Gurbaksh Chahal | How You Can Work 18 Hours a Day and Still Be Fit

The 4:30 am Start: The Routine, Diet, and Exercise.  As most people know, being a CEO is a tough job, especially when you're building a company from scratch. Business is the toughest sport you can play as an athlete. You need the endurance to deal with the highs and lows, the stamina to handle the [...]

By | 2019-09-19T08:25:36-05:00 September 19th, 2019|Motivational|0 Comments

AI Helps or Hinders Entrepreneurship: Gurbaksh Chahal Debunks Myths

While the view isn't entirely unfounded and things AI can do today were once considered Utopian, but it is a change which should be celebrated rather than doubted. While artificial intelligence (AI) has come a long way over the years, misconceptions and, more importantly, mistrust around it still linger. It is widely believed that humans [...]

By | 2019-09-09T13:10:40-05:00 September 9th, 2019|Motivational|0 Comments

Gurbaksh Chahal | False Positives: How Social Media is About to Kill Your Career

A few months back, I saw a post by Ray Newal from Techstars that really resonated. “One of the biggest threats to founders today is false positive signaling. It’s easy to mistake the popularity of posts on social media, or the receipt of unknown or unanticipated awards as signs of success. Be very clear, the only [...]

By | 2019-08-20T05:44:10-05:00 August 19th, 2019|Motivational|0 Comments

Gurbaksh Chahal: The Butterfly Effect

In 1892 at Stanford University, an 18 year old student was struggling to pay his fees. He was an orphan, unsure where to turn for money, so he came up with a bright notion. He and a friend decided to host a musical concert on campus to raise money for their education. They reached out [...]

By | 2019-06-12T21:06:24-05:00 June 12th, 2019|Motivational|0 Comments

Gurbaksh Chahal | How Your Ego Misjudges People

A lady in a faded grey dress and her husband, dressed in a home-spun suit walked in timidly without an appointment into a University President's outer office. The Secretary could tell in a moment that such backwoods, country hicks had no business at their university and probably didn't even deserve to be. "We want to [...]

By | 2019-06-10T13:00:01-05:00 June 10th, 2019|Motivational|0 Comments

Gurbaksh Chahal | Two Choices

What would you do?....you make the choice. Don't look for a punch line, there isn't one. Read it anyway. My question is: Would you have made the same choice? At a fundraising dinner for a school that serves children with learning disabilities, the father of one of the students delivered a speech that would never [...]

By | 2019-06-09T01:20:44-05:00 June 9th, 2019|Motivational|0 Comments

Gurbaksh Chahal | Words of A Beautiful Life.

I hope you find what you’re looking for out there. I hope you find the kind of happiness that exists on your own terms. I hope you truly take the time to figure out what moves you, what encourages your soul, what you deeply crave from life, and I hope you have the courage to [...]

By | 2019-03-25T20:33:36-05:00 March 25th, 2019|Motivational|0 Comments

Gurbaksh Chahal | The Art of Humanity

At 35, I can look back at 19 years of myself being in business, and, I can say I’ve seen it all. The good, the bad, and the ugly. So, the next series of blogs I write are really geared to my younger self. Hoping, that someone that is going through similar consequences, challenges, ordeals [...]

By | 2019-03-25T20:28:46-05:00 March 26th, 2018|Motivational|0 Comments

Gurbaksh Chahal | It’s Lonely on Top. Embrace the Silence.

It’s been awhile since I’ve blogged on BeLimitless, so I will do my best to be more active. Life has always been a journey, not a race for me. And, while technology has done its job by connecting us. It’s also made us live two different lives. We read tweets, scroll through social feeds, watch [...]

By | 2019-03-25T20:28:56-05:00 March 19th, 2018|Motivational|0 Comments

Gurbaksh Chahal | They Tried to Bury Us. They Didn’t Know We Were Seeds.

In the Far East, there is a tree called the Chinese Bamboo Tree. This remarkable tree is different from most trees in that it doesn’t grow in the usual fashion. While most trees grow steadily over a period of years, the Chinese Bamboo Tree doesn’t break through the ground for the first four years. Then, [...]

By | 2019-03-25T20:29:05-05:00 February 1st, 2018|Motivational|0 Comments

Gurbaksh Chahal | We Do Whatever It Takes

You were not born to be rich, to be famous, to be superficial or to be someone’s puppet. You were born on this planet to find your purpose. You do whatever it takes. You don’t make excuses, you keep searching. Everybody hopes and chases the wrong things, but forgets the answer lies deep inside us. [...]

By | 2019-03-25T20:20:43-05:00 December 25th, 2017|Motivational|0 Comments

Gurbaksh Chahal | What are Your Chances at Life?

Her are your chances statistically at life: Chances of becoming a millionaire: 1% Chances of becoming a billionaire: .00002% Chances of winning the lottery: .000001% Odds of getting a royal flush on your first five cards: 1 in 649,740. Odds of becoming U.S. President: 1 in 323,100,000. Odds of winning $340 million jackpot in MegaMillions [...]

By | 2019-03-25T20:29:53-05:00 August 16th, 2017|Motivational|0 Comments

Gurbaksh Chahal | Tips for Staying Motivated When Life Gets Tough

Life will not always be a bed of roses. Your dream job will not be handed to you on a silver platter. These are the simple realities of life. However, it doesn’t mean the opposite. You are not stuck in a bush of thorns, or permanently jobless. Getting to where you want to go takes [...]

By | 2019-03-25T20:30:25-05:00 July 13th, 2017|Motivational|0 Comments

Gurbaksh Chahal | Life Is Beautiful. Accept Its Greatness.

As a society, we’ve become obsessed with possessing what we don’t have. We fantasize about places, people, and things we want to have, all while abandoning the precious moments right in front of us. How many times have you seen others take pictures of the most routine moments of their lives just to post them [...]

By | 2019-03-25T20:31:16-05:00 June 12th, 2017|Motivational|0 Comments

Gurbaksh Chahal | Don’t Hesitate to Bring Good Change

The amount of suffering in this world is unimaginable, and children (and with them our future) are the most vulnerable victims of crime and outright atrocity. In this day and age, child labor, child sex trafficking and abuse still are the gruesome reality of too many countries. These children are robbed of their childhood and, [...]

By | 2019-03-25T20:31:27-05:00 June 7th, 2017|Motivational, Philanthropy|0 Comments

Gurbaksh Chahal | If I Graduated Today, What Would I Do?

Although I dropped out of high school at the age of 16, to pursue my dreams in business, I have never downplayed the importance of education. Quiet to the contrary, I have often stated in all of my guest lectures for students to stay in school, and to never stop learning - for it is [...]

By | 2019-03-25T20:31:38-05:00 June 1st, 2017|Motivational|0 Comments

The Story Of Gurbaksh Chahal by Forbes.com: Mental Tenacity As Fuel For Success

As first appeared on Forbes.com by Melissa Thompson. Gurbaksh Chahal, a successful American-Indian internet entrepreneur who in 2007 sold his company to Yahoo for $300 million, leads the fight against discrimination with the Chahal Foundation. I recently wrote about how entrepreneurs deal with setbacks. There’s little doubt that the life of an entrepreneur is often full [...]

By | 2019-03-25T20:31:49-05:00 May 31st, 2017|Motivational|0 Comments

Gurbaksh Chahal | Fear of Failure is the Mother of Defeat

Think of one universal quality that is shared by every successful man or woman in history. Is it ambition? Hard work? Luck? Insightfulness? Probably. But there's one more thing that is imperative to succeed: fearlessness. How Gurbaksh Chahal Overcame Failure and Found Success "Be fearless. The road to success is paved with failures. If you’re [...]

By | 2019-03-25T20:32:13-05:00 May 11th, 2017|Motivational|0 Comments

Gurbaksh Chahal | The Roots of Motivation are Key

True success goes hand in hand with generosity and willingness to make the world a better place for those near and far. The readiness to share the secrets of one's own success is no exception: successful entrepreneurs know how to handle these insecurities that sometimes make people feel that their own achievement might be at [...]

By | 2019-03-25T20:32:17-05:00 May 11th, 2017|Motivational|0 Comments

Gurbaksh Chahal | How Being Vulnerable Allows You to Succeed in Life

Having a rough morning? Place your hand over your heart. Feel that? That’s called purpose. Don’t ever give up. Everyone struggles with insecurities. They make us vulnerable. And, they either make us or break us. We all have them, after all we’re humans. It’s how we deal with them that separate us. We have this inner voice [...]

By | 2017-06-23T05:40:01-05:00 May 10th, 2017|Motivational|0 Comments

Gurbaksh Chahal | “The Last Lecture” by Randy Pausch

One of my favorite segments on Oprah was when she brought in a special guest by the name of Randy Pausch on October 2007. Professor Pausch was an esteemed professor at Carnegie Mellon University, a devoted husband and father who was fighting pancreatic cancer. He gave an abridged version of his speech of his “Last [...]

By | 2017-05-09T06:00:42-05:00 May 3rd, 2017|Motivational|0 Comments

Gurbaksh Chahal | Don’t Walk like you own the World, Walk like you don’t care who Does.

It's true, the most successful individuals in the world have the most struggling stories. It's not that they're looking for trouble, but pursuing the things they are pursuing in life puts them in some complicated situations. Believe me there is no book out there that says, "You've just become successful, if so, here all the things [...]

By | 2017-06-06T05:33:02-05:00 April 23rd, 2017|Motivational|0 Comments

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 | 2017-06-27T06:37:20-05:00 April 14th, 2017|Motivational|0 Comments

Gurbaksh Chahal | I Kept My Dream Alive

As you look yourself in the mirror, read this every morning to yourself as you wake up. You say that I may or may not succeed but you don’t get to decide. I don’t know who or what decides. I’ve been trying to figure it out. I’m here, and while those who are not. I’m [...]

By | 2017-05-31T17:17:31-05:00 April 12th, 2017|Motivational|0 Comments

Gurbaksh Chahal | Life is a Hustle

Talent gets you noticed…maybe. And looks, sure, for a moment. But the only thing that gets you a seat at the table...is force of personality. I’m talking about complete and utter confidence in who you are. When you have that, people are drawn to you. They don’t know why, but suddenly they need you. And [...]

By | 2017-06-09T06:31:10-05:00 April 12th, 2017|Motivational|0 Comments

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 | 2017-12-28T22:14:47-05:00 April 11th, 2017|Motivational|0 Comments

Gurbaksh Chahal | What it takes to Succeed in Life

Whatever your ultimate dream maybe, it can be frustrating when someone overlooked you and didn’t give you a chance. The challenge is, most believe in “luck” giving them an opportunity. They look for a sponsor, a mentor, or an investor - to help them achieve their dreams. My advice: Stop thinking like that. I have [...]

By | 2017-06-27T06:33:47-05:00 April 8th, 2017|Motivational|0 Comments

Gurbaksh Chahal | We All Deserve Styrofoam Cups

"Leadership is not a rank. Leadership is a choice. It's the choice to look after the person to the left of you and the person to the right of you.” I heard a story about a former Under Secretary of Defense who gave a speech at a large conference. He took his place on the [...]

By | 2017-04-08T12:53:51-05:00 April 7th, 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 | 2017-04-07T18:58:04-05:00 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 | 2017-06-27T06:56:26-05:00 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 | 2017-04-04T00:59:43-05:00 October 28th, 2015|Motivational|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 | 2017-06-06T05:45:59-05:00 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 | 2017-06-07T02:40:21-05:00 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 | 2017-06-06T05:52:48-05:00 October 8th, 2015|Motivational|0 Comments

Gurbaksh Chahal | “You can’t blame Davinci IITM for falling in love.”

Love has no boundaries. Neither does Davinci IITM. They work hand in hand. So, that’s why Einstein’s quote is probably one of the most beautiful quotes to express this feeling; that we as humans crave for within ourselves, with others, and with the work we try to do. It’s a word with four characters in it [...]

By | 2017-04-04T16:33:03-05:00 September 26th, 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 | 2017-06-06T06:57:58-05:00 September 18th, 2015|Motivational|0 Comments

Gurbaksh Chahal | If today was your last day, what would you do differently?

Life is the toughest sport. And, in this sport, I’ve realized in order for you to survive, become successful, and stay successful you must grow a very thick skin. Grow a thick skin—a very thick skin. People will question your ability to succeed, and the loudest among them might make you doubt your own talents, [...]

By | 2017-06-13T03:32:09-05:00 September 2nd, 2015|Motivational|0 Comments

Gurbaksh Chahal | 51 Motivational Quotes for Business, Success & Life

1. If you’re helping someone and expecting something in return, you’re doing business not kindness. Do good and expect nothing in return. It’ll become your life’s greatest gift. ~ Gurbaksh Chahal 2. If you don’t make things happen then things will happen to you. ~ Robert Collier 3. A business has to be involving, it has [...]

By | 2017-06-06T06:00:27-05:00 August 25th, 2015|Motivational|0 Comments

Davinci IITM CEO Gurbaksh Chahal | Rented Space

We’re used to this concept. We rent space all the time. Whether they be hotels, apartments, cars, but most importantly time. Sometimes, we get that freedom from our work to enjoy our weekends. But, we forget one thing. Life itself is a rented space of time. It’s a mystery. We only know when the clock [...]

By | 2017-06-06T06:01:37-05:00 August 14th, 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 | 2017-06-06T06:06:59-05:00 August 13th, 2015|Motivational|0 Comments

Gurbaksh Chahal | Life’s Most Profound Moments

“Everything starts with a dream, a particle of our imagination that teases us of what the future could be like, as long as we fight for it.”
 Life is made up of moments. Most of the life we live, we don’t remember. Even if it’s stored somewhere on our mental hard drives, retrieving most memories [...]

By | 2017-06-13T03:33:44-05:00 August 5th, 2015|Motivational|0 Comments

Gurbaksh Chahal | #CreateYourMonaLisa

The Mona Lisa, painted by one of the most brilliant Italian artists of all time, Leonardo da Vinci, is acclaimed to be “his best known, most visited, most written about, most sung about, and the most parodied work of art in the world.” Historians claim Leonardo began painting his masterpiece in 1503, working on it [...]

By | 2017-06-06T06:13:42-05:00 July 12th, 2015|Motivational|0 Comments

Gurbaksh Chahal | Never let your memories be greater than your dreams.

We all have a dream that ignites a fire within us. For some, it comes naturally, and for others we learn to find that passion. To achieve our dreams, we need to remind ourselves sometimes even the basics in life. Here are my 8 simple reminders. 1. Move On. There’s no need to dwell on [...]

By | 2017-06-06T06:15:57-05:00 June 24th, 2015|Motivational|0 Comments

Gurbaksh Chahal | The Sacrifice to Succeed. Start Your Day Right.

There will never be a point — in your life — where it’s the right time to do a great thing. If you’re waiting for that perfect perfect moment, that perfect timing, it’s not going to happen. You know what you have to do? You have to create the perfect time, and the perfect opportunity, [...]

By | 2017-06-06T06:23:29-05:00 June 10th, 2015|Motivational|0 Comments

Gurbaksh Chahal | Nine Reasons Why You’re Not Successful, Yet.

As you breathe right now, another person takes their last, so stop complaining and learn to live your life with what you have. Stop the Why him/her syndrome? Every time some big success story happens, too many people complain about why him, or why her? Like almost as if it was all pure luck. I’m [...]

By | 2017-06-07T02:44:52-05:00 June 9th, 2015|Motivational|0 Comments

Gurbaksh Chahal | What’s Harder, Success or Staying Successful?

This is a question only a very few can comprehend, understand, and answer. And, I’m one of them. When I was 16, I dropped out of high school and began my entrepreneurial journey. And, I never thought in my wildest dreams that I’d be as successful as I am. Conversely, I never thought what success [...]

By | 2017-06-07T02:45:50-05:00 June 3rd, 2015|Motivational|0 Comments

Gurbaksh Chahal | Yesterday ended last night. Today is a brand new day. And it’s yours.

Sometimes people come into your life and you know right away that they were meant to be there, to serve some sort of purpose, teach you a lesson, or to help you figure out who you are or who you want to become. You never know who these people may be (possibly your roommate, neighbor, [...]

By | 2017-06-06T07:00:13-05:00 May 30th, 2015|Motivational|0 Comments

Gurbaksh Chahal | Significance Lasts Forever

“Learn to get in touch with the silence within yourself, and know that everything in life has purpose. There are no mistakes, no coincidences, all events are blessings given to us to learn from.” Monetary success can be a powerful motivator, and it can control people. It chooses careers. It dictates how time, energy and [...]

By | 2017-04-04T21:33:04-05:00 May 16th, 2015|Motivational|Comments Off on Gurbaksh Chahal | Significance Lasts Forever

Gurbaksh Chahal | How To Become The 1%

Whenever someone thinks of the 1%, they immediately think about wealth. I’m here to talk about the 1% that live their dreams. The doers, the achievers, the risk-takers. 1% of everything you do is driven by an idea or a thought. But, an idea isn’t what drives success, 99% of success is driven by execution. [...]

By | 2017-06-06T07:17:06-05:00 April 28th, 2015|Motivational|0 Comments

Gurbaksh Chahal | Life is a Revolving Door

Life is a revolving door of experiences and people. Whether, good, or bad, in our adolescence, we’re told “Be treated how you want to be treated.” Some will abide by that and treat you how you deserve; others will play you for it and use you for their own motives, gains, and desires. But, one [...]

By | 2017-06-07T08:21:10-05:00 April 24th, 2015|Motivational|0 Comments

Gurbaksh Chahal | Steve Jobs’ Last Words

There is a claim that Apple co-founder Steve Jobs left behind a deathbed essay about how the “non-stop pursuit of wealth will only turn a person into a twisted being, just like me.” To many entrepreneurs, he is a legend and the epitome of success, having created the most valuable company in the world, and [...]

By | 2017-06-06T07:23:13-05:00 April 23rd, 2015|Career, Motivational|0 Comments

Gurbaksh Chahal | Experiences vs. Mistakes

Here’s an another interesting comparison I found between what you call experiences vs. mistakes in life. It's an important distinction to know. Experience makes you shine throughout your journey vs. mistakes can put you in a dark hole. Even failures in life are great experiences as they can eventually lead you to your destination - [...]

By | 2017-06-06T07:32:11-05:00 April 9th, 2015|Motivational|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 | 2017-04-05T00:15:13-05:00 April 8th, 2015|Motivational|0 Comments

Gurbaksh Chahal | What We Can Learn from Paul Walker’s Tribute Video

This weekend, Furious 7 had its box-office debut. Prior to the release, the stars of the movie promised to honor the late Paul Walker in a way that is “so sacred and so powerful” … and that could be considered an understatement. Memories. Moments. Life. These all the things we live for. The good ones [...]

By | 2017-06-07T05:19:47-05:00 April 6th, 2015|Motivational|0 Comments

Gurbaksh Chahal | When Writing the Story of Your Life, Don’t Let Anyone Else Hold the Pen.

I love this quote. Its origin isn’t known, but I first came across it in an iconic Harley Davidson ad. To me, the quote is meaningful in several different ways. Fundamentally, it means that you have to be in control of your own life. You chart your own course and don’t stop until you reach [...]

By | 2017-06-08T05:10:37-05:00 April 6th, 2015|Motivational|0 Comments

Gurbaksh Chahal | People will always tell you can’t, you just smile and say, “watch me.”

“Can’t” is a word that shouldn’t be a part of anyone’s vocabulary. I refuse to believe that things can’t be done. Even in the popular saying, only an apostrophe makes the difference between impossible and I’m possible. Have you ever noticed that some people are sometimes a little too quick to tell you why something [...]

By | 2017-06-07T05:29:39-05:00 April 5th, 2015|Motivational|0 Comments

Gurbaksh Chahal | Best Advice: “Never Give Up”— the lesson I learned from my Father

It was October 27, 1997. I remember it as if it was yesterday. My family’s dream home was already half built. It was to be our escape from the small, cramped house in the projects that I shared with my parents, my paternal grandmother and three siblings. Then the stock market crashed. The NYSE plummeted [...]

By | 2017-06-06T08:16:07-05:00 March 31st, 2015|Career, Motivational|0 Comments

Gurbaksh Chahal | Life is a Series of Intuitions

We all have choices in our lives. Sometimes, we calculate them. Sometimes, we ponder them. Sometimes, we dwell on them. But, there is a mysterious inner you that sometimes just does something because its reacting to some form of cosmic energy inside of you. When you look back at life and look at some of [...]

By | 2017-06-07T05:39:55-05:00 March 30th, 2015|Motivational|0 Comments

Gurbaksh Chahal | Live a Life with Purpose and You’ll Never Be Bored

Want to be the greatest athlete? Want to be a billionaire? Or want to be the greatest scientist? Whatever your dream maybe, anything is possible. But, there is one key thing you have to understand. Is your dream a “desire” or is it driven by “purpose.” I dropped out of high school at the age [...]

By | 2017-06-06T08:13:16-05:00 March 30th, 2015|Motivational|0 Comments

Gurbaksh Chahal | The Elements of Fear

"I choose to have faith in love. I release my faith in fear." Did you get lucky? Whenever, I get asked this – I never get offended, because for the most part people look at the headlines and forget about the hard work, discipline, sacrifice, and struggle one takes in their journey. But, I believe one of [...]

By | 2017-06-13T07:54:07-05:00 March 26th, 2015|Motivational|0 Comments

Gurbaksh Chahal | 5 Ways to Leave a Legacy.

“Many of us live life in daily opposition to the wisdom we already have.” Once we find the rhythm, we can start to bridge the gap between who we are and whom we should be. That's when success merely becomes a consequence of what you do with love. Here are five ways in doing so: Be [...]

By | 2017-06-08T05:11:44-05:00 March 24th, 2015|Motivational|0 Comments

Gurbaksh Chahal | Chasing Adversity

Sometimes, life gives you two decisions. Ones that you get to decide by the work you put in and others to test you for some undiscoverable purpose that we sometime never yet know. Life is a karmic force that we never get to fully understand, especially when we feel defeated. When we feel we are [...]

By | 2017-06-07T05:54:41-05:00 March 24th, 2015|Motivational|Comments Off on Gurbaksh Chahal | Chasing Adversity

Gurbaksh Chahal | 15 Ways to a Better Day

1. Wake up early. Exercise. Go for a run or jog. Or, if you can take a walk on the beach. Yes, waking up at the crack of dawn is the enemy, and it’s hard to get moving an hour before your alarm is even set to go off, but guess what? Drag yourself out of bed [...]

By | 2017-06-08T05:15:47-05:00 March 24th, 2015|Motivational|0 Comments

Gurbaksh Chahal | How Adversity becomes the Key to Success

“When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it.” - Henry Ford. To me that is a powerful motivational statement that I always keep in mind as I continue my journey through life and as a I continue to work as hard as I [...]

By | 2017-06-07T06:06:07-05:00 March 23rd, 2015|Motivational|0 Comments

Gurbaksh Chahal | Happiness is an Inside Job

Power, Money vs. Happiness. Our new generation has dramatically changed. The perception of what we desire to achieve overshadows our ultimate purpose. Some work the ranks of power, some chase money at all costs, and more importantly forget the true meaning of happiness, Love. What is your ultimate goal in life? Do you want to [...]

By | 2017-04-05T19:30:09-05:00 March 19th, 2015|Motivational|0 Comments

Gurbaksh Chahal | Growing a Thick Skin

“Even after all this time the sun never says to the earth, “You Owe Me.” Look at what happens with a love like that. It lights the whole sky.”  Not only in the world of business, but also in the grand scheme of things, in order to thrive in today's society - you have to [...]

By | 2017-04-05T19:41:39-05:00 March 19th, 2015|Business, Motivational|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 | 2017-04-05T19:46:48-05:00 March 19th, 2015|Motivational|Comments Off on Gurbaksh Chahal | What Empire Taught Us About Greed

Gurbaksh Chahal | “If you genuinely want something don’t wait for it.”

"If you genuinely want something don’t wait for it. Teach yourself to be impatient." This is one of my favorite pieces of advice I give people when they ask me about the secrets of success. The extraordinary belongs to those people that make it. Frankly, I’ve never seen patience as a virtue. For as long as [...]

By | 2017-04-05T20:01:23-05:00 March 19th, 2015|Motivational|0 Comments

Gurbaksh Chahal | 10 Traits that will Define Your Success

Three apples changed the world, the first one tempted Eve, the second inspired Newton and the third was Steve Jobs. "Success doesn't come to you, you go get it." So what exactly is the recipe to make you successful? These are my top 10 traits that I believe all successful people have. Resilience This is [...]

By | 2017-06-07T06:11:15-05:00 March 17th, 2015|Motivational|0 Comments

Gurbaksh Chahal | Confidence. Conviction. Charisma.

Some people have it; many people don’t. But there are three attributes you need to develop if you want to master the art of the sale. They’re the three C’s: Confidence. Conviction. Charisma. If you have these attributes, there isn’t a single thing you can’t sell. CONFIDENCE Do you have the confidence in yourself to [...]

By | 2017-06-07T06:12:25-05:00 March 15th, 2015|Career, Motivational|0 Comments

Gurbaksh Chahal | Success vs. Happiness

Here's an interesting comparison I found between the difference of Success vs. Happiness. Take in each word deeply, and you'll be profoundly impacted by each comparison. We strive for both in our day to day lives, yet we sometimes forget the difference on what to achieve. Ultimately, happiness prevails over any of our hidden short-term [...]

By | 2017-06-07T06:21:08-05:00 March 15th, 2015|Motivational|0 Comments

Gurbaksh Chahal | Miracles are just a shift in perception from fear to love by Gurbaksh Chahal

“A miracle is just a shift in perception from fear to love.” -Marianne Williamson A friend recently read this to me, and it hit me in a big way. The deeper I thought about the message attributed in this quote, the more I realized how life as we know is defined by fear and love. And [...]

By | 2017-06-07T06:25:28-05:00 March 14th, 2015|Motivational|0 Comments

Gurbaksh Chahal | 6 Reasons Not To Give Up On Your Dreams

"The Greatest Life pleasure is doing what people say you cannot do." There comes a time in the life of most entrepreneurs when the challenges seem overwhelming. You’ve suffered one setback after another and you seriously think about throwing in the towel. You question yourself. Maybe you don’t have what it takes after all? Maybe [...]

By | 2017-06-07T06:28:49-05:00 March 13th, 2015|Motivational|0 Comments

Gurbaksh Chahal | 9 Habits That Will Make You A Success

Some people dismiss intuition out-of-hand; they scornfully regard it as a lucky guess. Others, on the other hand, regard intuition as some kind of mystical power. For me, I think of it as a great gift that cannot be ignored and I agree with the statement of one well-known writer: “Intuition is seeing with the [...]

By | 2017-06-27T07:51:48-05:00 March 13th, 2015|Entrepreneurship, Motivational|0 Comments

Gurbaksh Chahal | 20 Reminders to Keep You Going This Week

Watch your thoughts, for they become words. Watch your words, for they become actions. Watch your actions, for they become habits. Watch your habits, for they become character. Watch your character, for it becomes your legacy. Discipline is just choosing between what you want now and what you want most. Courage is not the absence [...]

By | 2017-05-09T06:12:43-05:00 March 9th, 2015|Motivational|0 Comments

Gurbaksh Chahal | Why Quitting Should Never Be an Option

We’ve all heard the saying before: Winners never quit, and quitters never win. So, why is it so easy for so many people to quit on their goals? The answer is simple: It’s easy. It’s easy to stop, fail, and do nothing. It’s easy being a loser. The harder choice would be to push through [...]

By | 2017-04-06T08:21:31-05:00 March 2nd, 2015|Motivational|0 Comments

Gurbaksh Chahal | How the Law of Attraction Completes Your Circle of Life by Gurbaksh Chahal

The law of attraction is a very insightful law by which to live. In other words, your ability to become intuitive will skyrocket if you attract what you want in life, especially what you dream of. Do you dream of traveling the world? Do you dream of writing a book? Do you dream of opening [...]

By | 2017-04-14T19:16:04-05:00 February 28th, 2015|Motivational|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 | 2017-04-06T08:05:36-05:00 February 27th, 2015|Motivational|0 Comments

Gurbaksh Chahal | Flashbacks By Gurbaksh Chahal

Flashbacks are a form of power. They're our memories. They remind us, to guide us, and let us realize the only insecurities we should have - are the things we don't want to become. Some call them vulnerabilities. But, vulnerability is not weakness. It's the most accurate measurement of courage. It's the birthplace of innovation, [...]

By | 2017-04-14T19:16:35-05:00 February 25th, 2015|Motivational|0 Comments

Gurbaksh Chahal | The Only Secret to Life by Gurbaksh Chahal

The true measurement of success and the secret to life is knowing, What You Love vs. What Loves You back. Life begins at the end of your comfort zone. It’s never supposed to be a popularity contest. Every bad situation will have something positive. Even a dead clock shows the correct time twice a day. [...]

By | 2017-04-14T19:16:40-05:00 February 23rd, 2015|Motivational|0 Comments

Gurbaksh Chahal | Why Entrepreneurs Have The Best Job In The World.

When the universe is with us, we choose to smile, even in pain. We understand during confusion. We trust during betrayal; and we continue to fight without fear. We Dream. We Create. We Motivate. We Inspire. We Change. We Innovate. We Disrupt. We Execute. We Have Purpose. We Never Give Up.

By | 2017-06-09T06:43:26-05:00 February 17th, 2015|Entrepreneurship, Motivational|0 Comments

Gurbaksh Chahal | What’s your Breaking Point? | Gurbaksh Chahal

Sometimes, right when you are at your breaking point, is when you find the answer. That discovery defines the difference between a failure or being great at something. We all face situations that sometimes seem become intolerable. We become tired of giving more than a good effort and seeing less in return we'd hoped for. [...]

By | 2017-06-07T02:43:26-05:00 February 10th, 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 | 2017-06-07T06:52:41-05:00 February 5th, 2015|Motivational|0 Comments

Gurbaksh Chahal | Work hard. Don’t quit. Never whine.

Michael Keaton got it right. Tearfully accepting his Golden Globes award on Sunday night for best actor in a motion picture, he paid tribute to his family and upbringing. He said, “In the household in which I was raised, the themes were pretty simple: work hard, don’t quit, be appreciative, be thankful, be grateful, be [...]

By | 2017-06-23T07:59:33-05:00 January 12th, 2015|Motivational|0 Comments

Gurbaksh Chahal | The “Ultimate Prize”

James Lipton, interviewed, Kevin Spacey in 2001 during his "Inside the Actor's Studio" talk show. My favorite part is during his final Q&A in which someone asks,  about the "lean years" and how they should look at the ultimate prize. Kevin answers it eloquently. “There is no prize ‘out there’. The only prize is this [...]

By | 2017-06-08T05:25:23-05:00 January 9th, 2015|Motivational|0 Comments

Gurbaksh Chahal | Why Dreams are better to have than Fantasies.

I've always been a big fan of Philosophy. I've actually applied that into my thinking in the way I've become an entrepreneur. Earlier this week, I watched The Life of David Gale, who is the head of Philosophy at a University. His opening lecture below, I thought was quite humbling in the way we quantify [...]

By | 2017-06-07T08:22:36-05:00 January 8th, 2015|Motivational|0 Comments

Gurbaksh Chahal | Twelve Things to Not Do In 2015.

As we start the new year, here are twelve things to avoid this year. ■ Never Believe in Entitlement, you only earn what you deserve. ■ Never Believe in Luck, it will just make you lazy. ■ Never Just Settle, Life's too short for that. ■ Never Underestimate your passion. ■ Never Let go of the Things that are Permanent. [...]

By | 2017-06-09T06:45:04-05:00 January 2nd, 2015|Motivational|0 Comments

Gurbaksh Chahal | A Few Resolutions Everyone Should Make For 2015

I’m not a fan of resolutions. Because, many of us will create something we will focus on for only the first two weeks. But, we live in a world today where our behaviors have changed. And, maybe in 2015 we can all agree to do the following things to live a happier and prosperous new [...]

By | 2017-06-08T05:32:43-05:00 December 22nd, 2014|Motivational|0 Comments

Gurbaksh Chahal | Six Things that Will Make or Break You

If you look at some of the top entrepreneurs, they all have a few things in common. It’s what has made them who they are today. What has driven their success time and time again. Here are six traits that made them who they are. Age is just a number. This one is something I [...]

By | 2017-06-07T07:23:51-05:00 December 12th, 2014|Entrepreneurship, Motivational|0 Comments

Gurbaksh Chahal | Life’s magic isn’t in just what you can create, but in the beauty of what you can imagine.

Life’s magic isn’t in just what you can create, but in the beauty of what you can imagine. Imagination is the most powerful force we all have. It allows us to create new boundaries, believe differently, and most of all; allows us to see what our future could hold. Imagination is sometimes half-measured. Because those, [...]

By | 2017-06-08T05:45:52-05:00 November 12th, 2014|Motivational|0 Comments

Gurbaksh Chahal | Morning Inspiration

Every morning I’ve awoken, I’ve found a new motivation. Whether it’s looking at my calendar looking forward to tackle the day, or whether it’s looking 5 years down and see where I may stand. With these thoughts in the morning, I’ve never had a morning where I feel unmotivated or unready to conquer and disrupt. [...]

By | 2019-05-31T18:46:37-05:00 November 10th, 2014|Motivational|0 Comments

Gurbaksh Chahal | Fear is just an Illusion

Fear and failure are illusions that are self-created. Close your eyes and ask yourself. “What is your biggest fear?” Typically mostly will answer with, “failure” hoping to demonstrate they don’t look for failure in their future. When you close your eyes. What you’re sitting down on, that is substance. It's real, it's holding you together. We [...]

By | 2017-06-08T05:48:17-05:00 October 10th, 2014|Motivational|0 Comments

Gurbaksh Chahal | Six Steps to Success

As they say, "There is no elevator to success, you just have to take the stairs." Success isn’t something that will one day land in your hands, and tell you to continue with it. It’s something that requires hard work, an excess amount of time, better organization, and most importantly, stepping out of your comfort [...]

By | 2017-06-08T05:49:27-05:00 October 6th, 2014|Motivational|0 Comments

Gurbaksh Chahal | The Four Self-Commitments of Life

Navigating through life can be difficult with no GPS to tell us when to stop, go, turn, speed up, or slow down. The destination we all look forward to seem grand in theory, however, the journey is never that simple. Through life so far, I’ve lived through many experiences. Some good and some from which [...]

By | 2017-06-08T05:58:59-05:00 September 23rd, 2014|Motivational|0 Comments

Gurbaksh Chahal | Fear, Doubt and Ambition

Excuses, something we all make. We aren’t always aware we make them, but we do. They’ve become a daily part of our lifestyle. Everyone has the same amount of hours in a week, so how are you spending them? Excuses will always be a part of your downfall, whether they’re big or small. They’re self-made [...]

By | 2017-06-08T06:02:25-05:00 September 17th, 2014|Motivational|0 Comments