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Gurbaksh Chahal | The ‘Happiness’ Startup Part Deux. Rules to Live By.

One of my favorite blog posts, was one that I wrote last year that went viral, titled originally “Happiness StartUp: Rules To Live By.” It’s still something I read at least twice a month to remind myself of why we do the things we do, why it’s important to struggle, and why to never make [...]

By | 2017-04-14T16:51:49+00:00 April 14th, 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 Real Art of Success

It’s been a while since my last post. So, I wanted to make this to the point as we start the new year. I’m not going to tell you how to get rich. I’m not going to tell you how you are going to be a millionaire overnight. Nor, am I going to tell you [...]

By | 2017-04-07T18:06:12+00:00 April 3rd, 2017|Motivational|0 Comments

Gurbaksh Chahal | The Most Beautiful People

“The most beautiful people we have known are those who have known defeat, known suffering, known struggle, known loss, and have found their way out of those depths. Beautiful people don’t just happen.” People come in all shapes, sizes, forms and colors. Authenticity is hard to find these days. From the classic fake friend in [...]

By | 2017-04-04T00:59:43+00:00 October 28th, 2015|Motivational|0 Comments

Gurbaksh Chahal | 6 Things You Can Do Before Breakfast to Make Your Day a Success

Good morning! I mean it. Have a good start to your day and you’ll greatly enhance your chances of having a successful day, every day. The discipline of an early bird will manifest itself in many ways, or as Benjamin Franklin put it way back in the 1700’s, “Early to bed and early to rise [...]

By | 2017-04-04T01:13:43+00:00 October 28th, 2015|Career|0 Comments

Gurbaksh Chahal | Nothing is impossible, the word itself says “I’m possible.”

Audrey Hepburn said it best, “Nothing is impossible, the word itself says ‘I’m possible.” People used to say flying an airplane was impossible. Decades later, they had the same reaction to space travel. Almost every technological advancement was believed, at one point, to be impossible. But impossibility exists only when we believe it does. There [...]

By | 2017-04-04T19:08:41+00:00 October 22nd, 2015|Motivational|0 Comments

Gurbaksh Chahal | Why Rejection is a Beautiful Thing

Whether its work, school or any kind of relationship, it can be frustrating when someone overlooks you and doesn’t give you a chance. Who is to blame for the lack of consideration? It doesn’t matter; if people are aloof to give you an explanation, they aren’t worth your time anyway. Here are a few more reasons you [...]

By | 2017-04-04T19:14:15+00:00 October 19th, 2015|Motivational|0 Comments

Gurbaksh Chahal | Is the glass half empty or half full?

A psychologist walked around a room while teaching stress management to an audience. As she raised a glass of water, everyone expected they’d be asked the “half empty or half full” question. Instead, with a smile on her face, she inquired: “How heavy is this glass of water?” Answers called out ranged from 8 oz. to [...]

By | 2017-04-04T19:15:18+00:00 October 8th, 2015|Motivational|0 Comments

Gurbaksh Chahal | Ambition is Priceless

Ever feel you are going to fail? Ever think about quitting? Ever think you’re just not good enough? Then don’t worry. Here’s a note you can read and recite to your future self. Dear Disbelievers, There’s a very good chance you don’t remember the day you made your biggest impact on me, however, I do. [...]

By | 2017-04-04T19:16:31+00:00 September 18th, 2015|Motivational|0 Comments

Gurbaksh Chahal | 25 Habits of Happy and Successful People

“When I was 5 years old, my mother always told me that happiness was the key to life. When I went to school, they asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up. I wrote down ‘happy’. They told me I didn’t understand the assignment, and I told them they didn’t understand life.” [...]

By | 2017-04-04T19:21:53+00:00 August 13th, 2015|Motivational|0 Comments