s story is the one of courage, determination and self-belief.
Listen as she shares how was she able to recover and dance again after she was decided dead by doctors.
Vidya Vox shares her journey from being an immigrant kid in US going to psychology school to becoming YouTube sensation. She today amasses fan following of over 4.5 million subscribers with over 400 million views on her YouTube channel.
Vidya is one of the top YouTube influencers coming from Indian origin. She is a singer and songwriter who flawlessly marries the western songs with traditional Indian classical and Bollywood songs in the form of cover songs and mashups.
Shalabh is co-founder and Director of iVolunteer which is a social enterprise that brings volunteers and organisations together to share Time, Skills and Passion to promote country’s social development. He is an alumnus of the prestigious Rural Management programme at IRMA. Shalabh has also Co-Founded JobsForGood which offers Recruitment and HR Advisory services so social enterprises are able to leverage human capital towards achieving their mission.
How long it has been since you had that big smile on your face?
When was the last time you laughed rolling down on the floor?
It’s easier to get caught at the moment and forget smaller things that matters. This week is all about celebrating those tiny things in your life. It’s about celebrating smaller things while you chase those bigger goals.
Martin Luther king Jr. said, If you can’t fly then run, if you can’t run then walk, if you can’t walk then crawl but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward.
My friend life is not always about sunshine and rainbows. You might get knocked down or get hit on the face. You will be torn, betrayed and lost. People will leave you when needed you the most.
Buy hey, do you stop? Do you Quit?
No my Friend. You muster all the courage, bounce back and face it. You grow stronger and learn. But you will not Quit. Because,
Losing is Temporary but Quitting is permanent.
All you need to do my friend is Keep Moving Forward.
Sarvesh Sashi was fairly born with silver spoon on his mouth. He had every opportunity to take easier route of taking care of his father’s multi-million dollar businesses. He rather walked down the less traveled road of starting his own. At the age of 17, he started a chain of Yoga studios with unsecured loan from his Uncle.
He is branded as youngest CEO in Yoga and Wellness sector by Bloomberg. He is also an INK fellow, TEDx Speaker and featured in many national media for his innovative work in Yoga. His studios presents 25 different forms of yoga such as basketball yoga, paddle boat yoga, brick yoga, etc.
I was a very average student while I was in school. Everyone said that. My parents always answered saying, Ya Bijay is just an average student, he neither fails nor Tops the class when somebody asked them about my study. My teachers also always said that, and I was categorized as an average student. That statement kept coming over and over again from them. When it kept coming repeatedly for some years, I, somehow at that point in time believed on what they said and accepted that label of an average student all my schooling. Bijay is an Average student.
Podcast is any digital (mostly Audio or video) on-demand content (talk, interviews, conversation) uploaded on internet as episodes for people to download on their device for streaming online or listening offline.
Apple reported reaching 1 billion podcast downloads on its platform iTunes in 2013. Several studies are showing constant annual growth of podcast listeners. The popularity of this medium is on the rise with launch of products like Amazon Echo, Apple Carplay, Android Auto making it easier for consumers to consume podcasts like never before. Facebook has recently rolled out voice status update to some users for trial. These all indicates the on-demand audio industry is headed for some greater good.
I am keen in deconstructing successful people and get deep into their habits. In this episode, I present you three most common habits of successful and inspiring personalities I have interviewed for this podcast.
These three habits are repeated in several episodes by different guests and I wanted to put them together and present you so that you can use them to succeed in your own life.
What? You think you need a lot of money to start a business? Wait my friend. You need ZERO money to start a business of your dreams and turn it into a multi-million dollars venture.
Avelo Roy has done the exact same and he shares how he was able to do that in this episode.
Avelo is a serial entrepreneur who has built seven businesses in US with Multi-Million dollars worth of products and services in wide range of segments from consumer electronics to food science to healthcare process automation and so on.
The Inspiring Talk podcast turned SIX months and it all started with a decision to inspire people. I have learned a lot along this journey and got opportunity to interact with amazing people who has reached milestones. This podcast now have 19 amazing interviews and boundless love and blessing of listeners. our community is growing every single day.
Sean Douglas was suicidal at one point of time due to heavy drinking habit and series of negative thoughts. He has grown in alcohol and abusive environment at his home. This had deep negative impact in his life and he himself became alcoholic. But this is not what he wanted for himself in his life. One fine day he said to himself, “I am so done with this. I need to change the way I am living my life.” He turned to timeless wisdom of great books and people who has shown him the way. He shares decisions we make in our life at the moment has impact in our future.
Praveen Wadalkar robbed his six years old son’s piggy bank to go for a business meeting. His first business was a complete flop show and he had no money left as he and his wife both had left their job to start that business. Praveen has been to the stage where quitting the entrepreneurial dream was much easier option than to continue. But he kept moving forward to start another venture which flourished and is now spread across many nations in Asia.
Is fear of failing or being rejected stopping you from executing on your idea or plan that you believe will transform your life and life of people around you?
When you are in this situation next time ask yourself these three questions:
What is the worse that can happen as a result of this task or action that I am about to take?
Even if the worse possible happens to me, can I bounce back to where I am today?
What is the best thing that could happen if I do this?
One good habit I installed back in 2011 was listening to podcasts. I didn’t know they were called Podcasts back then. I continued listening because of pure value I got out of those audio materials.
Further, there were no ad breaks in between (I could skip them even if there were any) and I could download them and listen them at my convenience, unlike with radio where I have to be there at the time of broadcast.
Today, podcasts are hotter than ever. Podcast listeners are growing beyond expectation every single year. Thanks to Serial Podcast that caused breakthrough in podcasting in 2014.
If you do not listen to podcasts then you are missing on with lot of awesome content out there.
Here are my five top 5 Reasons Why You Should Start Listening to Podcast Today: