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Gurbaksh Chahal | The ‘Happiness’ Startup: Rules to Live By

Happiness is elusive without balance. I learned that the hard way. As an entrepreneur, I’ve been fortunate to see financial success but that has little connection to genuine happiness. A famous writer once said, "Don't make money your goal. Instead, pursue the things you love doing, and then do them so well that people can't [...]

By | 2017-04-12T21:35:24+00:00 April 11th, 2017|Motivational|0 Comments

Gurbaksh Chahal | Max Ehrmann’s Desiderata

I ran across a prose poem that was written in 1927 by Max Ehrmann called "Desiderata." It's a beautiful piece of literature that I think we can relate to in all of our lives. Go placidly amid the noise and haste, and remember what peace there may be in silence. As far as possible without [...]

By | 2017-04-07T18:58:04+00:00 April 7th, 2017|Motivational|0 Comments

Gurbaksh Chahal | The Art of Negotiation

Negotiating is something we all do on a daily basis. We do it in our personal lives as well as our professional lives. Often, without even thinking about it. But many people find it difficult when negotiating in a formal business setting. They become intimidated and tongue-tied. They give away real dollars and percentages without [...]

By | 2017-04-04T01:53:41+00:00 October 21st, 2015|Business|0 Comments

Gurbaksh Chahal | Your IQ vs. EQ. What matters more?

We’re all intelligent—in one way or another. The architect uses a different kind of intelligence to a neurologist; a master carpenter is different to a scientist; a concert pianist to a mathematician; a motivational speaker to…well, you get the point. There are different ways of acknowledging and measuring intelligence and the idea of a fixed [...]

By | 2017-04-04T23:56:27+00:00 April 12th, 2015|Career|0 Comments

Gurbaksh Chahal | Find Your Greatness

Each of us has greatness inside of us. But that greatness doesn’t just burst forth to make a difference in the world without a conscious effort. You need to enable and empower that greatness. It requires effort. It requires hard work. How do you discover your own personal greatness? First of all you need to [...]

By | 2017-04-05T00:15:13+00:00 April 8th, 2015|Motivational|0 Comments

Gurbaksh Chahal | Seven Things in Life That Dictate Your Happiness

Your Friends The biggest threat can sometimes be the people you surround yourself with. It’s important to be surrounded by those who only want the best for you. Who you eat with, is who you will become. Keep away from the naysayers, darkness resides there. Trust your gut. We are complicated creatures. That inexplicable feeling [...]

By | 2017-04-05T03:02:50+00:00 March 24th, 2015|Career|0 Comments

Gurbaksh Chahal | What Empire Taught Us About Greed

The nation's #1 talked about TV show, Empire, ended its premiere yesterday. It broke records every week, gathering an audience of over 20 million+ viewers. While the show is fictional and controversial – I think there are important characteristics we can learn from on what ultimately defines the human culture. We are constantly faced with [...]

By | 2017-04-05T19:46:48+00:00 March 19th, 2015|Motivational|Comments Off on Gurbaksh Chahal | What Empire Taught Us About Greed

Gurbaksh Chahal | Do it Anyway

The verses below reportedly were written on the wall of Mother Teresa's home and are widely attributed to her. They express as they do, the spirit in which she lived her life. These words exemplify, what we all should try to strive for, as not only do they keep us humble, self-less, but allow us to [...]

By | 2017-04-14T19:15:32+00:00 March 8th, 2015|Culture|0 Comments

Gurbaksh Chahal | The Most Important 86,400 seconds Of Your Life

If you expect the world to be fair with you because you are fair, you’re fooling yourself. That’s like expecting the lion not to eat you, because you didn’t eat him. That’s why, live in such a way, that if someone spoke badly of you, no one would believe it. Remember there are five simple [...]

By | 2017-04-06T08:05:36+00:00 February 27th, 2015|Motivational|0 Comments

The Miracle Within By Gurbaksh Chahal

The only vulnerabilities or insecurities you should have, are those you don’t want to become. This morning, I want you to take a moment, and look inside a mirror. Take a good look at yourself. What do you see? What emotions do you experience? What do you think? How do you feel? When you see [...]

By | 2017-04-14T19:17:23+00:00 February 5th, 2015|Motivational|0 Comments