Are You Ready for Success

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This presentation is about skills & qualities we need to succeed in professional & personal life.


<ul><li> Are You Ready to Succeed in Life? Presented BY: The English Academy 91 88666 80407 Visit us at: Corporate Training Personality Development Mentoring Hand Holding </li> <li> We spend 18-20 years studying; but 45-50 years of our lives working ! </li> <li> Hence; shouldnt we develop skills required to succeed in our lives? </li> <li> Employers look for two types of skills in prospective employees: </li> <li> 1.Technical Skills (marks in case of fresh candidates) &amp; </li> <li> 2. Other skills like 1. Honesty, 2. Dedication, 3. Flexibility, 4. Hard working, 5. Team Working, 6. Leadership Qualities, 7. Willing to take initiative, 8. Willing to learn&amp; un-learn, 9. Technical knowledge; etc. ,etc. 10.Willing for additional responsibilities, &amp; above all </li> <li> Positive Attitude + Communication Skills (verbal &amp; non verbal) These are two most desirable skills by all employers! </li> <li> All these skills except Technical Skills are also called SOFT SKILLS or INTERPERSONAL SKILLS </li> <li> Where is your emphasis? Soft Skill Building/ Technical Skills Building Or Neither? </li> <li> Unfortunately for most of us answer is NEITHER or only Technical skills building </li> <li> It is so because of our mistaken view that Technical Skills Or Good Academic Performance determines our success in job/life! </li> <li> vs. </li> <li> Before answering this question; consider these 20 students of class 12. They are from all over India. &amp; are academically bright. </li> <li> Times Scholars 20 Best Class 12 Students chosen by The Times of India from 45,000 contestants after all India evaluation </li> <li> 1. Akhila Jayram School: St. Joseph Boys High School, Bangalore Extra Curricular Activities: School Compeer, she volunteers at an NGO, Has interned at Nimhans </li> <li> 2. Anmol Sahoo: School: RN Podar School, Mumbai Extra Curricular Activities: Bass guitar Designing video games. </li> <li> 3. Anshul Gupta School: The Shri Ram School ,Gurgaon Extra Curricular Activities: Won best -Singapore's Nan yang Tech Universities' Model UN. Has applied for a patent for his invention to cut emissions from car exhausts. </li> <li> 4. Annay Kulshretha School: DPS, Dwarka, Delhi Extra Curricular Activities: Has won over 10 debate competitions heads School's Quiz &amp; Maths Clubs. </li> <li> 5. Aruj Shah School: Navrachana Higher Secondary School- Vadodara Extra Curricular Activities: Winner of State Level Chess Tournaments Plays the tabla Has directed a short film </li> <li> 6. Athith Krishna School: Shri Kumar Children's Home, Banglore Extra Curricular Activities: Karate champion Quizzer Guitarist Has won laurels at Model UN meets </li> <li> 7. Ayush Chaudhari School: Meridian School for Boys &amp; Girls Hyderabad Extra Curricular Activities: Compeer Poet Debater &amp; was Editor of school's Magazine </li> <li> 8. Barun Patra School: DPS RK Puram- Delhi Extra Curricular Activities: Plays cricket Plays football Plays basketball Heads school's computer lab </li> <li> 9. Gurrein Madan School: DPS Amritsar Extra Curricular Activities: Tennis layer, has won awards for her oratorical skills. Plays the violin. </li> <li> 10. Mamta Menon: School: Deogiri College- Aurangabad Extra Curricular Activities: State level Archer, The Bharatnatyam Dancer A keen debater </li> <li> 11. Mangesh Sonawane School: Kendriya Vidyalaya ; INS Mandovi Verem, Goa Extra Curricular Activities: Pursues martial arts Plays TT Has participated in global science fairs of Google &amp; Nasa </li> <li> 12. Manu Chopra School: GD Goenka School, Rohini; Delhi Extra Curricular Activities: Passionate about debating &amp; theatre. Holds a patent for inventing anti-molestation device for women. </li> <li> 13. Nandini Bharadwaj School: National Hill View Public School; Banglore Extra Curricular Activities : Learns Bharatnatayam Loves footbal Is a the winning sprinter Has won awards in academics , Sports, Elocution &amp; Dance </li> <li> 14. Shounak Ghosh School: DPS Ruby Park; Kolkata Extra Curricular Activities; President of School's Interact Club Seeks a career in academics : </li> <li> 15. Shreya Vardhan School: DPS, RK Puram Delhi Extra Curricular Activities: Writer, School Head Girl Tennis champ Has written for leading papers Taught software development at a special school. </li> <li> 16. Sneha Nandi School: R N Poddar School, Santakruz Mumbai Extra Curricular Activities: Has won Silver Medal at a Young Scientist's Exhibition. Has also won debates. </li> <li> 17. Ujjwal Dahuja School: The Doon School, Dehradun Extra Curricular Activities: Plays chess at National level Captain of School Cricket Team </li> <li> 18. Vaishnavi Ramaswamy School: Chennai Extra Curricular Activities: Artist, Passionate about designing posters Has won many debates </li> <li> 19. Vibhaalaxmi Sivaraman School: DAV Girls High School Chennai Extra Curricular Activities: Captain of school basketball team Proficient Bharatnatayam Dancer Plays chess &amp; TT School Vice Captain School magazine editor </li> <li> 20. Vibhu Parcha School: St. Joseph Academy Dehradun Extra Curricular Activities: keen quizzer has also won several debating competitions. </li> <li> These are 20 Best Class 12 Students selected by The Times of India from 45,000 contestants from all over India after many written tests &amp; interviews! </li> <li> Now; Your Turn! In which way did their extra-curricular activities affect their studies? Page 1 </li> <li> Again; Your Turn! Will they get better jobs then their friends who are just academically good? Page 1 </li> <li> Your Turn Again! How successful will be these students in their lives? Page 1 </li> <li> vs. Page 1 </li> <li> Harvard Business School says share of Technical Skills-vs.-Soft skills in our progress is: 15 Technical Skills 85 Soft Skills </li> <li> Stanford research Institute says share of Technical Skills-vs.-Soft skills in our progress is: 12.5 Technical Skills 87.5 Soft Skills </li> <li> Its so because:, technical skills only determine how well we do our job; But; Soft skills determine how far we will go in your life! (both professionally &amp; personally) </li> <li> How much time, effort &amp; money do you spend on acquiring technical skills? Compare this with How much time, effort, &amp; money do you spend to develop soft skills? </li> <li> Think about following: Page 1 </li> <li> 1. What you do from 5pm to 9am is more important than what you do between 9am to 5pm! </li> <li> 2. Your attitude (soft skills) Determine Your altitude! </li> <li> Are You Ready to Succeed in Life? Presented BY: The English Academy 91 88666 80407 Visit us at: Corporate Training Personality Development Mentoring Hand Holding </li> </ul>