Sunives
Management Professor
Theenagar
Service Eng

Motivators And
Inspirational Books Both Are Useless !

Dear Readers,

Innumerable books on personality development and life management have turned the whole subject quite mundane and banal. People feel all this is quite bookish. They think such books are mere philosophical treatises and they don’t help achieve much. Many theories of such books bear no logical testimony in practical life.


Intelligent people also say that the publisher earns
by selling books, writers by royalty and the shop
of wisdom keeps working fine.

Almost 100% I agree with you that no motivational guru can change anyone’s life. No book can untangle a person’s hassles and complications. No stories of moral science can direct anyone. No advice can rectify a wrong habit. And nobody as yet has turned a millionaire by reading a book because the most significant agent in the process of gaining laurels is the person who reads that book and not the book itself or any mentor or teacher!!

If a reader doesn’t want to change, and wants to live with his shortcomings and failures, then there’s nothing that the book or the mentor can do.

If the reader doesn’t want to solve his problem, wants to be in an uncomfortable situation, wants to get more entangled in hassles, then there’s nothing that the book can do. If the reader sticks to his faulty habits, knowing fully well that a change in that habit would change his life for the better, then what the book can do?

No reader can become a millionaire or a successful person just by reading a book, as the book is not an ATM Machine where you press a button and voila!! there’s the money coming out!!!

All that the book can do is to direct you to knowing the sources of earning money and the hurdles that will come in the way. Until and unless you step out of your comfortable bed and slog and sweat it out, nothing is going to change.

This book is the menu card of a reception, accept what you like and reject what you don’t. Do not have an overdose of the contents else you would suffer from indigestion. If you attend a reception with full stomach, how is the host to be blamed for the gluttony that follows?

If you want to relish this book whole-heartedly, then cast off the "I know everything - attitude". Open the windows of the mind and let my thoughts enter. Our mind is like a parachute, it works best when open. It is seen often that even highly inspirational thoughts are unable to stir and shake the complacency of people because they simply refuse to have an open mind, without any cobwebs.


Some intellectuals term these revolutionary thoughts as theoretical stuff, rumours, cliches, and discard them as meaningless. They make the achievements and struggles of the heroes seem quite ordinary. If you want to start the process of learning, then you have to shed this attitude. Because it is not important that you know something, what really matters is how much you ‘act’ on them.

Anger destroys relationships, everyone knows, but still…..]


An illegal activity can put you in trouble, but still…..


Driving at break neck speed can cause accidents, people
know, but still…..


Early to bed and early to rise is extremely beneficial, but still….

Womanizing is a vice, everyone knows, but still…..


No one carries his wealth after death, everyone knows,
but still…..


Cigarette, tobacco, liquor, are life-threatening, but still…..



Likewise, there are thousands of things that we know but we never care for them, do not practice them and ultimately pay the price. What is more important? Just knowing it, or implementing it in a practical way ?

A person who can’t implement because he’s not aware of it is called ignorant, but a person who knows all, still neglects it, is certainly a fool. Choose your category.. ignorant, fool, or wise

I cannot claim that you would be successful immediately after reading this book, but yes, you would be definitely compelled to think and rethink.
If the thought process begins to roll, automatically the learning process will begin. I can show you the way, tell what is right and what is wrong, but ultimately its you who will have to take the initiative. It will be your decision to pick the right or the wrong.

A powerful thought turned such a student to a doctor who had failed in two subjects in class 11th and could hardly pass. Another powerful thought turned that doctor into a successful personality development trainer and a speech guru. Another important thought made the trainer a multilingual writer, whose books began getting published worldwide. Todayhe is 35, a product of all these thoughts. If an average student like me can be instigated by thoughts and achieve splendid success, then believe me, you too can do it. There is only one condition, let the thoughts enter your mind and without applying much wisdom & logics of your own, get sincerely in putting them into practice.


I’m an ordinary man like you, I’m your friend….
sometimes winning, sometimes losing,
falling down, again getting up,
but living on hopes, and going on and on !!



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THIS IS THE EDITORIAL WRITTEN BY FAMOUS AUTHOR AND MOTIVATOR DR UJJWAL PATNI IN HIS BESTSELLING BOOK 'WINNERS AND LOSERS'. HE IS FAMOUS FOR HIS STRAIGHT,PRACTICAL,TO THE POINT,HARD HITTING WRITING STYLE. HE IS THE AUTHOR OF 7 BOOKS ON MOTIVATION AND PUBLIC SPEAKING THAT ARE PUBLISHED IN 8 LANGUAGES AND ARE AVAILABLE IN MORE THAN 18 COUNTRIES.

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HAPPY READING
ASHIKA JAIN [SUB EDITOR]
PERSONALITY PLUS

7th February 2009 From India, Bhopal
I strongly disagree.
These kind of books do help by reading, understanding and applying whichever is applicable to your life.
No one is become millionare by reading a book - Yes that's true:), if there was a book every one who had read it will be millionare:confused:
More over the author quotes "I cannot claim that you would be successful immediately after reading this book, but yes, you would be definitely compelled to think and rethink.
If the thought process begins to roll, automatically the learning process will begin. I can show you the way, tell what is right and what is wrong, but ultimately its you who will have to take the initiative. It will be your decision to pick the right or the wrong."
Its simple get the ideas from these kind of books and apply which is suitable and never give up.
Cheers!:!:
8th February 2009
Hi,
Thanks for the reply
As it is said that debates lead to enlightenment. your one quote will start the thought process somewhere and thats what we wish.
Read the title in context with the matter of the article. It is said that motivators and inspirational books are useless and of no value if one doesn't want to change because the most important part is the reader.

9th February 2009 From India, Bhopal
People don't change in an instant, people evolve over time. Books, seminars, good & bad life experiences all contribute to our mental and spiritual evolution.
'When the student is ready, the teacher will emerge' - Buddhist Proverb.
And the Teacher may not necessarily be someone in human form.
Wonderful things begin to happen when we 'open' ourselves up to new ideas and when we are willing to learn from the university of life.
Regards
Simerjeet.
10th February 2009 From India, Chandigarh
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