Savvy Raj

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Art of Management

Team Management & Motivation Tips

If you are in a position of leadership and influence, consider it your responsibility to keep your team motivated consistently.

Every career experience is deeply significant in understanding and expanding your vision. As a Management Consultant & Mentor, my years as a Ballroom Dance Educator & Trainer have been truly insightful in understanding teamwork and collaboration and the values of direction and motivation from a leadership perspective in team performance.

Here are a few tips to manage & motivate your team.

Attitude: A team is a set of individuals who are meant to align towards a vision and mission.  Start of by getting the hiring process right. Hire the people with the right attitude.

Connection : Begin to connect with your team with genuine interest in their work plan, issues and tasks at hand.  You are more likely to understand the pain points, their strengths and find proper resolutions

Trust building : Building trust in your team starts with a leader who knows when to engage and when to back off.
Trust creates responsibility and makes team members accountable.

Safety : A team that is ensured, mental, physical, social, environmental safety feels well-supported.  Understand how important it is for every member to sense the safety so that your team can take steps with confidence.

Respect: Give respect to get respect.
Create a platform to collaborate without character assaults and biased opinions.Always remember there is the benefit of doubt.


Non-judgmental : Avoid & Reduce personal bias and judgements in assumptions from affecting your team.
Be inclusive and create a diversity in the team such that it becomes a source of strength.

Attention: Care to pay attention and nurture your team. Be available and wholly present to guide, mentor your teams through their tasks and issues. But reduce dependencies.

Appreciation: Last but not the least care to celebrate their small & large wins, take time to appreciate the good work.

Savvy


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Impacts of Gratitude

Impacts of Gratitude on our thoughts…

In practice of Gratitude, our thoughts  become lighter and lighter as you have less of memories to store that creates the density … you feel happier and free.

Gratitude has a way of making our memories happier & lighter…


Life is lot more beautiful, as you take  to the path of Gratitude.

Savvy


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A reason to be

A short post and photograph caught my eye and I was drawn to pen a few words.
https://wp.me/p7CppQ-Cc
Thank you Mark Bierman for the wonderful  inspiration.

Life is what we see and make of it.

Life creates something out of nothing

And everything out of something.

The illusions in the envisioning


Are but reflections in the making


Of what is visible, so as to matter


To the purpose of the life within.

Charlie or you or me are as visible


As the sun, the sea or the stars


Partially seen and understood


In the giant plan

Each have an untold story


Each matter in their own way


Each have a reason to be


To each their own.

Savvy


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Bridge Of Gratitude

In Practice of Gratitude…

Every day, in every way, the awareness builds upon you, as you become more and more grateful for all that is, was and will be.

In every move towards Gratefulness you are creating a bridge of Gratitude to channel your emotions when they go astray.

Let your Gratitude speak beyond words, in actions that matter.

Let the walls of uncertainty, in doubts and lack of faith trust and belief, shift away in the winds of positive transformation.

Let your heart and mind be on one page.

In the aligned thoughts, let your breath be free and easy.

Let your life expressions be empathic & compassionate.

Let your lifes moments be like the tender breeze, easing in the flow.

Let every Gratitude you sense, become building rocks on the bridge of GRATITUDE.

Savvy


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Strength of Silence

Strength of Silence
Silence is Strength in its subtlety
Fragile and yet full of potential
Expanding consciousness in awareness
Tremendous growth occurs in Silence
Explore the Silence  of the soul and spirit.


Silence  is powerful beyond  compare
Start your journey to understand  the self
In the sounds of silence
Wisdom speaks
Silence listens without a word.

Savvy


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From wherever we are

Wherever we may be
In this world, we are busy
We are too busy watching this now
For what might happen or go wrong
In doubt and fear of uncertainty


We perhaps, need a moment
Thàt we can can acknowledge
In awareness of where we are now
We might then, take note of all things.


Things that we can be happy about
Things that are not too bad after all
Things we may actually  be joyful about
And then perhaps we can feel better

From wherever we are
However we are, as we are.
There is much, that we can be
Truly grateful for in this life.

Savvy


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A Matter Of Attitude.

In every moment of time

When you consistently attract & share

The good energies from wherever

You send out feelings of goodwill

You share the grace of hope for the better.

You begin to evolve from where  you are

And help make the  world a little better one way or the other.

All is a matter of attitude.

Your choice, your way.

Savvy


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Whispers of wisdom

In the din of moment

Is the quiet reflection

Of thoughts in musing

Like a whisper in all its subtlety

Like a soft caress of a breeze

Like a feeling wafting through.

The soul knows…

Unnoticed, unobserved often

Yet felt by one and all in consensus

At one point or the other

That is sensed in the being.

For its the heart that senses…

Whispers that speaks to the soul,

Wherever you are, you know…

Wisdom speaks, to the willing listener.

Savvy


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An Illusory Life

I wonder…


Where is the beginning


Of illusion in this illusory world?

In the many facets of life and living

Blending hues and tones

In Connection beyond compare

And yet unsure when asked

Where is the blend & breakpoint


In this ephemeral existence?


We are vulnerable beings


In this so called reality


Trying to understand

This illusory life


To the best of our abilities


To be all we can be!

Yet sublime is the point of saturation


Like the subtlety  of twilight zones


We are left wondering the why, when,what, who & how…

Of the ascent of light and the descents


Like how the morning breaks in.


Showering upon us the light of a new dawn.


Dawn to dusk,dusk to dawn


Creating the Circles of being


Life happens and we goes on…

Keeping the wonder alive!

Savvy


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Power Of Every Dawn

There is something beautiful

In every dawn🙏

Every dawn is full of possibilities

Brimming with hope.

And flowing with potential .

Imagine making the life of someone

A little better because of your action

Imagine…

Waking up everyday to a new dawn…

What can be more fulfilling

Than to know that you have utilized

Your life a little better yesterday.

So go ahead and try

Making a positive difference each day

To a life in some way or the other.

So before you go to sleep at night

Know a new dawn awaits you

To make a move, take a step,

To change attitude,shift perspectives

And leave a message of kindness

To motivate another …

And make it better.

By being a better version of oneself.

Savvy


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Make a move

Every move has a ripple

Every move is an effect

Everything is interconnected

Everything correlates

Touch a life, plant a seed

Make a positive difference

Create a ripple effect

Across the heart of life and living

Creating impacts for a better tommorow

In every postive move you make.

Savvy


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You are…

You are

All that you believe

All that you want to be

All that you choose to be

All your thoughts and deeds.

All your purpose and passion

All your deepest intentions

Enmeshed in the interconnects.

Of your life and living

As much as in the ebb and flow

Of the river of time.

You are

So much more….

Savvy


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A perspective change

Here is a story share …

Play the battle Drums

A king had many elephants, but one elephant was very powerful, very obedient, sensible and skillful in fighting skills. In many wars, he was sent on the battlefield and he used to return only after getting victory to the king. Therefore, he was the most loved elephant of the king. Time went by and there came a time when the elephant started getting old. Now he was not able to perform as before. Therefore, now the kings did not even send him to the battlefield but still remain a part of his team.


One day the elephant went to the lake to drink water, but his feet got stuck in the mud there and then went on sinking. He tried a lot, but he could not remove himself from the mud. People came to know from the sound of his screams that the elephant was in trouble. The news of the trapping of the elephant also reached the king. All the people, including the king, gathered around the elephant and made various efforts to get him out. But after trying for a long time, there was no way out.


At that time, a old wise retired minister from the kings court was passing by seeing the king and the croud he thought of stopping and seeing what was tha matter. After a quick first inspection and speaking to the king he suggested to the king that the battle drums should be played around the lake. The listeners felt bizarre how the trapped elephant would come out by playing the drums. As soon as the drums of war started ringing, so did the change in the gesture of that troubled elephant.
At first, the elephant slowly stood up and then came out of the mud on his own, shocking everyone.

Reflection

There was no lack of physical ability in the elephant, only the need to infuse enthusiasm within
To maintain enthusiasm in life, it is necessary that humans maintain purposeful thinking & mindset and do not let despair dominate.

In today’s challenging times we all need to infuse ourselves & people around us with Hope & enthusiasm by playing the battle drums that we will again Celebrate Abundance of good health, Joy & Happiness tommorow.

Stop asking people how is tough times treating them instead share the happy moments and what interesting things are happening around you.

There is lots of good thing happening around.

Make sure the battle drums are played to declare not that a war has started but the victory in the battle of difficult times with the support of awesome people like you around.🙏


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Taking all of you!

Find yourself!

How involved are you in life?

In your passion?

In your engagement?

In your purpose?

In your lifes moments?

What is it that makes you go on

Taking all of you

Into whatever you do?

Perhaps…

You have an answer within

You are already on your path!

Creating anything worth having

Can take all of you

To be involved to be engaged

With a purpose that drives you…

Beyond yourself!

And you find yourself!

Savvy


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Sun & Moon

Learnings from the Sun…

Being hopeful that there is a new dawn

Being awake to possibilities.

Being warm and cheerful by nature.

Sun is the epitome of the joys of light.

With its life affirming brilliant iridescence.

Learnings from the Moon

Being accepting of oneself as is

Being allowing of the changes

Being aware of what to let go.

Moon emotes through her phases every night.

Shining her beautiful moonbeam

across the night skies.

The moonlight soothing the soul.

Sun and Moon are celestial beings

One a sign of hope and positivity

The other a symbol of peace and reflecting calm.

Relentlessly appearing and disappearing every day and night,

In the circle of life and living.

Savvy