When I was below the age majority - 18 years (Pakistan) - my parents used to say Beta don't spend all of your money rather you must save some of Rupees from your pocket money. They used to buy ceramic/clay pot (اردو: غلّہ) for me, so I can put some of my pocket money in the pot for future use. This was the move of my parents to inculcate saving habits in me.
Today - in the technological era; strong financial system; Banking institutions - the use of those ceramic/clay pots is almost dying perhaps died. Many banks offer account services for the age group of new born upto the age of majority to motivate young generation to save for their future needs. In Pakistan following bank offers following accounts with different benefits and features:
Bank Al Habib Young Savers account Bank Al Habib, one of the growing bank in the metropolitan city Karachi, with over 350 branches countrywide icluding more than 100 branhces alone in Krachi offers account for young generation with the name of …
What do you think of Motivation? Do you think motivation always comes from the positive indicators? Is it a positive word that you have got from your parents motivated you to top the exams? Or is it a promotion that triggered you to outperform the others?
In most cases, motivators need to be some positive force which pushes you to achieve the target. For example, I am working late hours in the office with the thing in my mind that at the end of the year it'll result in a better rise in salary or promotion. The word of your parent that you got the talent and mind to score the 700+ in GMAT motivates you to study hard.
The question arises, can a negative comment/word have such an impact? In certain cases, a big YES.
Here is little experience of my life:
I was an average student till my intermediate and barely managed to pass the examination. After passing the intermediate, I planned to take admission in Business Administration; when I discussed with my friend he said and I quote &qu…