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The Smart Techie was renamed Siliconindia India Edition starting Feb 2012 to continue the nearly two decade track record of excellence of our US edition.

Realizing your Dreams

Ashutosh Parasnis
Wednesday, May 3, 2006
Ashutosh Parasnis
If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost; that is where they should be. Now put the foundations under them.
-Henry David Thoreau

This quote holds good for those of us thinking of climbing the career ladder. It symbolizes our dreams and desires to advance in our career. Dreams and desires are natural to us. We don’t have to make too much effort to dream and these dreams propel us into action to aim higher and perform better.

When we realize our dreams we are ecstatic and when we don’t, we experience emotions that range from helplessness to frustration, sadness to anger and even jealousy. This is not what we asked for when we built our castle in the air.

You would therefore be better off if you were equipped to achieve what you aspire for.
What are the “foundations” required to realize these dreams? In my opinion there are three things you need to focus on:


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