Sunday, October 5, 2008

Are You Ready to Succeed? - Dr Srikumar Rao

Cool! Started the online day with some 48 mins of inspirational talk from Dr Srikumar Rao. Got this link from Twitter. Am beginning to realise that Twitter is a great source of information and new insights and a quick way to keep in touch, if need be. And I've got LB to thank for for that big nudge to get on in.

Hey, why don't you guys (and gals) get on it as well. Signing up is easy and you can follow anyone you find interesting or you are familiar with or simply want to keep in touch on a more frequent basis. I must admit I'm not too active on it right now but of course, that's by choice. If you have signed up and would like to follow me, my email address is

In case you are not familiar with Twitter, it's a form of blogging, microblogging actually where you can share your thoughts or experiences in mini-posts of less than 140 characters. Twitter is becoming a force in the Internet world. Lots of ordinary folks and corporate people are on Twitter for quick communication and info-sharing.

In a nutshell,
Twitter is a service for friends, family, and co–workers to communicate and stay connected through the exchange of quick, frequent answers to one simple question: What are you doing?

Here is a video clip of what Twitter is in plain English.

If you would like to know more about Twitter, there is a lot of info online. Check it out. Btw, I've just placed a Twitter widget up on the sidebar just below the video clip. I won't be going into explicit detail of what I do but it's not going to go stagnant, that, I'm pretty sure of.

Now, back to that inspirational talk. Dr. Srikumar Rao visits Google's Mountain View, CA headquarters to discuss his book, "Are You Ready to Succeed? Unconventional Strategies to Achieving Personal Mastery in Business and Life." Insightful and thought-provoking tips he shares here. Here it is:


  1. Love Twitter... Long live Twits!!

  2. So far so good... Could be better, of course.

  3. Twitter rocks huh! =) No doubt that sometimes twitter could be a gold mine.

  4. Tekkaus, the way I see it, it's a great communication tool - short, sweet and swift - and if optimised, Twitter can do wonders to a site's traffic.