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The Art of Becoming a People's Person? It is only when we challenge our fear, we tend to grow and become self-reliant and can master the art of becoming a people's person

By Harsh Dalal

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It is often easier to achieve success individually, but it is sweeter when it comes along with the backing of other people. It is important that you win people's trust, take them along in your journey and share ideas and experiences. This is what makes one a people's person!

It is an art to become a people's person and must be learned and built over time. It requires practice, transformation, evolving and listening. But this is not it, it also requires certain guidelines. Some lessons early on in life can last a lifetime. So here are some tips you can use if you are struggling to find your way with people:

Treat the Audience as Your Family: Do you ever feel uncomfortable when you speak to your family? No, right? Then take it for a fact that you are speaking to your family whenever you are talking to people. This will make you feel comfortable and at home and help you open up. When in doubt, imagine that your family is sitting and listening to you. You ought to treat the audience as your family and you wouldn't hesitate to speak a single word.

Don't Procrastinate: We often keep procrastinating things that we are scared or unsure of. Many people end up practising the exact same routine every day until they retire. It is because they have developed a habit per their comfort zone. To be a people's person we ought to lead an active life, emit positivity and be ready. Procrastination will not lead us anywhere. It is only when we challenge our fear, we tend to grow and become self-reliant and can master the art of becoming a people's person.

Question Yourself: That's the first step to victory. Any pursuit starts with questioning yourself. Questioning your reality! Find out what is it that you would like to achieve, have the result in mind, ask yourself how would realize it and then start working backwards on it. When you question yourself, you start to improve, and the focus stays on your own milestones. This will automatically attract more people in your life who would want to learn from you and follow your footsteps.

Adapt a Purposeful Practice: Any mastery comes with practice. Practice consistently with planning and discipline. A firm practice is bedrock to excellence. Practising anything on a regular basis indicates one's intellectual and aesthetic abilities. Purposeful practice is the path to long-term victory. It's the way you leave a lasting impact and derive satisfaction. The more you practice, the more you excel and the more you can pass on your learnings to others. People always like and appreciate and helpful and motivated person.

Give Your Mind the Treat to Success: Firmly believe the fact that when we inculcate good thoughts, the universe responds to it. You must trick your mind to attract success. And that happens only when you are optimistic. So, think better to get better. Your mind is the most precious gift you have received from the universe. Make the right use of it, with purposeful practice. A positive mind has a magnetic pull. People automatically get driven towards individuals who think high and perform to succeed.

Harsh Dalal

Director - JD Institute of Fashion Technology

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