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Unformatted text preview: , but do you 22 What are we going to learn? 2 not wish to be one of them? Why be content at being amazed by such people all the time? Why not try to be amazing yourself? Here we will learn how to be amazing. Why was it that when your cousin spoke at the gathering, everyone listened to him attentively? Why were they amazed at his manners of speech? Why was it that when you spoke, they all turned away and began to talk amongst themselves? Why was that? You may be more well-informed, better qualified and possess a higher status than him. How then did he manage to get all the attention and you failed? Why is it that one father is dearly loved by his children who love to greet him and accompany him wherever he goes, while another father begs his children to accompany him while they keep making all kinds of excuses to avoid doing so? Are they not both fathers? Then why the difference? Here we will learn how to enjoy life, know the various techniques to attract people, influence them, persevere with their faults, deal with people with bad manners, and much, much more. So, welcome! A word... Success is not to discover what others like, it is to acquire and practise the skills that help one gain their love. 23 (3) Why do we search for skills? I once visited a deprived town to deliver a lecture, after which there came to me a teacher from outside the town. He said, "I hope you can help us finance some students." I said, "Strange! Aren't the schools government funded, and therefore free?" He said, "Indeed they are, but we would like to fund their university education." I said, "Well, the universities are also government funded. They even offer student grants." He said, "Allow me to explain to you..." "Go ahead", I said. He said,"Our students graduate from their secondary school with no less than 99%.They are so clever that if their intelligence was divided amongst the ummah, it would suffice! But when a student becomes determined to travel outside his town to study Medicine,...
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This note was uploaded on 03/19/2012 for the course REL 101 taught by Professor Professorsunni during the Spring '12 term at N.C. State.
- Spring '12