Essence prepared by
Balachandran (Bala) Anantharama
5/27/2015
Welcome to the World of Knowledge -
Bala Anantharama's Compi...
• Visionary, Innovator, Champion – One of the
most illustrious and celebrated tennis players
in history
• King won 30 Gran...
• We cannot predict how or when someone is going to
touch our life in a way that will change it forever.
• Take advantage ...
• Be Polite
• Show respect to yourself and others
• Listen to and engage your elders
• Give to those less fortunate than y...
• Commit yourself 100% to whatever you do
• Take things one step at a time
• Break your challenges down to manageable goal...
– Write down your goals four times a year - Each
Quarter is a Slice of Life
– Write down for the next 2 , 5 and 10 Years
•...
• They are Big on awareness
• They pay attention to every little detail
• They Prioritize
• A Champion will notice the det...
• Visualization is a great way to give yourself a call to
action
• You never knows what is going to happen in a situation
...
• When you assume , when you label people
you are limiting your ability to see the whole
of who they are
• Everyone has th...
• The moments of great pressure in your life are
borne out of the importance of the situation
– Working through difficulti...
• If you take time to prepare yourself thoroughly
for the challenges in front of you, you will have a
foundation of resour...
• You will show respect for yourself and for your
opponent’s abilities and for whatever challenge
is before you by bringin...
• It is a Privilege to have this Life and there is more
to Life that just work.
• Take a positive view, eliminate negative...
• Living with your integrity and staying true to your
values – especially when it’s tough to do so – is
probably the most ...
• The best thing you can do for yourself is to stay
physically and mentally active
• Keep challenging yourself
• Never sto...
• Part of leaving a legacy is recognizing your role as
just another link in the chain of life
• Each one of us has the abi...
• We all have opportunities in our lives.
Champions not only grab the opportunities, but
also create new opportunities by ...
• Be a Completer- Finisher and not a Quitter in Life.
Perseverance helps
• Be sure to give yourself enough time to enjoy
y...
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'Pressure is a Privilege'- Billie Jean King, Tennis Legend

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Transcripts - 'Pressure is a Privilege'- Billie Jean King, Tennis Legend

  • 1. Essence prepared by Balachandran (Bala) Anantharama 5/27/2015 Welcome to the World of Knowledge - Bala Anantharama's Compilation 1
  • 2. • Visionary, Innovator, Champion – One of the most illustrious and celebrated tennis players in history • King won 30 Grand Slam titles, including a record 20 championships at Wimbledon • Named one of the “ 100 most important Americans of the 20th century”. Welcome to the World of Knowledge - Bala Anantharama's Compilation 5/27/2015 2
  • 3. • We cannot predict how or when someone is going to touch our life in a way that will change it forever. • Take advantage of every opportunity • Try everything • And always stay alert. • Doors – some invisible, some big and boldly painted – will constantly be set in front of us,It is up to you to open them and step through Welcome to the World of Knowledge - Bala Anantharama's Compilation 5/27/2015 3
  • 4. • Be Polite • Show respect to yourself and others • Listen to and engage your elders • Give to those less fortunate than yourself • Show gratitude Welcome to the World of Knowledge - Bala Anantharama's Compilation 5/27/2015 4
  • 5. • Commit yourself 100% to whatever you do • Take things one step at a time • Break your challenges down to manageable goals , so you do not get overwhelmed • Stay in the present by embracing each moment , being aware, noticing the right details, prioritizing and staying focused • Avoid dwelling in the past • Also avoid looking so far ahead that you can’t see the next step in the process • Learn the difference between letting it happen and making it happen Welcome to the World of Knowledge - Bala Anantharama's Compilation 5/27/2015 5
  • 6. – Write down your goals four times a year - Each Quarter is a Slice of Life – Write down for the next 2 , 5 and 10 Years • Two Personal Goals • Two Business Goals • Two Health Goals – When you set your Goals, your brain will enter them into your sub conscious – These written Goals will give you direction and focus Welcome to the World of Knowledge - Bala Anantharama's Compilation 5/27/2015 6
  • 7. • They are Big on awareness • They pay attention to every little detail • They Prioritize • A Champion will notice the details and adapt • Knowing yourself is knowing your truth • Self awareness is the foundation on which all of Life’s lessons are built • Champions know their abilities and limitations Welcome to the World of Knowledge - Bala Anantharama's Compilation 5/27/2015 7
  • 8. • Visualization is a great way to give yourself a call to action • You never knows what is going to happen in a situation until it happens • But you can do research , gather information so you can visualize in details how you want things to go • Envision the situation and your desired outcome, feeling it , using all your senses to experience the scene in your mind until you really believe it • Visualization is about being in the Process , living things in your head , until they become part of your consciousness Welcome to the World of Knowledge - Bala Anantharama's Compilation 5/27/2015 8
  • 9. • When you assume , when you label people you are limiting your ability to see the whole of who they are • Everyone has their own individual truth, their own interpretations • Perception is Reality • Try to see things from other’s perspective Welcome to the World of Knowledge - Bala Anantharama's Compilation 5/27/2015 9
  • 10. • The moments of great pressure in your life are borne out of the importance of the situation – Working through difficulties with someone you care – Raising a child – Dealing with health issues – Managing crisis at work • It is a Privilege to have such opportunities • If you can see Pressure that way, you can almost handle anything with calm and grace Welcome to the World of Knowledge - Bala Anantharama's Compilation 5/27/2015 10
  • 11. • If you take time to prepare yourself thoroughly for the challenges in front of you, you will have a foundation of resources to draw upon in a critical moment • Pause and center yourself to gain your focus • Visualize your desired outcome • Trust your instincts • Observe every detail • Adjust your approach as necessary Welcome to the World of Knowledge - Bala Anantharama's Compilation 5/27/2015 11
  • 12. • You will show respect for yourself and for your opponent’s abilities and for whatever challenge is before you by bringing all of yourself to the situation • By doing this , you will be focused, calm and centered and you will be able to perform at the top of your game • Be wary of over-preparing to the point where you have worn yourself out before the critical moment has arrived. Find the Balance. Welcome to the World of Knowledge - Bala Anantharama's Compilation 5/27/2015 12
  • 13. • It is a Privilege to have this Life and there is more to Life that just work. • Take a positive view, eliminate negative words and perspectives • Learn to step back and evaluate both your wins and losses and enjoy the process of growth • Try to focus on living at your best and meeting your potential – and always look for new opportunities • This leaves you with a sense of fulfillment – the win that matters most Welcome to the World of Knowledge - Bala Anantharama's Compilation 5/27/2015 13
  • 14. • Living with your integrity and staying true to your values – especially when it’s tough to do so – is probably the most important thing you can do to maintain peace of mind • It is also a critical element in true success • Know what your values are – which principles and ethics are most important for you. • Surround yourself with people of Integrity and let your successes form a wide path for other to follow and share. Welcome to the World of Knowledge - Bala Anantharama's Compilation 5/27/2015 14
  • 15. • The best thing you can do for yourself is to stay physically and mentally active • Keep challenging yourself • Never stop learning and growing • To maintain proper balance,( and everyone has a different definition of what proper balance is for them) relaxation is necessary • Know your body and know yourself to gauge what you need . • Above all - Enjoy your Life - always Welcome to the World of Knowledge - Bala Anantharama's Compilation 5/27/2015 15
  • 16. • Part of leaving a legacy is recognizing your role as just another link in the chain of life • Each one of us has the ability to help lift up the next generation up, to be positive role models and to help young people pick up where we are leaving off. • Passing the baton, encouraging young people to achieve more than we have, helps ensure that the quality of life can keep improving for others long after we are gone. Welcome to the World of Knowledge - Bala Anantharama's Compilation 5/27/2015 16
  • 17. • We all have opportunities in our lives. Champions not only grab the opportunities, but also create new opportunities by being present in the present and envisioning the future • All People who will influence our lives may not always be People we may meet face to face • Believe in being aware and listening. We can learn something from everyone , no matter who it is or what the situation is. Welcome to the World of Knowledge - Bala Anantharama's Compilation 5/27/2015 17
  • 18. • Be a Completer- Finisher and not a Quitter in Life. Perseverance helps • Be sure to give yourself enough time to enjoy your successes – they are part of what makes life meaningful • Preparation is the key to “bringing” all of myself • We are incredible creations – we just need to trust ourselves • Knowing yourself is knowing truth • It takes a team to get things done Welcome to the World of Knowledge - Bala Anantharama's Compilation 5/27/2015 18

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