Business Coach Essex, Ravi Peal-Shankar “All you have shall some day be given; Therefore give now, that the season of giving may be yours and not your inheritors.” -Kahlil Gibran

This blind boy was very surprised.

 A passer by gave him a Franc.

In those days, a Franc was a substantial amount and the boy could not believe that someone gave him a Franc.

The blind boy immediately asked Professor Valentin Hauy (Professor of Calligraphy) whether he gave a Franc by mistake.

What surprised the professor was that blind boy could recognise the Franc by touch alone, within a matter of seconds.

This gave Professor Valentin Hauy the idea to invent a system of reading for the blind.

He started a school for blind children and created books with embossed letters.

One of Professor Valentin Hauy’s students happens to be 10-year-old Louis Braille. Louis went blind following a childhood accident and wanted to improve Professor Hauy’s system.

The rest is history.

Braille Lipi’ or Braille Script is now accepted all over the world.

Braille is a tactile writing system used by the blind and the visually impaired.

It all started with Professor Hauy’s giving.

Giving a substantial amount without expecting anything back.

Giving unconditionally is one way to attract the right opportunities and the right people.

In business if you choose to give something FREE to attract your ideal customers, make sure it is something people will pay good money to get.

The consequence of such giving will transform your business and life.


Why you should surround yourself with people who do what you are attempting to do!

14 April 2014

“Surround yourself with only people who are going to lift you higher” – Oprah Winfrey I love anything Italian.  The country.  The People.  The weather.  The wine.  The food.  The Ice Cream.  And the language.  I learn the language as much as I can.  I feel confident about speaking the language.  Until I arrive in Italy. […]

Read the full article →

Opportunity is looking for you but where are you?

10 April 2014

“How much I missed, simply because I was afraid of missing it.” ― Paulo Coelho The riverbank was overflowing and the village was in danger of flooding. The local priest decided to help the villagers evacuate. The water levels were rising. Few boats came by and asked the priest to get on board. The priest […]

Read the full article →

The secret of success we dont want to know

9 April 2014

“Satisfaction lies in the effort, not in the attainment. Full effort is full victory.” ― Mahatma Gandhi We live in a logical world. If we cannot see the evidence then it cannot be true. This makes pursuing success an interesting journey. There seem to be no evidence in advance that you are going to be […]

Read the full article →

How to have a second brain to guide your business

7 April 2014

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has” – Margaret Mead Spock’s brain is stolen. Capt Kirk and his crew are pounding every inch of the galaxy to find his brain. Eventually they find it. Now they have a new challenge. […]

Read the full article →

How Kung-Fu Panda’s secret weapon can help your business

3 April 2014

“The main ingredient of stardom is the rest of the team” – John Wooden If you did not know already, Kung Fu Panda (PO) is a legend. His awesomeness knows no bounds. He has won all battles (only after a full belly) with many lethal evil villains. And he gets all the glory. What is […]

Read the full article →

Why you should reflect on your productivity

31 March 2014

“Sometimes, you have to look back in order to understand the things that lie ahead.” ― Yvonne Woon You have a to-do list. I presume you get on with it every day. How often do you stop to reflect on your productivity? Being busy with our to-do list and being productive are not the same. […]

Read the full article →

Will you consider changing your definition of success?

31 March 2014

“People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does bathing – that’s why we recommend it daily” – Zig Ziglar Success conjures up images of wealth, happiness and freedom. Success seems to be linked to the ‘attainment’ of things, such as money and goals in the future. But what if we don’t achieve our […]

Read the full article →

This will get you focused

27 March 2014

“Questions not asked is a door not opened” – Unknown Questions asked correctly, can yield powerful results. Some questions can cut through BS and hit you right between your eyes. And this is one of them. I put this question to myself to get me back on track. The questions is … “What are you […]

Read the full article →

I know you are a champion – what do you have for breakfast?

25 March 2014

“Better to spend one day with a master than 10,000 years of study.” – An ancient proverb In the movie “Hear no evil, see no evil”, Richard Pryor and Gene Wilder steal an unattended police car to escape false prosecution. They successfully manage to evade both the police and the criminals in a hilarious car […]

Read the full article →